Welcome Aboard! Travel in comfort aboard our deluxe motor coach towards the Victorian-style island of Mackinac Island, Michigan. A picturesque island that evokes a bygone era, Mackinac Island is often called the "Bermuda of the North".
September 17-22, 2021 (Saturday-Thursday
Mackinac Island & The Grand Hotel
Plus, the Henry Ford Museum & Steam Engines
Mackinac Island, Michigan
Fully escorted Gunther Motor Coach transportation
5 nights hotel accommodations, including:
- 2 nights at The Grand Hotel
Guided Tours, including:
- Mackinac Island Horse-drawn Carriage Tour
Attractions and admissions per itinerary, including:
- The Cross in the Woods National Shrine
- Sheplers Ferry to Mackinac Island
- Henry Ford Museum
- Warthers Museum
Baggage handling (1) per person
Driver, Tour Manager & Step-on Guide Gratuities
Welcome Aboard! Travel in comfort aboard our deluxe motor coach towards the Victorian-style island of Mackinac Island, Michigan. A picturesque island that evokes a bygone era, Mackinac Island is often called the "Bermuda of the North". Before checking into the Comfort Inn & Suites in Allen Park, Michigan for the night, we are treated to a delicious dinner at The Spaghetti Warehouse Restaurant in Toledo, Ohio. (D)D
After breakfast, we depart for Indian River, Michigan. Upon our arrival, we visit The Cross in the Woods National Shrine; one of Michigan's best known and most visited shrines. Here we will view the monumental sculpture of the crucified Christ titled "The Man on the Cross" created by the renowned Michigan sculptor Marshall Fredericks. The crucifix stands taller than the surrounding trees and is a moving sight to behold! Following our visit, we depart for Mackinaw City, Michigan and the City Dock, where we will travel by ferry to the "Magical Land" of Mackinac Island, Michigan. A horse-drawn carriage will be waiting at the dock to transport you to the world-famous Grand Hotel, your luxurious accommodations for the next two nights. Experience fine dining and gracious hospitality in the hotels beautifully appointed main dining room this evening when you order dinner, off the menu. At the Grand Hotel, there is a dress code after 6:00 PM. Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket and tie, and the ladies are required to wear a dress, skirt, or pants suit. (B, D)B, D
After breakfast, we meet our driver/guide and climb aboard a horse-drawn carriage for a narrated tour of this lovely Victorian-style island that has defied time. Following your horse-drawn carriage ride enjoy some leisure time strolling through the cottage-filled village dotted with flowers, and explore the shops along Huron Street, or sit and relax in one of the famous "Rockers on the Longest Porch in the Country". Tonight, a delicious dinner, off the menu awaits you in the main dining room. At the Grand Hotel, there is a dress code after 6:00 PM. Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket and tie, and the ladies are required to wear a dress, skirt, or pants suit. (B, D)B, D
Enjoy breakfast at your leisure. With part of the morning free you may wish to simply sit back, relax, and enjoy the grand comforts of this luxurious hotel prior to departing Mackinac Island. We are transported by horse-drawn carriage down to the City Dock to the ferry in the early afternoon for our cruise back to the Michigan mainland. Once on the mainland settle back, relax and enjoy the scenery on our drive to Allen Park, Michigan. Before checking into the Comfort Inn & Suites for the night, we are treated to a delicious dinner at a Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. A $20.00 gift card is provided for you. (B, D)B, D
After breakfast we depart for The Henry Ford Museum, one of America's greatest history attractions. On the grounds of The Henry Ford Museum we will tour historic homes and workshops of famous Americans, including those of The Wright Brothers, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Robert Frost. Next, we travel to Sugarcreek, Ohio for a delicious Amish Country buffet dinner at Dutch Valley Restaurant, "The Area's Amish Kitchen Cooking Destination". Following dinner, we depart for Dover, Ohio where we spend a restful night in Ohio's Amish Country at the Quality Inn. (B, D)B, D
After breakfast we depart for a perennial favorite of Gunther Tours travelers, the Warthers Museum for a private tour. Earnest "Mooney" Warther is best known for his ivory and ebony carvings of steam engines. You will see carvings created out of wood, ivory and pearl ranging from entire trains to a hand carved steel mill. You will be amazed by the intricate detail and exceptional craftsmanship required to create this unique collection of carved masterpieces! Following lunch at Warthers Museum, we depart for home with a rich collection of memories that include an admiration for the grandeur and romance of the Victorian era, a greater admiration and appreciation of the genius of American inventors, and the discovery of the unique artistry and craftsmanship of Earnest Warther! (B, L)B, L
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D =Dinner
September 17-22, 2021 (Friday - Wednesday)
Balance Due: June 13, 2021
Gunther 6:00 AM 7:45 PM
Carney 6:45 AM 7:00 PM
Woodbine 7:45 AM 6:00 PM
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Carney Park & Ride|| Carney Park & Ride - 2980 Jomat Ave. Parkville, MD |
Exit 31A (Harford Rd north) off Route 695
|Gunther Charters|| Gunther's - 7443 Shipley Ave. Harmans, MD (GPS) |
Lot C off of Shipley Ave.
|Woodbine Park & Ride|| Woodbine Park & Ride 704 Lisbon Center Dr. |
Woodbine, MD - I-70 West to Exit 73
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