Durham Region lies within the Central Counties of Ontario, a tourism-related association.
The top tourist attractions in Durham Region include Lake Ontario, Lake Scugog and Lake Simcoe, in particular for fishing.  Outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing are popular in the region, in particular in Uxbridge, Ontario, which calls itself the Trail Capital of Canada. Darlington Provincial Park, Jungle Cat World, Parkwood Estate, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and the Canadian Automotive Museum are other popular attractions.
Tourism is a significant economic sector in Durham Region. Durham Region currently hosts more than four million visitors each year, who spend over $300 million. A casino resort is under development in Durham Region which will include a casino resort, convention centre, film studios, indoor waterpark, cinemas, restaurants, office tower and an amphitheatre.
REST & RELAX
Feel like getting away without going too far from home? Durham Region’s accommodation establishments provide the perfect outlet to relax and reconnect with nature.
Rest your head at one of our many amazing hotels, motels, or bed and breakfasts. Whether you are here for a day, a weekend or even a week, you will find our accommodations both comfortable and welcoming.
Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere that Durham Region accommodations can offer. After a long day of hiking, cycling or golfing, retire to a quiet B&B to rest and recharge in your own private room. The next morning, enjoy a homemade breakfast and take in the beautiful scenery of Durham Region—what a perfect weekend getaway.
Durham Region’s collection of hotels and motels offer their guests a welcoming environment to relax whether it's for business or pleasure.