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The Welcome Back Credit is awarded upon completion of Globus family of brands vacations. Credit amount can only be applied to the land/cruise or cruise only portion of a new Globus family of brands vacation (excluding 2022 Oberammergau, Monograms City Getaways, and Custom/Charter vacations). Credit amount is per person and must be redeemed for a future vacation with a deposit within 2 years from date of credit issue. Bookings can be made by calling the Globus family of brands, online, or by contacting your preferred travel advisor. Passenger must activate redemption credit prior to redemption. Combinable with all applicable consumer promotions except those with any Globus family of brands special discount programs. Credit must be applied before final payment on a future booking. Credit is not redeemable for cash, non-refundable deposit, airfare, transfers, travel insurance, prepaid gratuities, pre/post nights, or optional excursions and is non-transferrable. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Valid for all participating Globus family of brands offices. Additional restrictions may apply.
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Experience life in the fast and slow lanes as you venture to where the automobile was born and where it’s been banned since 1898. This tour of Mackinac Island and the Great Lakes gets your engines revving with a visit to Detroit’s Henry Ford Museum and an overnight at the elegant Dearborn Inn, built by Ford on the lush former grounds of the Ford Motor Company. Switch gears as you board a ferry for Mackinac Island, the Jewel of the Great Lakes and one of the nation’s most popular summer resorts. With horse-drawn carriages and bicycles as the island’s only means of transportation, you’ll have no choice but to fuel up on lunch at the famous Grand Hotel, military history at the restored Fort Mackinac, and the decadent fudge the charming island is known for. Other sweet detours include the Bavarian town of Frankenmuth, the coastal resort of Petoskey, and the faster-paced cities of Grand Rapids and Chicago.
ARRIVE IN DETROIT/DEARBORNWelcome to the Michigan! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.
DEARBORN–FRANKENMUTHDEARBORN Visit the Henry Ford Museum. FRANKENMUTH Free time this afternoon, followed by an authentic [LF] Bavarian dinner and wine tasting. (B,D)
Meals: Breakfast Dinner
FRANKENMUTH–MACKINAC ISLANDFRANKENMUTH Visit Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland. Scenic ferry ride to Mackinac Island. MACKINAC ISLAND Horse-drawn carriage ride from the ferry to your hotel. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B) ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Mackinac Island with a bicycle ride through town. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
MACKINAC ISLANDMACKINAC ISLAND Free time this morning before a horse-drawn carriage ride to the Grand Hotel for a guided tour and lunch. Carriage tour of the island includes Avenue of Flags, the Governor’s Mansion, and Arch Rock. Free time this evening. (B,L)
Meals: Breakfast Lunch
MACKINAC ISLAND–MACKINAW CITY–CHARLEVOIX–PETOSKEYMACKINAC ISLAND Scenic ferry ride to the mainland. MACKINAW CITY Visit to Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse State Park. Visit Legs Inn on Lake Michigan and sample [LF] local specialties. Scenic drive through the Tunnel of Trees en route to Charlevoix.CHARLEVOIX Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes Victorian summer resorts and “Mushroom” Houses.. PETOSKEY Free time this evening. (B)
PETOSKEY–TRAVERSE CITY–GRAND RAPIDSPETOSKEY Free time this morning. PETOSKEY Free time this morning.TRAVERSE CITY Free time for lunch and shopping. GRAND RAPIDS Visit the Gerald Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Free time this evening. (B)
GRAND RAPIDS–CHICAGOGRAND RAPIDS Drive through Indiana en route to Chicago. CHICAGO Guided sightseeing tour, followed by free time this afternoon. Enjoy an overnight at the [L] historic Palmer House Hilton. Tonight, join your Tour Director and travel companions for a farewell dinner. During dinner, learn how one of America’s favorite desserts was created here - then enjoy a taste for yourself! A member of the Historic Hotels of America and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Palmer House hosted notable guests such as Ulysses S. Grant, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and Sarah Bernhardt, to name a few! Considered the longest continually operating hotel in America, it was also Chicago’s first hotel to have electric lights, phones, and elevators. (B,D)
Meals: Breakfast Dinner
CHICAGOYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
Health and Safety Protocols for Globus Tours
Today's world has changed, but what remains certain is Globus' commitment to guest safety, comfort and peace-of-mind while traveling with us. To that end, Globus has established a worldwide Assurance program, with enhanced on-trip protocols and procedures, to ensure the health – and happiness – of guests throughout their travels with us.
