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11-night Cruising the Great Lakes: Chicago to Toronto Land/Cruise Package

Cruise Line:
Tauck - Cruise Division
Ship:
Le Champlain
Destination:
Chicago/Toronto
Departure Date:
9/20/2019
Length:
11
Offer ID:
1317140


Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Land Tour: Chicago
9/20/2019
9/20/2019

Chicago offers everything anyoen could look for in a vacation destination including: historic landmarks, museums, sightseeing, shopping, and accommodations for every budget. Chicago is considerably different from many other vacation spots in the U.S. It is filled with history, culture and modern sophistication at the same time. Chicago has attractions and activities for a family on vacation, someone visiting for business, or a couple searching for romance. Scenic tours, amusement and fun centers including DisneyQuest, ESPN Zone, and Six Flags Great America, are here to thrill. Museums, shopping, fine dinging, and educational attractions including: The Hancock Observatory, The Shedd Aquarium, and the Chicago Academy of Science are here to entertain.

Land Tour: Chicago
9/21/2019
9/21/2019

Chicago offers everything anyoen could look for in a vacation destination including: historic landmarks, museums, sightseeing, shopping, and accommodations for every budget. Chicago is considerably different from many other vacation spots in the U.S. It is filled with history, culture and modern sophistication at the same time. Chicago has attractions and activities for a family on vacation, someone visiting for business, or a couple searching for romance. Scenic tours, amusement and fun centers including DisneyQuest, ESPN Zone, and Six Flags Great America, are here to thrill. Museums, shopping, fine dinging, and educational attractions including: The Hancock Observatory, The Shedd Aquarium, and the Chicago Academy of Science are here to entertain.

Land Tour: Chicago
9/22/2019
9/22/2019

Chicago offers everything anyoen could look for in a vacation destination including: historic landmarks, museums, sightseeing, shopping, and accommodations for every budget. Chicago is considerably different from many other vacation spots in the U.S. It is filled with history, culture and modern sophistication at the same time. Chicago has attractions and activities for a family on vacation, someone visiting for business, or a couple searching for romance. Scenic tours, amusement and fun centers including DisneyQuest, ESPN Zone, and Six Flags Great America, are here to thrill. Museums, shopping, fine dinging, and educational attractions including: The Hancock Observatory, The Shedd Aquarium, and the Chicago Academy of Science are here to entertain.

Cruise Starts (Embarkation)
9/22/2019
9/22/2019

No information currently available.

Muskegon
9/23/2019
9/23/2019

No information currently available.

Holland, MI
9/23/2019
9/23/2019

No information currently available.

Traverse City
9/24/2019
9/24/2019

No information currently available.

Music House Museum
9/24/2019
9/24/2019

No information currently available.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
9/24/2019
9/24/2019

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore encompasses a 35 mile stretch of Lake Michigan's eastern coastline, as well as North and South Manitou Islands. The park was established primarily for its outstanding natural features, including forests, beaches, dune formations, and ancient glacial phenomena. The Lakeshore also contains many cultural features including an 1871 lighthouse, three former Life-Saving Service/Coast Guard Stations and an extensive rural historic farm district.

Mackinac Island
9/25/2019
9/25/2019

Visit Mackinac Island and experience the sites and sounds of a bygone era. Located between Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas, the Island offers unforgettable natural and historical treasures surrounded by the sparkling blue waters of Lake Huron. From romantic weekend getaways to fun filled days with the family, Mackinac Island has something for everyone. Ride a bicycle around the 8-mile lakeshore path, or enjoy the quaint Victorian architecture from a leisurely ride in a horse drawn carriage.

Lake Huron
9/26/2019
9/26/2019

No information currently available.

Detroit
9/27/2019
9/27/2019

Detriot has historic landmarks, museums, sightseeing, shopping, and accommodations to fit every budget. It is filled with history, culture and modern sophistication all at the same time. The new casinos bring Las Vegas thrill, and the Great Lakes cater to the water enthusiast usually headed to a coastal destination. Detroit has attractions and activities for a family on vacation, someone visiting for business, or a couple searching for romance. Boating tours, museums, historic shopping, fine dinging, and educational attractions including: The Henry Ford Museum, Detroit Science Center and the City of Troy Museum are all within minutes from anywhere in Detroit. Detroit offers culture, sophistication, old world charm, new world excitement and glamour.

