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 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 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 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 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 Travel & AttractionsApollo Valley Golf Course

9 Holes of par 3's in a country setting. Tee times not required. Great for seniors, kids and beginners or just to work on your short game

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsThrifty Car Rental - Kitchener

Join our Blue Chip Rewards program & get a free rental after every 16 rental days. Plus, enjoy perks like express lines & expedited counter service.

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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 & AttractionsSavannah Golf Links

Savannah Golf Links is a fully public daily green fee course with all the amenities of a private facility. Built on a landscape that provides for several elevated tees and greens, a variety of naturalized areas and impeccable course groomin

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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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