The Long Weekend - Travel Details for Hockey Night in Toronto
Canadian travel writer Mark Stevens recently got in touch with his inner Maple Leaf. Here's his reporter's notebook.
1 1/2 to 4 hours from Washington
$575.50 (Flight: $324 Hotel: $190 Dinner: $24.50 Game ticket: About $37)
United and Air Canada have nonstop 1 1/2 -hour flights from Washington airports to Toronto's Pearson International, running about $855 from Reagan National. Other airlines offer connecting service, which turns the trip into a four-hour haul. Northwest recently had flights from National for $324.
WHERE TO STAY
To stay with the hockey stars, try the Westin Harbour Castle (1 Harbour Sq., 416-869-1600, http:/
WHERE TO EAT
Doesn't Wayne Gretzky's Restaurant (99 Blue Jays Way, 416-979-7825, http:/
WHAT TO DO
The Maple Leafs play till mid-April. Although games are generally sold out, some last-minute tickets ($37-$180) are released on game day at the Air Canada Centre box office (40 Bay St.). Also on game day, try Ticketmaster (416-872-5000 or through http:/
The Hockey Hall of Fame (Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge St., 416-360-7735, http:/
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Toronto Convention and Visitors Association, 800-499-2514, http:/