5 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

5 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Windsor
— 1 night
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Essex
— 2 nights
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Pelee Island
— 1 night

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Windsor

Windsor ©
Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Walkerville Artist Co-op and then cool off at Adventure Bay Family Water Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Windsor Sculpture Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Dieppe Gardens, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood, and finally stroll around Jackson Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Windsor holiday builder site.

Toronto to Windsor is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Windsor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Essex.

Things to do in Windsor

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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Dieppe Gardens ©
Dieppe Gardens
Adventure Bay Family Water Park ©
Adventure Bay Family Water Park
Olde Walkerville Neighborhood ©
Olde Walkerville Neighborhood

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Essex

Essex ©
Essex is a town with a population of 20,427 in Essex County in southwestern Ontario, Canada, whose municipal borders extend to Lake Erie. On the 28th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Fort Malden National Historic Site, then learn about winemaking at Oxley Estate Winery, and finally stroll around Seacliff Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Essex visit planner.

Traveling by car from Windsor to Essex takes an hour. In July in Essex, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Essex

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amherstburg, Leamington
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Point Pelee National Park ©
Point Pelee National Park
Seacliff Park ©
Seacliff Park
Fort Malden National Historic Site ©
Fort Malden National Historic Site

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Pelee Island

Pelee Island ©
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 30th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Fish Point Nature Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Pelee Island Heritage Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve.

Plan my day in Pelee Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can travel from Essex to Pelee Island in 2 hours. When traveling from Essex in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Pelee Island: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pelee Island

Wildlife · Parks · Childrens Museums
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Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve ©
Fish Point Nature Reserve ©
Fish Point Nature Reserve
Pelee Island Heritage Centre ©
Pelee Island Heritage Centre

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