THE FERRY GOES TO WARD’S ISLAND EVEN IN WINTER, FROM THE FOOT OF YONGE STREET

ISLANDS1Pack a lunch, a thermos and some warm mitts.  Suit up the kids, and head down to UNION station.  Transfer to the 509 or 510 streetcar, get tickets for the car ferry – and you’re off to Ward’s Island.

ISLANDS6 TORONTO Islands, a vast network of parks, canals, a boardwalk, superb views of the city skyline and Lake Ontario, and a collection of 250 winterized cottages . . . only 15 minutes from the foot of Yonge Street.  Exit the boat at Ward’s, or stay aboard for the return journey.  Winter and summer schedules differ.

ISLANDS3ISLANDS7ISLANDS4     PHOTOS ABOVE & BELOW – Ward’s Island cottages, from http://mzodell.blogspot.com

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