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Great Lakes & Waterfronts: Chicago to Toronto - 2023

Chicago • 9-night Great Lakes small ship cruise with Lake Michigan, Mackinac Island, Sault Ste. Marie, Manitoulin Island, Lake Huron, Detroit, Cleveland, Niagara Falls • Toronto
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    CRUISE ON THE 5-STAR OCEAN EXPLORER, AN AGILE AND STATE-OF-THE-ART VESSEL THAT CAN NAVIGATE TO PLACES LARGER SHIPS CAN’T
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Chicago to Toronto | Great Lakes & Waterfronts: Chicago to Toronto
    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
  • ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO CHICAGO
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$8,699
  • $621
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  • 14
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  • 21
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Chicago, Illinois (Pre-Trip)

3 DAYS FROM $1,299

Toronto, Canada (Pre-Trip)

3 DAYS FROM $999

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Jul 28
Chicago to Toronto
CODE: ETC23
FROM
$8,699
FROM
$9,699
No air selected
Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
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CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Jul 28
MS Ocean Explorer
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Chicago, Illinois (Pre-Trip)

Pre Extension: Chicago, Illinois (Pre-Trip)

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$1,299 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $433 PER DAY

Say hello to the Windy City on this fantastic extension that lets you explore the delicious food, stunning architecture and even local music scene on a deep level. Dubbed "a city in a garden," you will have the opportunity to not only enjoy Chicago's modern locations, but also admire it's impressive outdoor spaces and design. You'll see the greenery nestled among the great works of architect Frank Lloyd Wright on an interactive tour, complete with Chicago-style lunch. Then, take the rest of your time to check out Millennium Park, the scenic Navy Pier, or even just to grab a slice of deep-dish pizza. Whatever you choose, your thirst for Chicago will be quenched.

Your Price Includes:

  • 2 nights’ accommodations at the Moderate deluxe Swissotel (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner
  • Included features: Docent-led tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and of Unity Temple; Included lunch featuring traditional Chicago roast beef sandwiches.
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and regional experts
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com.
Toronto, Canada (Post-Trip)

Post Extension: Toronto, Canada (Post-Trip)

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$999 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $333 PER DAY

A melting pot of culture and cosmopolitan sights, the city of Toronto has much for you to discover. Get a great overview off all that's on offer with a half-day tour through its major highlights, topped off with a visit to a popular food market with plenty of opportunities to sample the staples. You will also visit the stunning Art Gallery on Ontario and spend the rest of the day exploring on your own, perhaps dicing deeper into the Toronto foodie scene. Or, enjoy a stroll along the beaches and waterfront that will give you a taste of the Great Lakes. Delight in Toronto's diversity on this rich extension.

  • 2 nights’ accommodations at the Moderate deluxe Sheraton Centre (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner
  • Included features: Half-day tour of Toronto and tasting lunch, besides a visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario guided visit
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and regional experts
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com.
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1-888-514-1845
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Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite (OS)
640

Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite(OS)

$18,499 $36,998
No air selected
$2,199 *
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  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
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  • Free Business Class
Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite (ES)
394

Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite(ES)

$16,499 $32,998
No air selected
$2,099 *
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  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
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Special Date Offer:
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category JS: Junior Suite (JS)
401-404

Category JS: Junior Suite(JS)

$14,999 $29,998
No air selected
$2,099 *
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  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
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Special Date Offer:
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
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  • Smart Pay 15%
Category DS: Deluxe Suite (DS)
361-382

Category DS: Deluxe Suite(DS)

$13,799 $27,598
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
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Special Date Offer:
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom (BS)
307-355

Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom(BS)

$11,699 $23,398
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom (PS)
254-266

Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom(PS)

$11,099 $22,198
No air selected
$1,999 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom (GS)
254-266

Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom(GS)

$10,699 $21,398 $10,699
No air selected
$1,999 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Reduced Single Supplement
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Special Date Offer:
  • FREE Single Supplement
Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom (TMS)
262-311

Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom(TMS)

$10,099 $20,198 $15,149
No air selected
$1,999 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Reduced Single Supplement
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (TS)
246-264

Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom(TS)

$9,099 $18,198 $13,649
No air selected
$1,999 *
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  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Reduced Single Supplement
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom (TFS)
212-233

Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom(TFS)

$8,699 $17,398
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom (SBS)
226-244

Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom(SBS)

- $12,699
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category SS: Studio Stateroom (SS)
122-186

Category SS: Studio Stateroom(SS)

- $9,699
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Additional Booking Information >
Aug 6
Toronto to Chicago
CODE: ETC23
FROM
$8,699
FROM
$9,699
No air selected
Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
MORE INFO
CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Aug 6
MS Ocean Explorer
AVAILABLE EXTENSIONS: Toronto, Canada (Pre-Trip)

Pre Extension: Toronto, Canada (Pre-Trip)

Extension Image
$999 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $333 PER DAY

A melting pot of culture and cosmopolitan sights, the city of Toronto has much for you to discover. Get a great overview off all that's on offer with a half-day tour through its major highlights, topped off with a visit to a popular food market with plenty of opportunities to sample the staples. You will also visit the stunning Art Gallery on Ontario and spend the rest of the day exploring on your own, perhaps dicing deeper into the Toronto foodie scene. Or, enjoy a stroll along the beaches and waterfront that will give you a taste of the Great Lakes. Delight in Toronto's diversity on this rich extension.

