Queen Street West was recently declared the second coolest street in the world: to Canadians it's the coolest street in the country, and a defining part of Toronto.
Join me while we explore Toronto's fashion district, walk past cannabis stores and famous music venues, admire contemporary art, and venture down a graffiti alley. Mind the white squirrels.
CP24 truck, CN Tower, Horseshoe Tavern, Campbell House Museum, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Trinity Bellwoods Park
If you're using Union Station on Front Street to orient yourself, turn left from Union Station until you reach York Street. Turn right down York Street and walk straight until you reach Queen Street. Turn left down Queen Street. The tour will begin just before you reach the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.
Places to stop along the way:
Condom Shack, Black Market Vintage Clothing Store, Friendly Stranger Cannabis Culture Shop, White Squirrel Coffee Shop,
Best time of day:
Late afternoon on a sunny weekend. It's more fun when plenty of people are out and about at the same time as yourself.
Please don't make any assumptions that being in Canada means you are completely safe from harm. Do take care of your belongings, and mind your manners!
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