Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Aurora

The gardens and wildlife create a pretty picture of Aurora. This walkable city is known for its bird watching, hiking and golfing. Canada's Wonderland and Toronto Zoo are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Aurora

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Aurora a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canada's Wonderland (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Toronto Zoo (18 mi / 29 km)
  • St. Andrew's Valley Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Thornton Bales Conservation Area (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Pheasant Run Golf (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Aurora

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Aurora is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sheppard's Bush (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Town Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Lake Wilcox Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Thornton Bales Conservation Area (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Mackenzie Glen District Park (9.9 mi / 16 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Aurora

Fly into Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), the closest airport, located 23.2 mi (37.3 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 (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City), which is 25.2 mi (40.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Aurora?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 88 house rentals near Aurora. From 62 Houses to 13 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aurora for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Aurora:

  • Keswick: 21 vacation rentals
  • Thornhill: 20 vacation rentals
  • Willowdale: 76 vacation rentals
  • Oakwood Village: 32 vacation rentals
  • North Toronto: 227 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 Aurora?

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

  • Sheppard's Bush: 331 home rentals
  • St. Andrew's Valley Golf Club: 296 home rentals
  • Hillary House National Historic Site: 315 home rentals
  • Town Park: 330 home rentals
  • Canada's Wonderland: 1,838 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 62 Houses in Aurora. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Aurora include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 5 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 5 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 Aurora?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation homes with pool available in Aurora.

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