17 days in Ontario Itinerary

17 days in Ontario Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario sightseeing planner
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Amherstburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windsor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Essex
— 2 nights
Drive
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Leamington
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pelee Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kingsville
— 6 nights

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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 9th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse & Blockhouse, examine the collection at Amherstburg Freedom Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fort Malden National Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Sanson Estate Winery, then hike along Holiday Beach Conservation Area, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at GL Heritage Brewing Company, and finally do a tasting at Vivace Estate Winery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amherstburg road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Amherstburg. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Windsor.
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Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors
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Windsor — 2 nights

Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
On the 11th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Windsor Riverfront, admire the natural beauty at Dieppe Gardens, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and finally steep yourself in history at Willistead Manor. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Assumption Park, walk around Reaume Park, admire the natural beauty at Coventry Gardens, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Walkerville Brewery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bert Weeks Memorial Gardens, and finally walk around Jackson Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Windsor online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Amherstburg to Windsor takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Essex.
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Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Tours
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Essex — 2 nights

Essex is a town with a population of 20,427 in Essex County in southwestern Ontario, Canada, whose municipal borders extend to Lake Erie. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at The Fruit Wagon, learn about winemaking at Colchester Ridge Estate Winery, learn about winemaking at Viewpointe Estate Winery, then learn about winemaking at North 42 Degrees Estate Winery & Bistro 42, then do a tasting at Oxley Estate Winery, and finally do a tasting at Paglione Estate Winery. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Historic Essex Railway Station, learn about winemaking at Muscedere Vineyards, do a tasting at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant, then do a tasting at Colio Estate Winery, then learn about winemaking at Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, and finally do a tasting at Erie Shore Vineyard.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Essex tour itinerary planning app.

Essex is very close to Windsor. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Leamington.
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Leamington — 2 nights

Leamington is a municipality in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): try your luck at Leamington Raceway, then stroll around Seacliff Park, then explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park, and finally trek along Hillman Marsh Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Leamington Arts Centre, then stop by Pelee Wings Nature Store, then sample some tasty brews at Cured Craft Brewing Co, and finally trek along Big O Conservation Area.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Leamington trip itinerary planning website.

Leamington is just a stone's throw from Essex. July in Leamington sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pelee Island.
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Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails
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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 17th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Fish Point Nature Reserve, then learn about winemaking at Pelee Island Pavilion, then identify plant and animal life at Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pelee Island trip builder tool.

You can drive from Leamington to Pelee Island in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Pelee Island are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 19th (Tue), you're off to Kingsville.
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Kingsville — 6 nights

Kingsville is located in Essex County in southwestern Ontario, Canada, and is Canada's southernmost municipality with town status. Kingsville is known for fun & games, wineries, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Lakeside Park, learn about winemaking at Aleksander Estate Winery, sample the tasty concoctions at Kingsville Brewery, and tee off at Kingsville Golf & Country Club.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kingsville trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pelee Island to Kingsville takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C.
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Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Golf
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Ontario travel guide

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Waterfalls · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
Popular with tourists throughout the year, Ontario holidays allow you to explore unspoiled natural landscapes and big cities packed with amenities and modern attractions. Containing the national capital and the country's largest city, this east-central province provides a home for nearly 40 percent of Canada's population. Home to a staggering number of lakes (250,000), this playground for nature lovers boasts approximately a third of the world's fresh water. You can spend your entire Ontario vacation driving, walking, skiing, or cycling across the region's sprawling wilderness, but for a well-rounded experience, make sure you spend some time in Toronto, cosmopolitan provincial capital known for its multicultural neighborhoods and outstanding food scene.
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