Which ships and cruise lines cruise the Great Lakes?
Our Great Lakes cruises are aboard some of the finest vessels navigating the region - the luxurious and innovative Le Bellot
or the refined expedition vessels M/V Victory I
and M/V Victory II
, all of which feature comfortable and spacious cabins, great amenities onboard, exciting itineraries, and gourmet cuisine.
How much do Great Lakes cruises cost?
Most Great Lakes cruises range from 8-13 days and cost between $4,000 and $6,000 per person. Considering the many different destinations and sites you will visit - both natural and manmade - these cruises are definitely worth it!
When is the best time to go on a Great Lakes cruise?
The cruising season for the Great Lakes runs from late May through mid-September, from the end of the North American spring season through summer and into early autumn. The most popular time to cruise the Great Lakes is during the generally sunny summer months of July and August when temperatures can reach into the 90s F during the day.
What are the five Great Lakes?
An easy way to remember the names of the five Great Lakes is to think of the acronym HOMES: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior. You might be interested to know that together, the Great Lakes is the largest freshwater system on earth and accounts for more than 20% of the surface freshwater in the world. So how much water is in the Great Lakes? About 6 quadrillion gallons!
Is Niagara Falls part of the Great Lakes?
Niagara Falls is right between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario on the Niagara River and makes for an exciting day on almost all of our Great Lakes cruises.
Are Great Lakes cruises good for kids and families?
Great Lakes cruises are ideally suited for adults, but inquisitive youngsters and teens might enjoy these cruises too, if they like to stroll through museums, enjoy nature tours (like Niagara Falls) and like urban exploration like walking tours of cities.
Where do Great Lakes cruises visit?
Cruises on the Great Lakes visit popular Midwest towns and cities like Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, and Niagara Falls, in addition to some Canadian destinations like Toronto, Montreal, and Quebec City, via the St. Lawrence River.