3 days in Windsor & Amherstburg Itinerary

3 days in Windsor & Amherstburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario holiday planner

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Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Windsor
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Windsor
— 1 night
Drive
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Amherstburg
— 1 night
Drive

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Windsor

— 1 night
Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stroll around Reaume Park, take a stroll through Via Italia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sandwich First Baptist Church, and finally look for gifts at Whiskeyjack Boutique.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Windsor driving holiday planning site.

Toronto to Windsor is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Amherstburg.

Things to do in Windsor

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
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Amherstburg

— 1 night
Amherstburg is a town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Sanson Estate Winery, get a taste of the local shopping with Chiaroscuro, then stop by Old Dutch Guys Chocolate, then learn about winemaking at Black Bear Farms of Ontario Estate Winery, and finally see the interesting displays at John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse & Blockhouse, examine the collection at Park House Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at GL Heritage Brewing Company, then learn about winemaking at Erie Shore Vineyard, and finally relax in the rural setting at The Fruit Wagon.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Amherstburg trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Windsor to Amherstburg by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Amherstburg

Museums · Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites

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