5 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

5 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Drive
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Windsor
— 1 night
Drive
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Essex
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pelee Island
— 1 night
Drive to Windsor Airport, Fly to Lester B. Pearson International Airport

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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 · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

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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.

Essex is just a short distance from Windsor. 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 drive to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Essex

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

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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 drive 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

Parks · Wildlife · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30: