4 days in Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

4 days in Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Essex
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Pelee Island
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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. Essex is known for wineries, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park, learn about winemaking at Colio Estate Winery, contemplate the long history of Fort Malden National Historic Site, and make a trip to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Essex attractions tool.

Windsor to Essex is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pelee Island.
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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.
On the 6th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Fish Point Nature Reserve, then do a tasting at Pelee Island Pavilion, then identify plant and animal life at Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Pelee Island trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Essex to Pelee Island in 2 hours. When traveling from Essex in September, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Pelee Island: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.
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