Cruise & Stay 15 nights round trip from Chicago on a North American Great Lakes small ship cruise.
14 Night Cruise sailing from Chicago roundtrip aboard Victory II. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Chicago. Urban allure launches this remarkable voyage, fusing with mystic Michigan hideaways. Join us on this true Lake Superior showcase to discover its hidden treasures. The down-home charm remains authentic and precious in bewitching stops such as Duluth, Thunder Bay and Marquette. This is a journey for dreamers and discoverers alike. Highlights of this cruise: Chicago Chicago is the third largest city in the United States. It is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. Chicago boasts world-class museums of art and science, miles of sandy beaches, huge parks and public art, and perhaps the finest downtown collection of modern architecture in the world. Downtown Chicago is the place for work and play, with shopping, skyscrapers, big theaters, and the city’s most famous travel sights. Amongst the many attractions are Museum Campus, Navy Pier, Chicago Cultural Centre, Magnificient Mile and State Street. The Chicago Park District consists of 552 parks with over 7,300 acres (3,000 ha) of municipal parkland, as well as 33 sand beaches, nine museums, two world-class conservatories, 16 historic lagoons, and 10 bird and wildlife gardens. Duluth Duluth is a port city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the county seat of St. Louis County. Duluth forms a metropolitan area with Superior, Wisconsin. Called the Twin Ports, these two cities share the Duluth-Superior Harbor and together are the world’s largest inland port and one of the most important ports on the Great Lakes, shipping coal, iron ore (taconite), and grain. Duluth also has a thriving tourism industry, with antique shops, excellent restaurants, cozy inns, and scenic views of the lake. There is a ski resort inside city limits. Canal Park and Superior Street have the highest concentrations of tourist destinations in the city. The famous Aerial Lift Bridge is on Lake Avenue, next to Canal Park. Mackinac Island Mackinac Island is an island and resort area covering 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2) in land area, part of the U.S. state of Michigan. The island is the location of Mackinac Island State Park, which covers approximately 80 percent of the island and includes Fort Mackinac as well as portions of the island’s historic downtown and harbor. Holland Holland is a coastal city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is situated near the eastern shore of Lake Michigan on Lake Macatawa, which is fed by the Macatawa River. Each May Holland hosts an annual Tulip Time Festival. Tulip planting and the festival began in 1930 when 250,000 tulips were planted for the event. Currently six million tulips are used throughout the city. Tulips are planted along many city streets, in city parks and outside municipal buildings as well as at tourist attractions like Dutch Village, the city-owned Windmill Island Gardens, and at a large tulip farm named Veldheer Tulip Gardens.
LAKESIDE TREASURES: Urban allure launches this remarkable voyage, fusing with mystic Michigan hideaways. Join us on this true Lake Superior showcase to discover its hidden treasures. The down-home charm remains authentic and precious in bewitching stops such as Duluth, Thunder Bay and Marquette. This is a journey for dreamers and discoverers alike. _______________ SUMMARY: Cruise Package Duration: 15 nights Cruise-Stay Package Begins: 4 June 2022 – hotel in Chicago, USA Cruise Begins: 5 June 2022 – embark, Chicago, USA Cruise Ends: 19 June 2022 – disembark, Chicago, USA Ship: Victory II Region: USA & Canadian Great Lakes _______________ INCLUSIONS: • 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay with breakfast in Chicago, USA • One way transfer from hotel to port on cruise departure day • 14 night small ship cruise aboard Victory II round trip from Chicago • All onboard meals • Complimentary range of included shore excursions • Complimentary free flowing house wine, beer, and spirits during entire cruise • Complimentary cocktail hour prior to dinner each evening • Complimentary coffee, tea, juice, soft drinks and filtered water • Free Internet & WiFi available onboard (speeds may vary) • Port charges of USD $699 per person • Prepaid ships gratuities of USD $245 per person _______________ DISCOUNTS: The fares shown here are full brochure fare. This cruise may also have discounts applicable for Australian residents. Please contact us for your best offer. All rates in USD – U.S Dollars.