3 days in Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

3 days in Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll through Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve and then stroll through Fish Point Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pelee Island trip planner.

Toronto to Pelee Island is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In August in Pelee Island, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Essex.
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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 6th (Sat), examine the collection at John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village, then get a taste of the local shopping with Lee and Maria's, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Point Pelee National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Essex sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Pelee Island to Essex takes 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Pelee Island in August since evenings lows in Essex dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.
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