All aboard the Agawa Canyon Tour Train for an all-day rail excursion into the heart of the Canadian wilderness. This 114-mile excursion truly showcases the rugged beauty that is exclusive to the region. The seemingly unending mixed forests of the Canadian Shield open up as you skirt the shores of northern lakes and rivers, cross towering trestles, and set eyes on the same rugged landscapes and majestic views . One of North America’s greatest train rides.
This is a Grand Getaway for the Artist & Horticulturalist, the Epicurean and Connoisseur. You are surrounded by the daytime beauty of Grand Rapids, accompanied by a couple of tasteful evenings. Plan now and let us help you schedule a great tour.
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.
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.
In 2023, the Tulip Time Festival is celebrating its 94th 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.
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.
This tour features two European Cultures deeply woven into our American Tapestry. Many people believe there is a connection between them but beyond both being European immigrants there is not. The Amish are Swiss & German and any reference to Dutch is to the “Deutsch” language. The Dutch in Holland, MI are from The Netherlands and the heritage of their ancestry has lasted here for 150 years.
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.