It’s the Holiday Season, so get ready to enjoy the sights and sounds of the annual 2019 Santa Claus Parades! We’ve made it easy for you to know when the Man in Red will be arriving in your town: after all, Santa isn’t the only one making lists!
For many, a visit to a corn maze or pumpkin patch is definitely on their fall ‘To-Do’ list! Wondering where to find them as you #ExploreWR? Take a look at our list – and get ready for some family fall fun in Waterloo Region!
Waterloo Region’s public golf courses offer picturesque settings, professionally designed courses, and greens that will challenge players of all levels. Many boast additional amenities including restaurants, professional instructors, and a range of meeting spaces.
Lockdowns and physical distancing have helped keep us safe during the pandemic — but they’ve wreaked havoc on our social lives. Now that Ontario is well into step three of its reopening plan, we’re here with some fantastic date night ideas across Waterloo Region.
Fresh air is great for the body, mind, and spirit. Whether you’re walking with a friend, out with the family, or just looking to spend some time with your thoughts, Waterloo Region’s parks and trails offer something for everyone.
City of Cambridge – The City of Cambridge has been recognized as a Tree City of the World by Tree Canada, The Arbor Day Foundation, and the United Nations for its continued management of the city’s urban forest.
For 5 days in January, the City of Cambridge played host to 13 Olympic hopefuls from Archery Canada’s High Performance Recurve program. Head coach Shawn Riggs feels Waterloo Region is ideally suited for this type of camp.
The Record – Find safe and free outdoor activities around Cambridge this winter through a new website created by the city. Winter City Cambridge includes different types of winter activities from self-guided tours to maps outlining trails and outdoor rinks.
CTV News Kitchener – GolfNorth announced on Wednesday morning that it would be keeping its courses open through the winter, in hopes that golfers will layer up and hit the links even through the white fluffy stuff.
FamilyFunCanada.com – If you live with food intolerances, you will know how hard it can be to eat out. But that is changing fast. On a recent 2-day getaway to the three cities of Waterloo Region—Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge—I discovered a host of great food outlets that cater to intolerances.
When it comes to local craft beer, names are not trivial and bereft of meaning. They provide lots of insights – and fun – when you consider Waterloo Region’s craft beer names and the brewers who named them.
Get in touch with your inner Norsk during this Waterloo Region fall. Bundle up and embrace a date-night “friluftsliv” – a word that loosely translates to “living the outdoor life.” And why not expand your date night to include a staycation getaway at a local hotel.
While hearty German and Mennonite fare easily pop to mind when visitors think of Waterloo Region’s food scene, those dishes are only some of what’s on our table. Our restaurant scene continually evolves to provide a taste of who’s calling Waterloo Region home.
Ontario by Bike brought a group of over 40 cyclists through Waterloo Region as part of their Waterloo Guelph Explorer – a two-day bike getaway weekend designed to explore the region’s excellent bike trails, quiet country roads, small town charm and modern city amenities.
Summertime and the grillin’ is easy. Here’s a collection of just a few Waterloo Region burgers for you to check out over the summer months! (Note: in virtually all locations where they serve hamburgers, there is some sort of vegetarian or vegan offering as well.)
Sandy Pell shares the story behind the #GaltWings mural she and her partner, Steve Pell, created in Cambridge. This interactive mural was designed to both contribute to the community and attract new people to the Galt area of Cambridge.
TravelMammal.com – A day filled with delicious grub, refreshing drinks and stunning art on a beautiful sunny day with friends? Sign me up! Ontario’s Waterloo Region took a bold step and decided to combine both art and food. and recently launched the Art Fresco Public Art Project.
The milkshake – and its forgotten great-grandfather “the malted” – has a long and storied history. Now or 100 years ago, the frosty beverages are a perfect summer treat. And they’re perfect, too, for saying goodbye to summer, sad though that is.