Why Windsor?


Windsor is one of Canada's best kept secrets, and the International Gateway between Canada and the U.S.A! With an average home price of approximately $100,000 less than the national average, Windsor makes home ownership possible Experience an incredible community offering world-class entertainment, fascinating historical and cultural landmarks, and unparalleled waterfront parks and gardens.


Things to do or see:

Your options are endless!


As a border city, we’re fortunate to be so close to Detroit which is a destination for everyone, with a lot of not-to-be-missed to-dos no matter your interest or tastes.

  • ‚ÄčBrowse over 150 stores at the magnificent Somerset Collection.
  • Visit one of the top 10 museums in the USA, and take in renowned works, including French Impressionist, German Expressionist, American and Flemish paintings and over 100 galleries at the Detroit Institute of Arts
  • Enjoy some of the best coffee shops Michigan has to offer. 
  • Experience a 982-acre island park complete with a zoo, aquarium, conservatory, Great Lakes museum and plenty of room to hike, barbecue, watch boats, bicycle and more at Belle Isle State Park
  • Explore Detroit’s first licensed distillery since prohibition and enjoy fine spirits produced with all local ingredients at Two James Spirits
  • See the best of Broadway or an exciting concert event at the elegant Fisher Theatre, Fox Theatre, the Detroit Opera House or The Fillmore 
  • Take in a game at Little Caesars Arena, Comerica Park, or Ford Field 
  • The greater Detroit region is home to 8 major airports providing travelers access to domestic and international destinations. 

For a while, Detroit was known for vacant, crumbling homes and rock-bottom house prices but the future of Detroit is bright! In fact, it’s expected that the next national census will actually show the population is increasing in Detroit. So whether you’re planning a visit, or planning to relocate, Windsor - Essex offers Southern climate, lower cost of living, culturally diverse, friendly communities, right on the U.S. border.