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21 “Amazing Race Canada” 2019 Filming Locations In Ontario You Can Visit IRL

People love The Amazing Race Canada, but have you ever found yourself watching it and wishing you could visit a particularly beautiful or interesting location? Well, this season of the show, which concludes with the finale on Tuesday night, has seen racers visit a bunch of cool places across the province. In fact, there are so many The 2019 Amazing Race Canada locations in Ontario that you can explore.

Whether you're cheering for your favourites, and now you no longer have to root against the couple everyone can't seem to stand, you can follow the show around the province! We've put together this list of The Amazing Race Canada 2019 locations so you don't have to!

David Pecaut Square

Price: Free

Address: 215 King St. W., Toronto

Why You Need To Go: Aside from the beautifully designed cityscape, the square is also host to an amazing farmers' market. From the end of May to mid-October, you can enjoy food, vendors, and even live entertainment in the summer months. If you had lucky timing, you may have even spotted the racers here earlier this year.

Ontario Food Terminal

Price: Prices vary

Address: 165 The Queensway, Toronto

Why You Need To Go: You won't have to rummage through the Ontario Food Terminal looking for postcards like the racers, but you certainly can shop here. Simply park in the designated buyers parking lot and walk along the docking area. You'll find tons of farmers who are willing to answer any questions you might have.

Delta Hotel

Price: Starts around $142 per night

Address: 655 Dixon Rd., Toronto

Why You Need To Go: As far as airport hotels go, the Delta in Toronto is actually super nice. With stunning city views, an on-site spa, tons of dining options, a bar, a gym, and even a whirlpool, there's tons of fun to be had. So why not indulge in a night of hotel pampering, get a massage, order room service, treat yo' self!


Price: $13.95 general admission

Address: 10 King St. W., Kitchener

Why You Need To Go: As the bold name implies, THEMUSEUM is unlike any other museum you've visited. You won't find any dusty old collections or velvet ropes here! From Andy Warhol to Jane Goodall to Titanic to Yoko Ono, THEMUSEUM features a wide array of interactive art and science pieces. To really feel like a The Amazing Race Canada contestant, be sure to dive into the ball pit!

University of Waterloo

Price: Free

Address: 200 University Ave. W., Waterloo

Why You Need To Go: So, you probably won't get to take a ride in a self-driving car like the contestants did, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't visit the Waterloo University campus. Interested students can attend one of their open houses or book a student-guided tour. Whether you're actually planning on applying here or not, there's tons of beauty to soak in. There's even an earth and science museum on campus that features dinosaurs! The next scheduled open house is in eatly November.

Concordia Club

Price: Prices vary

Address: 429 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener

Why You Need To Go: If you love tasty German treats and live entertainment, then Concordia Club is the place to be. If you plan a visit between Oct. 11 and 19, you'll get to enjoy the long-running Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest.


Price: Free

Address: 200 University Ave., Waterloo

Why You Need To Go: Racers who didn't go to Concordia Club instead got the chance to guide robots through a course at Waterloo University's RoboHub. Each of the robots has its own name and you can visit them by booking an engineering tour at Waterloo University. You can even opt to shadow an engineering student for the day.

The Culinary Studio

Price: $80

Address: 740 Belmont Ave. W., Kitchener

Why You Need To Go: You can learn how to cook fancy delicious meals and sharpen your knife skills. From Indian cuisine to gut-healthy foods and everything in between, there is a cooking class for everyone. Each class is super hands-on, but in the end, you can pull up a seat at the harvest table and enjoy the fruits of your labour. They also offer an array of vintage wines, ciders, and craft beers.

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Price: Prices vary

Address: 31 Caroline St. N., Waterloo

Why You Need To Go: Whether you're a serious physics lover, or have simply seen enough episodes of The Big Bang Theory to appreciate the science, the Perimeter Institute is nothing short of spectacular. Throughout the year, various events and public tours are hosted, so keep your eyes on the website to see when tickets are available.

Knight Newbrough Field 

Price: $10 for non-students

Address: 81 Seagram Dr., Waterloo

Why You Need To Go: Home to the Laurier Golden Hawks football and soccer teams, the Knight Newbrough Field is the perfect place to enjoy an affordable game. No one is crazier than a crowd of drunk college sports fans, so join the fun and cheer on your favourite teams!

