Ah, summer, the season we all love. As the temperature rises, we get outside more, and the days get longer and longer. And while we all love basking in the sunshine, there's something magical about those summer nights. If you're looking for some natural beauty in the 6ix, these amazing Toronto sunset spots will have you feeling at peace and lost in the summer feels. 

As the sun begins to descend on another day, the sky begins to become a kaleidoscope of colours, ranging from orange to blue to pink, melting together in an awe-inspiring scene over the city.

If this sounds crazy, it's probably just best to see it yourself, and there are so many places to marvel at how gorgeous dusk is in summer in the city.

Many spots for seeing sunsets are well-known locations while others are hidden gems waiting for you to discover them all across Toronto.

Don't forget to bring a camera!

If gazing at the sky isn't your thing, there are plenty of other things to do around Toronto to fulfill your creative side, from Nathan Phillips Square to the Distillery District.

But if you love a good sunset after a day at the beach or sitting out on the patio this summer, grab some friends, a blanket, and your phone and head out to some to some or all of these amazing spots.

Polson Pier

Price: Free

Address: 11 Polson St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You really can't get a much better view of Toronto's skyline than from here. 

Riverdale Park

Price: Free

Address: 550 Broadview Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: The hillsides of Riverdale offer a perfect spot to put down your blanket and get a great view. 

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Rooftop at Broadview Hotel

Price: Food and drink prices vary

Address: 106 Broadview Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: With patios back open in Toronto, it's a perfect time to check out this ritzy hotel.

Tommy Thompson Park

Price: Free

Address: 1 Leslie St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Only minutes away from the hustle and bustle of downtown, Tommy Thompson Park offers a moment of serenity. 

Trillium Park 

Price: Free

Address: 955 Lake Shore Blvd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Formerly a parking lot for Ontario Place, the park now has cool features such as the William G. Davis Trail and Romantic Garden. 

Humber Bay Arch Bridge

Price: Free

Address: Martin Goodman Trail, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This iconic landmark has become one of the most recognizable and popular photo locations in the city, and for good reason. You can't beat the dusk views, though.


Toronto Islands

Price: Transporation prices vary

Address: Toronto Islands, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: The islands offer the unique aspect of watching a sunset while looking into Toronto's landscapes. Seeing the sun go down behind the CN Tower is quite something.

Colonel Samuel Smith Park

Price: Free

Address: 3145 Lake Shore Blvd. W., Etobicoke, ON

Why You Need To Go: Not all the great sunset spots are in the downtown core, as this park in Etobicoke has great views too. 

Sugar Beach

Price: Free

Address: 11 Dockside Dr., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: While Sugar Beach gets a bit crowded in the summer, it's a great place to see the sunset on a summer day. 

Humber Bay Park

Price: Free

Address: 100 Humber Bay Park Rd. W. at 225 Lake Shore Rd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll fall in love with views from Toronto's west end. 

Sunnyside Boardwalk

Price: Free

Address: Lake Shore Boulevard, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Spanning along the shores of Lake Ontario, this serene location is prime for sunset photography.  


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