Trip Inspiration | Cycling

Ontario's Forgotten Coast

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 4:00 PM by Jim Byers

Jim Byers explores Ontario's Southwest.

ALONG ONTARIO’S LAKE ERIE SHORELINE - Great food. Wonderful people. Terrific wines. And great outdoor experiences.

Jim Byers visits Windsor Essex & Point Pelee.

ALONG THE LAKE ERIE SHORELINE – The luscious scent of lavender. A zippy Chardonnay. A tranquil boardwalk. And a ridiculously good hamburger served on a perfect patio.

Explore the Windsor waterfront and discover Pelee Island on this 3-day tour.

Itinerary highlights: fabulous food, a sculpture park, cycling through Essex Pelee Island Coast (EPIC) wine country, exploring Pelee Island and birding.

A 4-day cycle along Lake Erie shorelines.

This four-day journey, which begins and ends in St. Thomas, takes you along quiet rural roads and a waterfront trail, down Lake Erie’s northern shoreline and through communities with rich maritime heritage and vast agricultural lands.

Love Birds

Monday, May 22, 2017 4:00 PM by Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation

Reconnect on a romantic Pelee Island Escape.

Using Windsor as your starting point, explore Erie County’s wine region by bike on a Wine Trail Ride. Each Wine Trail Ride includes winery tastings, tours, a guide, support vehicle and a meal made with local foods produced in the region.

Cruise the Lake Erie Waterfront Trail around Canada’s most southern island

The Waterfront Trail appears to be the little trail that could. Since its inception just two decades ago, it has grown from a 270-km trail along Lake Ontario’s northern shore to a 1600-km trail that runs all the way from Lake Huron’s Grand Bend to the St. Lawrence River at the Ontario-Quebec border.