Depart: July 20, 2015

Return: July 25, 2015

Experience Central Michigan!
Summer Fun In Michigan!
(7 Days/6 Nights)
Mackinaw Island, Frankenmuth and Greenfield Village
Presented by Green River Lines/Hansen Tours
 
Included:
  • 6 Nights Lodging
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • All Admissions
  • 5 Lunches
  • Tour Escort
  • Bonner’s Christmas Store
  • 4 Dinners
  • Baggage Handling
  • Carriage Ride
  • Ferry Boat Ride
  • Factory Tour
  • Strudel Making Class
  • German Entertainment
  • Wine Tasting
  • Taxi Ride to Downtown Mackinac Island
  • Henry Ford Museum
  • Greenfield Village

Rates:

• Single/$1640
• Double/$1260
• Triple/$1120
• Quad/$1060

 

     

Day 1: July 20: Monday:
A morning drive will take us across Illinois, Indiana and north into Michigan to Mackinaw City, MI where we will be staying at the Best Western Dockside.  We will be in a hotel right on the lake and this will be our home for the next two nights.  B

Day 2: July 21: Tuesday:
This morning we will board one of the Shepler’s hydroplane boats that will deliver us to Mackinac Island in just 18 minutes.  This is a quaint island where no motorized vehicles are allowed.  We will enjoy a horse drawn carriage tour around the island, then to the Grand Hotel where a lavish buffet lunch will be served.  Shop the stores and sample the fudge before returning to Mackinaw City for the night.   BL

Day 3: July 22& 23: Wednesday & Thursday:
We will enjoy breakfast before departing for Frankenmuth, MI.  Year round Christmas shopping, chicken dinners and Bavarian style architecture is just a few of the reasons Frankenmuth is called “Michigan’s Little Bavaria” We are going to visit Bonner’s Christmas store where it’s Christmas year around.  Bronner's Frankenmuth store offers 6000 styles of Christmas ornaments, 400 styles of Nativity scenes, miles of Christmas lights, and artificial Christmas trees of all shapes and sizes. Collectible lines include Precious Moments, Seraphim Angels, Hummel’s, Department 56 lighted houses, and much more.  Just an incredible place to visit!!   We are going to spend 2 nights and 2 days at the Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Lodge and enjoy everything Frankenmuth has to offer.  Dinner the first night at the Bavarian Inn Lodge with German Entertainment and a wonderful dinner.  Start the morning out with the breakfast buffet at the lodge followed by “How to Make Strudel!!”  But the fun is just beginning, because while the Strudel is baking, we will go on a city tour of Frankenmuth, then back to the lodge for a sampling of fresh hot Strudel.    Your lunch and afternoon is free to explore all the shops and sample everything from chocolates to cheeses!!!   Wine Sampling at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant at 5:00pm before dinner !! Tonight is the Famous Family Style Chicken Dinner at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant.   2B/1L/2D

Day 4 & 5: July 24 & 25: Thursday and Friday:
Thursday and Friday:  Enjoy a German Breakfast Buffet before heading to Dearborn, MI.  We will have a two day pass to visit Greenfield Village, Henry Ford Museum and take the Ford Rouge Factory Tour where we will watch them making the F-150 Ford Truck.  This is your chance to get behind the scenes of one of the world’s largest automotive complex’s and get a bird’s eye view of “how” it’s done!  You will rediscover America by experiencing the sights, sounds and sensations of America’s past in Greenfield Village..  There are 9 separate districts and each district narrates its own American past.  Everything from domestic life, workday life, trade and commerce, farm life and the stories of American’s that changed every life forever.  These 90 acres of history is easy to travel around with the help of our unlimited transportation pass, meaning you can go from place to place on any of the modes of transportation within the Village.  The Henry Ford Museum is a remarkable showcase of American innovations, national treasures and ideas that have changed the world.  At the end of the day our home away from home will be the Doubletree Hotel, located near Greenfield VillageLunch and Dinner will be included each day along with our breakfast at the Doubletree.   2B/2L/2D

Day 6: July 25: Saturday:
It’s time to head back home today!  We will depart Dearborn, MI and head for Nappanee, IN and Amish Acres where we will enjoy the Threshers Dinner and a little time to look around the shops.    We will arrive back to Peru in the late afternoon after a fun filled time as we enjoyed some Michigan Summer Fun!!    BL


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