Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Philadelphia to Toronto. If you're planning a road trip to Toronto, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Philadelphia
drive for about 1 hour
12:11 pm Allentown (Pennsylvania)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:11 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours
4:28 pm Elmira
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
find more stops
10:00 am leave from Elmira
drive for about 3.5 hours
1:23 pm Niagara Falls
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 2:53 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
4:26 pm arrive in Toronto
stay at The Drake Hotel
day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours
Plan trip (1 answer)
Allentown (Pennsylvania) (3 answers)
Niagara Falls (65 answers)
Niagara Falls (18 mentions)
Maid of the Mist (5 mentions)
Skylon Tower (4 mentions)
questions about Niagara Falls:
Best free things to do in Niagara Falls?
Can we take food across the US/Canada border on our road trip to Niagara Falls?
where to stay one night
Best and most affordable hotel with bar and hot tub?
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Toronto.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Drake Hotel, which was mentioned 3 times on Trippy.
Here are some more hotels people talk about:
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest St. Lawrence Market, which was mentioned 11 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
Want to research more popular restaurants in Toronto? Click the blue button below.
This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!
For example, here are some questions people have asked about Toronto. Click on any question to see answers from the community!
Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Toronto? (19 answers)
Juliana from asked:
Which is the best Outlet for shopping? (10 answers)
Rocco from Rochester (New York) asked:
Must-see during Toronto weekend trip? (8 answers)
Stephanie from New York City asked:
Where to catch the best views in Toronto? (7 answers)
Christine from Austin (Texas) asked:
Coolest new restaurants? (6 answers)
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Toronto to Philadelphia drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.
You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Philadelphia to Toronto. Or get a full Philadelphia to Toronto flight plan.
Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.
And if you know Philadelphia well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Philadelphia!