Get ready to visit the metropolitan hub of Canada on October 28 to November 1 for CHEST 2017. Explore new grounds with the chest medicine community for current pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine topics presented by world-renowned faculty in a variety of innovative instruction formats. You will have access to our cutting-edge education, but don’t forget to take advantage of all that Toronto has to offer.
Here are a few suggestions on what you can do in your free time in the great TO!
Are you a foodie? Or do you just enjoy a great meal? Breakfast and brunch are the best ways to start off your day, and there’s no shortage of spots in the Toronto area to get your fix. No matter what you’re craving, there’s a place for you. Le Petit Dejeune offers an ever-changing menu that ranges from cheaper items like soup, sandwiches, and salads, to pricier items such as stuffed crepes, quiche, and eggs Florentine. On most Sundays Saving Grace is packed, but there’s usually only a 15-minute wait, and the atmosphere is relaxed and pleasant. Looking for the perfect cinnamon bun? Rosen’s Cinnamon Buns is the place to go! But you have to look closely for the bakery’s name because the sign above the window still advertises the hair salon that used to reside in the same spot.
After grabbing a bite, head down to High Park. One of Toronto’s largest and oldest parks, High Park is Toronto’s version of New York City’s Central Park. There’s plenty to do and see in the park such as, Grenadier Pond, numerous ravine-based hiking trails, playgrounds, athletic areas, restaurants, a museum, and even a zoo!
If you want a different type of nature excursion, there is always beautiful Niagara Falls, Ontario, which is just a short drive away from Toronto. Along with seeing the impressive waterfall, there are a few places in Niagara Falls to check out. Don’t miss out on seeing the Tesla monument in Queen Victoria Park, or go 10 minutes north of the Falls to the Botanical Gardens, home to the Butterfly Conservatory with over 2,000 butterflies.
After eventful days of absorbing all the new science CHEST 2017 has to offer, you may want to relax your mind and body. Elmwood Spa, located in downtown Toronto, is where “four spacious floors of treatment and renewal options mean that Elmwood Spa can provide the convenience and flexibility to cater to demanding schedules,” according to Elmwood Spa.