Often referred to as the “city above Toronto,” Vaughan has emerged as a major destination to visit with world-class attractions.

Vaughan is home to Canada’s Wonderland, the largest theme park in Canada and

Vaughan Mills, the largest indoor complex in the nation. Other popular attractions in Vaughan include LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto, Reptilia and Black Creek Pioneer Village.

Shop at boutiques and visit the famous McMichael Canadian Art Collection the romantic village of Kleinburg.

Map of Vaughan

Where is Vaughan?

Vaughan is in the Regional Municipality of York and is the fifth largest city in the Greater Toronto Area. The city can easily be reached by car and public transit options available include the TTC and York Region Transit.

Vaughan is also connected to the wider region via GO Transit and is located minutes from Toronto Pearson Airport.

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Things to do in Vaughan

Ride giant roller coasters

Canada’s Wonderland offers rides for visitors of all ages. Standouts include the epic Yukon Striker, the world’s tallest and fastest dive coaster.

Shop at a large outlet mall

Open seven days a week, Vaughan Mills outlet mall features over 200 stores, restaurants and services.

Step back in time

Black Creek Pioneer Village is a historical attraction offers a taste of life in the 1860s with 40 historic buildings to explore.

Visit a fall fair

Held annually since 1847, the Woodbridge Fall Fair features a giant pumpkin competition, live music, motocross exhibitions, an exciting midway and food vendors.

Learn about conservation

Learn about emerging renewable energy technology while hiking the 1.6-kilometre “Innovation Trail” at the Kortright Centre for Conservation. The centre also offers energy workshops.

Appreciate art in Canada

Take a guided art tour at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection to learn about its extensive collection of Canadian and Indigenous artworks.

Points of interest

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Last updated: March 31, 2024

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