8 days in Amherstburg & Pelee Island Itinerary

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Amherstburg
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Pelee Island
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Amherstburg — 2 nights

Amherstburg is a town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. On the 24th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Fort Malden National Historic Site, don't miss a visit to Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at Amherstburg Freedom Museum, then do a tasting at Oxley Estate Winery, and finally do a tasting at North 42 Degrees Estate Winery & Bistro 42. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Holiday Beach Conservation Area, then learn about winemaking at Viewpointe Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant, and finally explore the striking landscape of Point Pelee National Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amherstburg trip builder site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Amherstburg. July in Amherstburg sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pelee Island.
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Pelee Island — 5 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.
Pelee Island is known for wineries, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Fish Point Nature Reserve, explore the striking landscape at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve, and do a tasting at Pelee Island Pavilion.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pelee Island trip tool.

Drive from Amherstburg to Pelee Island in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Amherstburg in July, expect nights in Pelee Island to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C.
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