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.



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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.

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Kitchener-Waterloo AccommodationsHoliday Inn Guelph Hotel and Conference Ctr

100% smoke free hotel. conference center for 40-700, with business centre, and fitness centre with indoor and outdoor pool

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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.

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Kitchener-Waterloo AccommodationsSunbridge Hotel and Conference Centre Cambridge

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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

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsAriss Valley Golf & Country Club

Built in 1963, the 3 full 9 hole courses are set on undulating terrain with 12 ponds, a creek and many sand traps.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsTWB Brewing

Together We’re Bitter Co-operative Brewery aims to provide the community of Kitchener-Waterloo with fresh, hand-crafted beer in a relaxed, interesting, inclusive space.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsFlag Raiders (Indoor)

Since 1983, Flag Raiders is a family owned and operated business catering to first time players, individuals and groups. Flag Raiders has grown to include a spectacular outdoor paintball facility, state of the art indoor facility

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsCambridge Golf Club

This rural championship course designed by Robbie Robinson, is minutes from the 401 and features open fairways and slightly elevated greens.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsVictoria Park Golf Club (East)

Mature 1974 course has fully irrigated fairways, licensed banquet facilities for 250. The 6500-yard challenging par 71 layout has recent improvements to the sand traps, irrigation system and par-3 water holes. Fairways are contour-cut, and

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