If you’ve always wanted to explore the exciting areas in and around Toronto, Canada, Scarborough might be the perfect place for your next vacation.
Scarborough is a town in The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) that overlooks Lake Ontario. The Toronto waterfront lies on its south border, and Victoria Park Avenue, Steeles Avenue, and the city of Pickering border the west, north, and east sides of the town, respectively.
Known for its many incredible landmarks and cultural diversity, Scarborough is not a place that you will regret visiting this year. Book one of the DelSuites short-stay furnished apartments in the centre of the town and explore everything that the neighbourhood has to offer.
To help you plan out your short stay in Scarborough, here are three things to do when you visit this amazing town.
Toronto zoo is the largest in Canada. It is also known as one of the top 10 zoos in the world. Housing over 5000 animals of 450 different species, you can easily spend a full day walking through the zoo.
Toronto zoo is open all year round and covers an impressive 287 hectares of land. The zookeepers of passionate about maintaining an environment that is as close to each animal’s natural habitat as possible.
For those of you who enjoy walking, there is more than 10 km of trails at the zoo, through which you can walk to view all of the animals. During summer, there are family activities and daily talks from the zookeepers. You can know more about each animal and how they are cared for within the zoo.
More commonly known as the Bluffs, Scarborough Bluffs can be seen from multiple locations across Scarborough, including along Lake Ontario.
The Bluffs were named by Elizabeth Simcoe, the wife of John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada. They can be seen from multiple locations across Scarborough, including along Lake Ontario.
Home to Bluffer’s Park, the Bluffs are formed of limestone cliffs. These cliffs reminded Elizabeth of the white cliffs in Scarborough, England.
Bluffer’s Park is an iconic and breath-taking area that has the most visible part of exposed rock of all of the Scarborough Bluffs. The rocky cliffs lead down to a small beach. This sandy area is known as Bluffer’s Beach, which is a Blue Flag Beach, meaning it has high water quality and safety.
Guild Park and Gardens
If you love browsing nature in all its glory, you will love visiting Guild Park and Gardens. It consists of a stunning selection of sculptures and monuments that provide a fascinating look back in history.
The architectural structures in Guild Park and Gardens, formerly known as Guildwood Park, were obtained from the demolition of various buildings in the area.
Guild Park and Gardens are one of the most beautiful open spaces in Scarborough. You can take a relaxing stroll through the greenery and admire the sculptures. It’s the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and escape into a peaceful world of serenity for the day.