4 days in Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

4 days in Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

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Pelee Island
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Essex
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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 2nd (Mon), stroll through Fish Point Nature Reserve, then do a tasting at Pelee Island Pavilion, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and finally explore the striking landscape at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pelee Island online travel planner.

Toronto to Pelee Island is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Toronto in May, you will find days in Pelee Island are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Essex.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Wineries
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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. Take a break from Essex with a short trip to Pelee Wings Nature Store in Leamington, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park, learn about winemaking at Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, take an in-depth tour of Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village, and stroll around Seacliff Park.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Essex online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Pelee Island to Essex in 2 hours. When traveling from Pelee Island in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Essex: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.
Wineries · Parks · Museums · Nature
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