  • 2 nights’ accommodations at the Moderate deluxe Sheraton Centre (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner
  • Included features: Half-day tour of Toronto and tasting lunch, besides a visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario guided visit
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and regional experts
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com.
Chicago, Illinois (Post-Trip)

Post Extension: Chicago, Illinois (Post-Trip)

Extension Image
$1,299 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $433 PER DAY

Say hello to the Windy City on this fantastic extension that lets you explore the delicious food, stunning architecture and even local music scene on a deep level. Dubbed "a city in a garden," you will have the opportunity to not only enjoy Chicago's modern locations, but also admire it's impressive outdoor spaces and design. You'll see the greenery nestled among the great works of architect Frank Lloyd Wright on an interactive tour, complete with Chicago-style lunch. Then, take the rest of your time to check out Millennium Park, the scenic Navy Pier, or even just to grab a slice of deep-dish pizza. Whatever you choose, your thirst for Chicago will be quenched.

Your Price Includes:

  • 2 nights’ accommodations at the Moderate deluxe Swissotel (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner
  • Included features: Docent-led tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and of Unity Temple; Included lunch featuring traditional Chicago roast beef sandwiches
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of a City Host and regional experts
  • Tipping for drivers and local guides (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com.
CALL TO BOOK
1-888-514-1845
STATEROOM DOUBLE SINGLE AIR 3rd GUEST PROMO
Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite (OS)
640

Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite(OS)

$18,499 $36,998
No air selected
$2,199 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
Show More
Special Date Offer:
  • Free Business Class
Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite (ES)
394

Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite(ES)

$16,499 $32,998
No air selected
$2,099 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
Show More
Special Date Offer:
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category JS: Junior Suite (JS)
401-404

Category JS: Junior Suite(JS)

$14,999 $29,998
No air selected
$2,099 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
Show More
Special Date Offer:
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category DS: Deluxe Suite (DS)
361-382

Category DS: Deluxe Suite(DS)

$13,799 $27,598
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
Show More
Special Date Offer:
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom (BS)
307-355

Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom(BS)

$11,699 $23,398
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom (PS)
254-266

Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom(PS)

$11,099 $22,198
No air selected
$1,999 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom (GS)
254-266

Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom(GS)

$10,699 $21,398 $10,699
No air selected
$1,999 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • FREE Single Supplement
Show More
Special Date Offer:
  • Reduced Single Supplement
Offers may not be combinable, restrictions apply.
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom (TMS)
262-311

Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom(TMS)

$10,099 $20,198 $15,149
No air selected
$1,999 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Reduced Single Supplement
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (TS)
246-264

Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom(TS)

$9,099 $18,198 $13,649
No air selected
$1,999 *
See Terms
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Reduced Single Supplement
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom (TFS)
212-233

Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom(TFS)

$8,699 $17,398
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom (SBS)
226-244

Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom(SBS)

- $12,699
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Category SS: Studio Stateroom (SS)
122-186

Category SS: Studio Stateroom(SS)

- $9,699
No air selected
-
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Up To 2-for-1 Airfare from 150 Major Cities
  • Smart Pay 15%
  • Smart Pay 15%
Additional Booking Information >
Deposit: $500 per person

Prices are in U.S. dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For additional details regarding General Terms & Conditions, see the Tour Participant Agreement online at www.vantagetravel.com/tandc.

Every effort has been made to produce this information accurately. Vantage Deluxe World Travel reserves the right to correct errors. Note: Prices shown are valid at press time and are for new bookings only.

Please note: Port charges are included in the base price for our Ocean Explorer and Ocean Odyssey travelers.

Land Transfers: Now available! Round-trip international airport transfers are now available for $120 to and from your ship or hotel on the base programs. Call for details. Transfers cannot be added inside of 60 days prior to departure.

Single Cabins: Single occupancy available in Categories SBS & SS. Subject to availability. Reduced single supplements may be available in other categories, please call for details.

Business Class Upgrade: From $1,600 per person, please call for details. Subject to availability.

Premium Economy Upgrade: Please call for details. Subject to availability.

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*Special third-guest rates are available in suites. Third-occupancy rates are not combinable with any other offers, including airfare offers. Third person accommodations include either sofa bed with deluxe mattress topper or rollaway bed.  Please call for details.  The third passenger who reserves a triple accommodation as part of a Groups reservation do not earn accumulating traveler rewards, nor can their Group leaders earn rewards for the third traveler in the suite.

*Airfares are roundtrip and per person and include government taxes and fees, destination airport transfers, and air fuel surcharges. Ask our Travel Consultants about airfare from other cities. Please note that Vantage cannot guarantee the most direct routing to/from your gateway city. Call 1 888 982-6824 for details.
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