Markham Ontario
Adventure Travel - Canada

On the banks of the Don and Rouge River


Markham, Ontario, Canada is one of the largest communities in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). It is only 30 or so kilometres from the City of Toronto. Markham is located on the banks of the Don and Rouge River, mostly surrounded by rolling hills and neighbouring communities. Markham is a commercial hub with an active cultural, entertainment and historic scene showcasing such highlights as the Unionville, Thornhill and Markham Heritage Districts, and a quality selection of venues including museums, theatres and art galleries.

Activities and Things To Do in Markham, Ontario

Activities most enjoyed in the community and surrounding areas include biking, walking, picnicking, birding, sightseeing, jogging, roller blading, golfing, skateboarding, touring, fishing, and shopping.

Parks, Trails and Place of Interest to explore in Markham, Ontario

A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations in the region include the 150+ kilometres of recreational trails exploring the community, as well as, the Milne Dam Conservation Area, Milne Park, Toogood Pond Park, German Mills Settlers Park, Pomona Mills Park, and Rouge Park.

Markham Attractions and Cultural Venues

Some of the attractions, history and cultural venues in Markham, Ontario and the surrounding regions include the Kindred Spirits Orchestra, Unionville Theatre Company, Markham Theatre For Performing Arts, Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery, and the Cathedral of the Transfiguration.

Services and Amenities in Markham

Services important in and around the community include accommodations, shopping malls, pubs, restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores, gift stores, liquor stores, cell service, and internet, and transportation services including car rentals, taxi, marina, bus, rail, and close proximity to the Toronto Airport.

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