5 days in Essex, Windsor & Amherstburg Itinerary

5 days in Essex, Windsor & Amherstburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario trip planner

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Essex
— 1 night
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Windsor
— 3 nights
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Amherstburg
— 1 day
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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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll around Seacliff Park, then learn about winemaking at Viewpointe Estate Winery, then learn about winemaking at Oxley Estate Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at North 42 Degrees Estate Winery & Bistro 42. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Point Pelee National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Essex trip maker site.

Toronto to Essex is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In July, daytime highs in Essex are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Windsor.

Things to do in Essex

Parks · Nature · Wineries

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Windsor

— 3 nights
Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take a stroll through Via Italia. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Mackenzie Hall, make a trip to Windsor Riverfront, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Dieppe Gardens.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Windsor driving holiday planner.

Windsor is just a short distance from Essex. July in Windsor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Amherstburg.

Things to do in Windsor

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
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Amherstburg

— 1 day
Amherstburg is a town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Park House Museum, then steep yourself in history at Fort Malden National Historic Site, and then don't miss a visit to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amherstburg tour builder tool.

You can drive from Windsor to Amherstburg in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Amherstburg

Historic Sites · Museums
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