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Come visit Windsor this summer and learn more about why you need to rediscover your friends to the South of Detroit. We can’t wait to welcome you to our region- and we have some perfect trip inspiration for a weekend in Windsor.

CHECK OUT OUR VISITOR GUIDE

Check out our Official Visitor Guide by clicking here – packed with info and tips on the best things to see & do when you plan your trip. It’s your #1 resource when you’re planning a trip to Windsor – featuring itineraries, must-do lists, partner listings and more.

You can also click here to request a print version to be mailed directly to you.

GETTING HERE

When you plan your trip to Windsor Essex make sure you’re prepared when you cross the border. It just takes two easy steps.

  1. We’re easy to get to! Take the Detroit-Windsor tunnel and get from downtown Detroit to down Windsor in 5 minutes! Additional border crossings available at the Ambassador Bridge.
  2. You need a valid passport or enhanced drivers license to cross the border.

We’ve created an easy-to-read resource to start your planning. Just click crossingmadeeasy.com for details.

If you’re staying in downtown Detroit and want to come over without a car we also offer Tunnel Bus service to connect you from Downtown Detroit on public transit for $20 round trip.

TRIP INSPO – FIND YOUR FOODIE IN WINDSOR ESSEX

DYK when you come to Windsor you’re gonna enjoy some of Canada’s best!

 

Need more trip inspiration? Check out the links below for instant trip ideas to start planning your next trip to Windsor!

Digital Passports

W.E. Bird Trail Digital Pass

Spot our feathered friends PLUS businesses and attractions that are Bird-Friendly Certified.

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EPIC Wine Country Tasting Pass

Explore EPIC Wine Country with the EPIC Wine Country Tasting Pass. The digital pass is available for purchase year round and is valid for 6 months after the date of purchase. Pass expires 30 days after first redemption.

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Barrels Bottles & Brews 7 Day Flight Log

Explore & pour the craft breweries & distilleries in Windsor Essex.

Your 7 day flight log is $40 and gets you 9 tastings over 7 days (1 week) at the participating locations.

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CROSSROADS Historical Guide

Step out of the present day and enter the past.

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WHERE TO STAY

From four diamond experiences to quaint hotels & bed and breakfasts, we have a bed for all types of heads. Check out some of our great options by clicking here.

WHERE TO EAT

We are one of the most culturally diverse cities in Canada – and our districts and restaurants speak to it! Check out some of our most popular bites at dineyqg.ca.

WHERE TO SHOP

From a top attraction mall to boutique shops nestled in quaint districts or dotting our country roads featuring hand made goods, we’ve got it all. Check out shopyqg.ca for our shopping guide.


How visitors are exploring #YQG

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Any plans for your Friday night? Make your way through our Barrels Bottles and Brews Trail, the perfect combination of adventure and craft beer! 🍻 Our self-guided tour will guide you through our craft breweries and distilleries including @sandwichbrewing #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest #BarrelsTrail

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Sizzle up your summer with these five incredible patios! Check out dineyqg.ca and click the β€˜Patio and Al Fresco Dining’ tab for different ways to enjoy a delicious meal or drink while appreciating the summer heat. Gather your friends or family and unwind under the open sky!

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Explore Windsor`s unique museum without walls! Embrace the arts when you stop by the Sculpture Park! The park showcases artistry from world renowned artists. Check it out for FREE! 🎨 #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest ...

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