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Markham

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Markham which includes flowers and street scenes as well as a small group of people

Known for its extensive and varied retail opportunities, York’s large municipality also has sprawling parkland and great golf courses. 

Shop for digital devices or explore streets of quirky, historic stores to find antique gems in Markham. Cycle through leafy passageways and past serene ponds. Play golf at one of the country’s most renowned courses.

Markham’s shopping draws visitors from across Ontario. Amble around the various districts to get to know the town. Markham has been labeled the high-tech capital of Canada. Markville Shopping Center certainly has an impressive selection of gadgets. More than 200 shops have the latest phones, tablets and televisions along with clothing and accessories.

For a more old-town atmosphere, head to Unionville, a 5-minute drive west. The narrow streets here are lined with preserved storefronts that will transport you back to the late 19th and early 20th century. The mystique continues as you step inside to find boutique products including gorgeous antique furniture, jewelry and handmade confectionary. Attend the farmers market that takes place at Markham Village every Saturday between May and September.

After a morning among the crowds, find peace and quiet at Toogood Park, a 10-minute walk north from Unionville. Lie in the sun in front of tall pine trees or gaze into the pond to spot darting fish. Crosby and Carlton Park nearby have space to play soccer and baseball or hop on a bike and go for a ride. The council has opened more than 12 miles (18 kilometers) of trails, many slipping away from urban areas into delightful valleys of flowers and gently running streams.

Golfers should check out Angus Glen Golf Club, the site of the 2002 Canadian Open. Play a few holes here or try out Crest Haven Golf Club down the road.

Markham is part of Greater Toronto, 30 minutes north of the city center. Find hotels in both the middle and outskirts of town and plenty of restaurants in the shopping areas. Come for the Markham fair on the weekend before Thanksgiving. See rodeo riding and monster truck racing as well as music and livestock exhibitions.

Where to stay in Markham

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Markham
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Markham
3 out of 5
300 Commerce Valley Dr E, Markham, ON
The price is $79 per night from Aug 22 to Aug 22
Located in Thornhill, this hotel is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from First Markham Place and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Flato Markham Theatre. Seneca College and Fairview Mall ...
4.4/5Excellent! (986 reviews)
"good"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Markham
Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
4 out of 5
8500 Warden Avenue, Markham, ON
The price is $122 per night from Aug 20 to Aug 20
Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Flato Markham Theatre, Seneca College - Markham Campus, and Markham Pan Am Centre. Markville ...
4.3/5Excellent! (1,147 reviews)
"The bed is too soft...."

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
Liberty Suites Hotel
Liberty Suites Hotel
3 out of 5
7191 Yonge Street, Markham, ON
The price is $116 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 1
Located in Thornhill, this hotel is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from North York City Centre and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Toronto Centre for the Arts. York University and Seneca ...
4.3/5Excellent! (1,837 reviews)
"We like it cause it's near everything."

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Liberty Suites Hotel
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Sonesta ES Suites Toronto Markham
Sonesta ES Suites Toronto Markham
3 out of 5
355 South Park Rd, Markham, ON
The price is $103 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 16
Located in Thornhill, this aparthotel is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from First Markham Place and within 6 mi (10 km) of Flato Markham Theatre and Markham Pan Am Centre. ...
4.4/5Excellent! (1,026 reviews)
"I loved everything about this hotel! The front desk staff were amazing! They went above and beyond and were so friendly. We had a beautiful 2 bedroom suite with a kitchen area and 2 bathrooms, it was so spacious and clean! My kids loved the pool and on site convenience store. The price was more than ..."

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Sonesta ES Suites Toronto Markham
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Toronto Northeast/Markham
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Toronto Northeast/Markham
3 out of 5
7095 Woodbine Avenue, Markham, ON
The price is $107 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 4
Situated in Markham, this spa aparthotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Fairview Mall, Ontario Science Centre, and Scarborough Town Centre. Sunnybrook Hospital and ...
4.3/5Excellent! (662 reviews)
"Great extended stay with kitchenette"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2021

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Toronto Northeast/Markham
Entire Bungalow 5 Bedrooms
Entire Bungalow 5 Bedrooms
4 out of 5
65 Sciberras Rd, Markham, ON
Situated in the historical district, this vacation home is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Flato Markham Theatre and within 9 mi (15 km) of Pacific Mall and Seneca College. ...
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
"The place was nice and clean"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2019

Entire Bungalow 5 Bedrooms
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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