7 days in Windsor, Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

7 days in Windsor, Pelee Island & Essex Itinerary

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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 5th (Mon), walk around Windsor Sculpture Park, don't miss a visit to Windsor Riverfront, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Dieppe Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then get to know the fascinating history of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood, and then view the masterpieces at Walkerville Artist Co-op.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Windsor attractions planner.

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, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pelee Island.

Things to do in Windsor

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Pelee Island

— 1 night
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 7th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Fish Point Nature Reserve, explore the striking landscape at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Pelee Island trip builder.

Getting from Windsor to Pelee Island by journey takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Windsor in July: highs in Pelee Island hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 23°C. You'll set off for Essex on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Pelee Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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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. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Point Pelee National Park. There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Oxley Estate Winery, contemplate the long history of Fort Malden National Historic Site, kick back and relax at Holiday Beach Conservation Area, and stroll around Lakeside Park.

Plan trip to Essex with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by journey from Pelee Island to Essex takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Pelee Island, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Essex, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Essex

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Beaches

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