7 Reasons to Visit Essex County, Ontario

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With several municipalities to explore, postcard worthy towns, stunning lake views and gorgeous landscapes, a Canadian island (Pelee Island), an award-winning EPIC (Essex Pelee Island Coast) Wine Country and welcoming locals, Essex County is the perfect Canadian getaway!

The city of Windsor offers visitors art and culture, historical landmarks, over 210 parks, miles of riverfront walking paths with views of Detroit, shopping, entertainment and world-class gaming at Caesars Windsor.


Whether driving alongside winding lake-view roads, strolling charming lakeshore towns or exploring waterfront parks, the views of the water will refresh your senses!

Lake Views

We stayed at two charming and historic houses, Katharine’s B & B in Tilbury and The Doctor’s House B & B in Harrow.

Charming Bed & Breakfasts

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If you love the outdoors and want to visit the southernmost tip of mainland Canada, then you need to visit Point Pelee National Park! It is Canada’s 2nd smallest and most diverse national park with more species of plants and animals than any other national park in Canada.

Point Pelee National Park and Pelee Island

With the unique geographical location of the Lake Erie North Shore Region and a unique climate, this area provides ideal conditions for growing vineyards.

EPIC (Essex Pelee Island Coast) Wineries

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Stroll the charming streets of the small towns to find antique shops, clothing boutiques, home décor shops, garden centers and many more local stores to peruse. Essex County is a shopper’s paradise!

Shopping Local

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