The Upper Peninsula contains 29% of the land area of Michigan but just 3% of its total population. Residents call themselves Yoopers (derived from “UP-ers”). This land is rich in culture, diversity and wilderness.
One Hundred Years ago Detroit was a boomtown, come visit the City, learn of the era when the automobile industry exploded, when Alcohol was Prohibited and when the migration of African American musicians into the City created wonderful new sounds.
Lake Michigan is the only Great Lake located entirely inside the US. All others share a border with Canada. Join us as we ferry across the Lake on the SS Badger, follow the Michigan Coast north, turn west and cross the Upper Peninsula, before returning South along the Wisconsin shore. You discover incredible scenic beauty, the heritage of Native Americans, and so much more.
Lake Huron was the first of the Great Lakes to be discovered by European explorers and it should be the next one discovered by you. This is a spectacular and scenic journey that includes the Thunder Bay’s Elk Carriage Ride, Two nights on Mackinaw Island, a journey across the Might Mac Bridge, eastward along the north shore visiting the town of Little Current and remote Manitoulin Island where you learn the ways of the Ojibway.
Mingle with merrymakers amid the smells of roasting chestnuts and warm bonfires: the sounds of carolers, fiddlers and sleigh bells and other yuletide activity. Main Street brims with holiday goods, food and warm beverages. From the finest tinseled detail to the fireworks-filled sky that marks each evening’s finale make this Christmas story a cherished part of your own.
A great getaway this journey to Northern Michigan features the music of troubadour Gordon Lightfoot, a visit to Mackinac Island and a night at the Thunder Bay Resort where you learn about Elk!
This is a combination of Michigan’s most unique destinations. Each having a significant European heritage that we have combined into one fascinating itinerary. On this trip you will see Bavarian Frankenmuth, the Victorian Resort of Mackinac Island, and the Dutch settlement of Holland.
Uniquely American, and unique in America, your imagination will quickly capture the “Somewhere in Time” feeling. This is an 1890’s Resort Island that literally has no automobiles. The architecture is preserved as it was then. It is as though you step through a portal when you step off the ferry. Here you not only visit a new destination, you visit it in a past moment.
Famous for family style dining, featuring two of America’s largest restaurants, lodging at the Bavarian Inn, German entertainment with dinner, Strudel Making Classes, and the chance to shop at The World’s largest Christmas Store.
In 2021, the Tulip Time Festival is celebrating its 92nd year! Holland has a rich history and heritage to share with its visitors. The Festival began in 1929 to celebrate Dutch heritage in the community. Today the fun continues with parades, Dutch dancers, national and regional entertainment, dinner shows, a Dutch market, fireworks and the stars of the show, millions of tulips throughout Holland.