4 days in Pelee Island, Kingsville & Essex Itinerary

4 days in Pelee Island, Kingsville & Essex Itinerary

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Pelee Island
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Kingsville
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Essex
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Pelee Island

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): stroll through Fish Point Nature Reserve, learn about winemaking 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 traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pelee Island trip planner.

Toronto to Pelee Island is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Pelee Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kingsville.

Things to do in Pelee Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Wineries
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Kingsville

— 1 night
Kingsville is located in Essex County in southwestern Ontario, Canada, and is Canada's southernmost municipality with town status. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village, do a tasting at Aleksander Estate Winery, then explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park, and finally stroll around Seacliff Park.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kingsville day trip website.

You can drive from Pelee Island to Kingsville in 2 hours. Traveling from Pelee Island in October, Kingsville is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Essex.

Things to do in Kingsville

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wineries

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Essex

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Essex is a town with a population of 20,427 in Essex County in southwestern Ontario, Canada, whose municipal borders extend to Lake Erie. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): do a tasting at Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, look for gifts at Gibson Gallery, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Malden National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at The Fruit Wagon, do a tasting at Oxley Estate Winery, learn about winemaking at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant, do a tasting at Viewpointe Estate Winery, then learn about winemaking at North 42 Degrees Estate Winery & Bistro 42, and finally don't miss a visit to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Essex route app.

Essex is very close to Kingsville. In October in Essex, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Essex

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

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