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Mackinac Island and the Grand Hotel


What a trip! If this is on your travel list, now is the time to make your reservation.      This nine day journey is sponsored by Day Trippers and Mayflower Travel.

                  September 16 - 24, 2022 

The good news:  Get round trip air for $249.00 per person.  This trip is open to the public from Mayflower Travel - don't hesitate!

Relax and enjoy the carefree lifestyle of Mackinac Island in Autumn. Ride the Algoma Central Railway into scenic Agawa Canyon, visit the heart of the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn and spend two nights at Grand Hotel, the crown jewel of Michigan.


   *12 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners

    *Free round trip airport transfers

    *Spend 1 night in downtown Chicago with a guided city tour

     *Explore Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

     *Visit the Music House Museum with its one-of-a-kind collection of rare antique musical instruments

     *Embark on a narrated rail excursion through scenic Agawa Canyon autumn foliage train in Ontario, Canada. 
      *Spend two nights at the Grand Hotel

              Explore the charm of a bygone era on Mackinac Island and learn of its history during a private lecture

       *Tour Mackinac Island via a horse-drawn carriage en route to the hotel

        *River Rouge Ford Factory Tour

        *Choice of visiting either the Henry Ford Museum or Greenfield Village
         *$45 in Mayflower Money

Day 1 - Travel to Chicago

Day 2 - Chicago city tour and head to Michigan
Day 3 - Explore Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Day 4 - Agawa Canyon Autumn Foliage Train (passport required)
Day 5 - Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel
Day 6 - Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel
Day 7- Travel to Dearborn via the Great Lakes State
Day 8 - Ford River Rouge Factory Tour and ford Museum.
Day 9 - After breakfast, transfer to either Detroit or Chicago airports.


We will be going into Ontario, Canada -- your passport is required.

 Please contact Helen at Mayflower Cruises and Tours with your questions and for reservations: 

Helen Eustace


Friday, September 16, 2022 to Saturday, September 24, 2022
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GOYR Rep(s):
Judi Ravetti
Activity Leader
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Also, you may want to call the hotel to learn about their dress code so there will be no surprises. ?(906) 847-3331

Cost: $3,239.00 per person double occupancy; $1,449.00 single supplement

Deposit -$200.00 without insurance or $449.00 with cancel any time insurance

For the Grand Hotel's dress code please call: 800-33GRAND (800-334-7263)
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Also, if you are a first time Mayflower traveler you will receive $50.00 off by mentioning my name (Judi Ravetti) with Helen, the Rocker reservation rep, at 630-435-8226. They would not do a group since our numbers are unknown.

Days 1 Sable at Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois
Days 2 Country Inn, Traverse City, Michigan
Days 3-4 Holiday Inn Express, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan
Days 5-6 Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan
Days 7-8 DoubleTree Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Chicago is $349, and in Detroit is $179, tax included.

Passport is required to cross the boarder into Canada (and come back).

All travelers will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no less than 14 days prior to departure on ALL Mayflower Cruises & Tours holidays.
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Members pay for their own charges