Stay active in the outdoors with the variety of things to do in Kitchener

Located along the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor, the Waterloo region blends a strong German and Mennonite heritage with a diverse, forward-looking culture. Radisson Hotel Kitchener Waterloo sits in the heart of this area, which boasts a growing tech community with companies like Google and OpenText. On vacation or need a break from an on-site meeting? Try the region’s many outdoor activities, such as skiing in the winter and water rides, tubing, and zip lining during the summer. You can also visit nearby favorites like St. Jacobs farmers market and stroll the area’s charming streets. Take an opportunity to indulge in traditional culinary experiences and taste craft beers at local breweries. There are myriad things to do in Kitchener and beyond.

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African Lion Safari

14.01 mi / 22.55 km from the hotel
Ride a tour bus or a car on your safari through this wildlife park that features more than 1,000 free-roaming mammal and bird species.


3.1 mi / 4.99 km from the hotel
Race down a slide at the area's largest water park or putt your way through the glow-in-the-dark mini golf course at this fun-filled destination.

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

3.66 mi / 5.89 km from the hotel
Known for its thousands of free-flying international butterflies, this conservatory also houses exotic birds, plants, and bugs.

Canoeing the Grand

1.32 mi / 2.12 km from the hotel
Take a two-hour voyage or a 10-hour expedition down the Grand River in a canoe or kayak.

CF Fairview Park

0.33 mi / 0.53 km from the hotel
This mall features more than 100 stores and restaurants, including Banana Republic and Tim Hortons.

Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort

0.96 mi / 1.54 km from the hotel
Offering activities as diverse as the seasons, Chicopee attracts snowboarders and skiers during the winter and beach volleyball players, disc golfers, and tennis players during summer.