CN Tower EdgeWalk: Sky High

SHARE


Around the age of 13, a child enters a developmental middle ground, where kids’ games are no longer fun, but regular grown-up stuff is so … boring. A time when a driver’s license is still a few years away, but the thought of freedom is more tantalizing than ever. If that describes anyone in your family, consider that 13 is also the age when a child can participate in one of the most daring, breathtaking, thrilling experiences Toronto has to offer: the CN Tower’s EdgeWalk. Even for an eye-rolling teenager, it’s the ultimate adrenaline rush: the world’s highest full-circle hands-free walk. So take your emerging adult by the hand and head to the elevators, where a pleasant stroll 356 meters (1,168 feet) in the sky awaits you both. Nothing will calm the butterflies you feel in your stomach as you step onto the 1.5 meter (5 foot) wide ledge—wearing specially-designed wind suits with harnesses that are attached to the tower at all times, of course—but once you’re looking out over Lake Ontario without even a window between you and the water, you’ll both feel a sense of freedom that words could never describe. So go ahead and lean out over the edge, turning to smile for a picture your guide will capture of the occasion. It’ll make the ultimate status update, and remind you and your growing child of the time you shared a special, thrilling moment high up in the air.

Follow @LoveThisCity on Twitter.

CN Tower

301 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2T6 ON

(416) 868-6937

Get Directions
[gmw_results]

Our writers' favourites

X
- Enter Your Location -
- or -