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On The Water: Essex County

Surrounded by lakes, there is no shortage of ways to explore Windsor Essex on the water.  Take a canoe tour, try your luck at Stand Up Paddleboard or go for a relaxing row in a kayak.  Make sure to stop in to one of Essex County’s numerous restaurants, cafes and bakeries as you meander through the region.

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Point Pelee National Park

Situated at the southern extreme of mainland Canada, Point Pelee National Park is a tiny sanctuary supporting a mosaic of habitats from jungle-like forest to lush wetlands to open savannah. Bike the 4.5 km trail taking you deep into the forest, or walk the boardwalk out onto one of the largest freshwater marshes left on the Great Lakes.

Birdie's Perch

Open May - September and housed in a unique double-decker bus from the U.K., with a kitchen downstairs and dining upstairs or on our outdoor patio, Birdie's Perch offers a tasty menu of items, served up in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.

Pelee Wings Nature Store & Paddle Shop

Everything you need to enjoy the great outdoors! From binoculars and spotting scopes to a large selection of kayaks, paddleboards and paddling gear, astronomy scopes, jewellery, garden decor, Pelee souvenirs, clothing, nature books, educational toys and more.

Seacliff Park & Beach

Located on the shores of Lake Erie, Seacliff Park boasts over eight hectares of trees, open green space and a lengthy sandy shoreline known as Seacliff Beach.

Attractions

Point Pelee National Park

1118 Point Pelee Drive, Leamington, Ontario, N8H 3V4
(519) 322-2365
www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/pelee/index


Winter Hours for Point Pelee National Park are currently in effect – Park is open daily 7am –…


Lakeside Bakery Deli Cafe

286 Erie St. S, Leamington, ON, N8H 3C5
(519) 326-2626
www.lakesidebakery.com


Lakeside Bakery Deli Cafe is a true European style bakery with over 35 original recipes of fresh bread,…


Tacos Tony

52 Erie St. S, Leamington, ON, N8H 3A9
(519) 326-0110


Authentic Mexican cuisine at affordable prices.  Tacos Tony specializes in quesadillas, fluentas, tostadas, burritos and tacos along with…


Ford City BIA and Murals

Drouillard Road, Windsor, ON
fordcity.ca/


Today Ford City is a revitalized and vibrant community with successful businesses and active associations, thanks to redevelopment…


Pelee Wings Nature Store & Kayak Shop

636 Point Pelee Dr., Leamington, Ontario, N8H 3V4
(519) 326-5193
www.peleewings.ca/


Everything you need to enjoy the great outdoors, all at discount prices!  Offering 200 models of binoculars and…


Sweet Retreat Ice Cream and More

7 Nelson Street, Leamington, Ontario, N8H 1G6
(519) 398-8158
sweetretreatleamington.ca


Come experience uptown Leamington’s delightful Ice Cream Parlour and Garden. Scooping 32 flavours of premium Kawartha and London…


Birdie’s Perch

625 Point Pelee Drive, Leamington, ON, N8H 3V4
(519) 325-1200
www.birdiesperch.ca


Housed in a unique 1965 Bristol Lodekka double-decker bus from the U.K., with a kitchen downstairs and dining…


Seacliff Park

Seacliff Dr W & Forest Ave, Leamington, Ontario, N8H 3X8
(519) 322-2337
www.leamington.ca/en/discover/seacliffpark.asp


The premier park in the Municipality of Leamington and home to the famous Tomato Splash Pad. Located on…


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