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Country Travel Discoveries 2021-2022

Country Travel Discoveries 2022

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Around Lake Michigan Loop Lake Michigan, cross the Mighty Mac, and explore Mackinac Island! Join us for a trip around Great Lake Michigan from bustling cities and quiet harbor towns to lively ethnic enclaves and a unique island town. You'll visit four states as we wind around Lake Michigan visiting Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. See everything from towering sand dunes and the Mackinac Bridge to unique musical instruments, historic homes and castles. An authentic Great Lake adventure awaits you on this exciting journey. Join us on this special tour of the heart of America for beautiful scenery, friendly faces and fascinating history! DAY 1—MILWAUKEE Our adventure begins in the Great Lakes City of Milwaukee. At our evening get-together, you'll relax and get to know your new traveling friends and Tour Director! DAY 2—CHICAGO SIGHTS We start the day by heading to the Windy City for amazing 360 degree views of Chicago's skyline and the shores of Lake Michigan from the iconic 94th floor of the John Hancock Building observation deck. Next we will have a delicious lunch inside Macy's Department Store at the historic Walnut Room. This world-famous restaurant was the first-ever opened in a department store and will definitely be a meal you won't forget. This afternoon take in the world-renowned architecture of Chicago as we board a guided cruise boat for an unforgettable sail through 130 years of architectural innovation. Tonight travel around the southernmost point of Lake Michigan through Indiana and into Michigan where we will call Benton Harbor, MI home for the night. B, L, D DAY 3—BLUEBERRY FARM/HACKLEY & HUME HOME/DUNE RIDE This morning sample Michigan Blueberries at DeGrandchamp's Blueberry Farm in South Haven. Here we meet the DeGrandchamps family, who has been running the over 200 acre farm since 1958. They will discuss how their blueberries are grown and even treat us to a freshly baked blueberry muffin, yum! Next, after a tasty lunch in Muskegon we tour the magnificent Hackley & Hume Home. This amazing home is on the National Register of Historic places and is definitely a sight to see. This afternoon we hop aboard a Dune Buggy and ride the unique sand dunes that line Lake Michigan's eastern shore. Our guide will discuss this exciting family tradition since 1930, how the sand dunes formed over the years and of course provide an exhilarating (and safe) ride. Tonight, we stay in the port city of Ludington, MI. B, L Visit Charming Oswald's Bear Ranch Four 2022 Departures 9 DAYS • 17 MEALS 9 DAYS • 17 MEALS WISCONSIN First Night Last Night Overnight Highlight Tour Route Chicago Milwaukee Two Rivers Escanaba Mackinac City Mackinac Island Palm Book State Park Charlevoix Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Ludington Hackley and Hume Home Lake Michigan Lake Huron Benton Harbor 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 WI MI IL 56 AUTHENTIC TRAVEL EXPERIENCES |

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