Destination guide

The picturesque setting of Amherstburg is ready to explore

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Amherstburg. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and boating, this relaxing city won't disappoint. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Amherstburg

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Amherstburg a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ambassador Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Raisin River Golf Course (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Ford Rouge Factory Tour (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Greenfield Village (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Belle Isle Aquarium (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Gateway Golf Club (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Amherstburg

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Amherstburg is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belle Isle (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Heritage Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • William C. Sterling State Park (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Detroit Riverwalk (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Amherstburg

The nearest airport is in Windsor, ON (YQG), located 16.2 mi (26 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), which is 19.4 mi (31.2 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Amherstburg?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 56 vacation rentals near Amherstburg. From 17 cottages to 43 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Amherstburg for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Cottages in Amherstburg?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 17 Cottages in Amherstburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Amherstburg include:

  • Houses: 43 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 rentals available
  • Flats: 12 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 Amherstburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Amherstburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.