Sports and outdoors Nearby You'll find lots of options for outdoor recreation. Starting from a relaxing stroll along the Kerava river nearby, to a full day hike in Sipoonkorpi National Park. At Kuusijärvi lake you can swim in summer and also in winter. There are also crosscountry trails with lights around the area. More trails are to found at Keinukallio in Kerava. Beutyful bicycle route along the old King's Road swings close by too. Talma village in Sipoo offers a variety of services such as downhill skiing, adventure park for kids and a golf course - all within a 20 min. drive from Jokivarsi. For golf enthusiasts there are greens also at Hiekkaharju (Vantaa), Tuusula and Porvoo.
Shopping and other little pleasures In the area you will find two adorable shops for house decor, both also housing a coffee shop! Korson Wanha Asema is located at the Korso historic Railway Station, and is a combination of two shops and a cafeteria. Shops are alla about ecological lifestyle made beatyful, in the café, don't forget to taste the Korso cake. While in Korso, pay a visit to Korson Suutari, if you like unique hand made leather goods. Koiramäen Pajutalli is a bit further, in Tuusula, but especially in summertime it offers geat adventure for kids - and wonderful shopping for parents. Those into fishing will want to visit the Ruoto megastore in the same neighbourhood. Fashion enthusiasts obviously head to Helsinki Outlet Village, or to find special pieces in Arkisto Second Hand countryside shop. Last but not least - endulge yourself in Chocolate factory Fazer visitor center.
Culture Friends of art and history will find interesting places to visit too; In Nikkilä, Sipoo, there are two beautyful churches; the old stone church and a "new" one from late 1800's. Further south the Gumbostrand art gallery-boutique-coffee shop is a lovely place to visit especially in summer time. Also the Tuusulanjärvi-area hosts many interesting museums. In Tikkurila look for the Old Train Station to find the Vantaa City Museum. Porvoo Old Town will make a great day-trip - or why not follow the historical King's Road even further.
Restaurants Closest places to buy a bite is the Burger King Korso, about 1 kilometer away. More varieties in offerings you will find in restaurant Rodeo Steakhouse in Korso, or Cafe Kuusijärvi at Kuusijärvi. For a really nice dinner head to Sipoon Kellari in Nikkilä. Please check the opening hours from the restaurants own website. In addition to those, you can allways order a variety of dinners delivered to Villa Jokivarsi by Wolt, or a pizza from Nikinmän Tähti or Pizzeria Italiana nearby.