Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario on TransCanadaHighway.com



Scenic lake in a Kitchener Park

Why Visit Kitchener-Waterloo?

This community (which includes Guelph and Cambridge and several smaller towns close-by, is in the heart of Ontario farming country, and has a concentration of ethnic Germans, who get excited about Oktoberfest each fall. It is also a major university town, center of high-tech manufacturing, and general industry.

Kitchener-Waterloo is located in the heartland of Southern Ontario, also called Canada's Technology Triangle is comprised of the urban centres of Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener -Waterloo. Kitchener is located less than one hour from Toronto, Canada's largest city, and a couple of hours from the American Cities of Detroit and Buffalo via Highway 401. The area comprises a consumer market of over 500,000 people and is positioned to serve a population of 120 million people within a day's drive of the region Also within a 500 mile radius of Kitchener are more than 60% of Canada's population, and 40% of the U.S. population.

Kitchener's Concordia German Club The city began as a 600,000 acre reserve for Indians loyal to the King in the War of 1812. They sold a block of land, which was then subdivided. The first settlers were German-speaking Mennonites from Pennsylvania who like the farmland. Later in the 1800s more Germans came, who were primarily tradesmen and merchants. The new town was called Berlin.

In 1916, during the First World War, the city renamed itself Kitchener for the famous British General. The community is home to several universities including the University of Waterloo , University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College. Since 1984, the region's economy grew nearly twice as fast as the province overall.



Trans-Canada Highway History



K-W Neighbourhoods Greater Toronto Area To-From Toronto Kitchener.FoundLocally.com City of Kitchener

Kitchener Attractions Map

Kitchener-Waterloo Accommodation & Attractions

Here are a featured SAMPLING of hotels, motels, long-term accommodation, vacation rentals, lodges and campgrounds. For a complete (and searchable listing) use the red SEARCH feature at right.

Accommodations Directory Listings

Here are some of the hotels, motels, campgrounds, and lodges/cottages to be found along the Trans Canada Highway:

Directory Search

Kitchener-Waterloo AccommodationsHoliday Inn Cambridge-Hespeler Galt

The award-winning 143 room Holiday Inn Cambridge offers all the comforts of home: Full Conference & Banquet facilities. Indoor & Outdoor Pools, whirlpool, Sauna & Fitness Facilities

More Info

Kitchener-Waterloo AccommodationsFuture Inns Cambridge

Featuring 138 guest rooms, from traditional rooms to suites, Future Inns Cambridge is the perfect destination for families, business travelers and conference conveners.

More Info

Kitchener-Waterloo AccommodationsSunbridge Hotel and Conference Centre Cambridge

Cambridge Hotel, hotel cambridge ontario, cambridge conference venue, Cambridge event venue, Cambridge wedding venue, African Lion Safari tickets, Butterfly Conservatory tickets, Bingemans Bigsplash tickets

More Info

Kitchener-Waterloo AccommodationsHillcrest House Bed & Breakfast

We are a Heritage Bed and Breakfast in Uptown Waterloo, updated with 3 suites available. Cozy and comfortable, just right for the weary traveller

More Info

Kitchener-Waterloo AccommodationsBest Western Cambridge Hotel

Rooms & mini-suites include mini-fridges & data ports. Hotel has indoor pool, dry sauna, and whirlpool, complimentary in-room coffee, continental breakfast, local calls and parking. Banquet facilities for 150. Walk to shopping, restaurants & pubs.

More Info

More Nights... More places to stay in Kitchener-Waterloo

TransCanadaHighway.com has lots of hotels,mnotels, beds & breakfast, long-term accommoodtion, and comprgrounds to choose form in and around Kitchener-Waterloo.

More Info

Attractions Directory Listings

Here are some of the attractions, museums, historical sites, and sports activities to be found along the Trans Canada Highway:

Directory Search

Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsEnterprise Rent-A-Car

Unlike other rental car companies, Enterprise focuses on neighborhood markets. We specialize in renting to people who need a temporary replacement car or a vehicle for a special occasion.

More Info

Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsErbsville Kartways

Erbsville Kartway offers wicked fast fun for the whole family! Rip around our 1.6KM track in our 9HP honda powered Bomber karts. If you're a little speed demon, Mom or Dad can take you for a spin in our karts built for 2.

More Info

Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsNational Car and Truck Rental

National Car Rental operates in over 3,000 locations, and operates over 275,000 quality vehicles that serve over 15 million business & leisure travelers annually.

More Info

Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsUniversity Of Waterloo, Student Life Center (Greyhound Bus Depot)

Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations. It has become an icon of bus travel, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to 6.5 million passengers each year.

More Info

Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsRoyal City Brewing Company

StoneHammer Brewing has a 20 year history of using handcrafted care and time-honoured methodology to brew beer with the finest natural ingredients from around the world.

More Info

More Attractions... Things to see & do in Kitchener-Waterloo

TransCanadaHighway.com has lots of attractions, festivals, tours, and things to see & do in and around Kitchener-Waterloo.

More Info

Featured Listings Add Your Free Listing, if you're not listed

If your local area business is not already here or in the FoundLocally.com directory (try the SEARCH box at the top), and you would like to be featured (randomly), add yourself to the Free Listings!

Be found on FoundLocally.com AND TransCanadaHighway

Add Free Listing

Kitchener-Waterloo Search  Click to expand this menu

Local: Kitchener Info  Click to expand this menu
Ontario Provincial Info  Click to expand this menu