4 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

4 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Windsor
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Windsor
— 1 night
Drive
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Essex
— 1 night
Drive
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Pelee Island
— 1 night
Drive

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Windsor — 1 night

Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
On the 21st (Mon), stop by Via Italia, gain insight at Ojibway Nature Centre, contemplate the long history of Willistead Manor, then sample the tasty concoctions at Walkerville Brewery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Dieppe Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): make a trip to Windsor Riverfront, stroll around Jackson Park, learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood, and finally walk around Reaume Park.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Windsor vacation planning website.

Toronto to Windsor is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Essex.
Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods · Tours
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Essex — 1 night

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 23rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park, trek along Hillman Marsh Conservation Area, do a tasting at Aleksander Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Oxley Estate Winery, and finally do a tasting at North 42 Degrees Estate Winery & Bistro 42.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Essex tour itinerary website.

Essex is just a short distance from Windsor. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Pelee Island.
Wineries · Parks · Nature · Trails
Side Trips
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stroll through Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, then take in the dramatic natural features at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve, then do a tasting at Pelee Island Pavilion, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fish Point Nature Reserve.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pelee Island trip maker website.

You can drive from Essex to Pelee Island in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in February, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries
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