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, stroll through Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and then explore the striking landscape at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings 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. Essex is known for wineries, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Oxley Estate Winery, browse the fresh offerings at Lee and Maria's, glide through natural beauty at Hillman Marsh Conservation Area, and take an in-depth tour of Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Essex trip itinerary app.

Traveling by journey from Pelee Island to Essex takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Pelee Island in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Essex, with lows of 9°C.

Things to do in Essex

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Trails

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