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Why people love visiting friendly Willowdale

Come and experience Willowdale and its theater scene, entertainment and opera. Travelers like the shopping, restaurants and gardens in this welcoming and walkable city. Toronto Public Library and Canada's Wonderland are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Activities and attractions in Willowdale

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Willowdale a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canada's Wonderland (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • CN Tower (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Toronto Zoo (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Uplands Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Reptilia Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Willowdale

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

  • Gibson Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • G Ross Lord Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Ledbury Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Downsview Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Edward Gardens (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Toronto Botanical Garden (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Willowdale

Fly into Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), which is 11.5 mi (18.6 km) away.

It's easy to get around Willowdale by catching a ride on the metro at North York Centre Station, Finch Station or Sheppard-Yonge Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Willowdale?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 88 vacation rentals near Willowdale. From 40 Houses to 45 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Willowdale for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Willowdale?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Willowdale:

  • Downtown: 1,615 vacation rentals
  • Entertainment District: 939 vacation rentals
  • North York: 2,165 vacation rentals
  • Scarborough: 1,737 vacation rentals
  • The Beach: 49 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Willowdale?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Willowdale. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • North York City Centre: 2,599 vacation rentals
  • St. George's Anglican Church: 2,593 vacation rentals
  • Gibson House Museum: 2,601 vacation rentals
  • Gibson Park: 2,594 vacation rentals
  • Carnegie Centennial Centre: 2,612 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Willowdale listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Willowdale?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Houses in Willowdale. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Willowdale include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 45 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 8 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Willowdale?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 29 vacation rentals with pool available in Willowdale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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