Vaughan has convenient superhighways from all around the region. Public transit links are available by TTC, YRT, GO and a dedicated high-speed rail link to Pearson Airport is being built.
As well, TTC subways are coming to Vaughan.
There are two GO train stations.
McMichael Canadian Art Gallery, 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, . 10AM-4PM daily, closed December 25. Excellent collection dominated by the famous Canadian Group of Seven and their contemporaries.$15, discounts for families and seniors. edit
Vaughan has been called Canada's best shopping city numerous times.
Promenade MallLocated at the corner of Bathurst St. and Centre St. Opened in 1986 and has 290,000 sq ft. of retail space with over 175 retailers. Renovated in 2009. Anchors include Sears, T & T Supermarket, The Children's Place, Old Navy, American Eagle Outfitters, Coach, and the second Aroma Espresso Bar in Canada. Movie theatre operated by Rainbow Cinema.
Thornhill Historic Village
Thornhill Town Centre (fully open mid-2008?)
Vaughan Mills, 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive (Rutherford-Highway 400), ☎ 905-879-2110, . Mon-Sat 10:00am-9:00pm; Sun 11:00am-7:00pm. South of Canada's Wonderland, Vaughan Mills could be considered a tourist attraction itself, with 1.2 million square feet of indoor shopping, plus two outdoor power centre area to its south. With fifteen anchor stores, choices include Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, H&M, The Children's Place, Holt Renfrew Last Call, Tommy Hilfiger, and Urban Behaviour. Lucky Strike Lanes and NASCAR Speedpark are available for entertainment, and food court and full-service dining options are available. The malls is open on most statutory holidays.edit
Take public transit to Downtown Toronto or take local flights from nearby Buttonville, Markham, Brampton or Downsview airports. These may include aerial tours.
The region is a gateway to Southern Ontario with tourist attractions including Niagara Falls, Ontario Wine Country and the Niagara Escarpment. Take a day trip to Lake Simcoe or Lake Wilcox. Many parks are located nearby.