Destination guide

The natural setting of Oshawa is ready to explore

The area's live music and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Oshawa. This welcoming city allures visitors with its hockey games and gardens. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Oshawa

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Oshawa has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Toronto Zoo (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Darlington Sports Centre (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Garnett B. Richard Recreation Complex (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Archibalds Estate Winery (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Newcastle Memorial Arena (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Skyloft Ski Resort (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Oshawa

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Oshawa is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Darlington Provincial Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Rouge Park (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Fleetwood Creek Natural Area (21 mi / 33.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Oshawa

The nearest airport is in Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City), located 32.3 mi (51.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), which is 40.2 mi (64.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Oshawa Station.

Where to stay near Oshawa?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 38 house rentals near Oshawa. From 22 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oshawa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Oshawa Centre: 63 home rentals
  • General Motors Centre: 60 home rentals
  • Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens: 61 home rentals
  • Oshawa Station: 63 home rentals
  • The Robert McLaughlin Gallery: 61 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 22 Houses in Oshawa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Oshawa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 2 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Oshawa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation homes with pool available in Oshawa.