A passage to Pelee Island and Windsor Essex is an excellent getaway. The climate of the Lake Erie Islands Archipelago boasts the highest heat units in the country and the longest frost-free season in Ontario. This helps make the flora and fauna of Pelee Island rather unique.
There are many facets to Travac’s marvelous getaway. You’ll enjoy a Rum Runners tour that lets you understand the nefarious lifestyle of Windsor during the 1920’s. During your adventure you’ll experience Pelee Island through the eyes of a local professional guide, visit a local winery and enjoy tasting. You’ll also stop at Willistead Manor House once the residence of Edward Walker, the second son of Hiram Walker, one of the principle icons of the spirits industry during its formative years.
Your holiday includes round trip transportation on a deluxe chartered coach, 3 night’s accommodation at Caesars, 2 lunches, a full sightseeing program and the services of a Travac Tours Director. Early booking is your best guarantee of obtain space on this fabulous getaway.
*Next tour departs September 2020- check back soon for pricing and dates*
Ottawa to Windsor
Early this morning you depart Ottawa for Windsor. Upon arrival you will check into your hotel. The remainder of the evening is free to explore your surroundings.
After breakfast, we will make our way to Pelee Island by ferry. Your first stop will be at a local winery. Here you will enjoy both a tasting and a tour of the facility. Lunch is also included at the facility. Your afternoon will be spent exploring the island under the guidance of a local tour professional. Your evening will be free.
This morning you will be met by “The Rum Runners Tour” acting troupe. The group will take you on a journey through prohibition of the 1920s and 30s in Windsor. This tour includes visits to MacKenzie Hall and Bedford United Church, after your lunch and Rum Runner’s show you’ll be of to Willistead Manor House for a visit. Your evening will again be free.
After breakfast, you will begin your journey back to Ottawa. You can expect to arrive in the early evening.
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