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A Comfy Place’s guide book - Things to do in Windsor/Essex

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A Comfy Place’s guide book - Things to do in Windsor/Essex

Things to do!
Get out and explore some of the beautiful sights or get busy being active or creative!
Art Gallery of Windsor
401 Riverside Dr W
Swim, ride the waves,slides or just relax in the lazy river..... great place to have a blast with the family!
Adventure Bay Family Water Park
401 Pitt St W
Swim, ride the waves,slides or just relax in the lazy river..... great place to have a blast with the family!
Come take a tour of this beautiful historic home in the core of Walkerville district. See all the amazing homes this area has to offer.
Willistead Manor
Come take a tour of this beautiful historic home in the core of Walkerville district. See all the amazing homes this area has to offer.
Walk along the many sections of our riverfront..... enjoy the sculptured gardens as you stroll the paved path towards the Ambassador bridge.
Windsor riverfront
Walk along the many sections of our riverfront..... enjoy the sculptured gardens as you stroll the paved path towards the Ambassador bridge.
From the beautiful flowers beds, the historic plane, lawn bowling, playground or local crickette match, Jackson park is a nice place to have a picnic and take a stroll.
Jackson Park
125 Tecumseh Rd E
From the beautiful flowers beds, the historic plane, lawn bowling, playground or local crickette match, Jackson park is a nice place to have a picnic and take a stroll.
Most southern point of Canada! Great biking trail or walk trails. Enjoy the marsh board or a day at the beach. Great way to spend the day!
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Parc national du Canada de la Point-Pelée
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Most southern point of Canada! Great biking trail or walk trails. Enjoy the marsh board or a day at the beach. Great way to spend the day!
Great paved trail system just steps from our door along the riverfront, thru some wood areas and neighbourhoods!
Ganatchio Trail
Great paved trail system just steps from our door along the riverfront, thru some wood areas and neighbourhoods!
Grab your skates in the winter and head down for a free skate! FREE skates available at the church across the street. In the downtown core. Grab a bite to eat after at many of local restaurants!
Charles Clark Square
215 Chatham Street East
Grab your skates in the winter and head down for a free skate! FREE skates available at the church across the street. In the downtown core. Grab a bite to eat after at many of local restaurants!
Peche Island is a lovely place to get away from the city. There is plenty of history ...from the long time curse to Hiram walker ruins. Kayak over or take the city boat (due to covid not currently running) across....in the summer. It’s just minutes away from us. We offer kayak rentals..... please check out paddleanywhere.net for more information.
Peche Island
Peche Island is a lovely place to get away from the city. There is plenty of history ...from the long time curse to Hiram walker ruins. Kayak over or take the city boat (due to covid not currently running) across....in the summer. It’s just minutes away from us. We offer kayak rentals..... please check out paddleanywhere.net for more information.
Show your creative side! The art lab offers schedule classes. Or book a Splatter room adventure for you and a friend or loved one!
The Art Lab Windsor
894 Ottawa Street
Show your creative side! The art lab offers schedule classes. Or book a Splatter room adventure for you and a friend or loved one!
Become one with nature.....this is a wonderful place to see deer and a variety of birds. Great walking or cross country ski trails.
Ojibway Nature Centre
5200 Matchette Rd
Become one with nature.....this is a wonderful place to see deer and a variety of birds. Great walking or cross country ski trails.
Boblo Island” was once an amusement park in the 80’s and 90’s. It’s now home to local residents and provides great sightseeing trails, private beaches, marina, local restaurant with gorgeous patio views, ice cream shop and more! The restaurant and ice cream shop are open Thursday - Sunday. Ride the short 5 min ferry from Amherstburg to the island! Bring $10 cash for the Ferry ride. It covers there and back.
Bois Blanc Island
Boblo Island” was once an amusement park in the 80’s and 90’s. It’s now home to local residents and provides great sightseeing trails, private beaches, marina, local restaurant with gorgeous patio views, ice cream shop and more! The restaurant and ice cream shop are open Thursday - Sunday. Ride the short 5 min ferry from Amherstburg to the island! Bring $10 cash for the Ferry ride. It covers there and back.
Beautiful park with a great view of the Detroit skyline. Hiking and paved trails for biking. You can jump onto the Herb Gray parkway from Malden park.
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Malden Park
4200 Malden Rd
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Beautiful park with a great view of the Detroit skyline. Hiking and paved trails for biking. You can jump onto the Herb Gray parkway from Malden park.
Blue heron offers some great views and paved trails that connect to the Ganatchio trail for some physical activity with beautiful scenery!
Blue Heron Lake
Blue heron offers some great views and paved trails that connect to the Ganatchio trail for some physical activity with beautiful scenery!
Nightlife
Put on your dancing shoes, try your luck at the gambling tables or enjoy listening to music!
Hit the tables or slots. Enjoy the buffet or restaurants, while here hit the bars for some dancing and music! Or see a performance at the Colosseum!
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Caesars Windsor
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Hit the tables or slots. Enjoy the buffet or restaurants, while here hit the bars for some dancing and music! Or see a performance at the Colosseum!
Go ride the bull! Or just dance the night away at this hopping hit spot in downtown Windsor!
The Bull & Barrel Urban Saloon
670 Ouellette Ave