It all starts with Globus' Global Health & Safety Team, dedicated to ensuring that cleanliness of all operations exceeds today’s travel standards—from start to finish. The following areas address Globus' commitment to providing a safe and clean environment for guests.A SAFE & WARM WELCOME
Globus will enact new tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to offer guests a safe start to their journey, including adherence to social distancing requirements.BLENDING CULTURAL PROXIMITY WITH SOCIAL DISTANCE
Globus will ensure safe distances for guests throughout the journey, on coach and during excursions. This includes providing masks for guests use at any time where social proximity could be an issue as well as the possibility of reducing group sizes, if required. And wireless listening technology – including Globus' Go Beyond Devices in Europe – enables safe distances between guests and other travelers on excursions.FOCUS ON GUEST AND TEAM MEMBER HEALTH
To ensure a healthy environment for team and guests, Globus will conduct regular temperature checks for both guests and team, and when necessary, masks will be worn by Globus' team members when with guests.TOUCHING HEARTS, NOT HANDS
Traveling with Globus removes many of the “touch points” of travel, including luggage handling, check in/out, expedited entry into attractions and more. Globus are further reducing risk with hands-free service, meaning all self-services replaced by staff, including buffet meals replaced with table service. Globus will also ensure hand sanitizing is available throughout each trip, on coach and in hotels.COMMITMENT TO CLEAN
As a part of Globus' commitment to clean, Globus is requiring enhanced cleaning procedures with hotel partners, on motorcoaches, vehicles and throughout every trip, including additional daily disinfecting procedures that go above-and-beyond already strict health and safety procedures.PARTNERS IN DISCOVERY AND IN HEALTH
Globus has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain their promise that each touch-point on tours and cruises are considered in their commitment to guest and team member well-being.
Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase.
20301 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn MI, United States
One Covered Bridge Lane
Frankenmuth MI, United States
6966 Main Street
Mackinac Island MI, United States
100 Lewis Street
Petoskey MI, United States
187 Monroe NW
Grand Rapids MI, United States
17 E Monroe Street
Chicago IL, United States
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Trip was enjoyable and the accommodations were fantastic!
I have taken many international Globus tours. This was my first domestic tour. It was a wonderful tour with great fellow travelers. The tour director and bus driver were top notch!
This was my 8th Globus trip. First mediocre guide. Bus not the best for touring. No trash bag at seat, no pocket, painted window blocking view. Less dinners included.
Loved this trip to the Great Lakes and Mackinac Island. Everything was not only perfect and met my expectations but the tour guide, Susanna, made the trip interesting and fun.
I did expect a short tour of Detroit, but it didn't happen. We had wine tasting, but then the bottles were not shared for the evening meal. My tour director explained, and it was all in the semantics; thus, a tasting is not a glass of wine. The visit to the Gerald Ford Museum was too long. The museum is lovely, and I liked President Ford. The visit was too long, because that museum is not so huge, but very well done and easy to get around in an hour. Overall, the tour was well paced and not exhausting.
Worst trip by Globus ever! Tour guide and bus driver - Exceptional! Accommodations - Dreadful! Island House - Worst ever! Palmer House - Awful! Renaissance Center - Very good Others - Acceptable at best. Sightseeing - Acceptable, at best. Glad to be home!
Everything went smoothly. We were especially impressed by the ease of our transfers from the Detroit airport to our hotel.
It was all great, but the highlight was the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI.
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