Great Lakes Cruise

Sep. 30 – Oct. 7, 2021 [waitlist only]

Tour Details

Number of days: 
From $4,995
Activity Level: 
Level 2
Max Passengers: 
140 (ship capacity)
Tour Operator: 
Thomas P Gohagan
Tour Brochure 
Tour Description 

  • Trace nearly two centuries of North American innovation, admire magnificent coastal scenery and visit islands and towns rich in maritime history during this seven-night, exclusively chartered cruise featuring all five Great Lakes.
  • Cruise from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Toronto, Ontario, aboard the Five-Star, small ship Le Dumont D’Urville, featuring only 92 Suites and Staterooms, each with a private balcony.
  • Experience the historical charm of Mackinac Island and the biodiversity of Ontario’s UNESCO-inscribed Niagara Escarpment, including a visit to quaint Tobermory.
  • Transit the Soo Locks and Welland Canal—Victorian-era engineering marvels—and visit the Museum Ship SS Valley Camp in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan’s oldest city.
  • Enjoy guided tours of the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House and the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
  • Feel the awe-inspiring force of Niagara Falls during a full-day excursion, featuring an unforgettable cruise toward the base of powerful Horseshoe Falls.
  • Extend your journey with the Milwaukee Pre-Program and Toronto Post-Program Options.
  • View the interview with Vince Resh about the 2021 Great Lakes trip

  • COVID-19 Update: Gohagan takes your health and wellness very seriously. Click here to learn about their enhanced COVID-19 protocols.


Day 1: Depart home city/Arrive in Milwaukee, Wisconsin/Embark Le Champlain/Cruising Lake Michigan.

Day 2: Mackinac Island, Michigan

Day 3: Marquette for Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore/ Cruising Lake Superior

Day 4: Sault Ste. Marie (Michigan and Ontario)/ Cruising Lake Huron

Day 5: Tobermory, Ontario/Georgian Bay

Day 6: Windsor for Detroit and Dearborn, Michigan/ Cruising Lake Erie

Day 7: Port Colborne, Ontario, (Welland Canal) for Niagara Falls/St. Catharines/Toronto/Cruising Lake Ontario

Day 8: Toronto/Return to home city

*Itinerary is subject to change.