Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Willowdale

Come and experience Willowdale and its theater scene, entertainment and opera. Travelers like the shopping, restaurants and gardens in this welcoming and walkable city. Toronto Public Library and Canada's Wonderland are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Willowdale

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Willowdale a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canada's Wonderland (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • CN Tower (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Toronto Zoo (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Uplands Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Reptilia Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Willowdale

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Willowdale is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gibson Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • G Ross Lord Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Ledbury Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Downsview Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Edward Gardens (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Toronto Botanical Garden (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Willowdale

Fly into Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), which is 11.5 mi (18.6 km) away.

It's easy to get around Willowdale by catching a ride on the metro at North York Centre Station, Finch Station or Sheppard-Yonge Station.

Where to stay near Willowdale?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 77 house rentals near Willowdale. From 38 Houses to 34 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Willowdale for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Willowdale?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Willowdale:

  • Downtown: 1,194 vacation rentals
  • North York: 1,667 vacation rentals
  • Scarborough: 1,308 vacation rentals
  • Entertainment District: 604 vacation rentals
  • The Beach: 50 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Willowdale?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Willowdale. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • North York City Centre: 2,024 home rentals
  • St. George's Anglican Church: 2,026 home rentals
  • Gibson House Museum: 2,030 home rentals
  • Mitchell Field Arena: 2,016 home rentals
  • Gibson Park: 2,025 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Willowdale listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Willowdale?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 38 Houses in Willowdale. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Willowdale include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 34 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 3 lodging choices
  • Studios: 4 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Willowdale?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation homes with pool available in Willowdale.

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