Plenty of Reasons to Staycation in Essex

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island | June 5, 2017

Traveling is an exciting journey of discovery. There’s always something new and fresh around every corner. To celebrate Tourism Month in June, we’ve launched this series of blog posts themed around the ten Windsor Essex Staycations we are giving away.  We’re thrilled to share with you why you should choose to Staycation this summer and uncover the #plentyofreasons why your backyard is an amazing place to play. Take a few minutes to browse through the entire series for fun ideas and new adventures throughout Windsor Essex Pelee Island.

Enter for your chance to explore our wine country in the municipality of Essex. Did you know that there are 18+ Wineries in the Windsor Essex region, and most of them reside along the Lake Erie North Shore in Essex. Hop on a WE Trolley Tour to spend the day touring some of the best wineries in the region. There’s always plenty of reasons to return to Essex as you’ll also get to enjoy a delicious lunch and VIP tasting for two at Oxley Estate Winery, a perfect fit with two full day rentals from Farm Dog Cycles. While you’re touring the region you’ll have the chance to shop in at some of our boutique shops along the way – including delicious scents from Serenity Lavendar and the unique curiosities found in Blimey’s British Shop! Pop in to our quaint restaurants along the way like Billy’s Taphouse and you’ll spot locally sourced items from our multitude of green houses and rolling fields and road side vegetable stands. Essex will be a treat for your senses! The Essex Staycation grand prize includes (approximate retail value $450.00):

  • Hop On Tour for 2 from WE Trolley Tours
  • $75 gift certificate to Blimey’s British Shop
  • Gift certificate to Serenity Lavendar
  • Lunch and VIP tasting for two at Oxley Estate Winery
  • Two full day rentals from Farm Dog Cycle
  • Dinner at Billy’s Taphouse

Click here for more information about the Municipality of Essex.


Do you want to WIN this Staycation?

All month long from June 5 through June 29, 2017, you can enter DAILY to win 1-of-10 Staycation grand prizes valued at over $5,000 in prizes from our stakeholder partners.

Visit our contest page for your chance to win or Like us on Facebook or Follow us on Twitter for reminders about this and our other frequent contests. You’ll also stay in-the-know on the latest news, events, and fun things to see & do.

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Make sure you check out the rest of our Staycation series for more Staycation prizes and #plentyofreasons to enjoy:


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