Spend a Cozy Day in Markham

Cold weather calls for cozy days! Are you cuddling up with a good book? Sipping a big cup of coffee? Exploring unique cafés in your city?

One of the things we love about Markham is that it’s full of hidden gems. There are two particular hidden gems located on Markham Main Street that will make your cozy day even cozier!



Alfsen House Books

a ladder in a cozy bookstore

Get lost in book heaven and take some amazing Instagram selfies while you’re at it!

This used book store holds over 40,000 soft and hardcover copies of vintage reads. It also doubles into an art gallery! The majority of the artwork around the store was created by the owner and his family.

Located at 154 Main Street North, Markham ON.

It’s The Cat’s Meow Cafe

After you pick out a good book at Alfsen House Books, take a one minute walk to It’s The Cat’s Meow Cafe, tucked in the corner of 138 Robinson Street!

Famous for their Catpuccinos, this local coffee shop is the perfect spot to warm up, start your book, and stare at the snowfall outside the window.

a cat's face in latte foam

Here are more spots to add to your cozy day in Markham!

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