Best Guided Tours & Getaways in Michigan

Michigan guided tours – Start out with a Horse-drawn carriage ride. Afternoon Tea in the Parlor. Croquet and bocce in the Tea Garden. Dressing up for dinner and nightly dancing to the sounds of the Grand Hotel Orchestra. Sitting in a rocking chair on the world’s longest porch with views of the Straits of Mackinac.

Located on Northern Michigan’s Mackinac Island, Grand Hotel beckons you to a bygone era of old-world hospitality and charm. We’ve been welcoming guests since 1887, and we continue to embrace our rich history with inspired enhancements and cherished traditions.

Prepare to explore this top resort in the Midwest and National Historic Landmark. Then, prepare to return and create a few new traditions of your own. We can’t wait to see you again.

Guided Tours Schedule for 2021

Sunday – 05 Sep 21 to Sunday – 12 Sep 21

Sunday – 12 Sep 21 to Sunday – 19 Sep 21

$2,629

The Mackinac & Great Lakes - 8 Day Tour

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN DETROIT/DEARBORN

Welcome to the Michigan! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.

DAY 2 DEARBORN–FRANKENMUTH

DEARBORN Visit the Henry Ford Museum.
FRANKENMUTH Free time this afternoon, followed by an authentic Globus Local Favorite Bavarian dinner and wine tasting.

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DAY 3 FRANKENMUTH–MACKINAC ISLAND

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.

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DAY 4 MACKINAC ISLAND

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.

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DAY 5 MACKINAC ISLAND–MAINLAND–PETOSKEY

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 Globus Local Favorite local specialties. Scenic drive through the Tunnel of Trees en route to Petoskey.
PETOSKEY Free time this evening.

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DAY 6 PETOSKEY–CHARLEVOIX–TRAVERSE CITY–GRAND RAPIDS

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.

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DAY 7 GRAND RAPIDS–CHICAGO

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 Globus Local Favorite private presentation on the hotel’s history and a sample of the famous dessert invented here.

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DAY 8 CHICAGO

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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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.
 
 

We’ve prepared everything you need for the perfect vacation—from hand-selected hotels to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites. Your Globus Tour Director is always there to help you make the most out of your free time!

Michigan

This is Traverse City. It’s where a detour from the ordinary always yields a new adventure. Where the road stretches ahead, taking you to endless lakes and rivers, charming downtowns, historic lighthouses, and rolling vineyards. No matter how you explore, you know you’re in a pretty great place.

Traverse City’s Cherry Capital Airport is a full-service commercial airport offering major airline service to over 300 domestic and international destinations. Find nonstop flights below from American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Elite Airways and Allegiant. Global service is also offered through hub airport connections in Detroit and Chicago year-round.

 

Detroit is the largest city in the midwestern state of Michigan. Near Downtown, the neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts is famed for the Detroit Industry Murals painted by Diego Rivera, and inspired by the city’s ties to the auto industry, giving it the nickname “Motor City.” Detroit is also the birthplace of Motown Records, whose chart-topping history is on display at their original headquarters, Hitsville U.S.A. ― Google

Traverse City serves up the best of two worlds: it offers the mesmerizing outdoor recreational opportunities as well as tremendous cultural and social opportunities often only found in much larger cities. Traverse City is truly a micropolis – offering residents and visitors the small Midwestern town charm along with cosmopolitan options. Daily flights to Chicago, Detroit and Minneapolis are only moments away.  

Direct Flights from Detroit to Miami

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Grand Rapids is a Michigan city on the Grand River, east of Lake Michigan. On the outskirts, the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has a tropical conservatory and multiple gardens. Its art collection includes works by Auguste Rodin, Henry Moore and Ai Weiwei. Downtown, the Grand Rapids Art Museum spotlights Michigan artists in its rotating shows. Grand Rapids is known for many breweries dotted around town. ― Google

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Tour Michigan’s many wineries and vineyards and you’ll quickly agree with those who describe wine as not simply a drink, but as an experience. New patios overlook vineyard panoramas, gourmet food plates pair with each winery’s vintage bests, and wineries and their vines have become entertainment centers boasting live music, dinners, in-vines yoga and even grape-decked trails for cycling. Try one of these experiences and see how great vineyard visits are.

Cheap Flight to Detroit

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Atlanta30 September 20213 October 2021Tickets from 41
Fort Lauderdale8 October 202111 October 2021Tickets from 44
Orlando4 October 20215 October 2021Tickets from 47
Tampa23 September 202126 September 2021Tickets from 49
Fort Myers5 November 20216 November 2021Tickets from 49
Las Vegas20 October 202123 October 2021Tickets from 53
Dallas15 October 202118 October 2021Tickets from 57
Denver17 September 202121 September 2021Tickets from 58
New Orleans24 September 202126 September 2021Tickets from 61
Houston8 October 202112 October 2021Tickets from 69

Pure Michigan

The Experience

from $385.00 per group (up to 8)

It is a unique  experience as it allows our guests to experience Miami from the Sea. The night tour experience is unique on itself in comparison to a daily trip.

Because  we will be cruising through the bay the water at this time is very calm giving the impression that we are actually floating through the water.

Sleeping Bear Dunes

Touring Miami’s classic neighborhoods like the Art Deco Historic District and South Beach is even more fun in antique convertible.

Cruise through the city movie-star style with a chauffeur behind the wheel of your private vehicle. As you admire views with the top-down, your guide shares stories and insight into Miami’s enclaves.

Mackinac Island Tours

Explore the Everglades National Park with a naturalist guide, including an airboat ride and a nature walk, on this half-day tour. Learn about the area ecosystems and view alligators and local birdlife.

A narrated scenic drive led by the master naturalist and round-trip transportation from your hotel or the port in Ft. Lauderdale or Miami included.

Traverse City Sightseeing

Cruise the Miami coastline ‘Miami Vice-style’ on this speedboat cruise. Settle in to your plush seat as your expert captain pilots the speedboat down the sandy shoreline.

Where you can view Fisher Island and Star Island’s collection of multi-millionaire and celebrity homes, and you can snap photos of the Art Deco mansions lining South Beach.

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