- TripBuzz found 65 things to do with kids in or near Essex, Ontario, including 63 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Detroit, Dearborn, Taylor and Amherstburg.
- From Farm Dog Cycles to Oxley Beach Golf Course, the Essex area offers 87 different types of family activities, including: Farms & Ranches, Golf, Bike Tours and Bowling.
- Essex is located in south-western Ontario, Canada. The population of nearly 20,000 resides in an area of over 100 square miles, bordered by Lake Erie. Essex is a congregation of several communities, divided into fur different wards. Established in 1999, the town has a small community environment, open for tourism.
Farm Dog Cycles is a local business that specializes in bicycle rentals for kids and adults, including tandem bicycles. The shop has multiple tour packages available, varying in time and experience, which include a shuttle service for any purchases made along the way.
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597 County Road 50 | East Oxley, Essex, Ontario MoreLess Info
Nestled amongst the wineries of the area, Oxley Beach Golf Course is Canada's southernmost golf course. The 18-hole par-3 course is a quiet and relaxing course. They offer special packages that include trips to the local wineries.
Over 40 varieties are featured at Serenity Lavender Farm. Teaming up with other local businesses, the farm has co-created a variety of products they now sell in their store, such as aromatherapy items, soaps, and baking ingredients. Throughout the year, the farm hosts special festivals.
Situated on a river island, Belle Isle Park is a state park featuring the country's oldest aquarium, a zoo, and a plant conservatory. The park also offers a driving range, ball fields, and is the home of an historic lighthouse.
The Holiday Beach Conservation Area is located along Lake Erie. Enjoy the sandy beach, nature trails, bird migration viewing, fishing, hunting, boating, playground, picnic areas, boardwalk, observation tower, seasonal camping and laundry/washroom facilities.
Superior Odyssey Sailing Charters utilizes the historic schooner Coaster II for specialty cruise tours. The ship sails across Lake Superior and caters to private special events like weddings, birthdays, and theme parties.
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277 King St, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
Located in Amherstburg, the North American Black Historical Museum showcases unique exhibits related to Black History, slavery and freedom. Next to the museum, visit the historic Taylor Log Cabin and the Nazrey African Methodist Episcopal Church.
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Bois Blanc Island, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
Designated a historical site, the Bois Blanc Island Light House & Blockhouse is located in Amherstburg along the Detroit River. Learn about the history of the island and the importance it played during the defense of Fort Malden in 1837-38.
Walk across the riverfront, watching sunsets in the evening; music and other fun activities is what you get at Detroit RiverFront. Some concerts are organized here occasionally. You also see the views of Canada from the riverfront.