For those looking to take part in the ultimate guys trip, an epic weekend, or if you just love sports, there are few better trips than a visit to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Home to some of North America’s most successful and most notorious teams, Toronto is a great place to enjoy a sporting vacation. In fact, for a short period of time in Early April, you can see, in one weekend, a NBA, NHL, and MLB game. To find out how to approach this type of weekend, I spoke with. the best ways to travel, and they also happen to know how to plan a sports-fuelled weekend in Toronto.
First up, The Toronto Raptors. Toronto’s NBA team, The Raptors have a very successful team and is supported by Toronto’s most famous musician, Drake. The Raptors themselves play at the Air Canada Centre, which is easily accessible by using the TTC according to JustFly, and have a history of sprouting a massive amount of growth for basketball love in Canada. In fact, like clockwork, in the 21 years since the team came into existence, the number of Canadian players in the NBA has increased dramatically, headlined by key young players coming up in the draft in the last few years.
Toronto Blue Jays
A team that took the city of Toronto and the country by storm in 2015, The Toronto Blue Jays are for real this year. The team hasn’t been this strong since the early 90’s when it won back-to-back World Series trophies in 1992 and 1993. Playing in one of the most unique stadiums in the country, The Rogers Centre’s retractable roof allows for an incredible view of the CN Tower, a large tower that owns the Toronto Skyline. Pro tip, if saving cash is your modus operandi, Blue Jays tickets are easily the most affordable of the three Toronto sports teams.
Toronto Maple Leafs
Perhaps the most famous of all teams in Canada, and maybe North America, The Toronto Maple Leafs are Canada’s team according to JustFly. For nearly 100 years, the Toronto Maple Leafs franchise have played a major part in the National Hockey League’s growth in Canada and the United States. Sharing a home with the aforementioned Toronto Raptors, The Toronto Maple Leafs are the hottest ticket in Toronto, so JustFly says you should plan ahead if you intend to check out a Leafs game during your trip.