Mackinac Island with Holland Tulips
May 3-12, 2023 (10 days)
$3,299* per person from Baton Rouge
Led by Nancy Horn
*All dates and pricing are approximate and subject to change per supplier and airline
Price is per person, double occupancy & includes deluxe motor coach transportation from Baton Rouge, breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, entrance fees, taxes & tips (including driver and escort). (Tips for personal services – maids, etc., not included). Single supplement: $925
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Day 1, Wednesday, May 3 – Franklin, TN – Pick-ups in Zachary, Baton Rouge and along the way. Overnight in Franklin, Tennessee.
Day 2, Thursday, May 4 - Findlay, OH – This morning we'll drive to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where we take an underground boat tour through the Lost River Cave. Then we drive through the rolling hills of Kentucky to Ohio where we overnight in Findlay, Ohio. (B)
Day 3, Friday, May 5 - Frankenmuth, MI - Today we visit the renowned Henry Ford Museum, where we experience America's past and present. See the Rosa Parks bus, the Lincoln chair, the JFK Presidential Limousine and much more. Overnight in Frankenmuth, a little Bavarian town founded by German immigrants in 1845. (B)
Day 4, Saturday, May 6 - Mackinaw City - This morning, we'll visit the world's largest Christmas store, Bronner's Christmas Wonderland. Then time for shopping and lunch before we journey to Mackinaw City for overnight. (B)
Day 5, Sunday, May 7 – Mackinac Island at the Grand Hotel – Today we ferry ride to Mackinac Island where bicycles and horse-drawn carriages are the only means of transportation. The island is also home to all 23 lilac species, some 400 varieties and thousands of individual plants. After lunch, we enjoy a horse-drawn carriage tour of this wonderful island seeing the Governor's Mansion and a stop at Arch Rock, one of the most photographed spots on the island. You will have breathtaking views of Lake Huron with the tour ending at the Grand Hotel, our home for the next two nights. Tonight we enjoy an included 5-course dinner (a dress code is required - jacket, tie and dress slacks for men, dresses or skirts for ladies - no denim). (B, D)
Day 6, Monday, May 8 - The Grand Hotel - After a wonderful full breakfast at the Grand Hotel, we have time to explore the hotel and grounds or go back downtown to shop or tour the fort. Tonight we enjoy an included 5-course dinner (a dress-code is required - jacket, tie and dress slacks for men and dresses or skirts for ladies, no denim). (B,D)
Day 7, Tuesday, May 9 – Holland, MI - After a wonderful breakfast at the Grand Hotel, we board our 10 a.m. ferry to the mainland. We overnight in the Holland, Michigan area. (B)
Day 8, Wednesday, May 10 – Holland, MI – Morning Tulip tour with lunch in Holland. Then we head to South Bend where we have a tour of Notre Dame. We overnight south of Notre Dame. (B, L)
Day 9, Thursday, May 11 - Franklin, TN - We journey through Indiana to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a guided tour. Then we head to Franklin, Tennessee for overnight. (B)
Day 10, Friday, May 12 - Home - Today we arrive home with wonderful memories of a great tour!