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Day 1 – Home to Escanaba, MI 

Come discover the beauty of the Wisconsin countryside as well as Michigan while you enjoy getting to know your travel companions when our first day of travel takes us to Escanaba. Dinner will be served at a local establishment where we can get to know our travel companions. 

Included Meals: Dinner 

Hotel: Comfort Suites 


Day 2 – Escanaba to Mackinac Island, MI 

Cross the famous Mackinac Bridge to Mackinaw City and ferry to Mackinac Island. Transportation there is limited to horse, carriage, bike, or foot! Tour the island by horse-drawn carriage. Lunch will be served at the spectacular Grand Hotel. Check into the charming Bicycle Street Inn on Mackinac Island, perfectly located amidst the main street shops and cafes, and where we’ll enjoy the 75th Grand Lilac Parade right outside our hotel. It’s the only parade in North America that is totally horse drawn! The remainder of the day is free to enjoy some of the other lilac festivities. Perhaps rent a bicycle and tour this quaint and lovely island! 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

Hotel: Bicycle Street Inn, Mackinac Island 


Day 3 – Mackinac Island to Ludington, MI 

This morning following a lovely breakfast, we bid farewell to this beautiful island and once more ferry across to Mackinaw City where our coach awaits. Then we’ll motor through scenic roadways in Charlevoix County to a step back in time at Castle Farms, one of Michigan’s premier historical attractions. We’ll enjoy a wonderful lunch followed by a tour of acres of gardens, dragons to discover, and we’ll experience Michigan’s largest outdoor model train railroad – all within the grounds at Castle Farms! Enjoy more of the scenic beauty of Michigan as we make our way to Ludington for our last overnight and another fabulous group dinner with our travel friends. You won’t want to miss this wonderful day! 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Hotel: Comfort Inn 


Day 4 – Ludington to Home 

Board the S.S. Badger for a relaxing, 4-hour cruise across beautiful Lake Michigan. Enjoy a maritime historical display, feature films, Bingo, browsing the gift shop, or relaxing in one of the ship’s lounges or on the outside deck before we head for home. 

Included Meals: Breakfast 

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $1,799
Single: $2,179
Triple: $1,689
Quad: $1,639

Motorcoach Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $116
Single: $149

Travel Bucks

$30 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$100 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 30 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed


Tour Pace

Moderate Walking at your own pace

Price Includes

7 Meals, Hotels & Activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach

The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 71°
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Minneapolis, Mn
Mackinac Island Lilacs
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Tour Highlights

Stay at the beautiful Bicycle Street Inn
Mackinac Island Horse & Carriage Tour
Famous Lilac Festival Parade
Grand Hotel Lunch
S.S. Badger Cruise on Lake Michigan
Castle Farms Tour & Lunch

Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
Minneapolis, Mn
Mackinac Island Lilacs
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 71°
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