2 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

2 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Essex
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Pelee Island
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Windsor

Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Windsor tour planner.

Montreal to Windsor is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 14th (Sat), you're off to Essex.
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Essex — 1 night

Essex is a town with a population of 20,427 in Essex County in southwestern Ontario, Canada, whose municipal borders extend to Lake Erie. On the 14th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park, do a tasting at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant, then do a tasting at Oxley Estate Winery, then learn about winemaking at Viewpointe Estate Winery, and finally do a tasting at North 42 Degrees Estate Winery & Bistro 42.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Essex trip planning app.

Essex is just a stone's throw from Windsor. In May in Essex, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pelee Island.
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Pelee Island

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 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fish Point Nature Reserve and then stroll through Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pelee Island online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Essex to Pelee Island takes 2 hours. When traveling from Essex in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Pelee Island: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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