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News Release

Discover Durham Region with the all-new 2017 Discovery Guide

WHITBY, ON February 23, 2017

Durham Tourism’s all-new 2017 Discovery Guide is now available. The guide is designed to provide visitors and residents with a first-hand look at the many unique tourism destinations and attractions throughout Durham Region.

The free Discovery Guide features a calendar of events happening year-round, as well as information on Durham accommodations, local dining, agri-tourism, entertainment, shopping, outdoor adventures, sports and recreation, art, music, heritage, festivals and events, and so much more.

“The 2017 Discovery Guide is an excellent resource for those who are visiting Durham Region, as well as residents looking for new adventures in their own backyard,” said Brian Bridgeman, Commissioner of Planning and Economic Development. “Durham is an attractive destination for tourists of any age with a variety of interests, due to the charming mix of urban and rural attractions. This guide, refreshed with a new design, illustrates our diverse and creative culture, and we hope it will encourage residents and visitors to discover more about our beautiful region.”

The annually produced Discovery Guide is a one-stop shop for planning your perfect visit to Durham Region. With its visually pleasing design, readers can enjoy browsing with ease through the special feature sections and comprehensive event listings section in this guide. 

“The 2017 Discovery Guide showcases how valuable the tourism sector is to our growing economy here in Durham Region,” said Kristyn Chambers, Manager of Tourism. “Once again, the guide has been produced and printed locally on environmentally friendly paper, featuring local photography to highlight the region’s vibrant economy.”

To order a copy of the 2017 Discovery Guide, or any additional tourism resources, contact Durham Tourism by telephone at 1-800-413-0017 or by email at You can also view and order the Discovery Guide online at  

To stay up to date on events and activities happening in our communities, sign up for Durham Tourism’s monthly e-newsletter. Visit to learn more.

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