North York

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Toronto Botanical Garden showing a garden
Visit an area with green space, varied activities and plentiful shopping. Served efficiently by public transportation, this suburb is convenient to Downtown Toronto.

Travel about 8 miles (13 kilometers) north of Toronto, Canada’s largest city, to North York where plenty of attractions keep families entertained. An attractive urban park, Downsview Park, is located within the district. The sprawling park occupies the space of a former military base. Visit North York to enjoy activities throughout the year, from concerts to educational and sporting events.

A former hangar for World War II aircraft has been repurposed in the large park. The massive building is used as a multipurpose recreational facility with indoor fields and courts, along with a restaurant. Follow the 1.7-mile (2.7-kilometer) loop path that takes you through an apple orchard and to a lake area with its own path.

For other nature walks, the Toronto Botanical Garden offers themes throughout its nearly 35 acres (14 hectares). Walk among thousands of plants on display and visit the seasonal café, farmers market and garden shop.

Formerly a separate site, Edwards Gardens is now part of the botanical garden. This one-time estate garden features many perennials and roses. Join one of the free tours for individuals and small groups held regularly during the summer.

For an interactive approach to learning about scientific principles and phenomena, include the Ontario Science Centre in your itinerary. Experience a simulated tornado and a rainforest environment. Explore the universe in the space section and planetarium or discover the human body’s potential and its limits. The special KidSpark activities for children under age 9 allows them to learn about science through play. Watch the current show in the center’s IMAX theater.

Learn about Islamic civilizations and the contributions Muslims have made to society at the Aga Khan Museum. The modern, light-filled building in North York includes exhibition galleries and a 335-seat theater. The museum’s formal gardens provide a space for contemplation and reflection.

Drive from Downtown Toronto to North York in about 20 minutes or travel by subway in about 40 minutes.


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Comfort Inn Toronto North
Comfort Inn Toronto North
2.5 out of 5
66 Norfinch Drive, Toronto, ON, M3N1X1
The price is $91 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Toronto. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
3.3/5 (900 reviews)
"staff was polite. free breakfast was a nice bonus. comfortable rooms."

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2022

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Toronto Don Valley Hotel and Suites
Toronto Don Valley Hotel and Suites
3.5 out of 5
175 Wynford Drive, Toronto, ON, M3C1J3
The price is $114 per night from Jul 11 to Jul 12
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly hotel in Toronto. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in our ...
3.5/5 Good! (1,962 reviews)
"We have stayed here twice and enjoyed both times. Close to Sunnybrook hospital for the appointments we needed to attend early in the morning."

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

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Pan Pacific Toronto
Pan Pacific Toronto
4 out of 5
900 York Mills Rd, Toronto, ON, M3B3H2
The price is $178 per night from Jul 18 to Jul 19
Stay at this 4-star golf hotel in Toronto. Enjoy free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Good! (971 reviews)
"Room was very clean and nicely decorated. Lobby and rest of interior was decorated very nicely and was very clean. Staff was friendly and happy to help. Property was a little messy with construction and workers with equipment and assorted tools strewn about. YouTube and Netflix did not work for the ..."

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

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Novotel Toronto North York
Novotel Toronto North York
3.5 out of 5
3 Park Home Avenue, Toronto, ON, M2N6L3
The price is $193 per night from Aug 1 to Aug 2
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Toronto. Enjoy free WiFi, room service, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4/5 Very Good! (952 reviews)
"One day there wasn't a parking spot available."

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

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Best Western Plus Toronto North York Hotel & Suites
Best Western Plus Toronto North York Hotel & Suites
3 out of 5
50 Norfinch Drive, Toronto, ON, M3N1X1
The price is $157 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Toronto. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,008 reviews)
"It was a good stay. I wished it would have been closer to a subway station"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

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Montecassino Hotel and Event Venue
Montecassino Hotel and Event Venue
3 out of 5
3710 Chesswood Dr, Toronto, ON, M3J2W4
Fully refundable
The price is $119 per night from Jul 7 to Jul 8
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Toronto. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the convenient parking and the comfy ...
3.4/5 Good! (1,010 reviews)
"Charming hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Housekeeping does a very good job keeping it clean. Free breakfast is selection of bread products including bagels, croissants, and muffins. There were cereals, juices, coffee, and tea. They also had fresh apples and bananas, jams and cream cheese. ..."

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

Montecassino Hotel and Event Venue
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