5 days in Windsor & Pelee Island Itinerary

5 days in Windsor & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Fly to Detroit, Bus to Windsor
— 2 nights
Pelee Island
— 2 nights


Windsor — 2 nights

Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): walk around Assumption Park, deepen your understanding at Ojibway Nature Centre, then walk around Jackson Park, then make a trip to Windsor Riverfront, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Dieppe Gardens, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, don't miss a visit to Historic Essex Railway Station, then do a tasting at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Point Pelee National Park.

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Ottawa to Windsor is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Ottawa, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Windsor, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pelee Island Winery Pavilion on Pelee Island. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): stroll through Fish Point Nature Reserve, learn about winemaking at Pelee Island Pavilion, then stroll through Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve, and finally explore the striking landscape at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Pelee Island Winery Pavilion on Pelee Island.

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Traveling by car from Windsor to Pelee Island takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Windsor in April, plan for little chillier days in Pelee Island, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Thu).
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