Across Lake Michigan – Sep 16-19

Great Lakes Crossing and Door County

Monday, September 16 – Thursday, September 19, 2019

$789.00 per person double
$729.00 per person triple
$709.00 per person quad
$989.00 per person single

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Deduct $50.00 per person if paid in full by Monday, June 17, 2019.


Depart Lafayette at 6:30 AM. Pickups for Delphi and Logansport/Peru may be arranged.

Includes motorcoach transportation, 3 nights lodging, luggage handling, 7 meals (3 breakfast, 3 lunches & 1 dinner) admissions per itinerary and Imperial Escort.


Imperial Travel takes you to the Great Lakes state of Michigan where we begin our excursion. Enjoy Michigan’s fruit belt at Tree-Mendus Orchard with a narrated tour of the geology and history of this family owned farm with lunch included.

We travel on to Holland, Michigan for some free time shopping in the quaint downtown with over 100 local unique spaces from breweries to boutiques. As we approach Lake Michigan we will stop to see the Jamlady, Lois Gieleghem at the Jam Farm for the best jellies, jams, butters and marmalades made from heirloom family recipes.

Tuesday we transverse Lake Michigan aboard the S.S. Badger. During the four hour crossing you will enjoy an included lunch while crossing depths of 900 ft as you say good bye to Michigan and hello Wisconsin! We arrive into Port Manitowoc where we visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. The museum includes WWII artifacts including the USS Cobia, which fought several battles in WWII.

Green Bay will be our home for two nights as we tour Door County. Our step on guide for Door County will fill the day with Door County favorites: Dan Meunier’s School House in Sturgeon Bay, Bjorklunden Stave Chapel in Bailey’s Harbor, “Taste of Door County” Farmers Market in Algoma which includes WI famous cheddars and cherries. Our included lunch will be at Al Johnson’s, a famous Swedish restaurant in Sister Bay, WI where you may see some goats on the roof! We will get up close to Eagle Bluff Lighthouse in Peninsula State Park; shop Fish Creek, WI where the neatest shops dot the peninsula.

Our day of Door County ends with dinner in Egg Harbor. As we travel home we stop in Cedarsburg, WI. Consistently ranked as a favorite small-town getaway, visitors are charmed by the delightful mix of unique shops, cozy cafes, art galleries and museums, many nestled inside meticulously maintained historic buildings, and all within walking distance of one another.