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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Pickering:

  • Midtown Toronto: 345 holiday homes
  • Thornhill: 38 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 634 holiday homes
  • Newtonbrook: 24 holiday homes
  • York Mills: 40 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pickering?

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

  • South Cedarbrae: 1,089 holiday lettings
  • Toronto Danforth Station: 1,043 holiday lettings
  • Toronto Oriole Station: 1,060 holiday lettings
  • Whitby Station: 72 holiday lettings
  • Toronto Eglinton Station: 1,138 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pickering 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.

Friendly Pickering will entice you

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Pickering. Well known for its zoo, hockey games and coffeehouses, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Toronto Zoo and Ontario Science Centre 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 Pickering

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Pickering has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Toronto Zoo (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Cedarena (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Skyloft Ski Resort (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Angus Glen Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Toogood Pond Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Scarboro Golf and Country Club (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)

Exploring the natural features in Pickering

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pickering is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rouge Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Milne Dam Conservation Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Morningside Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Toogood Pond Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Guild Inn Gardens (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens (12 mi / 19.4 km)