Great Lakes Grand Discovery Aboard Yorktown
June 30 - July 10, 2014
An exciting exploration of historic and natural sites, as well as the beauty of local flora and fauna await on this cruise along untamed shores and little-visited ports on the shores of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. From vibrant and cosmopolitan Chicago, take in the history and culture of Manitowoc, and enjoy the charming and relaxed pace of the Victorian gem of Mackinac Island. Transit the Soo Locks and from Sault Ste. Marie, and enjoy a dramatic rail journey through the Agawa Canyon. Sail along the beautiful Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and explore historic Thunder Bay and Old Fort William. Bask in breathtaking vistas along Lake Superior’s North Shore around Grand Marais, and take advantage of hiking and kayaking opportunities, before disembarking in Duluth. * Alternative dates available. Please call 1-888-484-8785 for details.
Study Leader Information
Miles Hearn, this will be Miles’ second year as Yorktown’s onboard naturalist in the Great Lakes and Atlantic Canada; Dr. Craig L. Symonds, Professor of History Emeritus at the United States Naval Academy; Harold Holzer is the author, co-author, or editor of 46 books on Lincoln and the Civil War era.
For a detailed listing of daily activities during our trip, please click here for the tour brochure.
Please email National Trust Tours for questions about this program. Be sure to include your mailing address if you are requesting a paper copy of the brochure for this program.