Explore all five Great Lakes during this scenic cruise. Admire magnificent coastal scenery and discover North America’s passion for innovation and rich maritime history from Milwaukee to Toronto. 

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 Horseshoe Falls, Niagara Falls  Horse-drawn transportation on Mackinac Island  Arch Rock on Mackinac Island  <i>Valley Camp</i> Ship Museum, Sault Saint Marie  Tobermory Lighthouse, Ontario, Canada  Boat tour of Flowerpot Island near Tobermory  Exhibition at the Henry Ford Museum, Detroit  The Diego Rivera Court, Detroit Institute of Arts. Credit: Detroit Institute of Arts  Bruegel's <i>The Wedding Dance</i>, Detroit Institute of Arts. Credit: Detroit Institute of Arts  Niagara Falls  Entering the Welland Canal  Lock in the Welland Canal  The skyline of Toronto

Great Lakes Grand Voyage

From Milwaukee to Toronto

8 days from $5,995

Explore all five Great Lakes during this scenic cruise. Admire magnificent coastal scenery and discover North America’s passion for innovation and rich maritime history from Milwaukee to Toronto. 

or Call 855-330-1542

Experts

Sep 30 - Oct 7, 2021 Departure
Frederick Stonehouse

Frederick Stonehouse

Frederick Stonehouse is the author of over thirty books on maritime history many focusing on the Great Lakes including the best selling The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. He has been a consultant for both the U.S. National Park Service and Parks Canada and has been an "on-air" expert for National Geographic and History Channel as well as many regional media productions.

Awards include the 2006 Association for Great Lakes Maritime History Award for Historic Interpretation, Historical Society of Detroit’s 2007 Historian of the Year, 2017 Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society C. Patrick Labadie Special Acknowledgement Award, Northern Michigan University 2014 Distinguished Alumna Award, 2018 “Governor’s Special Tribute” (Michigan) and  2019 Historical Society of Michigan Follo Award.

His knowledge of sailing our itinerary as a Coast Guard licensed mariner and academic credentials provide a unique perspective for our voyage. Forty years of Great Lakes shipwreck diving and searching adds a practical viewpoint of Great Lakes maritime history. Several of his books relate directly to waters we sail and ports visited.

Fred teaches Great Lakes maritime history at Northern Michigan University and is an active consultant for numerous maritime projects and programs. He is past President of the National Board of Directors of the U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association and past Vice Chair (Policy) of the Michigan Port Collaborative.  Fred makes his home in Marquette, Michigan. For more information: www.frederickstonehouse.com.

Oct 7 - 14, 2021 Departure
William Fox

William Fox

William (Bill) Fox has been active in Great Lakes region archaeology for over 50 years, obtaining an Honours B.A. and M.A. in Archaeology from the University of Toronto, and subsequently working for the Province of Ontario as an archaeologist for 19 years and with Parks Canada, as Chief of Archaeology for the Prairie and Northern Region of Canada for two more. During his Federal career, he worked as Superintendent for National Parks in the Western Arctic, and received various management awards while employed at Pacific Rim National Park Reserve on Vancouver Island. At present, Bill is an Adjunct Professor in the Anthropology Graduate Program at Trent University in Peterborough. Over the years, he has had the honour of working with First Nations communities across Canada and Inuit peoples throughout the Arctic. Upon his return to Ontario, he was presented with a J. Norman Emerson silver medal, the Ontario Archaeological Society’s most prestigious award. Bill has published 36 peer reviewed articles and co-authored 25 more, relating not only to North American archaeology, but also to eight seasons of survey in Cyprus. Current research involves Great Lakes Indigenous history, and geo-archaeology projects across the Northeast and in Mongolia.