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 including The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald and Great Lakes Lighthouse Tales, both regional best sellers. 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, History Channel and Fox Family, as well as many regional media productions. He is the recipient of the 2006 Association for Great Lakes Maritime History Award for Historic Interpretation presented annually in recognition of an individual making a major contribution over many years to Great Lakes maritime history. Fred was named the Marine Historical Society of Detroit’s “2007 Historian of the Year” and in 2016 he was named a Paul Harris Fellow, one of the most prestigious awards in Rotary, for services above and beyond to the local and international community. In 2017 the Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society presented Fred with the C. Patrick Labadie Special Acknowledgement Award. This recognition is “given annually to the individual or organization that has made exceptional contributions to upper Midwest preservation, history or dive community.”

Fred teaches Great Lakes maritime history at Northern Michigan University and is an active consultant for numerous maritime oriented projects and programs. He is President of the Board of the Marquette Maritime Museum, past President of the National Board of Directors of the U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association, past Vice Chair of the Michigan Port Collaborative and a former member of the Michigan Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board (Gubernatorial appointment).  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.