5 days in Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

5 days in Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Pelee Island Pavilion, look for all kinds of wild species at Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and then explore the striking landscape at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Fish Point Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pelee Island tour itinerary builder.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Pelee Island. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive 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. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Point Pelee National Park. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Viewpointe Estate Winery, look for gifts at Serenity Lavender Farm, pick up some local products at Lee and Maria's, and get engrossed in the history at Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Essex online road trip planner.

You can travel from Pelee Island to Essex in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Pelee Island in October, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Essex.

Things to do in Essex

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Wildlife

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