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Plan your next escape with these great resources for travellers.

Here are a few of our titles

  Five Nights in ParisThe Explorer's Guide to Algonquin Park by Michael Runtz

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Travel eBooks and audiobooks


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National Geographic Virtual Library
National Geographic Virtual Library

Explore topics, images, maps and more from the National Geographic magazine archives from 1888 to Present.

National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Kids

Watch videos, view photos, and read online all of the National Geographic books and magazines written just for kids.  

Ontario Travel and Recreation (ServiceOntario)
Plan a trip in Ontario. Learn more about our provincial parks, hunting and fishing regulations as well as amazing upcoming events.

Fodor's Travel Centre
Contains information found in the print guides - hotels, restaurants, what to see, and how to get there.

Lonely Planet Travel Guide
Travel information, especially for those offbeat destinations.

Bed & Breakfast Online Canada
Lists bed and breakfast lodgings across Canada.

Explore stays and experiences worldwide.
Information about hostels and budget travel options.

Personal accommodation and restaurant reviews as well as advice from travelers.

Worldwide Tourism Directory
List of travel and tourism organizations, with links to webpages where available.

Trip Buzz
Profiling top activities, attractions, and entertainment for popular designations.

Time Out City Guides
These in-depth city guides provide tips for tourists on the best eateries, events and culture.


Provides map locations, interactive street maps and door-to-door driving instructions for most North American and some international cities.

Google Maps
Provides map locations, interactive street maps and door-to-door directions for driving (and in some cases public transit, biking, and walking), as well as panoramic street-level views of various locations.

Official Road Map of Ontario 
Display or print all, or part, of the Ministry of Transportation's official Ontario road map.

Here are some local organizations and resources offering information, help or support:

Local travel clinics
This site lists the locations and hours of local travel clinics.

Passport Canada
Kitchener Office
40 Weber Street East, Mezzanine Level
Kitchener ON
Mon-Fri: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lonely Planet YouTube Channel
Videos of exciting adventures in exotic locations from The Lonely Planet, specialists in off the beaten track travel.

Rick Steves YouTube Channel
Explore the world with best-selling travel writer, Rick Steves.