My Happy Place



Check out these quick links for some instant ways to feel happy:

  1. Check our our 2022 Official Visitor Guide by clicking here and get ready to plan some happy experiences
  2. DYK if you’re a resident of Ontario and plan a staycation in the province, you can get up to 20% of your overnight accommodation stays ($200 per person or $400 per family) back at tax time in 2022? Check our our Staycation Blog for tips to making the most of a Windsor Essex Staycation!
  3. Check out our Summer Festival & Events Guide and create lasting happy memories by clicking here
  4. Register for our emails to get good vibes sent to your inbox monthly

Explore more options below – itineraries, blogs and exclusive offers to make your trip planning easy – and find your next happy place in Windsor Essex!



What's Your
Happy Place?

Free stuff makes us happy! Snap a pic of your happy place in Windsor Essex and add these GIFs to your Instagram, Facebook & TikTok stories!


My Happy Place Phone



Thank you for those that participated in the Find Your Happy Place digital pass. Between July 18th and September 19th, 2022 we gave away over $20k in prizes.

As of 12:01am on 9/20/2022 all points earned in the Find Your Happy Place digital pass powered by Bandwango are null and void and no more gift cards can be earned or redeemed through the passport program. If you have any questions or concerns about the passport program or a previous redemption please contact [email protected].


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Did you know that #YQG is home to two well-respected postsecondary educational institutions - St. Clair College and the University of Windsor? πŸŽ“ #WindsorEssex #DiscoverOn #DiscoverCanada #DiscoverYQG #OntSouthwest

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