12 days in Pelee Island, Amherstburg & Leamington Itinerary

12 days in Pelee Island, Amherstburg & Leamington Itinerary

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Pelee Island
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Amherstburg
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Leamington
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Pelee Island

— 2 nights
A vacation on Pelee Island allows you to get away from it all as well as to satisfy your appetite for adventure in beautiful natural surroundings.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fish Point Nature Reserve, then do a tasting at Pelee Island Pavilion, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Pelee Island trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Pelee Island. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amherstburg.

Things to do in Pelee Island

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Nature
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Amherstburg

— 2 nights
Amherstburg is a town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): examine the collection at Park House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Amherstburg Freedom Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse & Blockhouse. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site, then play a few rounds at Oxley Beach Golf Course, then do a tasting at Erie Shore Vineyard, and finally stop by Serenity Lavender Farm.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Amherstburg attractions planner.

You can travel from Pelee Island to Amherstburg in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Pelee Island in May, you will find days in Amherstburg are a bit warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Leamington.

Things to do in Amherstburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wineries

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Leamington

— 7 nights
Leamington is a municipality in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. North 42 Degrees Estate Winery & Bistro 42 has been added to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Amherstburg Freedom Museum and GL Heritage Brewing Company. You'll explore and learn at Park House Museum and Chiaroscuro. Change things up with these side-trips from Leamington: Erie Shore Vineyard (in Harrow), Oxley Beach Golf Course (in Essex) and Amherstburg (Cypher Systems Group Greenway, Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse & Blockhouse, &more). Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Kingsville Golf & Country Club, look for gifts at Pelee Wings Nature Store, ski along the peaceful trails at Hillman Marsh Conservation Area, and make a trip to Historic Essex Railway Station.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Leamington trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Amherstburg to Leamington in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Amherstburg in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Leamington: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night.

Things to do in Leamington

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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