5 days in Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

5 days in Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Essex
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Pelee Island
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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. Essex is known for wineries, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Oxley Estate Winery, make a trip to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site, walk around Seacliff Park, and contemplate the long history of Fort Malden National Historic Site.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Essex trip site.

Quebec City to Essex is an approximately 11-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Essex can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Essex

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fish Point Nature Reserve, then do a tasting at Pelee Island Pavilion, then stroll through Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve.

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You can drive from Essex to Pelee Island in 2 hours. Traveling from Essex in July, you will find days in Pelee Island are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelee Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries
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