When you get off Sherbourne Subway Station, aim for the east exit leading to Glen Road. A big condo project is on its way along this street and the condemned houses give it an air of ghost town, sure to fire up kids imagination.
Walk south towards Howard Street, turn left to get to Ontario Street, which becomes a pedestrian path running through St. James Town. Check the cute little mosaic fountain in front of Rose Avenue School.
If it's your first time, you'll be surprised to see how animated this part of town is. Closer to Wellesley, you'll find a great playground and a Food Basic. Many merchants sell their flea market merchandise along the way.
A whole chapter around subway stations!
Did you know that my 480-page guide Toronto Fun Places... for families includes a whole chapter on things to do and see within a 10-minute walk from each Toronto subway station?
A good way to add fun to an already thrilling outing for a young child: their first subway ride!
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