Vaughan

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Vaughan Mills Mall which includes signage and a square or plaza as well as a small group of people

Known by the locals as “the city above Toronto,” this modern city has attractions, culture and nightlife to rival its larger neighbor. 

Shop for the latest clothes, sports equipment and computer gadgets, admire the work of Canada’s greatest and most influential artists or get the thrill of your life on gravity-defying rides and rushing roller coasters during a visit to Vaughan.

Set in the heart of town, Vaughan Mills Mall has over 250 stores to satisfy every kind of shopper. Find labels such as Calvin Klein and Gucci or stock up on equipment for your next sports match or fishing adventure. The food court here is also appealing, offering Asian, European and traditional American dining.

Enjoy a relaxing yet riveting afternoon at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, a short drive west of the mall. Proudly displaying only pieces from artists of native descent, the 13 exhibition spaces pay homage to the individuals and movements that have pushed the country’s art to become some of the world’s finest. Marvel at displays of Inuit and First Nations paintings along with works by Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven. Step outside into a majestic 100-acre (40-hectare) forest and wander through a sculpture garden of exquisite carvings and mesmerizing figures.

Finally, no trip to Vaughan is complete without a stop at Canada’s Wonderland on the northwestern side of town. Discover a great variety of heart-pounding roller coasters, including Behemoth and Leviathan. Slide and dive in the splash park. If you prefer something a little slower, check out a show at the Playhouse Theater and see the amazing life-size dinosaurs that move and roar with incredible realism.

Vaughan is a 40-minute drive north of central Toronto. Find many of the town’s best food outlets in the mall and along nearby Rutherford Road. You’ll find plenty of hotels available with luxurious rooms as well as simpler options for budget-minded travelers.

Where to stay in Vaughan

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Vaughan
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Vaughan
3 out of 5
3201 Highway 7, Vaughan, ON
The price is $95 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
Situated in Vaughan, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Black Creek Pioneer Village, Canlan Ice Sports, and Vaughan Mills Mall. Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto ...
4/5 Very Good! (936 reviews)
"Pleasant and satisfying. Bathroom ceiling had some paint peeling, and door there needs oiling, squeeks."

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Vaughan
Novotel Toronto Vaughan Centre
Novotel Toronto Vaughan Centre
3 out of 5
200 Bass Pro Mills Dr, Vaughan, ON
The price is $99 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 28
This family-friendly Vaughan hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto and Vaughan Mills Mall. Reptilia Zoo and Canada's Wonderland ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (966 reviews)
"Very clean, lots of parking, and good location. I really did not see evidence worthy of calling this VIP status, room good sized but not overly spacious, view is parking lot. I did get a bottle of water, though."

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Novotel Toronto Vaughan Centre
Aloft Vaughan Mills
Aloft Vaughan Mills
3 out of 5
151 Bass Pro Mills Dr, Vaughan, ON
The price is $99 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
Situated in the business district, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Vaughan Mills Mall and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Canada's Wonderland. York University ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (940 reviews)
"Modern and stylish hotel"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Aloft Vaughan Mills
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto Vaughan
Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto Vaughan
3 out of 5
618 Applewood Crescent, Vaughan, ON
The price is $106 per night from Nov 11 to Nov 11
Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Vaughan Mills Mall. Canada's Wonderland ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,036 reviews)
"Very friendly staff, breakfast was great. Only issue we had was that there was no blowdryer in the room, but a quick call down to the front desk and someone beought us one almoat immediately. And honestly, that wasnt even really an isuse. We would definitely stay there again!"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto Vaughan
Beautiful Apt. in the Heart of Thornhill (B&B Kosher)
Beautiful Apt. in the Heart of Thornhill (B&B Kosher)
Vaughan, ON
Located in Thornhill, this apartment building is within 6 mi (10 km) of North York City Centre, Bayview Village Shopping Centre, and York University. Black Creek ...
5/5 Exceptional! (50 reviews)
Superb place to stay in Toronto
"Beautiful lovely apartment in basement. Friendly hosts who take care for all your needs and are doing everything to assist you with your needs and requests. Wonderful neighberhood. מקום אירוח כשר ונהדר בשכונה איכותית בטורנהיל בצפון טורונטו. תודה גדולה לבעלי הבית על כל הסיוע והעזרה."

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Beautiful Apt. in the Heart of Thornhill (B&B Kosher)
Extended Stay Canada Toronto Vaughan
Extended Stay Canada Toronto Vaughan
3 out of 5
3600 Steeles Ave W, Vaughan, ON
Located in North York, this aparthotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Black Creek Pioneer Village and 2 mi (3.3 km) from York University. Legoland Discovery Centre ...
Extended Stay Canada Toronto Vaughan
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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