3 days in Essex & Amherstburg Itinerary

3 days in Essex & Amherstburg Itinerary

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Essex
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Amherstburg
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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. On the 26th (Fri), stroll around Seacliff Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Point Pelee National Park, then stop by Cindy's Home & Garden, then do a tasting at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant, and finally learn about winemaking at Muscedere Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Chiaroscuro, learn about winemaking at Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, do a tasting at North 42 Degrees Estate Winery & Bistro 42, then do a tasting at Viewpointe Estate Winery, then learn about winemaking at Oxley Estate Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Paglione Estate Winery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Essex online day trip planner.

In August, daily temperatures in Essex can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amherstburg.
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Amherstburg — 1 day

Amherstburg is a town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): trek along Holiday Beach Conservation Area, then do a tasting at Sanson Estate Winery, then steep yourself in history at Fort Malden National Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amherstburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Amherstburg is very close to Essex. In August, daytime highs in Amherstburg are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F.
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