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Aerial view of Durham Region

Communities

Communities

Durham Region welcomes you!

Less than an hour’s drive from Toronto, awaits the charming and vibrant communities of Durham Region–ready to be explored! Whether you’re planning a family adventure, weekend escape, or visiting for the first time, we welcome you to experience Durham Region’s star attractions, diverse creativity and so much more.

The Regional Municipality of Durham, one of Canada’s fastest growing economic communities, is made up of the cities of Oshawa and Pickering; towns of Ajax and Whitby; Municipality of Clarington; and townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge.

In the centre of our communities is where you’ll find makers’ and farmers’ markets, a huge variety of restaurants, coffee roasteries, gaming cafes and retail shops. Explore our fourteen distinct and diverse downtown areas on the Downtowns of Durham.

Durham is brimming with attractions and activities to experience year-round, and is proud to be recognized as a four-season destination. From maple syrup festivals in the spring; and live music events in the summer; to apple picking in the fall; and heart-pumping outdoor sports in the winter, you’re sure to find an authentic adventure for the whole family to enjoy–right here in Durham Region. 

 Interactive Map of Durham

Find an accessible version here.