A photo of graffiti alley in Toronto witht eh art reflecting on the ground

GRAFFITI ALLEY/PHOTOGRAPHY BY ASHTON PAL, FEATURING WORK BY SIGHT AND SKAM

5 places to celebrate spring in Toronto and the GTA

With warm days on the horizon, it’s time to get outside and enjoy all that the city has to offer

Spring has sprung. Let’s shed those winter coats, wool sweaters and salt-stained boots with a collective sigh of relief. It’s time to get outside for some vitamin D! Not sure where to go? Here are some amazing places worth exploring this spring—and they’re all right here in our own backyard.

Head out on a discovery walk of some of Toronto’s most interesting laneways. We’ve profiled five must-see spaces that are being revitalized in really clever ways.

Dust off the old two-wheeler and take a spin on one of these five GTA bike routes. From the Humber River Trail to Albion Hills Conservation Area, you’ll get your exercise and check out some pockets of the city you may never have seen before.

After a long winter, we all crave the lush greenery that spring showers bring. And there’s no better way to get your fill than at one of these five stellar and accessible rooftop green spaces. They’ll make you feel like you’re on top of the world!

Toronto is full of eye-catching public art, but these murals, sculptures and installations aren’t just pretty to look at; they also make a powerful statement about social issues. Add them to your walking route so you can get your dose of culture while getting your steps in.

No matter the season, we all crave a little peace and quiet, which can be hard to come by in a hustling, bustling city. Discover where fellow urban dwellers go to get a moment of peace—including some indoor suggestions for drizzly days.

Happy spring!

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