It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… which means this cold weather is here to stay! Never fear, though: Waterloo Region has you covered! Instead of going into hibernation, why not check out one of the many skating rinks in your area?
One of the most common places to head for a day trip from KW is Toronto, and for good reason! The big city offers everything any great big city does: fantastic restaurants, festivals and events, theatres and other live entertainment, and more. This is a guide to taking a day trip to Toronto, whether you’re […]
Coming Soon: May Long Weekend! Victoria Day also known as May Long Weekend or May 2-4, is the quintessential Canadian harbinger of our beloved summer season. For many, it means ‘opening the cottage’ or being officially “allowed” to garden without fear of losing it all to frost. If you are not heading North or flexing […]
We’ve pointed out that Kitchener-Waterloo is perfectly located for all kinds of different and exciting day trips, right? Niagara on the lake is no exception! Yes, obviously, you can visit the Niagara Falls. This attraction should not be downplayed- it really is a terrific day trip. However, even if you feel like you’ve seen the […]
Sometimes, a “staycation” is just what you need to recover from a particularly long or stressful week. If you’re looking to get out of Waterloo Region, there are plenty of fantastic and exciting day trips you can take! However, if you want a fun and relaxing day close to home, this itinerary is the perfect […]
It seems as though you can live in an area for your whole life and still not know everything there is to know about it. When we’re planning a vacation or far off getaway, we always love to plan, plan, plan. This includes all the administrative stuff like booking hotels and figuring out transportation, but […]
The Kitchener Public Library is a great resource for anyone living in Waterloo Region. You can borrow books, movies, music and more from any of their 5 locations! Better yet, if you are a resident of Waterloo Region, a library card at KPL (or the Waterloo Public Library) is completely free.
What’s the best way to enjoy yourself without driving out of town? We’re so glad you asked! There are tons of amazing and exciting events, festivals, restaurants, and other things to do in Kitchener. In fact, there are so many things we love, we decided to make you a full day itinerary. Sample delicious food, […]
There are so many amazing farms and fields where you can pick your own fruit in and around Waterloo Region! Fresh, sweet strawberries, plump blackberries, juicy corn… you name it! Pick your own fields are great for a variety of reasons, but most of all for the experience! Bring along family or friends to enjoy […]
So you love Waterloo and Victoria Park, but you’re looking for something a little different. When the holidays approach, you may even have a few weeks off. If you’re travelling to Hawaii or some other tropical destination, we salute you! However, throughout the year, it usually makes more sense to take quick day trips. Luckily, […]
One of the nicest things about living in Waterloo Region is the ability to escape the city to one of our many parks. Waterloo Park, located near both Universities, offers a fresh respite from the traffic and noise. Take a walk through the gardens, pack a picnic with your family or significant other, and visit […]
With temperatures topping 30 this week, it’s time to focus on what really matters- pools! If you’re really lucky, you may live in a neighbourhood with its own outdoor pool, or even have one in your backyard. If not, never fear! Kitchener-Waterloo boasts a variety of indoor and outdoor pools to help you get through […]
Mothers day is quickly approaching, which means it’s probably time to start thinking about what to do for someone special in your life! These fun “experience gift” ideas are the perfect way to spoil your own mom, mother-in-law, or wife (with a gift “from the kids” of course). Better yet, they are all located in […]
If you’ve lived in Waterloo Region for a little while, it’s very likely you’ve heard of St. Jacobs. This small township is popular for many reasons. Visitors to the Region love it for its community feel, large Mennonite population, and shopping. One of our favourite places to shop in St. Jacobs is the large, bustling […]
You’ve heard of libraries, but what about little free libraries? We love little libraries because they are fun, easy, and have a positive impact on their neighbourhood!