7 Things to do in Markham, Ontario Posted November 30, 2012


If your travels will find you in Markham, Ontario in the near future, especially if you plan on staying for a prolonged period of time in a furnished apartment, you’ll want a list of all the incredible things there are to do nearby. Here are seven of the must see things to do in Markham for your next visit.

1. Main Street Unionville

In the heart of Markham is Main Street Unionville, the core of the city when it was first founded in 1794. Original buildings still stand strong with pubs, restaurants and an annual festival that draws people from around the province and beyond. Here you’ll find the Old Firehall Confectionary for a huge range of sweets and ice creams.

2. Markham Theatre

Markham Theatre is known for its cutting edge, international style shows. The facilities, which have been lauded in the past for their careful design seat 528 people and no one is ever more than 60 feet from the stage.

3. Angus Glen Golf Course

Angus Glen is one of Ontario’s premier golf courses and as a public course, anyone can book a tee time here when in town. With multiple courses to choose from and an annual tournament, this is a must see for any visiting golfers.

4. Cathedraltown

The Cathedraltown area of Markham is remarkable for a number of reasons, but none is more striking than the recently completed Cathedral of the Transfiguration, a unique Slovak style cathedral located just off Highway 404.

5. Rouge National Urban Park

If you’re looking for things to do in Markham outside, then you should visit Rouge Park, recently designated as a national park and containing more than 50 square kilometres of protected forest that is perfect for camping, hiking or bird watching.

6. Reesor Farm Market

You’ll find a number of local farmers markets and farms but the Reesor Farm market is among the best known and most beloved in the region. For more than 25 years it has been a mainstay in the city and a draw for people throughout the greater Toronto area.

7. Markham Museum

Markham’s open air museum was founded more than 40 years ago to preserve buildings and items that represent the area’s colonial, rural past. the centerpiece of the museum is the 200 year old Heintzman House.

These are just a few of the many fun things you can spend your days and evenings doing in Markham or the surrounding area. If you are eager to find more things to do in Markham, don’t hesitate to give us a call and ask to talk with one of our regional or Markham based service specialists.

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