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.

Where to stay around Amherstburg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 48 holiday lettings near Amherstburg. From 28 Houses to 6 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Amherstburg is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Amherstburg?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Amherstburg:

  • Brush Park: 28 holiday homes
  • Midtown Detroit: 33 holiday homes
  • Sports Center: 36 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 36 holiday homes
  • Capitol City: 32 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Amherstburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Amherstburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • College for Creative Studies: 279 holiday lettings
  • Ciocairo Club of Windsor: 68 holiday lettings
  • First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit: 272 holiday lettings
  • Greenfield Village: 281 holiday lettings
  • Saint Andrews Hall: 267 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Amherstburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 28 Houses in Amherstburg. Our other popular types of Amherstburg holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Amherstburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Amherstburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.