Destination Highlights

We’re not the only memorable destination in town! Make a weekend out of it and experience some of the region’s other popular attractions:
  • Point Pelee National Park of Canada (world-renowned birding destination)
  • Conservation areas such as John R. Park Homestead and Holiday Beach Conservation Area
  • Pelee Island
  • Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary
  • Majestic Carolinian forests, wetlands and protected marshes
  • Annual Monarch Butterfly migration
  • Tremendous boating from Canada’s most southern point
  • 22 spectacular golf courses
  • Meandering walking and biking trails including the Chrysler Canada Greenway, a 42 km trail that runs from Oldcastle to Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens in Ruthven
  • Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens
  • Endless expanses of sand dunes, beaches, campgrounds
  • Quaint Bed and Breakfasts
  • Numerous festivals: Explore the Shore tour, Essex Pelee Island Coast (EPIC) Vintage Tasting, Festival of Hawks, Kingsville Migration Festival, Colchester Village Festival, Ruthven Apple Festival, Leamington Tomato Festival, Tecumseh Corn Festival, The Art of Eating Food and Wine Festival, Windsor Blues Festival, Windsor-Detroit Freedom Festival, Carousel of Nations, and the Fork and Cork festival
  • Caesar’s Windsor casino and the Detroit-Windsor border crossing provides access to sporting events, rich culture and history, additional casinos, shopping and great dining
  • Rebirth of Walkerville Brewery, in addition to many other historic and cultural landmarks such as Hiram Walker (the birthplace of Canadian Club), Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada, the Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village and renovated heritage buildings such as The Kings Hotel Inn & Suites and the Leamington Arts Centre
  • Agri-tourism opportunities at Wagner Orchards, Serenity Lavender Farm, and the Fruit Wagon
  • Arts and culture via the Art Gallery of Windsor, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Leamington Arts Centre, Odette Sculpture Park, Windsor Symphony and theatre at the Migration Hall in Kingsville
  • Numerous unique tours including cycling tours, trolley tours down the wine route and Windsor River Cruises