5 days in Windsor, Essex & Amherstburg Itinerary

5 days in Windsor, Essex & Amherstburg Itinerary

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Windsor
— 2 nights
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Essex
— 1 night
Drive
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Amherstburg
— 1 night
Drive to Windsor Airport, Fly to North Bay

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Windsor

— 2 nights
Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
On the 20th (Fri), walk around Assumption Park, deepen your understanding at Ojibway Nature Centre, stroll around Reaume Park, then stroll around Coventry Gardens, then sample the tasty concoctions at Walkerville Brewery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Dieppe Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Bert Weeks Memorial Gardens, make a trip to Windsor Riverfront, stroll around Jackson Park, then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Windsor trip itinerary planner.

North Bay to Windsor is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from North Bay in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Windsor: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Essex.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
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Essex

— 1 night
Essex is a town with a population of 20,427 in Essex County in southwestern Ontario, Canada, whose municipal borders extend to Lake Erie. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Point Pelee National Park.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Essex trip builder tool.

Essex is just a stone's throw from Windsor. August in Essex sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amherstburg.

Things to do in Essex

Wineries · Parks · Nature

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Amherstburg

— 1 night
Amherstburg is a town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site.

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Amherstburg is just a stone's throw from Essex. In August in Amherstburg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amherstburg

Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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