Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario on

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 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 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 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 Travel & AttractionsStratford Municipal Golf Course

Established way back in 1930 by the local CNRA Recreation Club, the Stratford Municipal Golf Course has long been the local community's popular choice for a quick but challenging round of golf. Stratford's fairways are wide, open, and play

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsSaginaw Golf Course

The Essex is a par 35 course, challenging players with exceptional greens, four ponds, and beautiful white sand bunkers. Considered one of Ontario's excellent 9 hole layouts, it will challenge the seasoned players, while providing a fair te

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsRebel Creek Golf Club

This course, designed by Alan Chud and A.C. Golf Inc, is carved through dramatic elevations and natural wetlands, and features a first class Waterloo County style clubhouse with valet parking and a guest check-in area.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsAvis Rent A Car

You get "we Try Harder" service at over 4,400 Avis Rent A Car Locations worldwide.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel & AttractionsBlock Three Brewing Company

Brewed right in St. Jacobs, we put the same artisan craftsmanship into each and every bottle we package and we look forward to seeing you soon!

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