3 days in Windsor & Pelee Island Itinerary

3 days in Windsor & Pelee Island Itinerary

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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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Pelee Island
— 1 night
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Windsor

— 1 night
Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
On the 15th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Dieppe Gardens, contemplate the long history of Willistead Manor, then make a trip to Windsor Riverfront, then deepen your understanding at Ojibway Nature Centre, and finally gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood, then do a tasting at Viewpointe Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Oxley Estate Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Windsor travel route planning tool.

Toronto to Windsor is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Windsor can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

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Pelee Island

— 1 night
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 17th (Sun): stroll through Fish Point Nature Reserve, then learn about winemaking at Pelee Island Pavilion, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pelee Island attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Windsor to Pelee Island takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Windsor in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Pelee Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelee Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries
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