Explore all five Great Lakes to admire magnificent scenery and discover North America’s passion for nearly two centuries of North American innovation and maritime history from Milwaukee to Toronto. Cruise aboard the Five-Star, small ship Le Dumont D’Urville and experience the historical charm of Mackinac Island, the unspoiled beauty of the UNESCO-inscribed Niagara Escarpment, the cultural largesse of Detroit and the thunderous Niagara Falls. Transit the Welland Canal and Soo Locks, among the world’s greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.
- Pricing from
SAVE up to $2,000 per cabin if reserved early!
- Trip Type
- Closer to Home, Group Travel Tour
- Departure Dates
- Sep 30, 2021 - Oct 7, 2021
Optional pre- and post-cruise extensions to Milwaukee and Toronto are also planned.
Rolf Achilles is an independent art historian, curator of the Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows, and adjunct faculty member at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. A writer and lecturer on various topics related to preserving American artistic heritage, Mr. Achilles is the author of several books on Chicago architecture and commerce.
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) are subject to a $200 per person administrative fee from the time of booking through 120 days prior to departure; from 119 through 95 days prior to departure, $800 per person; cancellations 94 days or less prior to departure, a no‑show or early return from the program will result in forfeiture of 100% of the published full regular tariffs. In addition, any applicable airline cancellation fees, optional excursion cancellation fees and administrative fees may apply.
- day 1
Depart home city/Arrive in Milwaukee, Wisconsin/Embark Le Dumont D’Urville/Cruising Lake Michigan
- day 2
Lake Michigan/Lake Huron – Mackinac Island, Michigan
- day 3
Lake Superior/Sault Sainte Marie/Transit the Soo Locks between
Lake Superior and Lake Huron
- day 4
Tobermory, Ontario, Canada/Lake Huron
- day 5
Lake Huron/St. Clair River/Lake St. Clair/Detroit, Michigan
- day 6
Detroit for Dearborn, Michigan/Cruising Lake Erie
- day 7
Port Colborne, Ontario, (Welland Canal) for Niagara Falls/Cruising Lake Ontario
- day 8
Lake Ontario/Toronto/Return to home city
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