Walking Tours

Discover something new and explore our cities with our public and private walking tours. Our expertly-curated tours let you discover the most interesting stories and characters that come alive when talking and walking. Take in the sights and unlock a whole new perspective on your city. 

Mural seen on a Cambridge Walking Tour

Cambridge Mural Tour

Downtown Cambridge

Murals add vibrancy and personality to any city. Let’s go explore what this mural collection has to say in Downtown Cambridge!

Swedenborgian Church, Kitchener

Beyond the Pews

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

Many early community activities centred around church and faith organizations. Downtown Kitchener has plenty of churches and plenty of stories!


What's In a Name?

Downtown Kitchener

On September 1, 1916, the city of Berlin, Ontario changed its name to Kitchener in a controversial referendum and vote, in the middle of World War One!


Historic St. Jacobs

St. Jacobs

St. Jacobs might look like a town frozen in time, but this small village blends the modern and traditional and always stays connected to its roots.


Kitchener Mural Tour

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

Street art in the alleys and side streets of Downtown Kitchener illustrate the diverse creativity of this downtown core.


From 'Busy Berlin' to Tech Corridor

Innovation District, Kitchener

Did you know Berlin (now Kitchener) had a thriving eco-system of industry “clusters” that began over 100 years ago?


Famous Families, Freedom Seekers & a Forgotten Soldier

Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener

Kitchener’s early history and ‘who’s who’ etched in stone over 150 years in Mount Hope Cemetery.


Pandemic! Kitchener and the 1918 Spanish Flu

Midtown Kitchener

The impact of the 1918 Influenza was swift and deadly in Kitchener with some surprising similarities to the 2020 pandemic.

Central Block building in Uptown Waterloo with a date stone of 1881

Historic Waterloo

Uptown Waterloo

Buildings and architecture from the founding of Waterloo to the modern era show how cities change and evolve, if you know where to look!

Black History in Kitchener which used to be called Berlin

Black Presence in Berlin

Downtown Kitchener

Meet some of Berlin’s, now Kitchener’s earliest Black settlers: entrepreneurs, teachers, domestic workers, & lawyers who lived and contributed here.


Drinking in Berlin's History

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

As a young city, Berlin, now Kitchener, had its fair share of brewers, taverns, hotels and saloons and the stories to go with them!


Berlin Ablaze!

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

Fires have the power to transform a city in both subtle and dramatic ways. See how downtown Kitchener has changed as the result of some historic fires.


Historic Kitchener

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

What builds a city? What makes it grow? Explore the people, places and stories that shaped Berlin’s – and Kitchener’s – early history.


Berlin's Great War Stories

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

World War One took a toll on the small town of Berlin. It emerged from a tumultuous four years of war as a new city, quite literally!


On the Move! Transportation in Berlin's History

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

Getting around in a city is one thing everyone has an opinion about! What did Berliners complain about 100 years ago?


Helping Hands: A Social Service History

Downtown Kitchener (DTK)

How did early towns and cities respond to the needs of their most vulnerable citizens?