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Canadian Camping at Sun Retreats Amherstburg

5 minutes read Aug 03,2019
Canadian Camping at Sun Retreats Amherstburg

Vacation at Sun Retreats Amherstburg in Scenic Amherstburg!

Situated in scenic southern Ontario, Sun Retreats Amherstburg in Amherstburg is a premier destination near the Detroit River and Lake Erie. Plus, it's well within range for a day trip to Detroit or Windsor. With urban and outdoor adventure, there's plenty to do!

At Willowood, you can expect a fun family vacation spent swimming, playing mini golf, and competing in other outdoor sports. And with several ways to stay, it's easy to craft a vacation that suits your interests.

Read on to learn more about why we love Sun Retreats Amherstburg!

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Ways to Stay

Love a rustic retreat? The tent campsites at Willowood are just what you're looking for. Nestled under shady trees, these simple spaces include a picnic table and fire ring at every site. It's easy to make the most of the summer weather with a campfire meal enjoyed outdoors.

RVers can enjoy flat, spacious sites with full hookups. You'll get the same fire ring and picnic table as the tent sites as well. And if you're looking to become a seasonal or long-term guest, we're happy to accommodate!

Cozy cabins include creature comforts and a bit of grassy yard space. There are options sleeping up to six, with various amenities included like kitchens, porches, and more. Be sure to check with the staff at Willowood to see what's included in your stay.

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Resort Amenities

Family-friendly activities are in ample supply at Sun Retreats Amherstburg. Along with plenty of outdoor sports, you can enjoy a convenient camp store and snack bar. Check out this list to see what awaits you at Willowood:
  • Miniature golf course
  • Camp store and snack bar ($)
  • Softball field
  • Basketball, volleyball, and horseshoes
  • Pedal go kart rentals ($)
  • Laundry facilities ($)
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool and splash pad (closed in 2019)
  • Pet area
  • And much more!
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Planned Activities

Need to get out and socialize? Sun Retreats Amherstburg has plenty of planned activities available for guests. Weekend activities start in May, and weekday activities are offered during July and August. From chocolate bar bingo and trivia to wagon rides and scavenger hunts, there are activities for all ages.

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Local Attractions

Attractions in Amherstburg come in all shapes and sizes. Learn about the area at Fort Malden, which shows Canada's early military history. Or head out and visit the Essex County wineries, with more than 17 throughout the region.

An easy 20-minute drive will take you to Kingsville's Jack Miner Migratory Bird Foundation, one of the best birding hotspots. Another spot of interest is Point Pelee National Park, packed with opportunities for cycling, hiking, and paddling. It's also great for watching migratory birds in spring and Monarch butterflies in autumn.

Don't miss the John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area in Essex, where a prominent Victorian family lived in the 1800s. Pelee Island, a two-hour drive away, is worth the trip to hike the nature trails, browse shops, and explore the museum.

If you're craving a bit of city life, head 30 kilometers north of Sun Retreats Amherstburg to Windsor. Here, you can check out the city's scenic Riverfront and do a bit of gaming at Caesars Windsor. And be sure to head across the Ambassador Bridge to check out Detroit's revitalized downtown. With pro sports, world-class concerts, and stunning art deco architecture, there's plenty to do in the Motor City!

Book Your Stay

We hope you'll keep Sun Retreats Amherstburg in mind when planning your next Canadian vacation. To make reservations today, call (844) 726-5514 or book online.  

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