5 days in Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

5 days in Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Essex
— 2 nights
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Pelee Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Essex
— 1 day

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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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Colasanti's Tropical Gardens as well as John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Historic Essex Railway Station, see the interesting displays at John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area, then have some family-friendly fun at Colasanti's Tropical Gardens, then stop by Pelee Wings Nature Store, and finally relax in the rural setting at The Fruit Wagon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site, stroll through Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary, then walk around Seacliff Park, then explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park, and finally trek along Hillman Marsh Conservation Area.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Essex travel planning website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Essex. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pelee Island.
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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 26th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fish Point Nature Reserve, learn about winemaking at Pelee Island Pavilion, then stroll through Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and finally explore the striking landscape at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelee Island day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Essex to Pelee Island takes 2 hours. When traveling from Essex in July, plan for slightly colder days in Pelee Island, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. You will leave for Essex on the 28th (Thu).
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Essex — 1 day

Your day by day itinerary now includes Colasanti's Tropical Gardens as well as John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area and then have some family-friendly fun at Colasanti's Tropical Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Essex driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Pelee Island to Essex takes 2 hours. While traveling from Pelee Island, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Essex, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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