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Hitting the Links: Public Golf Courses 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.  

Santa Claus Parades in Waterloo Region

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!

wooden hand painted sign at the end of a laneway of a Mennonite farm promoting maple syrup for sale

March Maple Syrup Madness!

Maple syrup is a year-long favourite condiment and ingredient and one with a very long history that needs to be acknowledged. Long before Europeans arrived in North America and introduced the honeybee, Canada’s indigenous peoples were drawing sap from trees and creating the sweet elixir: maple syrup

A Family Urban Bikepacking Adventure in Waterloo Region

Cycling enthusuast Joe Meissner set off with his wife and three children on what they called their “urban bikepacking adventure”. The route took them through several area trails that were also close to many local amenities. Here is how their 3-day adventure in Waterloo Region went.

West Montrose Covered Bridge during the Waterloo Guelph Explorer

A Perfect Mix: the Ontario by Bike Waterloo Guelph Explorer

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.

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Milkshakes to say goodbye to summer

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. 

Dining “Art” Fresco

There’s nothing quite like sitting around a table with family and friends and having great conversations over a delicious meal. Now, take that same table, have it painted by a talented local artist, place it on one of our region’s fabulous patios, and you have the recipe for the Art Fresco Project.

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Farmers’ Markets in Waterloo Region

Farmers’ markets are abundant in Waterloo Region, and are almost as plentiful as the vegetables, fruits and other products that fill their vendor’s stands! They’re a great way to take home fresh produce, and an even better way to meet the people responsible for growing your food.

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3 Ways to Beat the Heat in Waterloo Region

We’ve all spent enough time indoors, so now it’s time to head outside and find ways to enjoy what this region has to offer – with some stops built in to help you beat the heat! 
Need some inspiration? Here are 3 ways to help you keep your cool on your next outdoor adventure!  

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