Destination Markham: a perfect blend of charming villages, state-of-the art facilities and our Pan Am Centre. Experience a refreshing mix of culture, beautiful public spaces, commerce, international cuisine, sports, education and natural beauty in our community parks and trails. Stroll through our award-winning Markham, Thornhill and Unionville heritage districts or enjoy our vibrant activities and multi-cultural festivals. Whether you’re looking for a celebration or a place to unwind, your whole family will love spending time in Markham. Experience the world in our backyard!
Imagine soaring to new heights at Canada’s Wonderland, taking a selfie next to Canada’s largest alligator at Reptilia Zoo, building anything you can imagine at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, or enjoying the tranquility of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection – there is no shortage of ways in which Vaughan promises to make your next family trip memorable.
Plus, we’re easy to get to – just North of and a subway connection to Toronto, only 20 minutes from Pearson airport, and smack dab in the middle of major highways.
Richmond Hill is a vibrant community, rich in culture, entertainment and natural beauty. From the Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts to the trails of the Oak Ridges Moraine, from Lake Wilcox to our numerous sport facilities and ethnic restaurants, there is so much to explore! Enjoy York Region’s only indoor Wave Pool, a day of golfing, shopping or attending local festivals and events. Come experience Richmond Hill!
The Town of Aurora is a fast-growing community with urban amenities, a diverse economy, a skilled workforce and excellent transportation connections. Aurora is a strong supporter of healthy and active lifestyles. The Town has a variety of multi-use recreational facilities and playing fields. There are more than 46 parks that span over 700 acres and an extensive trail system with approximately 57 kilometers. Don’t miss the many special events throughout the year. Discover Aurora’s beautiful scenery and picturesque community today!
Whether you’re a foodie, nature enthusiast, history buff, or looking for family friendly fun EG has something for you! The Town of East Gwillimbury welcomes visitors with its picturesque landscape, charming heritage buildings, and unique local businesses. Nestled in the Oak Ridges Moraine, EG has more than 30 parks and 24 kms of hiking trails. EG is also home to the Sharon Temple, a designated National Historic Site where guests can enjoy events or take time for quiet reflection in the adjacent parklands. With beautiful golf courses, a bustling weekly farmers’ market, and treats for shoppers and foodies alike, there’s lots to love about EG! #EGLovesLocal
Located along the south-east shore of Lake Simcoe, Georgina provides the opportunity to enjoy a day on the beach at Sibbald Point Provincial Park, De La Salle Park or Willow Beach Park, fishing, boating, and snowmobiling. Georgina has earned the title “Ice Fishing Capital of Canada”. Georgina’s many festivals and events, parks, public beaches, farmers’ markets, all provide an opportunity for all ages to enjoy this beautiful town.
The regional centre of northern York Region, Newmarket is known for its urban amenities and historical charm. The town’s picturesque Main Street is a bustling restaurant and shopping district with boutiques, multi-cultural dining options and independent coffee and tea shops. The area is close to an abundant trail system as well as Riverwalk Commons, a popular multi-season recreational space which is home to the seasonal farmers’ market and other community events. Live theatre and the Elman W. Campbell Museum are also close by. Upper Canada Mall on Yonge Street provides another great shopping experience with more than 200 stores as well as Market & Co., a curated selection of artisans, merchants and eateries. Whatever your interests, Newmarket’s many attractions and friendly atmosphere are sure to make your visit memorable.
Stouffville (formerly Whitchurch-Stouffville) is one of the fastest-growing communities in the region, known for its vast greenbelt, historic charm, friendly atmosphere, and urban amenities. Whether you like hiking trails, horseback riding, dining on international cuisine, or shopping in the village, there is truly something for everyone. Home to award-winning wineries, nine golf clubs with sixteen courses, and numerous family fun activities. We invite you to discover Stouffville.
Just north of Vaughan, we welcome you to the beautiful rolling hills of King Township on the Oak Ridges Moraine. Simply driving into King feels like a getaway. Come for a few hours or a day, we have many activities to offer to complete an awesome daytrip with a short drive home! There are extensive trails for hiking, many cycling routes with quaint stops along your route, many golf courses, high ropes, waterskiing, horseback riding, polo matches and much more. Take time to explore King’s heritage hamlets and you will be delighted by the quality of our dining establishments, quaint cafes and unique
local shops. As an agricultural community King has many locations where fresh food products can be picked or purchased. Follow this link for a guide map:
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- City of Vaughan