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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 - Toronto East Lakeview

Complimentary continental breakfast, coffee in lobby, newspaper, local telephone calls, Children under 12 free with adult. Executive rooms with two beds, sofa bed, refrigerator and sink available. Restaurant adjacent.

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Scarborough AccommodationsToronto and Region Conservation

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

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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 AccommodationsHoward Johnson Inn and Suites Toronto East

191 Oversized Comfortable Guest Rooms & Suites, with Complimentary Continental Breakfast, In - Room Coffee, Free Local Calls, Free Parking, Free Daily Newspaper. Almost 9 acres with landscaped courtyard.

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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 Travel & AttractionsLavish Limo

Lavish Limo offers limo services in Toronto on rental. Our elegant and comfortable limousines are given on rental for weddings, parties, prom and airports. Our services are professional and we have decent and smart chauffeurs for hassle free service

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsSears

Sears Canada, in business since 1953, is Canada's largest single full-line retailer of general merchandise and home-related services.

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Scarborough Travel & AttractionsAdvantage Car & Truck Rentals Scarborough

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 & 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 & AttractionsSears

Sears Canada, in business since 1953, is Canada's largest single full-line retailer of general merchandise and home-related services.

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