Southwestern Ontario is firmly established on the tourist trail, which means getting around is relatively easy. Be sure schedule in sufficient time to experience the numerous things to see and do this region has to offer. Leamington, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast, and Tecumseh, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the east of Chatham are also waiting to be discovered.
If you're staying in Chatham, why not spend a few hours exploring Sarnia. Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) away, this regional city is where you can find RBC Centre, Bluewater Health and Lambton College. Make sure you don't rush back to Chatham until you've visited Sarnia's Hiawatha Horse Park and Entertainment Center and University of Western Ontario Research Park - Sarnia-Lambton.
If you're on the lookout for experiences that won't wreak havoc on the budget, set aside some time to explore Southwestern Ontario's popular open-air museums and open-air exhibits.
The area around Chatham offers some exciting ways to enjoy its unique landscapes. Those with a love of adventure can sign up for one of the zip-lining or mountain biking excursions available. Southwestern Ontario provides plenty of laid-back activities, such as beach combing and cycling.
For those who plan on traveling by plane, it's good to remember that the closest major airport is Windsor Airport, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west of Chatham.