5 days in Leamington, Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

5 days in Leamington, Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

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Leamington
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Pelee Island
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Essex
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Leamington

— 1 night
Leamington is a municipality in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. On the 3rd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Hillman Marsh Conservation Area, experience rural life at Thiessen Orchards, look for gifts at Old Dutch Guys Chocolate, then browse the exhibits of Chiaroscuro, then kick back and relax at Cedar Beach, and finally play a few rounds at Kingsville Golf & Country Club.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Leamington vacation maker site.

Sarnia to Leamington is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Sarnia in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Leamington, with lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Leamington

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Pelee Island

— 1 night
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.
On the 4th (Fri), do a tasting at Pelee Island Pavilion, then take in the dramatic natural features at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Fish Point Nature Reserve.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pelee Island online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Leamington to Pelee Island takes 2 hours. While traveling from Leamington, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Pelee Island, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 19°C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Essex.

Things to do in Pelee Island

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Nature
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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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Holiday Beach Conservation Area and Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse & Blockhouse. Take a break from the city and head to Oxley Beach Golf Course and Essex Region Conservation Area. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at John R. Park Homestead & Conservation Area, identify plant and animal life at Cedar Creek Conservation Area, make a trip to Historic Essex Railway Station, and stroll through Colchester Beach.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Essex day trip planning tool.

Drive from Pelee Island to Essex in 2 hours. Traveling from Pelee Island in June, you will find days in Essex are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Essex

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

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