Bordered by Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, and the Detroit River, Windsor Essex is the perfect location for year-round recreational activities of all kinds. Windsor Essex experiences all 4 seasons and has the warmest climate in Ontario. Summers are hot and humid, while winters are generally cold with limited snow. Enjoy boating, sailing and fishing in the Muskie capital of Canada on lake St. Clair, or try kayaking and paddle boarding on the many creeks and rivers throughout the county.
Essex County is home to a number of distinct and welcoming multicultural communities and neighborhoods. Throughout the year, you can participate in an abundance of cultural events, including some of the best food and drink, folk and community festivals in Ontario.