‘Look at’ and ‘look to’

‘Look at’ means that you are viewing something.

‘He is looking at the ocean through his binoculars.’

‘Look to’ means that you are planning to do something.

‘He’s looking to join a karate club in January.’

It can also be a way of saying that you are counting on or relying on someone.

‘I am looking to Peter and Paul to help with the preparations.’

‘Looking into’ is used when you are studying or investigating something, or are trying to gather further information to make a decision at a later point in time.

‘I am looking into buying a live Christmas tree this year.’