Located across the Detroit River, Windsor is dotted with fascinating historical and cultural landmarks, waterfront parks and world-class entertainment venues. Win big at a casino, browse notable pieces of Andy Warhol’s work at an art gallery and enjoy the outdoors at beautiful nature reserves and a national park.
Things to do in Windsor
Start your Windsor holiday at the waterfront, where you can stroll through the Windsor Sculpture Park to admire modern art against the Detroit skyline. Just a short distance from the park is Windsor's most popular casino, Caesar Windsor, which boasts over 3,000 slot machines.
Head indoors to see the Andy Warhol exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Windsor, which also showcases artwork from local and international artists. Afterward, step back in time at Willistead Manor, an elegant Tudor-Jacobean-style mansion with 36 rooms offering insight into the region’s past.
Admire colorful foliage at Coventry Gardens, which sits along the waterfront, or cycle along the Roy A. Battagello River Walk Bike Trail. If you’re interested in wildlife watching for turtles and birds, head to the 350-hectare Ojibway Prairie Complex, which boasts parks, trails and nature reserves.
Outdoor enthusiasts can take a day trip to Point Pelee National Park, where it’s possible to watch birds and butterflies migrating as you stroll along a picturesque marsh trail. If lounging is more your speed, head to the sandy shores of Sandpoint Beach for sunbathing, swimming and picnicking.
Getting around Windsor
Windsor International Airport offers seasonal flights from Mexican and Canadian cities, while Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport offers more connections and easy access to the Windsor-Detroit Tunnel. In town, the best way to get around is by car.