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

Essex ©
Essex is a town with a population of 20,427 in Essex County in southwestern Ontario, Canada, whose municipal borders extend to Lake Erie. Discover out-of-the-way places like John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area and Erie Shore Vineyard. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse & Blockhouse and Black Bear Farms of Ontario Estate Winery. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Historic Essex Railway Station, experience rural life at The Fruit Wagon, walk around Austin 'Toddy' Jones Park, and do a tasting at Sanson Estate Winery.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Essex trip builder.

Toronto to Essex is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In October in Essex, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Essex

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse & Blockhouse ©
Erie Shore Vineyard ©
Erie Shore Vineyard
John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area ©

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Pelee Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve and then do a tasting at Pelee Island Pavilion.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pelee Island trip builder website.

Drive from Essex to Pelee Island in 2 hours. Traveling from Essex in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Pelee Island, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelee Island

Wineries · Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Pelee Island Pavilion ©
Pelee Island Pavilion

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