"Bleisure" travel has become increasingly popular over the last few years - when professionals mix business with leisure, by adding vacation days on to work-related trips. If business is bringing you to Toronto, you can easily turn the visit into a memorable trip for the whole family or spend quality time with your partner with these 7 unique date ideas.
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#1. Enjoy a nautical adventure with Gone Sailing. Escape the bustling city on a yacht for a few hours. Learn how to sail then take a dip together in the fresh Lake Ontario water. Bonus: You'll also get some of the most outstanding views of Toronto.
#2. Release your inner comedian at Second City. Join one of the very popular drop-in improv classes running every Monday and Friday. Follow it up with an evening show and laugh your socks off together.
#3. Go back in time at the Distillery Historic District. Take a stroll hand-in-hand through this pedestrian-only village. Explore the chic design shops, art galleries and designer boutiques that occupy the charming Victorian-era distillery buildings.
#4. Indulge your foodie side at St. Lawrence Market. Bring your honey (and your stretchy pants) and graze your way through charming bakeries, cheese shops, artisans, butchers and more while soaking up the history in this iconic 200-year-old Victorian marketplace.
#5. Test your nerves with the CN Tower EdgeWalk. Experience the thrill of a lifetime with the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk at 1,168 ft above ground. This uniquely Toronto experience is perfect for adrenaline junkies.
#6. Get your pong on at SPiN. Head to King West and challenge your partner to a friendly game at Toronto’s ping pong bar. After your match, grab a drink and enjoy the live music, or continue your night at one of King West’s many lively bars and pubs.
#7. Go indoor skydiving with iFly Toronto. Ideal for thrill seekers who want to play it safe, this heart-pumping activity makes you feel like you're flying in a gravity-defying "free-fall" simulation.
Want more ideas? We've got other articles and tips on how to have a grown-up getaway - Toronto style on our website.