Destination guide

Travel to friendly North York

Enjoy the museums and other features of North York. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the football matches, shopping and restaurants. Toronto Public Library and Canada's Wonderland are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in North York

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that North York has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Canada's Wonderland (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • CN Tower (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Toronto Zoo (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Uplands Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Weston Arena (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in North York

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in North York. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gibson Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Ledbury Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Downsview Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • G Ross Lord Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Edward Gardens (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Cedarvale Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around North York

Fly into Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City), the closest airport, located 8.7 mi (13.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), which is 9.8 mi (15.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Toronto York University Station, Toronto Oriole Station and Toronto North York Old Cummer Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around North York by jumping on the metro at Downsview Station, Wilson Station or Sheppard-Yonge Station.

Where to stay near North York?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,748 holiday rentals near North York. From 1,138 Condos/Apartments to 534 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near North York for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to North York?

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 North York:

  • Fashion District: 773 holiday homes
  • The Annex: 277 holiday homes
  • Scarborough: 1,398 holiday homes
  • Mimico: 26 holiday homes
  • North Toronto: 234 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 North York?

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

  • Sunnybrook Hospital: 2,129 holiday rentals
  • Toronto North York Old Cummer Station: 2,011 holiday rentals
  • Toronto Oriole Station: 2,047 holiday rentals
  • Sridurka Hindu Temple: 1,989 holiday rentals
  • Downsview Station: 2,144 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North York 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 Condos/Apartments in North York?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,138 Condos/Apartments in North York. Our other popular types of North York holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 534 holiday houses
  • Studios: 418 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 31 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in North York?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 421 holiday homes with pool available in North York. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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