3 days in Amherstburg & Pelee Island Itinerary

3 days in Amherstburg & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Amherstburg
— 2 nights
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Pelee Island
— 1 day
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Amherstburg

— 2 nights
Amherstburg is a town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fort Malden National Historic Site, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Point Pelee National Park, and then stroll around Seacliff Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): make a trip to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site, experience rural life at The Fruit Wagon, learn about winemaking at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant, learn about winemaking at Oxley Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Viewpointe Estate Winery, and finally do a tasting at North 42 Degrees Estate Winery & Bistro 42.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amherstburg online attractions planner.

Toronto to Amherstburg is an approximately 4-hour car ride. August in Amherstburg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Amherstburg

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Pelee Island

— 1 day
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 4th (Wed): stroll through Fish Point Nature Reserve, then do a tasting at Pelee Island Pavilion, then stroll through Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pelee Island trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Amherstburg to Pelee Island in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pelee Island can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelee Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Wineries
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