Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Scarborough

Enjoy the museums and other features of Scarborough. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the zoo, wildlife and shopping. Toronto Zoo and Toronto Public Library are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Scarborough

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Scarborough a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Toronto Zoo (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • CN Tower (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Canada's Wonderland (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Scarboro Golf and Country Club (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Cedarena (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Toogood Pond Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Scarborough

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Scarborough is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thomson Memorial Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Morningside Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Guild Inn Gardens (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Bluffer's Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Scarborough Bluffs Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Rouge Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Scarborough

Fly into Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City), the closest airport, located 12.6 mi (20.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), which is 19.9 mi (32 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Toronto Guildwood Station, Toronto Eglinton Station and Toronto Agincourt Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Scarborough by jumping on the metro at McCowan Station, Scarborough Centre Station or Midland Station.

Where to stay near Scarborough?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,417 house rentals near Scarborough. From 389 Houses to 957 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Scarborough is on HomeAway.

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

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 Scarborough:

  • Downtown: 1,262 vacation rentals
  • North York: 1,721 vacation rentals
  • Entertainment District: 691 vacation rentals
  • The Beach: 49 vacation rentals
  • Etobicoke: 1,618 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 Scarborough?

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

  • Bluffer's Park: 1,979 home rentals
  • Toronto Rouge Hill Station: 1,862 home rentals
  • Kennedy Commons Mall: 1,980 home rentals
  • Toronto Eglinton Station: 1,987 home rentals
  • Centennial College: 1,943 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Scarborough 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 Scarborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 389 Houses in Scarborough. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Scarborough include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 957 lodging choices
  • Studios: 321 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 28 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Scarborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 386 vacation homes with pool available in Scarborough.

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