As many of you know me by now, I am ALWAYS on the MOVE. This week, I am driving the 2021 Honda Civic Sport Touring hatchback to roam around different places in Ontario.
And as part of my travel segment “Ontario Travel Series“, check out the places and photos that I have visited and explored while driving this Honda Civic Sport Touring 5dr hatchback. Perhaps my visit to these places/events will give you inspiration to explore and experience yourself with your loved ones! Enjoy!
The 2021 Honda Civic hatchback was provided by Honda Canada so that I can be On the MOVE to explore Ontario. However, as always, the opinions expressed in this post is entirely my own.
First up, let’s check out the city of Mississauga. What better way to miss the Civic Centre with the 2021 Honda Civic. LOL. I know, I know, play on words, it’s lame, but hey, it works!
Mississauga Civic Centre – Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Address: 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1
Phone: (905) 615-3200 ext. 4311
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/n8pjkxXJrdQ8DfX87
The Mississauga Civic Centre is a large open space. It has the city hall. A garden, a Mississauga Hall of Fame, a big space for concerts and live events (pre-COVID). And currently, they are renovating the central library. There were so food trucks that sells fish tacos and crepes to the public. There are lots of parking and it’s located right across the Square One shopping mall.
Square One Shopping Mall – Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Address: 100 City Centre Dr, Mississauga, ON L5B 2C9
Phone: (905) 270-7771
Opened: October 3, 1973
Google Maps: https://g.page/square-one-shopping-centre?share
MoVernie FUN FACT: Square One, is a shopping mall located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. It is the largest shopping centre in Ontario and the second largest shopping centre in Canada, after the West Edmonton Mall. In summary, it’s a HUGE shopping mall!
Marilyn Monroe Condo Towers – Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Address: 50–60 Absolute Avenue, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/mjMyEnpEQUT4vs7i7
Most people called these condos the “Marilyn Monroe Condos” but its official name is called “Absolute Condos“. Anyhow, these are iconic architecture in the heart of Mississauga. There aren’t many odd-shaped or artistic buildings in Ontario, so these residential buildings are “Can’t Miss” when you are visiting Mississauga.
Can you believe this? Port Perry Grain Elevator is the OLDEST grain elevator in Canada. I always thought that the oldest grain elevator will be somewhere in Saskatchewan where the flat lands are being used to grow plants and grain. I am always learning!
Old Mill is a neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the banks of the Humber River. It has lots of history and is now a hotel and spa. It reminds me of the buildings and houses that I seen when I visited Germany.
Before COVID, the Maple Leaf Square is an outdoor space for Leafs fans to watch their beloved team on a jumbotron outside the Scotiabank Arena, where the Maple Leafs play. Anyhow, until fans can watch together safely again after the pandemic. To the Leafs Fans, sorry for yet another game 7 lost by your favourite Leafs.
Distillery District – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Address: 9 Trinity Street, Suite 200, Toronto, ON, M5A 3C4
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/E7coWSQsW4E3Nwwa9
Distillery District is a National Historic Site and is a beautiful place to take a stroll. It is rustic, it retains many old buildings that you feel like you are travelling back in time. It has many fashion stores, art stores, restaurants, lounges, theatre, furniture and optical store. Occasionally all season round, you will see various events and festivals being hosted here.
Varley Art Gallery of Markham – Markham, Ontario, Canada
Address: 216 Main St Unionville, Unionville, ON L3R 2H1
Phone: (905) 477-7000 ext. 3261
Google Maps: https://g.page/VarleyArtGallery?share
Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery, or the Varley Art Gallery of Markham, is an art museum in Markham, Ontario, Canada. The museum is situated in a 1,400 square metres building on Main Street Unionville. The gallery was named after Frederick Varley, an artist from the Group of Seven, and was opened in May 1997.
Markham Pan Am Centre – Markham, Ontario, Canada
Address: 16 Main St Unionville, Unionville, ON L3R 2E4
Phone: (905) 475-4730
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/79g1Mcx2apvELcHf9
The Markham Pan Am Centre is a multi-purpose community and aquatics centre located in the new downtown area of Markham, Ontario, Canada. The facility was designed to host the badminton, table tennis and water polo events for the 2015 Pan American Games.
Downtown Markham – Markham, Ontario, Canada
Downtown Markham is the central business district of Markham, Ontario, Canada currently being developed. It is located within Markham Centre and Unionville and is proposed to serve as the heart of Markham.