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===By train===
 
===By train===
  
'''GO Transit''' [http://www.gotransit.com] offers regular commuter train and bus service to Toronto and throughout the GTA. Main train connections are at the Rouge Hill, Guildwood, Eglinton, and Scarborough stations.
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'''GO Transit''' [http://www.gotransit.com] offers regular commuter train and bus service to Toronto and throughout the GTA. Main train connections are at the Rouge Hill, Guildwood, Eglinton, and Scarborough stations. The Stouffville line offers limited rush hour service to and from downtown Toronto with stops at Milliken, Agincourt and Kennedy stations in Scarborough.
  
 
===By bus===
 
===By bus===
  
The '''Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)''' [http://www.ttc.ca] provides bus service within Scarborough and throughout all of the city.
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The '''Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)''' [http://www.ttc.ca] provides bus and subway service within Scarborough and throughout all of the city.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
              Scarborough is a Beautiful location. You should see: Miliken Park (a lovely park), Rouge Park (full of Nature and Wildlife), and the Scarborough Town Centre (massive Shopping mall).
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Scarborough is a beautiful location. You should see: Miliken Park (a lovely park), Rouge Park (full of Nature and Wildlife), and the Scarborough Town Centre (massive Shopping mall).
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
'''The Scarborough Bluffs''' are located and stretched 14 km along the shoreline of Lake Ontario. The highest cliff is 65 metres (213 ft) and the views of the waves crashing along the shore are beautiful. Definitely a must see. There is no costs. [http://www.toronto.ca/waterfront/tour/scarborough_bluffs.htm]
 
  
'''The Toronto Zoo''' is located in Scarborough and is Canada's premier zoo showcasing over 5,000 animals. The award winning Gorilla Rainforest is a main attraction at the zoo and one of its most popular pavilions. Hours of operation are located on the website as well as directions to the zoo. Prices range from $12-20 depending on age and children under three years of age are free. [http://www.torontozoo.com/?pg=home]
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'''The Scarborough Bluffs''', [http://www.toronto.ca/waterfront/tour/scarborough_bluffs.htm], are located and stretched 14 kmkm along the shoreline of Lake Ontario. The highest cliff is 65 m (213 ft) and the views of the waves crashing along the shore are beautiful. Definitely a must see and there are no entry fees.
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'''The Toronto Zoo''', [http://www.torontozoo.com/?pg=home], is located in Scarborough and is Canada's premier zoo showcasing over 5,000 animals. The award winning Gorilla Rainforest is a main attraction at the zoo and one of its most popular pavilions. Hours of operation are located on the website as well as directions to the zoo. Prices range from $12-20 depending on age and children under three years of age are free.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  
'''The Scarborough Town Centre''' is located between Brimley Rd. and McCowan Rd. off the 401. It consists of 220 stores and services. Hours are 10am-9pm from Mondays to Fridays, it is open 9:30am-7pm on Saturdays and 11am-6pm on Sundays. [http://www.scarboroughtowncentre.com/default.aspx]
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'''The Scarborough Town Centre''', Brimley Rd. and McCowan Rd. (''off the 401''), [http://www.scarboroughtowncentre.com/default.aspx]. Stores and services. Open M-F 10AM-9PM and 9:30AM-7PM on Saturdays and 11AM-6PM on Sundays.
  
'''Other Shopping Areas'''
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'''Agincourt Mall''', 3850 Sheppard Ave. East, ☎ +1 416 291-7761.
  
Agincourt Mall - 3850 Sheppard Ave. East - 1-416-291-7761
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'''Cedarbrae Mall''', 3495 Lawrence Avenue East, ☎ +1 416 431-1550.
  
Cedarbrae Mall - 3495 Lawrence Avenue East - 1-416-431-1550
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'''Malvern Town Centre''', 31 Tapscott Rd, ☎ +1 416 297-4786.
  
Malvern Town Centre - 31 Tapscott Rd - 1-416-297-4786
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'''Morningside Mall''', 255 Morningside Ave, ☎ +1 416 284-6993.
 
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Morningside Mall - 255 Morningside Ave - 1-416-284-6993
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
* <eat name="St. Andrews Fish and Chips" alt="" address="1589 Ellesmere Rd" directions="" phone="+1 416 431-6574" url="http://www.standrewsfishandchips.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Home of the deep fried mars bar! St. Andrews Fish & Chips has been recognized for its exceptional and traditional 'fish and chips'. To view the menu, follow this link. Hours of operation are located on the website.</eat>
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* <eat name="Real McCoy Burgers and Pizza" alt="" address="1033 Markham Rd" directions="" phone="+1 416 439-6804" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">This fast food restaurant is known among the city of Toronto for its fine pizza and burgers. It's a simple take-out restaurant with no seating environment and is open from 10 a.m. until 1 a.m. for late-night eaters. Real McCoy is close on Sundays and prices are lower than $25.</eat>
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===Budget===
  
