Destination guide

The riverside setting of Windsor is ready to explore

Enjoy the live music and other features of Windsor. Well-liked for its casino gaming, riverfront and gardens, this city is both scenic and cosmopolitan. GM Renaissance Center and Ford Field are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Windsor

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Windsor a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Detroit Zoo (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Belle Isle Aquarium (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Ambassador Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Chandler Park Golf Course (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Greenfield Village (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Ford Rouge Factory Tour (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Windsor

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Windsor is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belle Isle (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Detroit Riverwalk (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Heritage Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Windsor

Fly into Windsor, ON (YQG), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), which is 6.6 mi (10.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Windsor Station.

Where to stay around Windsor?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 45 vacation rentals near Windsor. From 13 Cottages to 22 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Windsor for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Windsor?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Windsor:

  • Downtown: 26 vacation rentals
  • Midtown Detroit: 24 vacation rentals
  • Brush Park: 19 vacation rentals
  • Sports Center: 28 vacation rentals
  • Washington: 24 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Windsor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Windsor. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Caesars Casino: 23 vacation rentals
  • University of Windsor: 23 vacation rentals
  • Devonshire Mall: 35 vacation rentals
  • Ambassador Bridge: 21 vacation rentals
  • Windsor Raceway: 30 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Windsor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Windsor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Cottages in Windsor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Windsor include:

  • Houses: 22 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Windsor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Windsor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.