Photo © Courtesy of Canada’s Wonderland

With Ontario’s restrictions changing and life finally making strides to return to normal, it can be hard to pick what to do first! But what if you could do it all? Home to the largest amusement park in the country, one of Canada’s largest shopping centres and an open-air heritage museum, Vaughan is the perfect destination for a family vacation or a weekend getaway, located just north of Toronto.

Thrills for the whole family at Canada’s Wonderland

Vaughan is home to Canada’s largest theme park, complete with thrilling roller coasters and fun rides for all ages. The 133-hectare amusement park has six different sections, including a giant waterpark, games, and shows! If you love rollercoasters, make sure to ride the Leviathan, the fastest and tallest rollercoaster in the country! Whether it’s your first time visiting or your 50th, there are exciting rides to explore and memories to be made.

© Courtesy of Canada's Wonderland
© Courtesy of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

Building memories at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre

If you’re looking for an experience the whole family can enjoy, be sure to visit the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, located in Vaughan Mills mall.

There are 14 attractions, including a 3D cinema, a LEGO store, a play zone, and even a LEGO factory that the kids can tour and explore! Build epic creations, play alongside your favourite characters, and check out Miniland, a miniature replica of Toronto made entirely from LEGO!

If you need a break from the non-stop fun, take a shopping break—Vaughan Mills is one of Canada’s largest malls with over 200 stores and various places to eat.

Non-Sssstop Fun at Reptilia

Reptilia Zoo is a collection of Canada’s largest reptile zoos and conservation centre. The zoo is home to over 250 reptiles, arachnids and amphibians from all over the world!

Travel through jungles, deserts and even the wilds of Canada, meeting some of the Earth’s most elusive and mysterious residents along your adventure. Get to know the animals on of the zoo’s scheduled shows and tours, and be sure to stick around for feeding time. No need for fear; the reptiles are contained in escape-proof exhibits, and interaction with the animals is entirely optional.

© Courtesy of Central Counties Tourism, Photo of Vaughn Mills
© Courtesy of Central Counties Tourism, Photo of McMichael Gallery
© Courtesy of Black Creek Pioneer Village

Go Green

Vaughan is home to countless ways to spend time outdoors. Now that autumn is on its way, explore Vaughan’s beautiful outdoors, with stunning trails like at North Maple Regional Park, voted the #1 Fav Spot by Vaughan residents in the Gardens, Parks and Trail category.

Golf lovers can head to Eagles Nest Golf Club, a prestigious club voted the best public golf course in the GTA, or Copper Creek Golf Club for some quality time on the golf course.

Endless unique experiences are waiting to be discovered and rediscovered, and you can explore them all at visitvaughan.ca, the ultimate guide to all the best spots in Vaughan. You can explore Vaughan like a local, from attractions to accommodations to restaurants and even local perks and discounts.

START PLANNING YOUR ADVENTURE at visitvaughan.ca/fall21

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