5 days in Lakeshore, Windsor & Essex Itinerary

5 days in Lakeshore, Windsor & Essex Itinerary

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Lakeshore
— 1 day
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Windsor
— 2 nights
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Essex
— 2 nights

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Lakeshore

— 1 day
Lakeshore is a town on Lake St. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at John Freeman Walls Historic Site & Underground Railroad Museum, then ski along the peaceful trails at Tremblay Beach Conservation Area, and then hike along Big O Conservation Area.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lakeshore, use our trip itinerary maker.

Essex to Lakeshore is an approximately half hour car ride. Traveling from Essex in October, things will get slightly colder in Lakeshore: highs are around 10°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Windsor.

Things to do in Lakeshore

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:

Windsor

— 2 nights
Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take a stroll through Via Italia, then contemplate the long history of Willistead Manor, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Coventry Gardens. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Dieppe Gardens, walk around Assumption Park, gain insight at Ojibway Nature Centre, trek along Devonwood Conservation Area, then walk around Jackson Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Windsor Riverfront.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Windsor day trip website.

Windsor is just a short distance from Lakeshore. Traveling from Lakeshore in October, expect Windsor to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Essex.

Things to do in Windsor

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:

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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area and then have some family-friendly fun at Colasanti's Tropical Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Essex road trip tool.

Essex is just a stone's throw from Windsor. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 20th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Essex

Fun & Games · Museums

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Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20: