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 banks of Detroit River, the Dieppe Gardens were named so after the members of the Canadian military who died after landing at Dieppe, France during World War II. Besides boasting of monuments to the Canadian Air Force, Navy and Military, the park also features a Peace Beacon. Waterfalls and ponds add to the aesthetic appeal of the gardens as well. Other features of the park include picnic benches and tables, concession stands and a launch site for cruise ships. Whether you are in the mood to soak up the fresh summer breeze, take leisure strolls or simply enjoy scenic river views, head to the Dieppe Gardens.
The Jackson Park is a lovely tourist attraction that boasts of several monuments, blooming tulips, fountains and much more. In addition to its beauty, the park is a popular outing spot amongst the locals as well and is well-facilitated with paved pathways to enjoy quiet walks on a relaxing day. If you are a sports enthusiast, you can enjoy games like basketball, tennis, football, cricket and more as the park is equipped with grounds and pitches for the same. So, enjoy a day with your loved ones at Jackson Park.
The Windsor Riverfront is a great place to take a walk along the Detroit River, go for a run or a bike ride or simply enjoy the view of the skyline across the river. At one time it used to be a group of smaller parks connected seamlessly together. There is a bicycle trail that extends from the Ambassador Bridge at Riverside Drive to Lincoln Street with a distance of 5 miles (8 kilometers).
Originally a town, Walkerville today is regarded as Windsor's heritage precinct that was incorporated into the city. Credited to Hiram Walker, the town was planned to be a model town. One of the earliest establishments here was a distillery and as time passed on, the automotive industry followed. Today, the neighborhood is lined with shops, eateries and pathways that provide a relaxing atmosphere.
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.
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.
Via Italy is the little Italy of Windsor and is located in the heart of the city. This area is extremely popular among the locals as well as tourists because of its romantic Italian charm and flair. Via Italy boasts a number of fine-dine traditional Italian restaurants like Mucci's, Enzo's, and Spago, many family cafes, bars, boutiques, jewelry shops, gift stores and much more. A stroll through this beautiful street is reminiscent of Italy and is an experience you cannot pass up on when in Windsor.