A cottage rental in
Southern Ontario with a vast array of things to do!
small, but by no means complete list of suggestions for outings and shopping
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.
Island: An idyllic vacation resort island and the location
of the vineyards of Pelee
Island Winery. Regular car ferry service from Kingsville and
Windsor: Although it's in Canada, it is frequented by more
Americans than Canadians
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.
Miner's: A bird sanctuary that is well worth a visit, not
only in the spring and autumn when migrating birds stop over.
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.
R. Park Homestead: A hands-on pioneer museum that the kids
will want to visit repeatedly.
Crossings: Factory outlet mall featuring numerous brand
names such as Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Adidas, Nike etc.
A large shopping mall with a wide range of stores - including department
stores, boutiques, restaurants, movie theatres, etc.
Fairs, Special Events: e.g. International Freedom Festival
in Windsor, Harrow Agricultural Fair, Tomato Festival in Leamington, etc
Fishing Charters: Spend a day or two on Lake Erie
For day trips to the USA - Detroit and surrounding area:
Our recommended sites for tourists in Southern Ontario:
Village: A huge museum park with recontructed historical
buildings and constumed interpreters
Museum: Exhibits include old-timers, as well as the historic
development of washers, refrigerators, etc.
Historical Museum: The location of the studio in which Diana
Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson recorded their