Formerly a municipality of Toronto, Canada, North York experienced a sudden boom in the 70s that transformed it into a city. It was proclaimed the City of North York in 1979. Located in the center of Toronto's northern section, this city is inhabited by a diverse set of ethnicities. A few North York hotels are found in the city's business center, along with shopping malls and condominiums that are on the rise. If you're on a budget, look for North York hotel deals.
Although North York is a modern city, you can revisit its history and the old way of life by visiting the Black Creek Pioneer Village. This heritage museum recreates 19th-century Canada and the rural village life. A guided tour takes you to 40 rustic buildings including a milling plant, a blacksmith shop, and a church. Go down Keele Street and onto Carl Hall Road and visit Downsview Park, where you can check out the Canadian Air and Space Museum. To cap off your day, spend a quiet afternoon in the Toronto Botanical Garden, which is located just a few minutes' drive from Downsview.
In addition to hotels in North York, Yonge Street is where you'll find lots of Asian, French, and American restaurants, pubs, and bars to suit your food and drink preferences. For a more casual dining experience, choose from the many bars at Shops at Don Mills, a recreation area that spans Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East. There's also a small plaza in the intersection of Finch and Leslie Street that features Chinese and Asian cuisine. Are you ready to take on this colorful city? Get North York travel packages from Travelocity. And remember to download the Travelocity app, so you can access mobile exclusive discounts to help you get the best Toronto flights.