AND Old Mackinaw Lighthouse


September 12 – 15, 2022

Depart Lafayette at 6:30 A.M.  Additional pick-ups may be arranged in Peru.

Includes motor coach transportation, 3 nights lodging, 5 meals, (3 breakfasts & 2 lunches) and Imperial escort and admissions per itinerary.  A PASSPORT BOOK OR CARD IS NEEDED FOR THIS TOUR.

Our adventure starts with a stop in Mackinaw City to see the Old Mackinaw Point Lighthouse, and then on to the Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. We will visit the Museum Ship Valley Camp.  Explore an actual Great Lakes freighter, Valley Camp!  Housed inside her massive cargo hold is a 20,000 square foot museum with over 100 exhibits! The museum also has an aquarium and two life boats from the Edmund Fitzgerald.  A cruise through the Soo Locks with lunch is also included.  You will ride along side of massive freighters and coast guard vessels, as your boat “locks through” to explore the upper river.  A visit will be made to the Tower of History.  The tower offers a fantastic view of the Sault Ste. Marie area.  Elevators will take you to the observation decks that overlook the twin Saults.  The Agawa Canyon Tour Train is where the Canadian Wilderness begins!   Stepping onto the train is like stepping into another world, especially when it whisks you 114 miles north where you will be surrounded by pristine northern lakes and rivers, awesome granite rock formations, and mixed forests.  Cross a jaw dropping train trestle on your way to the canyon, where you will have 1 1/2 hours to explore trails, discover waterfalls or hike to a breathtaking lookout.  As the train winds its way through this immense land, a GPS triggered commentary will tell you about upcoming points of interest.  Locomotive mounted digital cameras will provide an engineer’s “eye view” on the flat screen monitors throughout the coaches.  This is a full day of activity, so be prepared to enjoy the sights and beauty of the Canadian wilderness.  There is a moderate amount of self paced walking on this trip. Traveler should expect uneven surfaces and stairs at historic and nature sites.