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Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select North America dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
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Welcome to the Michigan! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.
DEARBORN Visit the Henry Ford Museum.
FRANKENMUTH Free time this afternoon, followed by an authentic LF Bavarian dinner and wine tasting.
FRANKENMUTH 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.
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 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.
MACKINAC ISLAND Scenic ferry ride to the mainland.
MAINLAND 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 Petoskey.
PETOSKEY Free time this evening.
PETOSKEY Free time this morning.
CHARLEVOIX Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes Victorian summer resorts and “Mushroom” Houses.
TRAVERSE CITY Free time for lunch and shopping.
GRAND RAPIDS Visit the Gerald Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Free time this evening.
GRAND RAPIDS Drive through Indiana en route to Chicago.
CHICAGO Guided sightseeing tour, followed by free time this afternoon. Farewell dinner this evening at your hotel, the Palmer House Hilton, includes a LF private presentation on the hotel’s history and a sample of the famous dessert invented here.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
Built in 1931 on the former grounds of Ford Motor Company, The Dearborn Inn, a Marriott Hotel boasts 23 landscaped acres in a prime location near Dearborn Heights. The hotel features stately guestrooms, two restaurants, fitness center, and landscaped lawns and gardens.
Located in the heart of downtown Frankenmuth on the banks of the beautiful Cass River, the Bavarian Inn is a charming German-themed hotel including a Glockenspiel, Biergarten, and on-site restaurant featuring traditional German cuisine.
The historic Island House Hotel features sweeping harbor views and a full complement of amenities, including two on-site restaurants, complimentary Wi-Fi, bike rentals, heated indoor pool, hot tub, and sauna.
This three-story, turn-of-the-century hotel overlooks Little Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan. Guests can enjoy the Noggins Room Pub for a casual meal and live music, or the H.O. Rose Dining room for beautiful views and regional cuisine.
Situated on the Grand River, this striking 29-story hotel balances historic charm and modern amenities, and features spectacular views of the surrounding area. With a section of the hotel dating to 1913 and a newer modern tower, rooms are designed to reflect the era in which they were built, featuring historic accents and modern furnishings.
Built in 1871, the luxurious Palmer House Hilton is steeped in history, hosting prominent figures including Charles Dickens, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, and numerous US presidents. The hotel is ideally located in the heart of Chicago, within walking distance of Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Michigan Avenue.
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