Cruising the Great Lakes aboard Le Dumont D’Urville

Cruising the Great Lakes aboard Le Dumont D’Urville



Explore all five Great Lakes during this seven-night, exclusively chartered cruise. Admire magnificent coastal scenery and discover North America’s passion for nearly two centuries of North American innovation and rich maritime history from Toronto to Milwaukee. Cruise aboard the Five-Star, small ship Le Dumont D’Urville, featuring only 92 Suites and Staterooms. Experience the historical charm of Mackinac Island, the unspoiled beauty of the UNESCO‑inscribed Niagara Escarpment, the cultural largesse of Detroit and the thunderous force of Niagara Falls. Transit the Welland Canal and Soo Locks, among the world’s greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.

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SAVE up to $2,000 per cabin if reserved early!

Trip Type
Closer to Home, Group Travel Tour
Departure Dates
Oct 7, 2021 - Oct 14, 2021


Toronto Pre Program and Milwaukee Post‑Program Options


  • John Meffert

    John Meffert

    John Meffert, consultant on Heritage Conservation Services, has a long tradition with the National Trust. He has served as the Director for our Southern Office from and was the director of the Preservation Society of Charleston, the oldest nonprofit organization in the United States, responsible for preserving the historic resources of Charleston, S.C. John has delighted many study tour groups with his lectures and insights on preservation, and receives rave reviews as study leader.



Cancellations for all or any part of the program including Pre/Post Program(s) reservation(s) will not be effective until received in writing in the offices of Gohagan. Should you have to cancel, the following terms will apply: reservation cancellation(s)
Make a new reservation by March 31, 2021 and pay deposit and the deposit is fully refundable in cash up to 96 days prior to departure. In addition, any applicable airline cancellation fees, optional excursion cancellation fees and administrative fees may apply.



Great Lakes Oct. map


  • day Oct 7

    Depart home city

    Depart home city/Arrive in Toronto, Canada/Embark Le Dumont D’Urville/Cruising Lake Ontario

  • day Oct. 8

    Port Weller, Ontario

  • day Oct. 9

    Port Colborne, Ontario, for Niagara Falls/ Welland Canal/Cruising Lake Erie/Detroit, Michigan

  • day Oct. 10

    Detroit/Cruising Lake Huron/Tobermory, Ontario

  • day Oct. 11

    Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan

  • day Oct. 12

    Whitefish Point/Sault Sainte Marie/Soo Locks

  • day Oct. 13

    Mackinac Island, Michigan

  • day Oct. 14

    Cruising Lake Michigan/ Milwaukee, Wisconsin/ Return to home city

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