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Oshawa [1] is a suburb of Toronto.

Get in[edit]

By Car: Oshawa is on Highway 401. All interchanges exit to Bloor Street in the city's south end, except for the west most one, exiting on Stevenson street.

By Transit: Check GoTransit schedules [2]

By Plane: Oshawa Municipal Airport [3]

Get around[edit]

Durham Region Transit (DRT) is the regional public transit operator in Durham Region, east of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its headquarters are at 605 Rossland Rd East in Whitby, Ontario, and there are regional centres in Ajax, Whitby, and Oshawa.

As of July 28, 2008, DRT has introduced a unified route number system using a three digit format, with the first digit indicating the municipality the route operates in: 1: Pickering 2: Ajax 3: Whitby 4: Oshawa/Courtice 5: Clarington 9: Regional routes


  • Parkwood Estate Gardens (Parkwood National Historic Site), 270 Simcoe Street North (north-west corner of Adelaide and Simcoe Streets, across the street from the Hospital (Lakeridge Health) and the R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre.), +1 905-433-4311 (, fax: +1 905-721-4765), [4]. M. A grand private estate, built in 1917 for Canadian automobile businessman Sam Mclaughlin. This mansion features several gardens and Art Deco garden pavilions, as well as an Arts-and-Crafts style mansion. The mansion includes secret rooms, ornate ceilings, and even a bowling alley. Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00AM-5PM.  edit
  • Canadian Automotive Museum - Contains a large collection of pre-World War II cars, a hundred-year-old fire truck, a Ford Model T, a boat/car hybrid, a steam powered car, and one of the world's first Rolls-Royces, among much more.


  • East Side Mario's, Oshawa Centre (King/Stephenson), 905 728 6000. Go to the Oshawa Centre on January 28th, 2009 and support the Children's Wish Foundation. FREE.  edit


Teddy's Restaurant is an Oshawa institution. Located at the corners of King Street West and Park Road, it's easy to get to by car. There's almost always a lineup out the door for dinner, but don't fret - the line moves fast. Usually no more than a 15 to 20 minute wait at the longest. Servings are reasonable, and the prices are average. Known for great deli sandwiches, strawberry pie, Teddy's famous homemade dressing and more.


  • Riley's Olde Towne Pub (Riley's Pub), 104 King Street East Oshawa, (905) 404-2464, [5]. Large Menu With Large Portions Piano Lounge Fireplace Lounge Variety Of Wines Available Martini Menu Premium & Imported Drafts Live Entertainment Flat Screen TV's 16 Pool Tables 1/2 price pool Daily Mon-Fri 11am - 6pm The Best Service In Oshawa Free Parking in the Adjacent Green P Facility Weekdays after 7 and FREE ON WEEKENDS!!  edit


Get out[edit]

Routes through Oshawa
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