Visit Windsor

Visit Windsor this Summer

Get together with your friends and plan a road trip to Windsor Essex this year - Canada's southermost destination some of Canada's best kept secrets! Check out highlights below of the best ways to plan your trip - from easy-to-download itineraries to inspiring blogs to unique & one-of-a-kind to make a memorable escape.

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Bold Red & Blue Skies. City Streets & Country Getaways. Hidden Trails & Open Waters. W.E. have it all in Windsor Essex!ย  A diverse, yet highly inclusive destination, here your time is well spent, as you explore an abundance of opportunities in Canadaโ€™s southernmost region. ย A region which is brimming with breathtaking views and charming districts meant to captivate you as you adventure by pedal, by paddle, by car or by foot. Part of our unique dynamic is just how well we pair so many of our experiences.

READ OUR VISITOR GUIDE

Flip through our 2024/2025 Official Visitor Guide for all the MUST DO while you plan your trip!

Our guide features easy-to-read itineraries, must-do lists from our preferred partners, and gives you an inside look of Windsor Essex the way locals live it.

You can also CLICK HERE to request a print copy of the guide to be mailed directly to you in advance of your trip later this year.

Our 2024/2025 Official Visitor guide also features the largest list of preferred vendors in the region to visit during your trip. Flip through the digital edition and check out the profiled partners in each section sorted by Play (Outdoor Adventure), Eat (Food & Drink), Stay (Accommodation Partners), Do (Entertaining Adventures) and See (Arts & Culture) that are eager to welcome you when you plan your next road trip to our region! Page by page, you will find captivating imagery and content from local experts, giving you a great insider view of where to go and what to explore. Speaking of the way W.E. live it, check out the โ€œBest of Windsor Essexโ€ on page 10 or at bestofwindsoressex.ca, featuring the areaโ€™s top places to dine, shop, stay, and explore as voted by locals.

HOW TO GET HERE

By plane, train, or automobile, we’re easy to get to!

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A bonus of Windsor is that we’re a two nation destination with two international border crossings. If you’re looking to cross into the US you can take either the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel or the Ambassador bridge. Click crossingmadeeasy.com for details on our border crossings.

 

PRE-BOOK AN EXPERIENCE

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Digital Passports

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

Step out of the present day and enter the past with the CROSSROADS Historical Guide.

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Follow the Flavours

Follow The Flavours in Windsor Essex to a world of new tastes, new sensations and new delights.

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BOOK YOUR STAY TODAY

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, including:

If you’re looking for a place to stay in Windsor Essex click here.

 

 

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How visitors are exploring #YQG

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Explore Point Pelee National Park, Holiday Beach and Hillman Marsh Conservation Areas, and Ojibway Park for a variety of bird species including the Baltimore Oriole. Essex County is one of the premier bird-watching locations in North America! Find out why, today! #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest #birding

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Donโ€™t miss Open Farms this weekend - Saturday June 15th! Register for your FREE Digital Pass at weheartlocal.ca/openfarms. Get a better look at what our farmers do to bring fresh produce to our homes! Enjoy a day of FREE hands-on activities, unique tours, tastings and more. ๐Ÿ’š ๐Ÿ…
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Enjoy the sights and sounds of Lake Erie with a pal ๐Ÿ• Nothing quite like watching the sunrise on a hot summer day. #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest

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