Welcome to Windsor Essex
If you have an appetite for adventure, you are definitely looking in the right place. Our diverse region is packed with all kinds of ways to satisfy every type of craving for excitement, fun, recreation and leisure.
With a combined population of nearly 400,000, the Windsor-Essex County region is comprised of nine diverse and vibrant local communities. The largest of these is the City of Windsor, which also ranks as the top Canadian border city. Throughout this region, you will find that each of our communities possesses a distinct identity and a proud history, while sharing a friendly and welcoming character.
From biking to birding, our great outdoors offers a world of amazing options. Pedal your way along our scenic cycling trails, including our breathtaking waterfront trail along the Detroit River. Hike and explore our numerous forested parks and nature preserves. Watch rare species take flight at our incredible birding hotspots, including the internationally renowned Point Pelee National Park and Pelee Island.
Have an appetite for unique culinary experiences? Indulge in our wide-ranging menu of offerings, spanning every cultural taste and featuring fresh local “farm to fork” ingredients. And be sure to sample the award-winning selection from our vibrant wine region, home to nearly twenty wineries and more on the way!
Of course, no trip here is complete without a visit to the spectacular Caesars Windsor, where the excitement of world-class gaming and entertainment is non-stop. Even our history is filled with drama and action, from the War of 1812 to the days of Prohibition, which are brought back to vivid life at the Canadian Club Brand Centre.
The newest attraction to our region is Windsor’s Adventure Bay Family Fun Park. 35,000 square feet of rides including Master Blaster, Flow Rider and Python. It’s the coolest place ever!
Whatever you choose to see and do, you’ll find that our region is a feast for all the senses. So, dig in and enjoy.