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Updated Summer 2011:

The Guelph Couchsurfing scene continues to grow and we encourage you to participate and become active. Below you will find a general listing of helpful information and links for those new to Guelph.

Guelph Couchsurfing events/meetups are held periodically, and rotate to the choice of venues and activities and have.

Should you have an idea for an event, suggest an improvement to this site, request additional information, or have a question, please make a post or contact one of the moderators.

Hope you enjoy your stay in Guelph and happy surfing.

TOURISM

http://www.visitguelphwellington.ca
http://www.ontariotravel.net


TRANSPORTATION:

Guelph Transit
http://guelph.ca/living.cfm?subCatID=1179&smocid=1764

U of G’s Bike Centre
http://www.pr.uoguelph.ca/sustain/transportation/cycling.htm

Taxi Services:
http://www.redtoptaxi.ca
http://www.canadiancab.com

Airport Shuttle:
http://www.redcarservice.com (express)
http://www.gotransit.ca (check schedule)

Trains:
http://www.viarail.ca
http://www.GOtransit.ca (train service to Toronto & Kitchener beginning fall 2011)

Regional Buses:
http://greyhound.ca/ (Guelph – Toronto, Guelph – Kitchener)

http://www.GOtransit.ca (Guelph – Greater Toronto Region via GO Transit Network including Toronto International Airport)

http://www.aboutown.ca/northlink.php (Guelph-Hamilton, Guelph-Cambridge)

http://www.yourcasinoexpress.com/ (Guelph – Niagara Falls)* Casino Bus (just tell them you're playing the slots and you'll be fine)

RENTAL ACCOMMODATIONS:

http://studentlife.uoguelph.ca/ocl/
http://guelph.ontariotenants.ca/index.phtml
http://www.thecannon.ca/
http://guelph.kijiji.ca/
http://guelph.en.craigslist.ca/


EXTENDED STAY HOTELS (For those looking for 3-8 weeks furnished accomodation & kitchens)

http://www.maplesinnguelph.ca/
http://www.staybridge.com


USED ITEMS (BUY OR SELL):

http://guelph.kijiji.ca/
http://guelph.en.craigslist.ca/


MOBILE PHONE OR LOCAL SIM CARD:

Best independent advice is from the
http://www.wirelesswave.ca/ (the Kiosk inside Stone Road Mall). – Tell them your budget and usage needs, and they offer products from all major companies especially ones without contracts.


STAYING ACTIVE:

U of G's Outdoors Club:
http://guelphoutdoors.com/

Grand River Conservation Authority (Guelph Lake and more)
http://www.grandriver.ca/

City of Guelph Parks & Recreation, Heritage and Culture
http://www.guelph.ca

General overview of trails including City maps
http://guelphtrails.blogspot.com/ -

Association for hiking in the area
http://www.guelphhiking.com/

Association for cross country skiing in the area
http://www.ignatiusguelph.ca/land/nordic_skiing.html

Association for mountain biking in the area
http://www.gorba.ca/

General Various Sports (non-professional)
http://www.perpetualmotion.org/Default.htm

Rock Climbing:
http://www.guelphgrotto.com/

Nearest Outdoor Specialist Store:
http://advguide.com/ (in Waterloo)

Open Public Skating:
http://www.guelph.ca (check in-season schedule)
http://www.uoguelph.ca (check in-season schedule)



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Frank Marchetti Frank Marchetti moderator I live here 10/25/2007
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