- 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
90% 63 votes
100 Laird Avenue, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
The Fort Malden National Historic Site features artifact collections from the War of 1812 and Rebellion of 1837-38. Families enjoy live soldier demonstrations and reenactments, tours, displays as well as seasonal events and festivals.
The 20,058 Joe Louis Arena is the largest indoor venue in Detroit. In addition to being the home of the Red Wings of the National Hockey Association, the arena is used for college hockey, concerts, ice shows, and circuses.
100% 29 votes
Dalhousie Street, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
Situated along the Detroit River and Boblo Island, the Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site was once a royal naval dockyard. The park includes historic features and monuments, landscaped gardens and public art.
The Park House Museum caters to school groups, seniors and the general public. Learn about the history of Amherstburg during the Victorian era in the 1850's through live story telling, hands-on demonstrations and exhibits.
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144 Boblo Island Blvrd, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
Captain Bob's Island Icecream & Coffee Cabin is located on Boblo Island. Established by a young 19-year old entrepreneur, the ice-cream and coffee cabin features 12 different icecreams and a variety of coffees and espressos.
First opening in May 2010, the Amherstburg Farmer's Market is a non-profit organization. Local vendors sell their home-grown, baked and wild-caught, bottled and homemade goods to eager consumers every Saturday and Tuesday.