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Take in all there is to offer in the diverse cultural hub of Waterloo Region. It's home to many attractions, events and festivals, well-preserved history and cutting-edge technology. Explore Waterloo Region's impressive landscapes, experience a lively arts and culture community, and a vibrant coffee, craft brewery and restaurant scene. Plan a day trip, or arrange an extended stay!


Whether you’re planning a solo trip, a romantic weekend away, or a family vacation, there are lots of kid-friendly and adult getaway spots across Waterloo Region. There is no shortage of things to do! Checkout the list of attractions and entertainment spots that are sure to delight!


If you’re looking for a fun day outdoors, come see all of the thrilling outdoor experiences Waterloo Region has to offer. Adventure down the heritage Grand River in a kayak, canoe, or tube, cycle the top mountain biking trail in Ontario, horseback ride through Mennonite country trails, and more!


Looking for some super Instagrammable spots across Waterloo Region? Take a photo or share a story at one of the rich and vibrant arts and culture hotspots in Waterloo Region. From live entertainment and festivals to public art installations, museums, and galleries, there is a lot to see and celebrate across the entire region!


With such a diverse food scene in Waterloo Region, it’s possible to meet a farmer, see where their produce is grown, and then savour those ingredients in dishes prepared that same day. It’s part of a true farm to-table food and drink culture that exists because our cities and towns are located within minutes of some of the best agricultural land in Ontario.


Looking for a place to sleep after a long travel day? Or maybe you’re looking for a spot to relax in after a long day of exploring all Waterloo Region has to offer! Unwind and catch some z’s at one of our many accommodations, including hotels, motels, and inns, bed and breakfasts, and camping options. 


Are you visiting Waterloo Region? Get your trip planning started by taking a look at our suggested itineraries! Whether you plan to pass through on your way to another destination, or you’re planning a longer trip, there are lots of great spots in Waterloo Region worth checking out. Coming for Oktoberfest? We have an itinerary for that, too! Just don’t forget to purchase your tickets!


Visitors of the Christkindl Market in Carl Zehr Square in downtown Kitchener


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Dancers with vibrant coloured dresses performing on stage at the Kultrun World Music Festival

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