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Day 1 June 5, 2021 |  Marshall, MN to Green Bay, WI

Arriving in Wausau, Wisconsin this afternoon, explore the Monk Botanical Gardens at your leisure. You’ll spend this evening in Green Bay.

Day 2 June 6, 2021 |   Green Bay, WI to Ludington, MI

This morning enjoy a self-guided tour of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc, the Midwest’s largest maritime museum. Following lunch, you will board the SS Badger Ferry for an afternoon ferry ride to Ludington, Michigan.

Day 3 June 7, 2021 |   Ludington, MI to Mackinac Island, MI

Crossing the stunning Mackinaw Bridge, you will arrive in Mackinaw City in time for lunch. After lunch, board Shepler’s Ferry, which will take you to Mackinac Island, your home for the next two nights.

Day 4 June 8, 2021 |   Mackinac Island, MI

The day begins with a horse-drawn carriage ride, the most enjoyable and authentic way to view the island. As you tour the island, enjoy the beautiful Lilacs in full bloom. Lunch will be at the world-famous Grand Hotel, open since 1887! Your afternoon and evening are free to relax or further explore the island.

Day 5 June 9, 2021 |   Mackinac Island, MI to Sault Ste. Marie, MI 

Board the ferry this morning to be transported to St. Ignace, Michigan, where you’ll enjoy a Soo Locks Boat Tour on the beautiful St. Mary’s River. The day concludes with a tour of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.

Day 6 June 10, 2021 | Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Oshkosh, WI

As your journey home begins, you’ll explore the Menominee Heritage Museum. Learn about the lives of fur traders, immigrants, loggers, Menominee Indians, and more. At the Springside Cheese Corporation see how they make their specialty cheeses.

Day 7 June 11, 2021 | Oshkosh, WI to LaCrosse, WI

The day begins with a guided museum tour at the Airventure Museum. The museum features historic airplanes, flight simulators, and hands-on exhibits.

Day 8 June 12, 2021 | LaCrosse, WI to Marshall, MN

Your Lilac Festival tour concludes today.


Mode of Travel

Tour Highlights

  • Monk Botanical Gardens
  • Wisconsin Maritime Museum
  • SS Badger Ferry
  • Shepler’s Ferry
  • Mackinac island Carriage Tour
  • Lunch at Grand Hotel
  • Sault Historic Sites
  • Soo Locks Boat Tour
  • Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
  • Menominee Heritage Museum
  • Springside Cheese Corporation
  • Airventure Museum
  • 7 Breakfasts / 2 Lunches / 2 Dinners

Pricing Per Person Cash Or Check

Price Per Person

  • Dble- $1,655
  • Triple- $1,465
  • Quad- $1,370
  • Single- $2,250

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Pricing Per Person Credit Card

  • Price Per Person

    • Dble- $1,720
    • Triple- $1,520
    • Quad- $1,425
    • Single- $2,340

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Due to circumstances beyond our control, itinerary details are subject to change. We will always strive to maintain the quality and value of the tour when changes occur.

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Activity Level: Moderate – Guests should be prepared to walk slightly longer distances, climb stairs and tolerate periods of standing, for example on city walks, sightseeing, or ship excursions. The daily pace and timing can fluctuate significantly between longer and shorter travel days, with additional activities possibly occurring in the early morning or evening.


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