Check in at The Global Guest House hostel and drop off your backpack. Grab a cup of free hot chocolate available 24/7 and stash your snacks away in the communal kitchen.
Walk over to the nearby Queens Park to explore Toronto's legislative buildings as well at the University of Toronto's historic campus.
Grab a quintessentially Torontonian hot dog for lunch from the nearest food truck. Walk for fifteen minutes to Church St. and Wellesley to explore Toronto's historic Gay Village.
Relax with a cheap beer on the outdoor patio at Woody's, Toronto's most popular gay hangout.
Head down the street to visit Toronto's LGBTQ Community Center "The 519" to check out what gay events are happening in town.
Take the subway to Chinatown - one of the largest in North America - to browse the souvenir shops and dollar stores along Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue. If you're more of a mall shopper, stop in Dragon City and Chinatown Centre.
Grab some cheap dumplings for dinner at the Toronto staple, Mother's Dumplings, then head back to the hostel for some well deserved rest.