3 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

3 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Windsor
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Essex
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Pelee Island
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Windsor

— 1 day
Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sandwich First Baptist Church and then visit Via Italia.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Windsor road trip planning tool.

Toronto to Windsor is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Windsor are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Essex.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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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. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Old Dutch Guys Chocolate, learn about winemaking at Black Bear Farms of Ontario Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Erie Shore Vineyard, and finally see the interesting displays at John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Essex trip builder tool.

Essex is just a stone's throw from Windsor. In November, daytime highs in Essex are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Essex

Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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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.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pelee Island trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Essex to Pelee Island in 2 hours. In November in Pelee Island, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelee Island

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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