* <eat name="King Georges Arms" alt="" address="2501 Victoria Park Ave" directions="" phone="+1 416 492-8036" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Known for having the best wings in Scarborough, King Georges Arms is also a pub and attraction for late night drinks. Prices per person range from $11-25. The wings are definitely a high recommendation!</eat>
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*<sleep name="The Amazing Ted's Restaurant" alt="" address="404 Old Kingston Rd" directions="" phone="+1 416 282-2204" email="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="$10-25" lat="" long="">Old fashion diner in Highland Creek. A bit of a historical site.</sleep>
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* <eat name="St. Andrews Fish and Chips" alt="" address="1589 Ellesmere Rd" directions="" phone="+1 416 431-6574" email="" url="http://www.standrewsfishandchips.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Traditional 'fish and chips'. Also supply deep fried ''Mars bars''.</eat>
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* <eat name="King Georges Arms" alt="" address="2501 Victoria Park Ave" directions="" phone="+1 416 492-8036" email="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Known for having the best wings in Scarborough, King Georges Arms is also a pub and attraction for late night drinks. Prices per person range from $11-25. The wings are definitely a high recommendation!</eat>
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* <eat name="Real McCoy Burgers and Pizza" alt="" address="1033 Markham Rd" directions="" phone="+1 416 439-6804" email="" url="" hours="10AM-1AM" price="Under $25" lat="" long="">This fast food restaurant with good pizza and burgers. It's a simple take-out restaurant with no seating environment and is open for late-night requirements. Closed on Sundays.</eat>
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===Splurge===
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
  
'''Noah's Ark.'''
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* <drink name="Noah's Ark" alt="" address="2777 Avenue Danforth" directions="" phone="+1 416 690-6222" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Fun country bar, with pool tables, kareoke, dance floor and live bands.</drink>
Fun country bar, with pool tables, kareoke, dance floor and live bands.
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Street: 2777 Avenue Danforth +1 416 690-6222
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*<drink name="The Amazing Ted's Restaurant" alt="" address="404 Old Kingston Rd" directions="" phone="(416) 282-2204" url="" hours="" price="10-25$" lat="" long="">Old fashion diner in Highland Creek. A bit of a historical site.</drink>
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*<drink name="The Amazing Ted's Restaurant" alt="" address="404 Old Kingston Rd" directions="" phone="(416) 282-2204" url="" hours="" price="10-25$" lat="" long="">Old fashion diner in Highland Creek. A bit of a historical site.</drink>
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*<drink name="The Amazing Ted's Restaurant" alt="" address="404 Old Kingston Rd" directions="" phone="+1 416 282-2204" email="" fax="" url=""  hours="" price="$10-25" lat="" long="">Old fashion diner in Highland Creek. A bit of a historical site.</drink>
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
* <sleep name="Holiday Inn Express" alt="" address="50 Estate Dr" directions="" phone="+1 416 439-9666" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">This three star hotel offers an enjoyable stay to visitors with high-speed internet access, deluxe continental breakfast, as well as a fitness centre and business facilities.</sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Travelodge" alt="" address="20 Milner Business Court" directions="Hwy 401 & Markham Rd" phone="+1 416 299-9500" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Travelodge offers great value for money. All rooms feature  card access, work desk, in-room coffee, voice mail, irons and ironing boards, in-room movies, and a 25 inch television. There is also free wi fi access and an indoor pool to maintain your gym workout.</sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Delta Toronto East" alt="" address="2035 Kennedy Rd" directions="" phone="+1 416 299-1500" email="" fax="+1 416 299-8959" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">The official home to the Toronto Zoo, the Delta located at Kennedy and Highway 401, with easy access to downtown Toronto. Personalized attention to visitors means that the Delta offers specials such as a free contiental breakfast each morning, high speed wi fi access, cable televisions with movies and more. Guests will enjoy the 20,000 square foot atrium which houses a large swimming pool, saunas, whirlpool, exercise room and squash court.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="The Amazing Ted's Restaurant" alt="" address="404 Old Kingston Rd" directions="" phone="(416) 282-2204" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="10-25$" lat="" long="">Old fashion diner in Highland Creek. A bit of a historical site.</sleep>
 
  
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* <sleep name="Holiday Inn Express" alt="" address="50 Estate Dr" directions="" phone="+1 416 439-9666" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">3 star, with high-speed internet access, continental breakfast, fitness centre and business facilities.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Travelodge" alt="" address="20 Milner Business Court" directions="Hwy 401 & Markham Rd" phone="+1 416 299-9500" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">All rooms feature swipe-card access, work desk, in-room coffee, voice mail, irons and ironing boards, in-room movies, and a 25 inch TV. Free wi fi access and an indoor pool.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Delta Toronto East" alt="" address="2035 Kennedy Rd" directions="Kennedy and Highway 401" phone="+1 416 299-1500" email="" fax="+1 416 299-8959" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Nearby the Toronto Zoo, with easy access to downtown Toronto. Free continental breakfast each morning, high speed wifi, cableTV with movies. 20,000² ft atrium houses a large swimming pool, saunas, whirlpool, exercise room and squash court.</sleep>
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==

Revision as of 00:14, 29 May 2012

Scarborough is a district in Toronto.

