Destination guide

Travel to friendly North York

Enjoy the museums and other features of North York. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the soccer games, shopping and restaurants. Toronto Public Library and Canada's Wonderland are just a couple of the must-sees 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 cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

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 vacation in North York. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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 traveling 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around North York?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,181 house rentals around North York. From 1,314 Condos/Apartments to 729 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around North York is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in North York:

  • Downtown: 1,642 vacation rentals
  • Scarborough: 1,806 vacation rentals
  • Entertainment District: 993 vacation rentals
  • The Beach: 51 vacation rentals
  • Etobicoke: 2,034 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to North York?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in North York. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Toronto North York Old Cummer Station: 2,534 home rentals
  • Yorkdale Shopping Centre: 2,666 home rentals
  • Sunnybrook Hospital: 2,613 home rentals
  • Fairview Mall: 2,529 home rentals
  • Black Creek Pioneer Village: 2,701 home rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in North York?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,314 Condos/Apartments in North York. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in North York include:

  • Houses: 729 lodging choices
  • Studios: 421 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 38 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in North York?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 596 vacation homes with pool available in North York.

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