This morning you will depart for Sault Ste. Marie. Along the way we will make a stop in Sudbury for a chance to view the Big Nickel. You will arrive in Sault Ste. Marie in time for dinner. There are several options for dinner close to the hotel. Hotel: Watertown Inn & Suites.
This morning you will depart your hotel for the Algoma Central Railway Terminal and your trip to the Agawa Canyon. Your lunch is included aboard the train. Your trip will take you 114 miles north into the forests and hill of the Canadian Shield. Upon reaching the observation point you will have a chance to get off the train and enjoy the spectacular views. The train will have you back to Sault Ste. Marie in time for dinner. Hotel: Watertown Inn & Suites.
Following breakfast, you will depart for Michigan. Shortly after crossing the border you’ll board the ferry and head to Mackinac Island. Mackinac Island is world famous both as a historical site and as a movie location. There are no cars allowed on Mackinac Island, but the options on the island are limitless. You can rent a bicycle built for two or take a carriage ride to discover the island’s secrets. You can also visit its iconic landmark, the Grand Hotel, for afternoon tea. You depart Mackinac in time for dinner. Hotel: Holiday Inn.
After breakfast, you will make your way to Frankenmuth. Your scenic drive to Frankenmuth will take you by many of the lighthouses that dot the horizon on Lake Huron. You will have a chance to visit the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center in Alpena, Michigan before arriving in Frankenmuth, the most visited spot in Michigan. It is famous for its Bavarian architecture and its large Christmas store. Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland is the size of 5 1/2 football fields with a Christmas inventory to match. You will tour Frankenmuth. After the tour you will have free time to shop and enjoy this festive village. Frankenmuth Hotel: Bavarian Inn Lodge.
After breakfast, you will begin your journey back to Ottawa. Expect to arrive in Ottawa in time for dinner.
Itinerary subject to change.
While we at Travac do not stress a tipping policy, any gratuities provided to your Travac Tours host, driver, and local guides are greatly appreciated.
Allowance for Duty Free coming back into Canada is $800 CAD per person. This allowance includes your Duty Free purchases. Persons must be 19 years or older to purchase alcohol.
Please note that you are required to have a valid Canadian passport with you. Non-Canadians may require a visa to enter the U.S. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have such a document if required. Any other nationality other than Canadian persons must identify themselves to the booking agent for verification of documents required.
Algoma’s Water Tower Inn & Suites Sault Ste Marie
360 Great Northern Rd, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 4Z7
Holiday Inn Express Mackinaw City
364 Louvigny Drive, Mackinaw City, MI 4970
Bavarian Inn Lodge Frankenmuth
1 Covered Bridge Ln, Frankenmuth, MI 48734