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 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 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 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

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Kitchener-Waterloo AccommodationsHolday Inn Express and Suites Waterloo - St. Jacobs Area

100% smoke free guest rooms feature a fridge, microwave, iron and board as well as a 42” Flat Screen LED Smart TV. Every room has a speakerphone with voicemail and free Superfast High Speed Internet access. Year-round indoor salt-water pool,

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Kitchener-Waterloo AccommodationsBingemans

Whether guests are visiting Bingemans for a day of fun at Big Splash waterpark, FunworX, a stay in the camping resort or attending a meeting, function or conference, our staff provide the utmost in client service and guest interactions.

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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.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsCutten Club

Founded in 1927, the course was privately built and donated to the city, and in 1939 purchased by Stanley Thompson. By the 1980s the University of Guelph became the owner and in 2005 converted it a member-supported private club, which was r

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsRiverEdge Golf Club

Professionally designed and exquisitely maintained, it offers golfers of all abilities a superlative golfing experience in 2 hrs. &30 min. Moments from Highway 401 in Kitchener, RiverEdge is surrounded by mature forest &unspoiled we

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsSears

Sears Canada, in business since 1953, is Canada's largest single full-line retailer of general merchandise and home-related services.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsGalt Country Club Limited

Built in 1906, this challenging course welcomes member-sponsored guests and features small greens and tight fairways. It is situated along the Grand River with some interesting rock outcroppings, up to 33 feet high, between the 13th and 14t

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