Explore the best things to do in Markham and Toronto

With a prime location off Highway 404, the Park Inn Toronto-Markham lies less than 30 kilometers from downtown Toronto and attractions like the Hockey Hall of Fame and the iconic CN Tower. The nearby Rogers Centre, home to the Toronto Blue Jays, is a popular spot for concerts and events. If you’re looking for family-friendly things to do, the Toronto Zoo and Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada provide hours of entertainment and education for all ages. Need some retail therapy after a long day of meetings? Browse the massive selection of stores and boutiques at nearby Vaughan Mills, or check out the shops and restaurants at First Markham Place and Times Square Richmond Hill.

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Canada’s Wonderland

8.6 mi / 13.83 km from the hotel
Do you have what it takes to ride the record-breaking Yukon Striker or the Leviathan? Find out with a trip to Canada’s Wonderland, the nation’s largest amusement park. During the summer, you can cool off in the pools and slides at Splash Works.

Exhibition Place

14.6 mi / 23.49 km from the hotel
If you can imagine it, this 192-acre event hub can make it happen. Set along the sparkling shore of Lake Ontario, Exhibition Place is home to several major meeting, exhibition, and entertainment venues.

Harbourfront Centre

14.17 mi / 22.8 km from the hotel
In addition to hosting festivals and art exhibits throughout the year, this local cultural center offers canoe rentals and stages concerts at outdoor venues including the Toronto Music Garden.

Hockey Hall of Fame

13.61 mi / 21.9 km from the hotel
Browse the world’s largest collection of hockey memorabilia and see the Stanley Cup at the Hockey Hall of Fame. The venue even offers a game where you can play hockey against virtual versions of some of today’s best players.

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

13.95 mi / 22.44 km from the hotel
Situated southeast of the CN Tower in downtown Toronto, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada provides a home for green sea turtles, sand tiger sharks, and four species of jellyfish.

Royal Woodbine Golf Club

15.81 mi / 25.44 km from the hotel
Practice your golf game at this beautiful course where Mimico Creek winds around expertly manicured fairways, sand traps, and putting greens.

The Toronto Congress Centre

14.87 mi / 23.93 km from the hotel
One of Toronto’s most innovative convention centers, the TCC features 93,000 square meters of space, perfect for trade shows, conferences, and reunions.

Toronto Zoo

9.33 mi / 15.01 km from the hotel
This well-respected zoo is home to more than 5,000 animals, including rarities such as clouded leopards.

Vaughan Mills

8.7 mi / 13.99 km from the hotel
Get your fill of retail therapy at this expansive mall featuring popular stores such as 7 For All Mankind, Aldo, and Brooks Brothers. Afterward, celebrate your finds with a sweet treat from Cinnabon.

CN Tower

13.94 mi / 22.43 km from the hotel
This celebrated Canadian landmark is a must-visit destination. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views over Toronto, amazing dining options, and the world’s highest hands-free external walk—if you dare!

The Rose Brampton

22.41 mi / 36.07 km from the hotel
This vibrant performing-arts venue offers a variety of plays, concerts, and cultural events throughout the year.

Woodbine Racetrack

14.84 mi / 23.88 km from the hotel
Woodbine is one of the only racetracks in North America capable of hosting both Thoroughbred and Standardbred horse races. Place your bets and then cheer your favorites on to victory.