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Great Lakes Grand Discovery - Chicago to Montreal

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Chicago represents the heart and soul of the Midwest. Cruise across Lake Michigan's blue, turquoise, and cerulean colors and keep an eye out for sand dunes that fade into the horizon as the sun plays on the deck. Visit a charming and distinctive American site, Mackinac Island, and its state park, which covers most of the island. Over days of scenic sailing, travel through Lake Huron, the second-largest inland sea in America's Great Lakes. Witness the breathtaking Niagara Falls, which attracts millions of people each year. The origins of these falls can be traced back over 12,000 years to the glacial period.
Beautiful Chicago sunsetDowntown Cleveland with River BridgeRelax on the lake shoresBuilding in downtown Toronto - Ontario, CanadaStunning Niagara Falls
Highlights
  • Discover Chicago, one of the most walkable cities in the United States.
  • Visit Lake Michigan, which has a surface area of more than 22,000 square miles.
  • Cruise through the rugged beauty of Georgian Bay.
  • Admire the stunning and world famous Niagara Falls.
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Chicago, IL

Enjoy a complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening allows time to become acquainted with the city. For your convenience, our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about the upcoming voyage to reservation of premium experiences. Representatives will be available to provide suggestions for dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here. 

Day 2: Chicago, IL | Embark

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Dinner
Bold, brazen, and distinctly American, Chicago has the personality to spare. From our embarkation point at Navy Pier to towering skyscrapers to regional cuisine and a quirky dialect, this city represents the heart and soul of the Midwest. Chicagoans are easy to recognize and quick with a smile and a lighthearted quip. Shopping on the Magnificent Mile is an adventure to remember, and the locals know the hidden mom-and-pop gems serving the best deep-dish pizza, Italian beef and signature Chicago dogs. 

Day 3: Scenic Sailing on Lake Michigan

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
As we traverse across the aqua, turquoise, and cerulean shades of Lake Michigan, watch dunes of sand slowly become lost in the horizon while sunlight plays upon the deck. You may choose to visit the fitness center for a workout or pamper yourself with a soothing massage in the spa. Regardless of preference, embrace the relaxation that scenic sailing offers to all.  

Day 4-5: Mackinac Island

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  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Vacationers adore this unique American destination. Its devotees long for the time they can return to their beloved island retreat and truly disconnect from the daily hustle and bustle. Clip-clop rhythms of horse hooves soothe the soul, with not a car in sight. The rich aroma of Mackinac's signature tr eat - its famous fudge - permeates charming shops. This peaceful port draws visitors back year after year. Tour the island by carriage and visit Fort Mackinac. Afterward, marvel at myriad magnificent selections on the Grand Hotel luncheon buffet for an included mid-day meal to treasure. And the view at the hotel from America's longest front porch stretches for miles.

Day 6: Sault Saint Marie

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
A city divided presents duality in experience; Sault Ste. Marie, MI, and ON, bridged together by name and commerce, are diverse waterfront communities that harbor a flood of opportunity. Culture beats through street veins that connect these harbors to the distinctly different North American countryside beyond each border. Join the included tour, and admire the view from the Soo Locks observation deck, or peer into the past in the preserved fur traders’ settlement homes on Water Street. Drink in the atmosphere, and encounter life in Sault Ste. Marie. 

Day 7: Little Current, Manitoulin Island

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Breathe the clean air and find solace in the sacred atmosphere of the world's largest freshwater island. Generations have nurtured a close and cherished relationship with the land, the forest, the waters and the sky in this treasured place, and you are invited to share its beauty and splendor. Reflect on island heritage on an included excursion to the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation for a welcome ceremony and interpretive tour, along with stops at other attractions of note. Those opting for a premium experience can saddle up to feel the gentle sway of an ambling horseback trail ride amid the breathtaking scenery of Honora Bay. 

