Peche Island is an uninhabited island, obtained by The City of Windsor in 1999. The natural park is home to many walking trails and can be reached through a boat. Tours are run on regular intervals, ferry rides give a beautiful view of The Detroit City and it is always fun exploring the various local flora and fauna of the region.
Founded in 1995, The Canadian Historical Aircraft Association is located in the west end of the city and is dedicated to preserving aircraft that have been significant contributors to aviation history. Not only is the museum home to a Lancaster Bomber, but one can also find a restored Havilland DH.98 Mosquito which was one of the first Canadian-built Mosquito bombers to be introduced in World War II. Other aircraft at the museum include Boeing Stearman and De Havilland Chipmunk. If you are an aircraft or war history enthusiast, visiting the Canadian Historical Aircraft Association will certainly not disappoint.
Located on the Canadian coast of the Detroit River, overlooking the Detroit River Walk, Art Gallery of Windsor is a platform for nurturing creative expression. The history of the Art Gallery of Windsor dates back to 1943 when it was established in Willistead Manor. As the collection grew, the gallery moved to a better location, at which time it also came to be known as one of the city's most touted galleries. In the mid-1990s, the Art Gallery of Windsor temporarily shifted and moved back to its original waterfront location but in a new building, where it still proudly stands. If you're looking for an art fix while in town, do check it out.
Located inside the Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre, Adventure Bay Family Water Park is a great place for the entire family. This indoor waterpark is clean and very well maintained. It has many rides that are sure to make the little ones oblivious to time. Charming decorations make for an endearing wave pool, which is quite vast and therefore perfect for your entire group. Slides at the Adventure Bay Family Water Park include giants like the Python and the Whizzard, both of which will thrill daredevils. The Flowrider is another fun ride and better suited to a general crowd. If you come with toddlers, take them to the Tot Loch, a cute play area designed for younger children. Thanks to these aforementioned features Adventure Bay Family Water Park is recognized as one of Windsor's popular amusement parks.
Spread across 865 acres (350 hectares) of land, the Ojibway Prairie Complex is a beautiful area that features parks and natural reserves. The lush green property is home to several species of plants and animals. Besides, this green complex hosts a variety of workshops and programs on a regular basis. In addition to this, Ojibway Prairie Complex is a heaven for bird watchers and photographers as it houses a wide range of local and migratory birds. So, take some time off from your busy city life and enjoy a relaxing day amidst nature.
Located in Dearborn, the Henry Ford Museum showcases the fascinating history of American innovation. You'll find a 1909 Ford Model T on display, as well as the bus that Rosa Parks made a stand on in 1955. See a kitchen from the 1930s, a locomotive, and other interesting historic memorabilia. The range of items in the museum is wide, featuring interesting pieces relating to manufacturing, transportation, entertainment, and technology.
KordaZone Theater is the base of the acclaimed Korda Artistic Productions. Opened in 2007, this intimate theater showcases the works of this theater group which was established in 2003. You will find a myriad of shows ranging from musicals to originals, classics to contemporary, Canadian and pantomime that will keep you enthralled. The theater is available for rent as well.
Though a soccer ground, the Windsor Stadium is currently used for hosting rugby. Located within the Jackson Park, the stadium has the capacity to accommodate 3000 people.
For a blockbuster fix while on holiday, book a seat at Cineplex Odeon Devonshire Mall Cinemas. With an exciting schedule of new releases, great sound and tech systems and menu of must-have refreshments, this is the place to go for fun time in the city. For tickets and more, call ahe
Built in 1906, this beautiful English mansion, once the home of Edward Chandler Walker, is called the Willistead Manor. Designed in the Tudor-Jacobean style of architecture, the expansive mansion boasts of 36 individually designed rooms that are surrounded by a 15 acre (6.07 hectares) park. Today, the historical mansion is not only open for tours but the house and the grounds can also be hired for private events and celebrations. If you want to glimpse at a slice of history, then head to the Willistead Manor for a great time.