4 days in Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

4 days in Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll through Fish Point Nature Reserve, learn about winemaking at Pelee Island Pavilion, then stroll through Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and finally explore the striking landscape at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve.

Make your Pelee Island itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Toronto to Pelee Island is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Pelee Island can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You will leave for Essex on the 7th (Sun).
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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. Attractions like Lakeside Park and Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park, contemplate the long history of Fort Malden National Historic Site, don't miss a visit to Historic Essex Railway Station, and examine the collection at Park House Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Essex trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pelee Island to Essex takes 2 hours. Traveling from Pelee Island in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Essex. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.
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