Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill

Just a short drive north of Toronto, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do in Richmond Hill. As a bustling residential area nestled between the cities of Vaughan and Markham, Richmond Hill offers treasured green spaces and cultural heritage.

Outdoor adventurers can explore the many trail networks and lakes. History buffs can visit the Heritage Centre and art lovers can peruse the galleries, studios and shops.

Venture to the historic Yonge Street to find a quiet vibe, where heritage homes line leafy streets. Make an extended visit to discover the city’s beloved green spaces like Crosby Park and the Saigeon Trail.

Map of Richmond Hill

Where is Richmond Hill?

Richmond Hill is a residential city located north of Toronto. Part of the Greater Toronto Area, the city is one of nine municipalities that make up the Regional Municipality of York.

Richmond Hill is connected to Ontario via Highways 404 and 407. The city is about a 30-minute drive from Toronto Pearson International Airport. You can also travel to Richmond Hill by GO train or bus.

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Things to do in Richmond Hill

Go stargazing

The David Dunlop Observatory holds Canada’s largest telescope. Enjoy stargazing and discover the intricacies, beauty and mysteries of space during the regular lectures and events.

Take scenic walks

The largest kettle lake on the Oak Ridges Moraine, Lake Wilcox Park is home to a beautiful waterfront promenade, a variety of wildlife and fish and some of the prettiest views around.

Dine at the best restaurants

Sample the signature Richmond Hill roll at Tomo Sushi, traditional Italian entrées at Sarpa Trattoria or house cocktails at Marlowe.

Adventure in large outdoor spaces

The city’s largest outdoor space, Richmond Green Sports Centre and Park has sport complexes, swimming pools, barbecue facilities, event spaces and water features, like a waterfall.

Play a round of golf

Practise your putting skills at the indoor simulator booth before you hit the links at Richmond Hill Golf Club, an 18-hole championship public course. The club is open all day, seven days a week.

Enjoy a symphony performance

Founded in 2008, the Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra hosts concerts and educational programs. Listen to beautiful music through evocative performances by local musicians.

Points of interest

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Last updated: February 16, 2024

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