Destination guide

Friendly Pickering will entice you

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Pickering. Well known for its zoo, hockey games and coffee shops, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Toronto Zoo and Ontario Science Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Pickering

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Pickering has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Toronto Zoo (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Cedarena (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Skyloft Ski Resort (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Angus Glen Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Toogood Pond Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Scarboro Golf and Country Club (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Pickering

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pickering is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rouge Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Milne Dam Conservation Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Morningside Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Toogood Pond Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Guild Inn Gardens (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens (12 mi / 19.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Pickering

Fly into Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City), the closest airport, located 23.8 mi (38.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), which is 29.4 mi (47.3 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Toronto Pickering Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay near Pickering?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 128 holiday rentals near Pickering. From 74 Houses to 23 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pickering for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pickering?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Pickering:

  • Fashion District: 771 holiday homes
  • The Annex: 278 holiday homes
  • Scarborough: 1,351 holiday homes
  • Mimico: 25 holiday homes
  • North Toronto: 235 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pickering?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Pickering. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Deer Creek North Golf Course: 141 holiday rentals
  • Herongate Barn Theatre: 915 holiday rentals
  • Glen Cedars Golf Club: 487 holiday rentals
  • Luke Andrews Wood Sculptures: 103 holiday rentals
  • Toronto Pickering Station: 773 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pickering listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pickering?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 74 Houses in Pickering. Our other popular types of Pickering holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 23 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 7 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pickering?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Pickering. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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