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Arrive Chicago

Tauck's Great Lakes cruise begins 6:00 PM, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park or Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.  A transfer is included from Chicago O'Hare Airport to your choice of two luxury hotels in the heart...


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Chicago – Art & baseball

You have a choice of two sightseeing tours this morning. Visit the celebrated Chicago Art Institute, a palatial Beaux Arts-style building on Michigan Avenue that houses more than 300,000 works of art and an architectural school that has had a profound...


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Architectural cruise & embark ship

In 1871 the Great Chicago Fire burned a swath through the city center, erasing thousands of buildings and leaving more than 100,000 people homeless.  But the catastrophe left space for new generations of architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis...


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Dutch treats in Michigan

Head out from Muskegon with your choice of activities.  Discover Holland, an enclave of Dutch culture, complete with dikes, canals, tulip gardens, and Dutch architecture, settled by Dutch immigrants in the 19th century. Its array of downtown shops...


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Wine & music in Traverse City

Drive to the Music House Museum, a treasurehouse of working, antique automated music machines. Among the collection you'll find calliopes, nickelodeons, player pianos, a 1922 Amarylis (dance organ), a 1924 Wurlitzer theatre organ, air-powered music...


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Timeless Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island has been a popular retreat since the 19th century when wealthy industrialists built imposing summer cottages here.  The island restricts the use of motor vehicles; except in emergencies, the only way to get around is by foot, bicycle,...


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A day on Lake Huron

Spend the day sailing Lake Huron down the scenic east coast of Michigan toward Detroit. The eastern shore is called the Sunrise Coast, a long parade of beaches, sand dunes, inlets, small towns, and as many as 30 lighthouses. The vast freshwater lake...


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Detroit sights & The Henry Ford

In and around Detroit you have a choice of activities. Get a docent-guided insider's tour of the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation and Greenfield Village – a.k.a. The Henry Ford – in Dearborn... an amazing, award-winning, state-of-the-art...


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Sailing on the Welland Canal

Sail Lake Erie to Port Colborn, then enter the Welland Canal, which links Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. The 27-mile canal is a marvel of engineering which allows ships to bypass the Niagara River and Niagara Falls.  Through a series of eight locks,...


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Disembark in Toronto & Niagara Falls

Disembark in Toronto, then drive to Niagara Falls, where you'll see the awesome power of the falls up close aboard a private boat (raingear provided).  The falls on the border between the US and Canada – Horseshoe Falls, American Falls,...


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Discovering Toronto

Take your choice of sightseeing excursions in Ontario's remarkable capital today.  A visit to the Royal Ontario Museum offers you the world under one roof, with 40 galleries and a collection of 6 million artifacts of art, culture, and natural...


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Journey home

Tauck's Great Lakes cruise ends in Toronto, Canada.  Fly home anytime.  A transfer is included from the Fairmont Royal York or the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto to Toronto Pearson International Airport. Allow three hours for...


Fine Hotels:

Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park and Four Seasons Hotel Chicago Le Champlain

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