Mackinac Island & Grand Hotel

September 20-28, 2023

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An 8-day motor
coach holiday

From the excitement of the big city to the hushed silence of lakeside dunes and the gentle elegance of the Grand Hotel, explore Michigan's unique wonders, Canada’s scenic rail and journey to the heart of Henry Ford country.

This Mayflower Tour -- the same company that conducted our extraordinary August 2022 Colorado's Historic Rails tour -- will fill quickly. If you delay, you'll be left out.

Day-By-Day in Michigan

Day 1: Chicago to Michigan. A panoramic tour of Chicago and head to charming Traverse City, Michigan.
Day 2: Traverse City. Explore Sleeping Bear Dunes National Seashore. Visit Music House Museum (B)
Day 3: Agawa Canyon Fall Foliage Train Tour. Cross into Canada to board the Algoma Central Railway for a spectacular ride. An all-day adventure. (B, L)
Day 4: Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel. Take a trip back in time and tour the island by horse-drawn carriages (no cars allowed on the island). Welcome to the world’s largest summer hotel, our home for two nights. (B, D)
Day 5: Explore Mackinac Island. Browse the many shops, visit the historic fort or rent a bike and peddle the shores of Lake Huron, stroll the beautifully landscaped gardens, enjoy afternoon tea. (B, D)
Day 6: Traveling in the Great Lakes State. Michigan is surrounded by four of the five Great Lakes. Our destination is Dearborn, the heartland of the Ford Motor Company. (B, D)
Day 7: Ford Rouge River Factory Tour and The Henry Ford Museum. Go behind the scenes and see the Ford F150 pickup truck being built. Visit the famed Henry Ford Museum or Greenfield, followed by a farewell dinner hosted by your tour manager. (B, D)
Day 8: Journey home. Make your way home with lots of memories of a Michigan autumn adventure.

An autumn to remember

What will it cost?

The cost for this very special autumn excursion is $3,699 per person. The non-refundable deposit is $200 per person. Roundtrip transportation from your home airport is additional and your Go Travel representative can find you the best fares and schedule.

Where will we stay?

Traverse City: Country Inn
Sault Ste. Marie: Holiday Inn Express
Mackinac Island: The Grand Hotel
Dearborn: DoubleTree Hotel

Mayflower Tours

"Traveling is a time of pleasure, filled with those 'must see' and 'must do' experiences. At Mayflower Cruises and Tours, we understand that you expect your holiday to include the most memorable attractions, touring opportunities and highlights, provided in comfort and to your satisfaction."

More info and to book

Contact Go Travel by clicking the blue button below and indicate your interest in this trip or any other. A travel representative will contact you.

Your host

Your YMCA Alumni Host for Mackinac Island & The Grand Hotel is Jean Carmichael of the Schreiner Chapter. She is National President of YMCA Alumni and has joined Travel Club trips to the British Isles and Colorado.

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