Tourist Attractions in Oshawa, ON
There are 18 tourist attractions found in Oshawa, ON. This is 1% of all tourist attractions listed in Ontario. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are zoo and museums. Then there is also nature attractions listed in Oshawa. You may find a list of all categories of Oshawa attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Oshawa of that type.
Oshawa, the largest municipality in the Regional Municipality of Durham, comes from the Ojibwa word ‘aazhaway’ which means ‘the crossing place’. The city was founded back in 1876 as the McLaughlin Carriage Company and was the location of the headquarters for the General Motors of Canada. This is the reason why the city has been nicknamed Canada’s Motor City.
Among the top places to visit in Oshawa is the home of the carriage company’s founder, Parkwood Estate, which has been declared as a National Historic Site of Canada. The Canadian Automotive Museum, General Motors Center and the Robert McLaughlin Gallery are also popular places to go. The city of Oshawa also features numerous parks, trails and conservation areas. Tourists can take a stroll around Lakeview Park, McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve, Second Marsh Wildlife Area, Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens, Oshawa Zoo, Joseph Kolodzie Oshawa Creek Bike Path and several other places.
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