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Cutting-edge Fun Meets Small-town Appeal in Newmarket

Newmarket, Ontario has appeared on two of MoneySense magazine’s lists of the finest places to live. Just take your Newmarket rental car out for a tour of the destinations below and you’ll see why. There are museums, a boutique-filled main street shopping area, outdoor activities and fine dining. Browse below to start planning your visit.

Fairy Lake Park

Any trip in this beautiful region should include a few outdoor excursions. When you’re in Newmarket, Fairy Lake Park is the destination to park your Thrifty rental car for a while and enjoy some time outside. This park features a dam that was built in 1801, a man-made lake and winding trails. Visit to go for a walk and enjoy the scenery that draws spectators in nearly all seasons. If you’re traveling with family, take the little ones to enjoy the playground equipment.

Newmarket Riverwalk Commons

Set your Newmarket rental car’s GPS for 200 Doug Duncan Drive to explore a huge range of activities. Newmarket Riverwalk Commons is a park that’s a hub of community activities throughout the summer and winter. Their calendar of events features the Garlic is Great Festival, Music in the Park, Moonlight Movies and more. There’s also a pool that you can wade in during the summer and ice skate on during the winter. Check their listings when you visit.

Main Street Newmarket

Drive your Thrifty rental car down to Main Street for an old-fashioned shopping experience with a twist. In this historic shopping district, you can explore unique products that include everything from new types of bicycles to crafts to comic books and more. Plus, no matter what you’re shopping for, you’ll receive one-on-one, attentive customer service.

Of Rock and Chalk Indoor Climbing Gym

When you want adventure, the place to go is 482 Ontario Street for a day of indoor rock climbing. If you’re new to the sport or want to introduce your kids to indoor rock climbing, you’re in luck because the staff here is well known for their friendly approach and helpful teaching style. And, there are activities for climbers with all ranges of ability. The gym has more than forty climbing routes at various heights and obstacles that replicate boulders, rock walls and more. Park your Newmarket rental car and visit Of Rock and Chalk Indoor Climbing Gym to add some thrills to your visit.

Elman W. Campbell Museum

During your tour of Main Street Newmarket, one must-see destination is this historical museum located at 134 Main Street South. The Ellman W. Campbell Museum offers a walk through the history of Newmarket. Throughout the year, the museum offers different types of interactive things to do with kids, including workshops, and a selection of old fashioned toys to explore. Even the building that houses the museum is historic. The design features strong and picturesque stone walls. The museum is also an important, active part of the community and hosts events such as the Gallery of Festive Trees and a holiday goods sale.

The Goulash House

When visiting Newmarket, dining here will make you feel like you’ve been transported to Hungary. The Goulash House is housed in quaint, comfortable corner location at 200 Main Street South. The menu is filled with traditional cuisine from Hungary and Europe such as snitzel, dumplings, perogies and, naturally, several varieties of goulash. All of these dishes are served in large portions in a relaxed environment, making this a destination that should top your restaurant list. When it’s time for a meal, drive your Thrifty rental car to The Goulash House.