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): identify plant and animal life at Fish Point Nature Reserve, then do a tasting at Pelee Island Pavilion, and then identify plant and animal life at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at 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 · Golf · Historic Sites · 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. Amherstburg Freedom Museum and John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like GL Heritage Brewing Company and Park House Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Leamington: Amherstburg (Cypher Systems Group Greenway, Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse & Blockhouse, &more), Oxley Beach Golf Course (in Essex) and Erie Shore Vineyard (in Harrow). Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Point Pelee National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Kingsville Golf & Country Club, experience rural life at Thiessen Orchards, do a tasting at Black Bear Farms of Ontario Estate Winery, and don't miss a visit to Leamington Arts Centre.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Leamington trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amherstburg to Leamington takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Amherstburg in May, expect nights in Leamington to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C.

Things to do in Leamington

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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