Virtual Road Trip to Charming Historic Downtowns

This article is an oldie but a goodie!

Posted: May 28, 2020

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.

Support main street businesses now to help preserve their vibrant communities.

Durham Region is home to thirteen distinct ‘main street’ downtowns. From historic storefronts, to culturally diverse independent restaurants; from contemporary hair salons to espresso-to-go. These businesses are in urgent need of your support now, so that they can recover and rebuild. #ShopLocal.

Downtown Business Directory

Looking for delicious take-out as well as support your local downtown business? There’s a convenient search tool for you along with a map!

Downtown Business map

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Compose an ode to a business you love in Durham, highlight an exciting event, or tell a first-person account of a cool Downtowns of Durham experience. Sign up to be a contributor and your story could be published.

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