The city of Windsor in Ontario, Canada makes for a wonderful visit. As the southernmost city in Canada, Windsor is right across the river from Detroit. Windsor runs on the river, and is full of great art, food, and fun. This underrated city will exceed your expectations.
Things to do in Windsor
Windsor is full of surprising things to do. The Windsor Sculpture Park, known as the “museum without walls” features over thirty large contemporary pieces of art on the Detroit River. Discover all kinds of interesting sculptures and oddities. The Sculpture Park runs up to the Art Gallery of Windsor, along with its wonderful collection of Canadian and world art. The Waterfront Park has amazing views of the Detroit skyline across the water, and hosts festive fireworks on holidays. The peaceful Dieppe Gardens are on the riverfront also, as a World War II memorial with monuments. Little Italy is right off of the river, with an array of Italian restaurants and full of rustic charm. You can cross the immense Ambassador Bridge that leads to Detroit — linking Canada and America in one long landmark.
Day trips from Windsor
Detroit, Michigan is the ideal day trip from Windsor. You can get to Detroit by ferry, or through the Windsor-Detroit tunnel in just fifteen minutes. Visit the fabulous musical Motown Museum, also known as Hitsville U.S.A. The museum was the original headquarters of Motown music. The recording studio for the label is full of history, and is dedicated to the sound that changed the 60s. The hub of the Detroit metropolitan can be found at the Renaissance Center. This group of skyscrapers houses all kinds of businesses, hotels, and shops to browse through. You have to see it to believe it! Belle Isle Park, an island off of Detroit is a state park and perfect for a day trip. Connected to Detroit by the MacArthur Bridge, the island has the Belle Island Aquarium, Conservatory and Zoo.
Tripping can help you to book your stay in Windsor. Tripping has a wide variety of hotels, from simple and convenient to luxurious and relaxing. Book downtown to be close to the busy and bustling city centre. A downtown address will make seeing the sights in the city easier.
Transportation in Windsor
Windsor is located right off of Canada’s busiest highway. The city, the automobile capital of Canada, was also built for cars — making a rental a good way to go. However, Windsor has an intricate bike trail network that can get you around also. Transit Windsor has a bus service that goes all over the city, and even into downtown Detroit. Windsor Airport is your closest way of flying in, but you could fly into Detroit also if you prefer.
Vacation Rentals in Windsor
Find the best Windsor vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 225 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Windsor range from €25 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 179 homes in Windsor offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 40 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 149 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Windsor offers 56 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.
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