Kingsville Things to Do
The Heritage Village in Kingsville, Ontario features over 20 building of local significance collection of heritage buildings from the late 1700s up to the late 1920s: a one room schoolhouse, general store, barbershop, train station and numerous log homes. All buildings have been relocated to the village and display artifacts from a bygone...more
It seems Essex County is becoming the new Niagara. Since 2005, a number of new wineries have established themselves in the region. We only had the opportunity to visit two new ones, but here's a list of all the wineries in the region to date (2006):1. D'Angelo Estate Winery2. Sanson Estate Winery 3. Erie Shore Vineyard4. Colio Estate Wines Inc.5....more
Jack Miner established his bird sanctuary in 1904. The hunter-turned-naturalist decided it was time to stop the killing and take action for wildlife. He brought home seven Canada geese to live in his pond with the hopes that others would soon join them. At first, it was a huge failure, but then in 1908 a wonderful thing happened: eleven wild Canada...more
A recent addition to the Southwestern Ontario wine route, Aleksander Estate Winery is a family-run winery with the intention of keeping it small. Their wines are locally grown on 5 acres of vineyards. Their selection of wines include the classics, as well as a Chambourcin red wine, and they specialise in fruit wines. Complimentary wine tasting is...more
A new addition to the growing Southwestern Ontario wine region, Mastronardi Estate Winery sits on 100 acres of vineyards previously owned by Colio Estate Wines Inc. The winery is owned by a young, presumably Italian couple. We had our wine tasting with the wife, and she was very informative about the wines and the wine making process. Complimentary...more
438 County Road 20 West, Kingsville, N9Y 2K2, Canada
Good for: Couples
Our meals were mediocre. The restaurant is cheaper than average and we got what we paid for. They only offered the cheap table wine from Pelee Winery so we had water instead. The side vegetables were fresh at least, but I could make a better dish at home myself. We heard the microwave going off a few times in the back too, which made us wonder who...more
The Vintage Goose Restaurant proudly resides in one of Kingsville's oldest buildings. Twenty-four Main Street West dates back to the early 1850's when it housed the towns' General Hardware Store. In October of 1995 it was restored to all it's original splendor to accommodate the new home & expansion of The Vintage Goose, formerly on Pearl Street...more
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Ferries depart from Leamington or Kingsville to Pelee Island depending on the time of year. Cars can be taken on board and are recommended because there is no public transportation available on Pelee Island. Reservations are required if you are taking your car and you must be at the dock an hour prior to departure. Walk-on passengers should be there 1/2 hour before, but reservations are not required.
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35 acres planted of one of highbush blueberries. It's one of the most popular U-Pick farms in Ontario.
Visit and enjoy this oasis of nature
What to buy: Ready-pick or Pick Your Own Blueberry Farm. Also sells jams, pies & ice-cream.Related to:
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