Art galleries and craft breweries in the Junction, cool shops and restaurants in Roncesvalles Village, and the largest park in the city — it’s all here in West Toronto. With so many things to do near Bloor Station, it’s a great part of the city to spend a few hours or a few days. 

If you’re looking for somewhere to be active, somewhere to find art, somewhere to bring the kids, or somewhere to grab a drink, head to UP Bloor Station and start exploring. It’s just a 17-minute ride on UP Express from Pearson Airport!

Attractions & Parks Near Bloor Station

The west end of Toronto has something for everyone! Whether you’re looking for nature, art, unique gifts and souvenirs, or just a fantastic place for food and drinks, you’ll find it near UP Bloor Station.

High Park

High Park greenspace with bushes and cherry blossom trees to the right

The largest feature in Toronto’s west end is High Park. This 161-hectare green space is a perfect destination in any season. Take a romantic trail walk in the winter, crunch through the leaves in the fall, snap selfies amid the spring cherry blossoms, or find some shade in the summer. The High Park Zoo is free to enjoy all year round. From UP Express Bloor Station, it’s just a 10-minute walk to the north entrance to High Park.

Museum of Contemporary Art

Person walking in front of Museum of Contemporary Art

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is a must-do for art lovers when visiting the West Toronto area. MOCA presents rotating exhibits of contemporary artists, with a focus on equity and inclusion. Located in the Junction neighbourhood in the historic Tower Automotive Building, MOCA is less than a 10-minute walk from UP Express Bloor Station. 

West Toronto Rail Path

Hike, bike, or blade your way across the West Toronto Railpath

Rent a bike at UP Express Bloor Station and take a ride along the West Toronto Rail Path. Or explore on foot so you can take your time and admire the amazing street murals created by talented local artists.

Craft Breweries and Custom Distilleries

Groups of people sitting outside brewery dining and talking to each other.

If you love craft beer, you’ll be excited to know that there are several fantastic craft breweries near Bloor Station. Henderson Brewing, Bandit Brewery, Halo Brewery, and People’s Pint Brewing Company are all within easy walking distance of UP Express Bloor Station. Henderson Brewing even has an IPA named after us!

Junction Neighbourhood

Known as one of Toronto’s hippest neighbourhoods, the Junction has a thriving art scene with a total of 8 galleries, including MOCA Toronto. It’s also your spot for trendy bars and restaurants, craft breweries, and unique shopping. Another awesome neighbourhood to explore near UP Bloor Station is Roncesvalles Village, where you’ll find plenty of cool shops, restaurants, and Toronto’s oldest operational movie theatre! 

Hotels Near Bloor Station

Does the vibe of West Toronto sound perfect to you? There are several trendy hotels near Bloor Station so you might want to plan to make the west end your base for your Toronto stay. You’ll get a better chance to really explore the neighbouring areas and you can always take UP Express to Union Station to check out any downtown attractions. At the end of your trip, you’ll have easy access from Bloor Station to Pearson Airport.


From UP Bloor Station, walk 5 minutes west on Bloor St W to Dundas West TTC Station and take a streetcar down Dundas St W. 

Located in the heart of Toronto’s Little Portugal neighbourhood, Ode is a small hotel with 5 rooms that each sleeps 2 adults. Every room has its own unique art and furniture, commissioned from local artists, designers, and manufacturers. 

West Queen West Hotel

From UP Bloor Station, walk 5 minutes west on Bloor St W to Dundas West TTC Station. Take a streetcar down Roncesvalles Ave to Queen St W and walk east for 5 minutes.

The West Queen West Hotel Toronto offers budget accommodations near Roncesvalles Village. Some rooms have private bathrooms, while others share bathroom facilities. Children ages 10 and under stay free.

Gladstone House

From UP Bloor Station, walk 5 minutes west on Bloor St W to Dundas West TTC Station. Take the subway eastbound to Dufferin Station and transfer to the southbound bus. Exit the bus at Queen St W and walk east to Gladstone House.

Gladstone House is a boutique Toronto hotel in West Queen West. Exposed brick walls, local art, and a unique lighting design all reflect the hip feel of the surrounding neighbourhood. The Gladstone House Bistro + Bar is a great place to eat whether you’re staying here or not.