Essex County is in Ontario, Canada. Offering unique outdoor activities, wonderful communities and fascinating historic sites. This region has one of the longest growing seasons in Candada, offering great food and drink. The Lake Erie Shore and Pelee Island viticulture areas offer 13 wineries and the Canadian Club Distillary.
Essex County has a history of conserative Mennonites residing here since 1786. They emigrated to Ontario (then known as Upper Canada) from the United States after the American Revolution in 1776. They came from Pennsylvania, home to Mennonite immigrants since 1683 and who have prospered here since.
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The Windsor-Detroit Tunnel.
The Pelee Islander, tel: 1-800-661-2220. Daily trips to Sandusky and mainland Ontario, Canada. Service to Sandusky is limited to once daily during the summer months, and is further restricted during the spring and fall. Advance vehicle reservations.
The MV Jiimaan, . The largest passenger ferry along the Lake Erie route to Pelee Island, to the foot of Jackson St., Sandusky, Ohio. From Leamington, Canada, Kingsville Govt. Dock, Ontario, Canada and Pelee Island, Ontario, Canada.
Windsor-Detroit Tunnel Take the tunnel.  Between Detroit and Windsor connecting the US Interstates I-95, I 96 and I 75 to Ontario's Highway 401, it is one of the fastest routes between Ontario and the United States.
Ambassador Bridge The worlds longest international suspension bridge.
Essex County Steam & Gas Engine Museum, Located at Co-An Park, 11071 11th Concession, McGregor, +1 519 726-0606  Essex County Steam & Gas Engine Show, International brand tractors and equipment, also includes a flea market, craft and food vendors, and a bake sale. Three-day event held the second weekend in August.