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Michigan – The Great Lakes: The Wolverine State & Beyond

Price Starting at $7,495.00

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Follow the water on this journey along the Great Lakes of Michigan. Start in the area around Detroit, a place of great innovation and rich history, where America’s legacy of music, Motown, and machinery all took their first steps. It is the perfect launching point for discovery as you embark along the waterways that have defined the nation. You’ll visit shipwrecks, lighthouses, and waterfalls, while enjoying Michiganian hospitality along the way, from the home of the iconic Ford family to ancestral inns that have been housing visitors for generations. Take photos of incredible natural treasures, from lakeshore beaches, cliffs, and natural springs to the Black Rocks of Presque Isle. Explore villages and cities to feel the way they impacted the very soul of the Wolverine State, and do it all with sparkling water on the horizon.

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Arrive Detroit and head to Dearborn where you visit the Henry Ford. Experience nine acres of innovations in mobility, design, liberty, and justice, from the Rosa Parks bus and JFK limousine, to a working vintage diner, steam engines, and original Model Ts. At Greenfield Village experience firsthand the sights, sounds and sensations of America’s fascinating formation, where over 80 acres brim with resourcefulness and ingenuity. Step foot in the lab where Thomas Edison had his lightbulb moment, or the workshop where the Wright brothers taught us to reach for the sky. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner at Ford’s Garage for the most delicious prime burgers and America’s comfort food. Next day, take a guided tour of Detroit, and visit the Motown Museum dedicated to the legacy of the record label, its artists, and music. At Grosse Pointe Shores, visit the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House which tells the story of the life of this prominent American family. DEARBORN INN.

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Prices vary by season and package. Please inquire by phone at (800) 627-1244 or email info@classicescapes.com for more information and a pricing estimate.

Maximum group size: No restrictions, although we recommend a maximum of 30 travelers.

YOUR JOURNEY INCLUDES:
  • Superior accommodation at hotels as indicated in the itinerary (or similar).
  • Transfers between Airports and Hotels on the main trip and the extensions. (Please note one group transfer will be supplied each way. Anyone not arriving on group schedule, will require a personal transfer at additional cost.)
  • Breakfast daily. All other meals as specified in itinerary.
  • Services of driver/guide throughout the tour.
  • Transportation in private minibuses or motorcoaches throughout the tour.
  • All Park and admission fees.
  • All applicable hotel taxes and gratuities for baggage handling.
  • Complimentary baggage tags and water bottle.
Michigan’s weather pattern is freezing cold winters and warm summers. Snow effect from the Great Lakes is common in the winter. For this program we suggest travel between May and September.