5 days in Essex & Amherstburg Itinerary

5 days in Essex & Amherstburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario route planner

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Essex
— 2 nights
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Amherstburg
— 2 nights

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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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village, take in the exciting artwork at Chiaroscuro, then pick up some local products at Lee and Maria's, and finally stop by Cindy's Home & Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at The Fruit Wagon, learn about winemaking at Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, learn about winemaking at Viewpointe Estate Winery, learn about winemaking at North 42 Degrees Estate Winery & Bistro 42, then do a tasting at Oxley Estate Winery, and finally do a tasting at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Essex road trip planning tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Essex. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amherstburg.

Things to do in Essex

Wineries · Shopping · Museums

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Amherstburg

— 2 nights
Amherstburg is a town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. Amherstburg is known for historic sites, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site, examine the collection at Amherstburg Freedom Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse & Blockhouse, and buy something for everyone on your list at Windsor Crossing Premium Outlets.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amherstburg trip itinerary planning site.

Amherstburg is just a short distance from Essex. In November, daytime highs in Amherstburg are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C.

Things to do in Amherstburg

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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