Bay City Tall Ship Celebration

July 17, 2019 - July 21, 2019
5 days / 8 meals
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Day 1: Michigan
Travel to Michigan. Enjoy dinner at Clara’s on the River in Battle Creek, MI, featuring mouth-waterin’ homemade pies! Overnight in Ann Arbor, MI. D

Day 2: Tall Ship Parade
Guten morgen! Travel to Frankenmuth, MI to enjoy the warm Bavarian hospitality of this quaint town with a shopping stop at Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland and view the replica of the Silent Night Memorial Chapel. After feasting at the World-Famous Bavarian Inn for lunch, arrive in Bay City for the Tall Ship Celebration! Our home for the next 2 nights is the DoubleTree Riverfront Hotel. Located in the heart of downtown, on the Saginaw River, the Tall Ship Festival is just steps from your hotel. The afternoon is at leisure to watch the boats arrive while exploring Bay City. B, L

Day 3: Bay City’s Tall Ship Celebration
The award-winning maritime festival, Tall Ship Celebration, features activities on Bay City’s riverfront. With a Tall Ship Passport in hand, board each vessel in the tall ship fleet for a tour of the ins and outs of the ship. Take time to revel in the local art and maritime crafts, enjoy live stage performances, and explore the riverfront at your leisure. This afternoon, board the Appledore IV Tall Ship (85 foot schooner) for an expertly narrated scenic cruise out to Saginaw Bay. If you are feeling adventurous, join the crew to haul on the halyards and help sail the ship! Return to our hotel for a delicious dinner and free time for the evening festival activities. B, D

Day 4: Dow and Ford
In Midland, MI sits an example of mid-20th Century modern architecture at the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio, featuring quadrilateral parallelogram elements. Travel to The Henry Ford Museum and explore the ingenuity of American inventors to gain a fresh perspective on America’s history. Overnight in northern OH. B, D

Day 5: Journey Home B

Per person rates
double $1098
triple/quad $966
single $1433