3 days in Windsor, Essex & Amherstburg Itinerary

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Windsor
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Essex
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Amherstburg
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Windsor

Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood, then take in nature's colorful creations at Dieppe Gardens, and then make a trip to Windsor Riverfront.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Windsor road trip app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Windsor. In January, daytime highs in Windsor are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Old Dutch Guys Chocolate, don't miss a visit to Leamington Arts Centre, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Point Pelee National Park, then hike along Hillman Marsh Conservation Area, and finally experience rural life at Thiessen Orchards.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Essex online trip planner.

Essex is just a stone's throw from Windsor. In January, daytime highs in Essex are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for 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 22nd (Sun): stop by Gibson Gallery, then examine the collection at Amherstburg Freedom Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fort Malden National Historic Site, and finally make a trip to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Amherstburg trip planning site.

Amherstburg is just a stone's throw from Essex. In January, daytime highs in Amherstburg are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car back home.
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