Five must-see attractions near Gold Seal’s Scarborough apartments

downsview Gold Seal’s Scarborough apartments are located close to some of Ontario’s most well-known tourist attractions. With abundant daycare centres, parks and schools, Scarborough is a fantastic place to raise a family. In addition to neighbourhood playgrounds, families also enjoy easy access to exciting places like the Ontario Science Centre and Rouge National Urban Park. Whether you’re looking to take a trip back in time at the Scarborough Museum or meet up with some lions and tigers at the Toronto Zoo, there’s always something fun to get into with the kids close to home in Scarborough. Here are five attractions near Gold Seal’s Scarborough apartments to visit before the end of the summer — no matter how old you are.

1. Ontario Science Centre

With popular interactive exhibits on science and technology, touring shows and an IMAX cinema, the Ontario Science Centre is an iconic cultural attraction that welcomes thousands of visitors each year. Here you’ll find engaging and thought-provoking exhibits and interactive experiences including a learn-through-play space for kids.

2. Rosetta McClain Gardens

Enjoy gorgeous rose gardens, a rock fountain and fluttering butterflies at this picturesque park located just 15 minutes south of Gold Seal’s Scarborough apartments. In addition to beautiful floral displays, Rosetta McClain Gardens also features spectacular views of Lake Ontario from the top of the Scarborough Bluffs.

3. Scarborough Museum

Connect to the past and get to know the good old days at the Scarborough Museum. Located on the farm fields of Scarborough’s first settlers, just 10 minutes from Gold Seal’s apartments, this museum shows the history and development of Scarborough from its early days to present time. In addition to exhibits, the museum also offers educational programming, camps and special events.

4. Toronto Zoo

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my. The Toronto Zoo is not only entertaining but also educational for people of all ages. Located 30 minutes north of Gold Seal’s Scarborough apartments, the Toronto Zoo is Canada’s largest wildlife park encompassing 287 hectares divided into seven zoogeographic regions: Indo-Malaya, Africa, Americas, Tundra Trek, Australasia, Eurasia, and the Canadian Domain.

5. Rouge National Urban Park

Rouge Park is Canada’s first national urban park and a unique wilderness setting located just 20 minutes from Gold Seal’s Scarborough apartments. It is home to Toronto’s only campground and one of Ontario’s largest marshes. Whether you’re into historic farms and agricultural landscapes or century-old trees, or you just want to take a swim, Rouge Park is a great escape for the entire family. Gold Seal’s apartment buildings in Scarborough have controlled access, onsite staff, and laundry facilities. Most of the suites have been updated with new windows, modern kitchens, and refinished hardwood floors. Residents also enjoy plenty of closet space and close proximity to the TTC. For more fun things to see and do in Scarborough or to view apartments for rent by Gold Seal Management in Toronto, be sure to visit today.