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Get in

By car

Major highways leading into Scarborough are the 401 and 407 Express Toll Route [1]. The 407 charges a toll that is depended on the time of day you enter the highway, distance travelled, vehicle class, and correct mounting of a vehicle transponder. Out of province vehicles are charged also through a bill by mail.

By train

GO Transit [2] offers regular commuter train and bus service to Toronto and throughout the GTA. Main train connections are at the Rouge Hill, Guildwood, Eglinton, and Scarborough stations. The Stouffville line offers limited rush hour service to and from downtown Toronto with stops at Milliken, Agincourt and Kennedy stations in Scarborough.

By bus

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) [3] provides bus and subway service within Scarborough and throughout all of the city.

See

Scarborough is a beautiful location. You should see: Miliken Park (a lovely park), Rouge Park (full of Nature and Wildlife), and the Scarborough Town Centre (massive Shopping mall).

Do

The Scarborough Bluffs, [4], are located and stretched 14 kmkm along the shoreline of Lake Ontario. The highest cliff is 65 m (213 ft) and the views of the waves crashing along the shore are beautiful. Definitely a must see and there are no entry fees.

The Toronto Zoo, [5], is located in Scarborough and is Canada's premier zoo showcasing over 5,000 animals. The award winning Gorilla Rainforest is a main attraction at the zoo and one of its most popular pavilions. Hours of operation are located on the website as well as directions to the zoo. Prices range from $12-20 depending on age and children under three years of age are free.

Buy

The Scarborough Town Centre, Brimley Rd. and McCowan Rd. (off the 401), [6]. Stores and services. Open M-F 10AM-9PM and 9:30AM-7PM on Saturdays and 11AM-6PM on Sundays.

Agincourt Mall, 3850 Sheppard Ave. East, ☎ +1 416 291-7761.

Cedarbrae Mall, 3495 Lawrence Avenue East, ☎ +1 416 431-1550.

Malvern Town Centre, 31 Tapscott Rd, ☎ +1 416 297-4786.

Morningside Mall, 255 Morningside Ave, ☎ +1 416 284-6993.

Eat

Budget

  • The Amazing Ted's Restaurant, 404 Old Kingston Rd, +1 416 282-2204. Old fashion diner in Highland Creek. A bit of a historical site. $10-25.
  • St. Andrews Fish and Chips, 1589 Ellesmere Rd, +1 416 431-6574, [7]. Traditional 'fish and chips'. Also supply deep fried Mars bars.
  • King Georges Arms, 2501 Victoria Park Ave, +1 416 492-8036. Known for having the best wings in Scarborough, King Georges Arms is also a pub and attraction for late night drinks. Prices per person range from $11-25. The wings are definitely a high recommendation!
  • Real McCoy Burgers and Pizza, 1033 Markham Rd, +1 416 439-6804. 10AM-1AM. This fast food restaurant with good pizza and burgers. It's a simple take-out restaurant with no seating environment and is open for late-night requirements. Closed on Sundays. Under $25.


Splurge

Drink

  • Noah's Ark, 2777 Avenue Danforth, +1 416 690-6222. Fun country bar, with pool tables, kareoke, dance floor and live bands.
  • The Amazing Ted's Restaurant, 404 Old Kingston Rd, +1 416 282-2204. Old fashion diner in Highland Creek. A bit of a historical site. $10-25.

Sleep

  • Holiday Inn Express, 50 Estate Dr, +1 416 439-9666. 3 star, with high-speed internet access, continental breakfast, fitness centre and business facilities.
  • Travelodge, 20 Milner Business Court (Hwy 401 & Markham Rd), +1 416 299-9500. All rooms feature swipe-card access, work desk, in-room coffee, voice mail, irons and ironing boards, in-room movies, and a 25 inch TV. Free wi fi access and an indoor pool.
  • Delta Toronto East, 2035 Kennedy Rd (Kennedy and Highway 401), +1 416 299-1500 (fax: +1 416 299-8959). Nearby the Toronto Zoo, with easy access to downtown Toronto. Free continental breakfast each morning, high speed wifi, cableTV with movies. 20,000² ft atrium houses a large swimming pool, saunas, whirlpool, exercise room and squash court.

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