winter walking tours with Stroll

We’re still SRTOLLING this winter!

Every business loathes making these updates and announcements about changes in hours, services and closures… I’m sure you are tired of reading them too! On January 3, 2022, the Ontario Government returned to a temporary, modified “Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen“. However, it’s important. Stroll is in the

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photo collage of faces of the seven Stroll walking tour guides with 'Thank You' typed in the middle of the collage

Thanks for a fantastic year

Ok, maybe fantastic year isn’t the adjective you would expect to describe 2021, but in my case, it is quite true. Thanks to your incredible support from July – December Stroll hosted 60 walks for 320 guests! Your voracious curiosity and ongoing search for outdoor activities kept us going. That’s

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leaning statue against a green tree backdrop in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener

Deep thoughts in Mount Hope Cemetery

HOBBY, PEACE-MAKING. This is what happens on our Mount Hope Cemetery walking tour… people notice grave markers and stones with interesting and personal details that spark discussion, questions and speculation!! Doesn’t this make you curious, for all kinds of reasons!? Who was Wilfred H. Schiedel? How did he die at

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Stroll gift certificates on a bed of yellow fall leaves in the autumn sun.

Stroll gift certificates are back!

A gift certificate for a Stroll Walking Tour ticks all the boxes: environmentally friendly, fun hyperlocal experience, quick and easy to purchase, electronic or personal delivery and, quick & easy to use! Make your Stroll Gift Certificate purchase online or contact us for one of the beautiful printed gift certifactes you see below. Gift

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Stroll Walking Tour Guide, Wayne Miedema, leads a tour with four people in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener

More about Mount Hope Cemetery in Kitchener

If you recently attended our Mount Hope Cemetery Walking Tour – Famous Families, Freedom Seekers and Forgotten Soldiers – these resources for further learning about Kitchener’s Mount Hope Cemetery and some of Kitchener’s History will interest you. Books about Berlin/Kitchener history relevant to the Mount Hope Cemetery walking tour NOTE:

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Advertisement for George Ziegler, Agent for L. Kuntz Beer

A Drinking History in Berlin: Learning Resources

Did you attend our “Drinking in Berlin’s History” walking tour? If so, you might be interested in these learning resources for a deep dive into the taverns, inns, saloons & beer industry of early Berlin, Ontario, now Kitchener. Todd Bowman, researcher and guide for the Drinking in Berlin’s History walking tour,

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five walking group participants in front of mural by artist Bruno Smoky in downtown Kitchener

We’re ready to Stroll again!

After a six month hiatus without our guided, hyperlocal walking tours to keep you active and outdoors in Waterloo Region, I’m ready to host our Strolls with you again! In accordance with the phased re-opening of businesses in Ontario, ‘Tour and Guides Services’ are now permitted to resume. Book your Stroll

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Dave, Luna and Andre of Ballinran Entertainment stand in front of a log building with 8K camera equipment used in VR video production

Stroll in VR land

Want a VR sneak peak of what you might see on a Stroll walking tour? This spring I had the opportunity to work with the team from Ballinran Entertainment, an interactive video studio based in Stratford, Ontario. Their team created a video series called Virtual Waterloo: Virtual Waterloo is a

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Stroll on pause… again

In fact, I didn’t even reopen in February when the winter lockdown was lifted. The case counts and infection rates stayed very high in Waterloo Region and I decided to take the wait and see approach. On April 3, 2021 the government of Ontario implemented another emergency shutdown and the

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