Welland Canal
9/28/2019
9/28/2019

The Welland Canals' various locks make it possible for large ships to navigate through the North American-Canadian border, bypassing the Niagara Escarpment that makes passing from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie impossible. Visit Lock 3 to see this in action, peruse the gift shop, listen to a presentation or stroll through the St. Catharine's Museum, which has rotating art and history exhibitions.

Toronto
9/29/2019
9/29/2019

It’s been called “a city that works.” As the capital of Ontario and Canada’s largest city, Toronto has become a dynamic cosmopolitan hub known for entertainment, culture, sports, high fashion and big business. The city boasts more than 20,000 retail stores and restaurants. Yet for such a large city (current population is 4.4 million) it is miraculously clean, safe and friendly. Tourists are drawn to the charm of the Lake Ontario waterfront district, the high-rise splendor of the popular Yonge Street, and the trendy shops and quaint cafés along College Street and Queen Street. With a flourishing music and performing arts scene, Toronto is very popular with young people.

Land Tour: Niagara Falls
9/29/2019
9/29/2019

Niagara Falls is one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, and boasts over 20 million visitors per year. Summertime is the best time to visit the falls as they are a daytime and evening attraction. During the summer months colorful floodlights illuminate the falls after dark. Cruise boats operate from docks on both sides of the falls and carry passengers into the rapids just below the falls for an exciting view.

Land Tour: Chateau des Charmes
9/29/2019
9/29/2019

No information currently available.

Land Tour: Toronto
9/30/2019
9/30/2019

It’s been called “a city that works.” As the capital of Ontario and Canada’s largest city, Toronto has become a dynamic cosmopolitan hub known for entertainment, culture, sports, high fashion and big business. The city boasts more than 20,000 retail stores and restaurants. Yet for such a large city (current population is 4.4 million) it is miraculously clean, safe and friendly. Tourists are drawn to the charm of the Lake Ontario waterfront district, the high-rise splendor of the popular Yonge Street, and the trendy shops and quaint cafés along College Street and Queen Street. With a flourishing music and performing arts scene, Toronto is very popular with young people.

Land Tour: Toronto
10/1/2019
10/1/2019

It’s been called “a city that works.” As the capital of Ontario and Canada’s largest city, Toronto has become a dynamic cosmopolitan hub known for entertainment, culture, sports, high fashion and big business. The city boasts more than 20,000 retail stores and restaurants. Yet for such a large city (current population is 4.4 million) it is miraculously clean, safe and friendly. Tourists are drawn to the charm of the Lake Ontario waterfront district, the high-rise splendor of the popular Yonge Street, and the trendy shops and quaint cafés along College Street and Queen Street. With a flourishing music and performing arts scene, Toronto is very popular with young people.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Departure Date:
9/20/2019
Number of Nights
11
Cruise Inclusions:
  • Gratuities to Tauck Directors, ship staff and local guides
  • Tauck’s private shore excursions and distinctive inclusions valued at $2,987
  • Two nights in Chicago at your choice of Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park or Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
  • Two nights in Toronto at your choice of Fairmont Royal York or Four Seasons Hotel Toronto
  • Seven nights aboard the luxury small ship Le Champlain, cruising Lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron and Michigan between Chicago and Toronto
  • Your cruise may be a shared ship experience with non-Tauck guests onboard as well; all Tauck guests will be accompanied by one Tauck Director for approximately every 40 Tauck guests, and your itinerary will always be highlighted by exclusive, private Tauck shore excursions
  • Architectural cruise & choice of Chicago Art Institute or Wrigley Field visits in Chicago
  • Private off-road adventure at Lake Michigan dunes
  • Wine tasting of Lake Michigan area wines at a vineyard in Traverse City
  • On Mackinac Island, choice of horse-drawn carriage or bicycle tour & lunch at the Grand Hotel
  • Visits to the Music House Museum & Sleeping Bear Dunes National Seashore in Michigan
  • In Detroit, choice of city landmarks tour including the Motown Museum, or tour of The Henry Ford & Greenfield Village in Dearborn
  • Choice of visits to Royal Ontario Museum or Ontario Art Gallery in Toronto
  • Private boat excursion to Niagara Falls
  • Private reception and dinner at Casa Loma, a neo-Gothic castle in Toronto
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as noted
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available throughout the day aboard ship, including house wines & spirits; premium spirits and wines are available at extra cost
  • 28 meals on land and sea (11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners), applicable fuel charges, service charges, porterage and taxes
Remarks:
Land / Cruise Price includes all private Tauck shore excursions, cruise fare, port charges, applicable fuel surcharges, entertainment and gratuities to Tauck Director and ship staff. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available thr

All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.
Offer ID:
1317140

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