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Historical Walking Tours

Heritage features in Waterloo

The City of Waterloo is a great place to go on a historical walking tour as many of our heritage properties and features are in the same area.

Find the tour that piques your interest.

Other tours

  • Public art collection
  • Complete UpTown Loop Guide
  • UpTown Loop, north walk - Discover uptown Waterloo, complete with first-class shopping and eating establishments. Explore a variety of heritage buildings with true character and catch the reading bug at the library. This walk takes about 30 minutes and is mostly on city sidewalks. The walk is flat and accessible.
  • UpTown Loop, lake walk - Stroll around Silver Lake and discover spectacular Waterloo Park. Admire contemporary architecture at the Perimeter Institute and the Clay and Glass Gallery. This walk, which can take as little as 15 minutes or longer depending on how long you spend in Waterloo Park, is over a variety of surfaces including asphalt, stonedust trails, boardwalk and sidewalks. It is mostly flat with some gentle slopes.
  • UpTown Loop, south walk - Uncover the best of both worlds. Take a relaxing stroll in Waterloo's old and new parks, and then re-energize at one of the many restaurants and browse the new shopping establishments. This walk is about 20 minutes long on flat and accessible sidewalk.