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Kidstown water playground1 in Agincourt Scarborough is the part of Toronto, formerly its own city, that lies east of Victoria Park Ave, and west of Pickering and south of Markham and the York Region. The name "Scarborough" is named for the community in North Yorkshire, England, because the wife of John Graves Simcoe, Upper Canada's first lieutenant governor, thought the bluffs looked like the limestone cliffs back home.

Scarborough Town Centre Both Toronto and Scarborough received large groups of immigrants from Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia and China, as well as Jews from all over Eastern Europe. Following the Second World War, refugees from war-torn Europe, poor areas of Italy and Portugal, and Chinese fleeing the unrest there came to Toronto.

Alpaca at the Toronto Zoo The Scarborough Town Centre was developed as the major commercial and entertainment hub east of Toronto's Yonge Street and is located beside the Scarborough Civic Centre, Albert Campbell Square, and Consilium Place. Originally the city centre for the old City of Scarborough government, it now includes the Scarborough Walk of Fame honouring notable residents, past and current.

The gem of Scarborough is the Toronto Zoo, moved in 1974 from its original Riverdale location to the Rouge River valley, expanding its overall area from a cramped 3 hectares to a modern 300 hectares modern zoo where animals have space and settings duplicating their natural environments.

The natural treasures of the community are the Rouge River parklands, and the Scarborough Bluffs, sandstone cliffs that overlook Lake Ontario. The sand erosded from the Bluffs over the years has drifted west and collected to create the Toronto Islands.

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Scarborough AccommodationsDays Inn East Scarborough

Free continental breakfast, in-room coffee makers, weekday newspaper, local calls, parking, and much more. AAA/CAA approved.

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Scarborough AccommodationsHoliday Inn Express Toronto East

2 tier lobby with fireplace. Host meetings and gatherings up to 50 people. Close to Scarborough shopping and attractions. TTC walking distance, GO Train 3 km.

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Scarborough AccommodationsDelta Toronto East

Junior Suites, Deluxe Rooms, Premier Rooms, Delta Rooms and 3 Hospitality Suites. 20,000 sq ft atrium has fitness facilities, large in-door pool, full service spa, squash courts, 110' Waterslide

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Scarborough AccommodationsOntario Private Camp Ground Association

Stay our our wonderful campground, and enjoy the great outdoors… see our website for details

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Scarborough AccommodationsGlenrouge Campground, Toronto and Region Conservation

Toronto's only camping spot, the Glen Rouge Campground, is easy to reach from highways and is on the banks of the Rouge River. A safe and comfortable camping experience.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsNational Car and Truck Rental

National Car Rental operates in over 3,000 locations, and operates over 275,000 quality vehicles that serve over 15 million business & leisure travelers annually.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsAdvantage Car & Truck Rentals Markham

Advantage Car & Truck Rentals offers truck and car rentals in Toronto and in the Greater Toronto Area. We guarantee the best rate of all the major car rental companies operating in Toronto, so call us first for all your vehicle rental needs.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsAvis Rent A Car

You get "we Try Harder" service at over 4,400 Avis Rent A Car Locations worldwide.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsWedding Toronto Limousine

Wedding Toronto Limousine allows you to arrive in style on your wedding day. We have varieties of Limousines which deliver to you on your dream party. View our inventory of stylish fleets for high-end transportation services anywhere in Toronto.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsEnterprise Rent-a-Car

Unlike other rental car companies, Enterprise focuses on neighborhood markets. We specialize in renting to people who need a temporary replacement car or a vehicle for a special occasion.

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