A cottage rental in Southern Ontario with a vast array of things to do!

A small, but by no means complete list of suggestions for outings and shopping 

  • Pelee Island: An idyllic vacation resort island and the location of the vineyards of Pelee Island Winery. Regular car ferry service from Kingsville and Leamington.

  • Casino Windsor: Although it's in Canada, it is frequented by more Americans than Canadians

  • Colasanti's: Flowers, tropical plants and events

  • Holiday Beach: A conservation area with a beautiful sandy beach, paddle boat rental and good fishing. Holiday Beach is a globally signifcant Important Bird Area (IBA). The designation is a result of the significance of the area for raptor migration.

  • Jack Miner's: A bird sanctuary that is well worth a visit, not only in the spring and autumn when migrating birds stop over.

  • Fort Malden: An historic military fort and museum in Amherstburg, which was the centre of British operations against the United States during the War of 1812.

  • John R. Park Homestead: A hands-on pioneer museum that the kids will want to visit repeatedly.

  • Windsor Crossings: Factory outlet mall featuring numerous brand names such as Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Adidas, Nike etc.

  • Devonshire Mall: A large shopping mall with a wide range of stores - including department stores, boutiques, restaurants, movie theatres, etc.

  • Festivals, Fairs, Special Events: e.g. International Freedom Festival in Windsor, Harrow Agricultural Fair, Tomato Festival in Leamington, etc

  • Sport Fishing Charters: Spend a day or two on Lake Erie

  • Point Pelee: A national park featuring a protected natural environment with unique fauna and flora and miles of sandy beaches. The southernmost part of mainland Canada.

    For day trips to the USA - Detroit and surrounding area:

    • Greenfield Village: A huge museum park with recontructed historical buildings and constumed interpreters

    • Ford Museum: Exhibits include old-timers, as well as the historic development of washers, refrigerators, etc.

    • Motown Historical Museum: The location of the studio in which Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson recorded their first hits.

    Our recommended sites for tourists in Southern Ontario:
    • Daytrips: Visit historic sites in Amherstburg or just go on a winery tour? Find what you prefer!

    • Calendar of Events: Find out what is going on - months ahead!

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