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 highlights

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)

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 around Oshawa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 27 holiday lettings near Oshawa. From 15 Houses to 2 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation 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 most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Oshawa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Oshawa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens: 46 holiday lettings
  • Oshawa Station: 49 holiday lettings
  • Oshawa Centre: 49 holiday lettings
  • The Robert McLaughlin Gallery: 42 holiday lettings
  • General Motors Centre: 47 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Oshawa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Houses in Oshawa. Our other popular types of Oshawa holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oshawa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Oshawa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.