Cruising the Great Lakes aboard Le Bellot

Cruising the Great Lakes aboard Le Bellot



Admire magnificent coastal scenery and discover nearly 2 centuries of North American innovation and maritime history on this one-of-a-kind, 7-night cruise itinerary from Milwaukee to Toronto—featuring all 5 Great Lakes. Experience the historical charm of Mackinac Island; the Henry Ford Museum of Innovation in Detroit; the thunderous force of Niagara Falls; and transit the Welland Canal and Soo Locks, among the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.


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Trip Type
Closer to Home, Group Travel Tour
Departure Dates
Sep 22, 2024 - Sep 29, 2024


Milwaukee Pre Tour Option
Begin your Great Lakes journey with a 2-night stay in Milwaukee with an itinerary that includes tours of its North Point neighborhood, the Milwaukee Art Museum, and the striking Pabst Mansion built in Flemish style by Pabst Brewing Company president Frederick Pabst. Accommodations are in a historical luxury hotel in the heart of the city.

Toronto Post Tour Option
Conclude your tour with 2 nights in cosmopolitan Toronto, featuring visits to the lively Distillery District, Fort York, stunning Casa Loma, and the Art Gallery of Ontario. You will also enjoy lunch in the CN Tower’s famous revolving restaurant. Accommodations are in a historical, ideally located luxury hotel.
The Pre- and Post-Program Options are available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.


Airport transfers and luggage handling abroad are only included if air arrangements are booked through Gohagan & Company. If travelers make their own air arrangements, transfers and luggage handling are not included; transfers can be organized through Gohagan & Company and purchased by the traveler.


  • Linda Harper

    Linda Harper

    Linda was on the NTHP National Main Street program’s management team working with over 200 communities.  As the director for Exchange Programs for the Countryside Institute she provided oversight for communities in 3 counties to implement sustainable environmental and economic programs. Her time as the Board Chair and Executive Director of Historic Congressional Cemetery saw the property go from being listed on the NT’s 11 Most Endangered to being listed as a National Landmark with a $4M endowment. Most recently she served as the CEO for Cultural Tourism for Washington, DC promoting the embassies, monuments, arts and neighborhoods as an integral part of the city’s economic development plan.  Her background in historic preservation, cultural tourism and community engagement will help each traveler better understand the flavor and significance of our stops along the way.


A non-refundable administrative fee of $300 per person will apply for all cancellations received more than 7 days after booking and before other fees take effect at 120 days:
120 days $300 per person admin fee after 7-day grace period from booking
120 – 91 days 25% of full invoice fare
90 – 61 days 50% of full invoice fare
60 – 31 days 75% of full invoice fare
30 – 0 days 100% of full invoice fare
Separate airfare Terms & Conditions apply




  • day 1

    Depart home city/ Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S./Embark LE BELLOT



  • day 2

    Lake Michigan/Mackinac Island/Lake Huron

  • day 3

    Lake Superior/Soo Locks/Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan/Lake Huron

  • day 4

    Tobermory, Canada/Lake Huron

  • day 5

    Detroit, Michigan

  • day 6

    Detroit/Lake Erie

  • day 7

    Port Colborne for Niagara Falls/Welland Canal/Lake Ontario

  • day 8

    Toronto, Canada/Return to home city

    Note that this program also operates in the reverse order.

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