Go ride the bull! Or just dance the night away at this hopping hit spot in downtown Windsor!
Intimate, quirky nightspot featuring independent bands, pub grub like poutine & a full bar.
Phog Lounge
157 University Ave W
Intimate, quirky nightspot featuring independent bands, pub grub like poutine & a full bar.
Quaint little restaurant & pub. Great real made food and local musicians on the weekend!
River's Edge Tap & Table
494 Riverdale Avenue
Quaint little restaurant & pub. Great real made food and local musicians on the weekend!
Taste of Windsor/Essex
Enjoy all the flavours our county has to offer. Distilleries to Wineries to Breweries! See links below in “City Advice”
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Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery
7258 County Road 50
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Family owned business. Family grown fruits used to make an assortment of sweet wines. A must to visit on your county drive!
Black Bear Farms of Ontario Estate Winery Inc.
1137 Essex County Rd 20
Family owned business. Family grown fruits used to make an assortment of sweet wines. A must to visit on your county drive!
Nice place to sit out on the patio to enjoy the taste some local wine and cuisine!
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Cooper's Hawk Vineyards and The Vines Restaurant
1425 Iler Rd
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Nice place to sit out on the patio to enjoy the taste some local wine and cuisine!
One of our many breweries.... I recommend trying them all out!
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Walkerville Brewery
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One of our many breweries.... I recommend trying them all out!
Sports/concert Venue
Come catch a OHL Windsor spitfire game or a Windsor Express Basketball game. From tournaments, to concerts, to exhibitions...... there is always something happening at WFCU
Windsor Family Credit Union Centre
8787 McHugh Street
Come catch a OHL Windsor spitfire game or a Windsor Express Basketball game. From tournaments, to concerts, to exhibitions...... there is always something happening at WFCU
Come watch the races with the family.... another stop along your county experience
Leamington Raceway
Come watch the races with the family.... another stop along your county experience
Food scene
Great food on the waterfront
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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Windsor Riverside
1 Riverside Dr W
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Great food on the waterfront
Quaint little place. Great food and they often have stuff on groupon to save a few dollars. If going reservations are advised. Thanks
LA Guardia trattoria
59 Pitt Street East
Quaint little place. Great food and they often have stuff on groupon to save a few dollars. If going reservations are advised. Thanks
Great food..... eat inside or outside on the patio over looking the Little River!
River's Edge Tap & Table
494 Riverdale Avenue
Great food..... eat inside or outside on the patio over looking the Little River!
Thin crust pizza with delicious garlic butter crust! Sell pizza by the slice too! Take out only.
Bull's Eye Pizza East
214 Lauzon Road
Thin crust pizza with delicious garlic butter crust! Sell pizza by the slice too! Take out only.
Thick crust pizza with garlic crust! If you like it thick this is the place to go! Love the meat lovers here! Take out and small eat in area.
Cheese Wheelz
1294 Lauzon Road
Thick crust pizza with garlic crust! If you like it thick this is the place to go! Love the meat lovers here! Take out and small eat in area.
Great little ice cream shop along the water and trail system. Explore the area and treat your tastebuds!
Stop 26 Ice Cream & More
10585 Clairview Avenue
Great little ice cream shop along the water and trail system. Explore the area and treat your tastebuds!
Grab the halibut fish dinner or 2 for 1 wings at this quaint Irish Pub! Nice little patio area to hang out and try their wide selection of draft beers they have on tap. Live entertainment almost every night!
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O'Maggio's Kildare House
1880 Wyandotte St E
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Grab the halibut fish dinner or 2 for 1 wings at this quaint Irish Pub! Nice little patio area to hang out and try their wide selection of draft beers they have on tap. Live entertainment almost every night!
This is a quaint little Lebanese place if your looking for a quick place to grab some flavourful home cooked food.
KABOBGY Lauzon
7755 Tecumseh Road East
This is a quaint little Lebanese place if your looking for a quick place to grab some flavourful home cooked food.
Wonderful English restaurant to sit and watch a game while enjoying some good grub and a bevy! Nice cozy atmosphere!
Thompson House
5370 Wyandotte St E
Wonderful English restaurant to sit and watch a game while enjoying some good grub and a bevy! Nice cozy atmosphere!
Trendy hip cafe in walkerville area, serving up healthy plant based food, hot drinks, juice / smoothies as well as a organic beer / wines. Live music every Thursday night. There is another local to sit n eat on Lesperance.
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Carrots N Dates
2090 Wyandotte St E
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Trendy hip cafe in walkerville area, serving up healthy plant based food, hot drinks, juice / smoothies as well as a organic beer / wines. Live music every Thursday night. There is another local to sit n eat on Lesperance.

Conseils aux voyageurs

Coutumes et culture
Summertime Carousels of the nations!
If you visiting Windsor during June you may want to check out the many different Carousels set up throughout the city!
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Windsor/Essex Distilleries & Breweries!
Let your taste buds enjoy some of the flavours of our area! Check out the following link for more https://visitwindsoressex.com/categories/drink/
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Windsor/Essex county Winiers
From sweet to dry we have all kinds of wine to tantalize your tastebuds. Check them out https://visitwindsoressex.com/itineraries/daytrippers-winery-guide/