AAA Editor Notes
Parkwood, The R.S. McLaughlin Estate National Historic Site, off Hwy. 401 exit 417 to 270 Simcoe St. N., was the home of R.S. McLaughlin, a pioneer in the automotive industry. The site comprises a 55-room mansion furnished with antiques and original artwork and is complemented by landscaped grounds, an Italianate garden, an Oriental sunken garden, five fountains and ornamental pools. Parkwood is a rare surviving example of an estate of the inter-war years. Special events are held throughout the year.
Food is available.