Vaughan

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Vaughan Mills Mall featuring a square or plaza and signage 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

Novotel Toronto Vaughan Centre
Novotel Toronto Vaughan Centre
3 out of 5
200 Bass Pro Mills Dr, Vaughan, ON
The price is £84 per night from 13 Dec to 13 Dec
This family-friendly Vaughan hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto and Vaughan Mills Mall. Canada's Wonderland is 2 mi (3.2 km) ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (989 reviews)
"It was a lovely stay"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2021

Novotel Toronto Vaughan Centre
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Vaughan
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Vaughan
3 out of 5
3201 Highway 7, Vaughan, ON
The price is £84 per night from 2 Jan to 2 Jan
Situated in Vaughan, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of York University, Vaughan Mills Mall and Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto. Black Creek Pioneer Village ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (950 reviews)
"It was ok"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Vaughan
Aloft Vaughan Mills
Aloft Vaughan Mills
3 out of 5
151 Bass Pro Mills Dr, Vaughan, ON
The price is £90 per night from 15 Dec to 15 Dec
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! (963 reviews)
"Was good stay"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2021

Aloft Vaughan Mills
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.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto Vaughan
Homewood Suites by Hilton Toronto Vaughan
3 out of 5
618 Applewood Crescent, Vaughan, ON
The price is £94 per night from 17 Dec to 17 Dec
Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Legoland Discovery Centre Toronto, Vaughan Mills Mall and York University. Canada's Wonderland ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,064 reviews)
"Really enjoyed the breakfast. We were very happy be able to have our family of 5 stay in the same room together without extra costs. We liked the suite very much but furnishings and carpets are showing some wear."

Reviewed on 27 Nov 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)
Theodore Place, 86, Vaughan, ON
Located in Thornhill, this apartment building is within 6 miles (10 km) of North York City Centre, York University and Bayview Village Shopping Centre. Chesswood ...
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 9 Sep 2019

Beautiful Apt. in the Heart of Thornhill (B&B Kosher)
Luxury 1BR Cineplex, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre
Luxury 1BR Cineplex, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre
3600 Hwy 7, Vaughan, ON
Located in Woodbridge, this romantic condo is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from York University and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Black Creek Pioneer Village. Vaughan Mills Mall and ...
Luxury 1BR Cineplex, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre
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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