- Our list of the best things to do in Essex, Ontario, features the top 88 nearby activities — including 38 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Essex, Ontario has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Essex, Ontario , followed by 79 popular activities in nearby cities, including Detroit, Dearborn, Taylor, Amherstburg, Roseville, Southgate, Warren, Dearborn Heights, Ferndale, Marquette and Eastpointe
Located on the north shore of Lake Erie, Cooper's Hawk Vineyards is a family run winery that produces a variety of whites, reds, and a Ros_. The vineyard is surrounded by Green Space, which is home to its namesake. Promoting the community, the winery will help guests pick other local areas to visit.
The eco-friendly Oxley Estate Winery is a vineyard that believes in reduced chemical interventions. The winery has tastings and tours, and multiple function areas for special events. The outdoor patio is known to host live music, and the on-site restaurant has a menu that helps accentuate the wines.
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.
88% 52 votes
7258 Cty Rd, 50 West, Harrow, Essex, Ontario MoreLess Info
Since their grand opening in 2007, Spurcewood Shores Estate Winery has become a popular destination for wine lovers and locals. The winery offers tastings and tours, as well as a scenic picnic area overlooking the vines.
78% 82 votes
151 County Road 50 East, Harrow, Essex, Ontario MoreLess Info
Along the Southwestern Ontario wine route is Viewpointe Estate Winery. The winery holds tastings and tours, as well as culinary courses and tasting lessons. The facility can host corporate and special events.
Family owned and operated, Muscedere Vineyards has become a staple in the community, taking part in farmers markets and hosting tasting festivals. The vineyard has an on-site outdoor patio that features a wood-fired pizza oven. There is also a retail boutique with indoor seating as well.
Receiving the first winery license in the region after prohibition, Colio Estate Winery has been in business since 1980. The winery does tastings and tours, and has an outdoor pavilion that can be rented for special occasions. Fourteen retail boutiques are located throughout the province.
100% 4 votes
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.