It can be hard to plan the perfect summer getaway that everyone will enjoy. Do you go for fun, excitement and thrills…or calm, relaxing and quiet?
If you’re looking to save some money on flights and avoid a super-long road trip headache (especially if you have kids), then look no further.
I’m doing a series of blogs with summer getaway destinations that are no longer than 3 hours from London! First, I focused on heading East and showcased the best of what Toronto, Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake have to offer. Click here to see that blog!
I had a little trouble naming this next one. I was going to say West, as you do go down the 401 West to get there from London, but looking on a map…it’s really more South-West. I decided to just call it the “Windsor Essex Pelee Island Edition” as this area is a MUST to visit, especially in the summer!
There really are #PlentyOfReasons to visit Windsor Essex Pelee Island…
If you love wine (how could you not?), then you NEED to grab some friends and family and experience the almost 20 wineries. See, smell, sip and savour robust reds, crisp whites and delicate ice wines created by local winemakers!
Did you know that Windsor is the birthplace of Whisky in Canada? You can experience and TASTE the history on the Barrels Bottles & Brews Trail and sample the product at each location to obtain a stamp and complete your Barrels Bottles & Brews Passport!
There are actually three unique and delicious tours that you can enjoy, from breweries to wineries to artisan coffee shops…you’ll have a blast filling your day and your palette!
If you need a night out with friends to experience thrills and excitment, you’ll have to check out Caesars Windsor Casino and Resort. It’s actually Canada’s largest casino resort with 11 restaurants and bars, you can see incredible live shows and snap some selfies of the magnificent views of the Detroit River!
If you’re like me and LOVE to eat, than this is your destination. Windsor is world famous for some of the best pizza ever, so go explore the culinary delights you’ve been missing!
If you live on a golf course during the summer, you will need to grab some buddies and check out the challenging and stunning courses. To make the most of your trip, grab the Southern Swing golf package and golf 3 courses for $150 with cart!
Finally, if you’re like me, when you check out an exciting new destination for the first time…you want to see and do the BEST of everything. It’s tough because you don’t really know where to look, unless you start asking strangers on the street…and that can be “fun” in a new city. Luckily, they have put together a list of the best things to see & do, eat & drink…even places to play & stay. Click here to find them!
Click here to plan your getaway to Windsor Essex Pelee Island!
Stay tuned for more summer getaways close to home…as we look to the North and West!