5 days in Amherstburg & Pelee Island Itinerary

5 days in Amherstburg & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Amherstburg
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Pelee Island
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Amherstburg

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Amherstburg is a town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. On the 25th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Fort Malden National Historic Site, then look for gifts at Gibson Gallery, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at GL Heritage Brewing Company, and finally do a tasting at Sanson Estate Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): experience rural life at The Fruit Wagon, do a tasting at Viewpointe Estate Winery, then learn about winemaking at Oxley Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant, and finally explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Amherstburg. In September, daytime highs in Amherstburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Amherstburg

Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Pelee Island

— 2 nights
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.
Pelee Island is known for wineries, parks, and childrens museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, take in the dramatic natural features at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve, and learn about winemaking at Pelee Island Pavilion.

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Traveling by car from Amherstburg to Pelee Island takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C.

Things to do in Pelee Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries
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