Richmond Hill

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Richmond Hill showing a park and a river or creek as well as a small group of people

Between cinemas and vast malls, this diverse neighborhood also features many pretty parks and stunning natural areas. 

Stroll through streets lined with department stores and clothing shops or practice your swing at one of five golf courses in Richmond Hill. Explore tranquil parks or swim in cool glacial lakes.

Richmond Hill is one of the more multicultural parts of Greater Toronto. The friendly, cosmopolitan atmosphere is complemented by the contrasting range of activities and attractions available. Wander down Yonge Street as it cuts through the middle of town and discover a wealth of shops and retail parks of all sizes. Visit in June for the annual Heritage Village Festival.

For a bit more variety in one place, drive south to Hillcrest Mall. More than 130 stores include the Hudson’s Bay anchor store as well as household favorites such as Gap, Footlocker, The Body Shop and Claire’s Boutique. Stop at the food court or one of several restaurants.

Outdoor lovers can spend hours visiting as many as 100 parks and green spaces in and around Richmond Hill. Walk west from the bustling streets to relax beside the pond at Twickenham Park or enjoy a peaceful stroll along the forested Trans-Richmond Trail.

Continue to the northern part of the city to discover the gorgeous Oak Ridges Moraine. These ancient glacial pools add another fascinating element to the region and provide stunning scenery. Lake Wilcox off Bayview Avenue is the largest of these pools and is popular with swimmers and small boats. Lie on the sand at Sunset Beach Park far away from the noisy crowds of the inner city.

Golfers meanwhile can choose from five courses offering superb facilities and championship course designs. Eagles Nest Golf Club on the western side of town is a popular choice along with Maple Downs Golf and Country Club to the north.

Richmond Hill is an hour’s drive north of Toronto’s city center. Select accommodations from a handful of large hotels here or find more the closer you get to Toronto itself.

Canadas Best Value Inn Richmond Hill Toronto N
Canadas Best Value Inn Richmond Hill Toronto N
2 out of 5
13100 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, ON
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $72 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
Situated in Richmond Hill, this hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Lake Wilcox Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Town Park and Sheppard's Bush. Hillary House National ...
3.7/5Good! (469 reviews)
"The staffs were very friendly and the property very clean"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Canadas Best Value Inn Richmond Hill Toronto N
Best Western Parkway Hotel Toronto North
Best Western Parkway Hotel Toronto North
3 out of 5
600 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill, ON
The price is $95 per night from Oct 6 to Oct 6
Situated in the business district, this spa hotel is 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from Seneca College and within 12 mi (20 km) of Fairview Mall and Ontario Science Centre. ...
4.1/5Very Good! (963 reviews)
"gréât location and wonderful service, walk distance to very good Chinese restaurants."

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Best Western Parkway Hotel Toronto North
Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites
Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites
4 out of 5
600 Highway 7, Richmond Hill, ON
The price is $87 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
This family-friendly Richmond Hill hotel is located in the business district, within 3 mi (5 km) of First Markham Place and Flato Markham Theatre. Markville ...
4/5Very Good! (982 reviews)
"Walking proximity to a lot of restaurants. Very professional staff and very clean. The cleaning staff was seen throughout the day, working hard."

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2021

Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites
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.
Confortable&clean Private Basement Double bed Quiet Environment
Confortable&clean Private Basement Double bed Quiet Environment
Richmond Hill, ON
The price is $188 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
Situated in Richmond Hill, this apartment building is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Uplands Golf ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Good communication
"10 out of 10"

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

Confortable&clean Private Basement Double bed Quiet Environment
Luxurious 5 bedrooms, 6 bath Custom Home
Luxurious 5 bedrooms, 6 bath Custom Home
Richmond Hill, ON
Set in Richmond Hill, this family-friendly vacation home is within 6 mi (10 km) of Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Reptilia Zoo, and First Markham ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Very comfortable house
"Host helpful and quick to respond"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2021

Luxurious 5 bedrooms, 6 bath Custom Home
Luxury cozy 9 bedrooms vacation home
Luxury cozy 9 bedrooms vacation home
3.5 out of 5
67 Black Walnut Crescent, Richmond Hill, ON
Situated in Richmond Hill, this vacation home is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from David Dunlap Observatory and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing ...
Luxury cozy 9 bedrooms vacation home
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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