Destination guide

The friendly area of Markham awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's cathedral, history and festivals and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Markham. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, shopping and zoo. Toronto Zoo and Canada's Wonderland 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.


Sightseeing in and around Markham

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Markham a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Toronto Zoo (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Canada's Wonderland (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • CN Tower (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Toogood Pond Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Angus Glen Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Cedarena (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Markham

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Markham is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Toogood Pond Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Milne Dam Conservation Park (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Lake Wilcox Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Morningside Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Thomson Memorial Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Rouge Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Markham

The nearest airport is in Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City), located 17.8 mi (28.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), which is 20.9 mi (33.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Markham Centennial Station, Markham Station and Markham Unionville Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Markham?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 426 house rentals near Markham. From 246 Houses to 135 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Markham for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Markham:

  • Thornhill: 20 vacation rentals
  • Entertainment District: 501 vacation rentals
  • Beach: 45 vacation rentals
  • King West Village: 174 vacation rentals
  • Central Waterfront: 615 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 Markham?

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

  • Milne Dam Conservation Park: 1,654 home rentals
  • Markham Unionville Station: 1,690 home rentals
  • Angus Glen Golf Club: 1,640 home rentals
  • City Playhouse Theatre: 1,813 home rentals
  • Toogood Pond Park: 1,685 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 246 Houses in Markham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Markham include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 135 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 16 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 9 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Markham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 82 vacation homes with pool available in Markham.

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