Royal Ontario Museum

Price: $23

Address: 100 Queens Park, Toronto

Why You Need To Go: The ROM is one of those iconic Toronto attractions that you simply can't miss. From its aesthetically pleasing exterior to the many collections and artworks inside, there's more than enough art and culture for you to soak in. As a bonus, on every third Monday of the month, admission is totally free!

Terry Fox Memorial and Lookout

Price: Free

Address: 1000 Highway 11/17, Thunder Bay

Why You Need To Go: Located not too far from where Terry ended his iconic run, this memorial lookout is the perfect place to pay tribute to a truly great Canadian. Not to mention, the spot also offers a breathtaking view of Lake Superior.


Price: Prices vary

Address: 540 High St. S., Thunder Bay

Why You Need To Go: After you fill up on classic pub food favourites, you can spend the evening playing old-school arcade games with your BFFs. From racing games to basketball, pool, video games, and more, there's tons of entertainment at this Thunder Bay pub. They even have adorable mocktails for the underage patrons.

Lakehead University

Price: Free

Address: 955 Oliver Rd., Thunder Bay

Why You Need To Go: This stunning Thunder Bay campus is surrounded by greenery and nature and you don't even need a drone to see it all! The school offers student-run tours all year long.

Thunder Oak Cheese Farm

Price: Prices vary

Address: 611 Boundary Dr., Neebing

Why You Need To Go: Unlike the racers, you'll want to take your time at these cheesy spots! At the farm store, you can learn all about the traditional Dutch style of cheese making. In addition to cheese, you can also find cookies, candy, spices, licorice, ceramics, and tea towels!

Kakabeka Falls

Price: Free

Address: Box 252, Kakabeka Falls, Thunder Bay

Why You Need To Go: Standing at a marvellous 40 feet, Kakabeka Falls is the second-highest waterfall in Ontario and the perfect place for your own pit stop. You can easily get a close-up view of the falls and the gorge below from the wrap-around boardwalk any time of the year. The falls are surrounded by nature trails for further exploration.


Muskoka Lakes Museum

Price: Starting at $5

When: Wednesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., until Thanksgiving weekend

Address: 100 Joseph St., Port Carling

Why You Need To Go: From beautiful murals to "modern inventions" you can get a taste of what pioneer life was like at this historic museum. Speaking of taste, don't forget to visit Mrs. Hall's tea shop while you're there and try one of almost 40 different teas, all named after local Muskoka areas.

Port Carling Wall

Price: Free

Address: 2-7 James Bartleman Way, Port Carling

Why You Need To Go: Constructed from over 9,000 photos, this epic mural is a sight you won't want to miss! From afar, all those tiny photographs make one giant mural of the SS Sagamo, a large passenger ship that was a point of pride for Muskoka.

Clevelands House

Price: Starting at $119

When: Summer season

Address: 1040 Juddhaven Rd., Minett

Why You Need To Go: If you're ever looking for a peaceful escape from the city, this is the place to do it. Situated right on the water, Clevelands House offers numerous family-fun outdoor activities, as well as occasional live entertainment. They also offer a variety of rooms, cottages, and suites to spend the night in.

Santa's Village

Price: Prices vary

When: Hours vary seasonally

Address: 2437 Kaladar Ave.

Why You Need To Go: Talk about Christmas in July! This adorable amusement park has served as Santa's summer vacation home since the early 1950s. You can enjoy a variety of rides, have breakfast with the big red guy, or even participate in the Halloween Spooktacular. With zip lines, splash-pads, go-karts, and more nearby, there's a little something for everyone to enjoy.

Muskoka Lakes Farm and Winery

Price: Prices vary

When: Hours vary seasonally

Address: 1074 Cranberry Rd., Bala

Why You Need To Go: Wineries are always a fun time! You can sip and sample until your cheeks go rosy, browse the adorable gift shop, and take home a bottle of your favourite wine. But the best part of Muskoka Lakes Farm and Winery is the epic cranberry harvest. Now, you won't have to construct and irrigation system like the did on TAR, but you can get waist-deep in a lake of beautiful red cranberries! Depending on the season you can also snowshoe, hike the trails, take a wagon tour, and more!

We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.

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