7 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

7 days in Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario trip builder

©
Make it your trip
Drive
1
Windsor
— 1 night
Drive
2
Essex
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Pelee Island
— 2 nights
Drive

S M T W T F S
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19

Windsor

— 1 night
Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
Your day by day itinerary now includes John Freeman Walls Historic Site & Underground Railroad Museum. On the 10th (Thu), see the interesting displays at John Freeman Walls Historic Site & Underground Railroad Museum, then stop by Whiskeyjack Boutique, and then get to know the fascinating history of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Windsor travel route planner.

Toronto to Windsor is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -9°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Essex.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 11:

Essex

— 3 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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Colasanti's Tropical Gardens, Urban Surf Company and Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary. Do your shopping at Cindy's Home & Garden and Chiaroscuro. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant and Colio Estate Winery. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Oxley Estate Winery, experience rural life at The Fruit Wagon, ski along the peaceful trails at Hillman Marsh Conservation Area, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Point Pelee National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Essex trip itinerary planner.

Essex is just a stone's throw from Windsor. In February in Essex, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Essex

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:

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.
On the 15th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve and then explore the striking landscape at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pelee Island travel route planner.

You can drive from Essex to Pelee Island in 2 hours. February in Pelee Island sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Pelee Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16: