Things to Do in Historic Newmarket

Posted : March 29, 2016

Our blog is chock full of great ideas for fun things to see and do in York Durham and Headwaters. We are always adding new content and updating old posts, but sometimes you might stumble upon something from our vault. If this article has inspired you to hit the road, be sure to double-check that the featured stops in this post are still welcoming visitors.

In 1795, John Graves Simcoe took a trail along the Humber River that led him to the town we now call Newmarket. He started construction of Yonge Street, which ran along the trail he had taken, establishing the town. Newmarket is now a bustling area with the historic Main Street still intact. Here are the top 10 things to do in historic Newmarket.
Sanctuary Day Spa
This spa says it all – a sanctuary in the middle of a GTA town. Housed in a 5,000 square foot historical home, this relaxing spa might be the only thing you see in historic Newmarket. Did we mention the rooftop lounge? Yep, you’re never leaving.

Elman W Campbell Museum
For history buffs, check out the Elman W Campbell Museum. Learn all about the town of Newmarket and engage in some of the programs and events they offer!

Blooming Wellies Flower Boutique
With spring in the air, it’s hard to not have flowers on the mind. A visit to Blooming Wellies Flower Boutique will have you leaving with fresh florals and an appreciation for the art of gardening.

Nomi Handcrafted Jewellery and Gifts
Find exclusive handcrafted jewellery designed by Kristi Cross, alongside other Canadian and North American designers. She loves supporting independent designers, and offers a truly unique shopping experience. A real gem!

Hungry Brew Hops
Hungry? Then Brew Hops is an experience you don’t want to miss. This gastropub specializes in delicious food united with even better beer. With 33 draught choices to choose from, you better be calling an Uber on the way home.

Bene Bene Waffle and Ice Cream
Need we say more? Waffles and ice cream is enough to get anyone’s interest piqued. Kawartha’s ice cream, desserts, and Belgian waffles is every sugar lover’s dream come true.

Green Planet Scooters
If you or your kids are in the market for some summertime fun, check out Green Planet Scooters for the eco-friendly way to traverse around town. And yes, hover boards are in.

Good Vibes on Main
Good vibes are contagious and should be spread like confetti – right ? Stop into Good Vibes on Main and browse tons of feel good products that will make you smile.

Imagine Arts Inc.
Always dreamed of being center stage and dancing to your heart’s content? Well Imagine Arts is just the place for you with a plethora of classes offered for all age and skill levels. Imagine the possibilities!

Dance your way to new found fun in historic Newmarket! Contact us for more information on the latest and greatest happenings in the Newmarket area this summer.

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