Day 8: Scenic Sailing on Lake Huron

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today we slip our moorings to survey the sapphire canvas of a boundless empire. Scenic sailing invites visitors to navigate the day as we cruise through the second-largest arena of an inland sea in America’s Great Lakes. Engage in laissez-faire, and curl up with a nautical novel on the deck as the rhythmic slap of spray keeps pace.

Day 9: Detroit, Michigan

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Begin your day on the south bank of the Detroit River directly across from Detroit, Michigan- Windsor, Ontario. There’s no better place than the Motor City to choose an optional premium experience to explore the captivating history of the automotive industry – and so much more – at The Henry Ford. Be astounded by the museum’s vast and varied artifacts of American heritage. The extraordinary exhibits chronicle the lifespan of a nation. All guests may choose the included excursion to the Detroit Institute of Arts and its 100-plus galleries, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the West Canfield Historic District and other city highlights

Day 10: Cleveland, Ohio

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Step off the ship onto what some call America’s “North Coast” and discover why Clevelanders are so fiercely proud of their home. The reinvented city reverberates with vitality and a cool new atmosphere. Expand your mind at the world-class Cleveland Museum of Art, with over 45,000 works to explore. You can also feel the backbeat at the museum devoted to one of America’s finest gifts to the world – the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. An optional premium experience to Geauga County offers a glimpse into a simpler way of life with a visit to an Amish home for a traditional wedding feast.

Day 11: Niagara Falls, Port Colborne

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Begin your day in breathtaking Niagara Falls, which attracts millions of visitors each year. An optional pre-cruise premium experience takes you to the heart of its splendor for a Hornblower catamaran ride into the mist. Afterward, take lunch for a spin in the rotating Skylon Tower, followed by a tasting at local winery and shopping at Niagara-on-the-Lake. Deluxe motorcoaches will transport guests a short distance to the ship in Port Colborne.

Day 12-13: Toronto

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  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Ever-expanding Toronto is a gift to the senses. It’s become a canvas for the many artisans who’ve made it home and taken every opportunity to captivate uniqueness and beauty throughout its core. A quirky amalgam of culture flows freely through every inch of adventure throughout the metropolis. From freshness in farmers’ markers to the boldness of cityscape, each visitor will certainly fall in love with a little piece of this smashing destination. 

Considered Canada's premier metropolitan center, diverse Toronto provides options for any taste. The flavor of the city comes alive in historic St. Lawrence Market, a source of authentic artisan foods and crafts - and community - for more than 200 years. A visit to this modern metropolis with 19th-century flair becomes a cultural kaleidoscope that emerges as a singular and unique experience. 

Day 14: Gananoque, Ontario

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This is the heart of the thousand Islands, is recognized as one of Eastern Ontario's most stunning waterfront communities. Enjoy breathtaking views from all angles and discover the warmth and hospitality of the people that call this place home. Whether you are artsy with a twist of outdoorsy or a bucket list traveler in need of a dash of adrenaline, there is never a shortage of things to do, places to visit, and memories to make.

Day 15: Montreal | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
As the journey concludes, there are other opportunities for you to take in the town. Enjoy the city at your leisure, or consider a post-cruise premium experience with airport transfer. 

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Notes

Important reminder: Embracing the unexpected is part of the fun of traveling. Programs and schedules may change due to weather, tides, local circumstances and venue changes.
INCLUDED IN YOUR FARE
  • One-Night Pre-Cruise Hotel Stay
  • Ground Transfers Between Hotel & Vessel
  • Unlimited Included Guided Tours
  • Unlimited Beverages
  • Open Bars and Lounges
  • Acclaimed Cuisine in Multiple Venues
  • All-Day In-Room Dining
  • Unlimited WiFi
  • Bicycles* & Hiking Sticks
  • Live, Daily Onboard Entertainment & Enrichment

NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR FARE
  • Port charges
  • Airfare to and from your home city
  • Optional premium shore excursions
  • Travel Protection Plan
  • Transfer to and from the airport
  • Mandatory Gratuities - Pay onboard or in advance
Included
  • 14 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 13 Dinners
  • 14 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Excursions and activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Mandatory Gratuities

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