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North American Waterways: St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes - 2023

Montréal • 12-night Great Lakes small ship cruise with Kingston, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Cleveland, Detroit, Lake Huron, Manitoulin Island, Sault Ste. Marie, Mackinac Island, Lake Michigan • Chicago
  • Ocean Explorer Product Carousel Atrium and Main Staircase
    CRUISE ON THE 5-STAR OCEAN EXPLORER, AN AGILE AND STATE-OF-THE-ART EXPEDITION VESSEL THAT CAN NAVIGATE TO PLACES LARGER SHIPS CAN’T
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Montreal to Chicago | North American Waterways: St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes
    TAKE A HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE TOUR OF HISTORIC MACKINAC ISLAND, WHICH REMAINS CAR-FREE
  • FLOAT PAST MORE THAN 50 ARCHITECTURAL WONDERS AND ENJOY THEM FROM A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE ON THE CHICAGO RIVER
  • SAIL INTO THE MISTS ON A NIAGARA FALLS CRUISE ABOARD THE HORNBLOWER
  • DISCOVER THE ARCHITECTURAL HIGHLIGHTS AND INVIGORATING CITYSCAPES OF MONTRÉAL
  • ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO CHICAGO
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  • 26
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HIGHLIGHTS

These Highlights have been handpicked by our regional Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.

THE OCEAN EXPLORER
THE OCEAN EXPLORER

Cruise on the 5-star Ocean Explorer, an agile and state-of-the-art expedition vessel that can navigate to places larger ships can’t

Resident Lecturer
Resident Lecturer

Gain deeper insights into your destinations with talks and discussions by an onboard Resident Lecturer

CRUISING 5 GREAT LAKES
CRUISING 5 GREAT LAKES

Enjoy scenic cruising on all 5 Great Lakes: Ontario, Erie, Huron, Superior, and Michigan

UPPER CANADA AND KINGSTON, ONTARIO
UPPER CANADA AND KINGSTON, ONTARIO

Take a coach tour through Kingston on Lake Ontario, plus learn about aboriginal life at a Canadian village

HENRY FORD MUSEUM
HENRY FORD MUSEUM

Learn about Detroit’s economic industrial boom and leading innovation of automotive ideas on a tour through this interactive museum

MACKINAC ISLAND
MACKINAC ISLAND

Take a horse-drawn carriage tour of historic Mackinac Island, which remains car-free

BOAT TOUR OF CHICAGO
BOAT TOUR OF CHICAGO

Float past more than 50 architectural wonders and enjoy them from a unique perspective on the Chicago River

NIAGARA FALLS
NIAGARA FALLS

Sail into the mists on a Niagara Falls cruise aboard the Hornblower

NIAGARA ON THE LAKE WINE
NIAGARA ON THE LAKE WINE

Sample the vintages at Niagara’s Château des Charmes, a state-of-the-art, family-owned winery

MANTOULIN ISLAND
MANTOULIN ISLAND

Discover Ojibwe tradition on Manitoulin Island, including a smudging ceremony and powwow

SAULT STE. MARIE
SAULT STE. MARIE

Navigate the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, where you can discover the history of this region from either the U.S. or Canadian side

CANADIAN BUSHPLANE MUSEUM
CANADIAN BUSHPLANE MUSEUM

Take a walk through the fascinating history of the Canadian side of the Soo Locks during a tour of the Bushplane Museum

ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME
ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME

Enjoy a colorful tour through music history with a visit to Cleveland’s iconic Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

LECTURE AND CONCIERGE
LECTURE AND CONCIERGE

Enjoy an enlightening lecture series by resident lecturers who will bring to life the history and culture of your destinations

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