We begin our tour this morning as we board our deluxe motorcoach
and are greeted by our escort and driver. We will be traveling through
Bristol and stopping for lunch at Tamarack, The Best of West Virginia.
It is a tourist destination located at Exit 45 above the Beckley, West
Virginia service area. for our overnight.
Today we will be traveling through Pennsylvania and the wine country
of upper New York State enroute to Niagara Falls, New York for lunch
included at the Red Coach Inn. The Red Coach Inn overlooks Niagara’s
majestic Upper Rapids, just 500 yards from the brink of Niagara Falls
– so close you can hear the roar! After Lunch and time for a few of the
Falls from the New York side, we cross the border to Canada’s Niagara
Falls where accommodations await us for the night. Niagara Falls is
one of the most beautiful sights in all of Canada. The Falls illuminated
at night is a fantastic site to see. Dinner Included at the Skylon Tower
This morning we continue seeing the many sights that Niagara has
to offer enjoying a Hornblower boat cruise for a closer view of the
Spectacular Falls. We see Table Rock Point, Queen Victoria Park, the
famous Floral Clock and a view of the Whirlpool Rapids. It’s a short
drive from Niagara Falls to the great metropolis of Toronto, Ontario,
Canada. Toronto is the largest city in Canada. We will be staying the
next two nights in Toronto.
This morning we will have a tour of Toronto with a local guide including
the C N Tower. Thrill to the top of the world in only 58 seconds! Six
high-speed glass-fronted elevators give you a breath-taking view as you
race upwards in the CN Tower for the most spectacular views in Toronto
with two new foor-to-ceiling panoramic Window Walls. Other sights
will include the Parliament Building, Dominion Centre and Queens
Park. We visit Canada’s Majestic Castle, Casa Loma and step back in
time to a period of European elegance and splendour. The former home
of Canadian fnancier Sir Henry Pellatt, Canada’s foremost castle is foremost castle is complete with decorated suites, secret passages, an 800-
foot tunnel, towers, stables, and beautiful 5-acre estate gardens. The late
afternoon and evening will be free for shopping in the famous Eaton Centre.
Today we travel north through Barrie and Parry Sound to the mining city
of Sudbury, Ontario. By late afternoon, we arrive in the border town of
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, where accommodations await us for two nights.
This morning departing from the Algoma Central Railway/CN depot in
downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, this 114-mile excursion truly showcases
this rugged beauty that is exclusive to the region. As you settle into
your comfortable coach, you can feel the pace of life slow as the experience
of a train ride evokes a sense of simpler times. The Northern Ontario wilderness
begins to unfold outside the large tinted windows. The seemingly
unending mixed forests of the Canadian Shield open up as you skirt the
shores of northern lakes and rivers, cross towering trestles, and set eyes on
the same rugged landscapes and majestic views that inspired the Group of
Seven to create some of Canada’s most notable works of art. The excursion
is one of North America’s iconic rail tours and offers a unique and engaging
way to enjoy the rugged beauty that is Northern Ontario.
This morning we will take the boat cruise through the American and Canadian
Soo Locks. From the moment you step aboard one of the comfortable
double-decked Soo Locks tour boats, the adventure of locking through the
largest water traffc system on earth begins. We continue south crossing the
border back into the USA turning west on US Highway 2 alongside Lake
Michigan to Manistique, Michigan for lunch. We continue to Green Bay,
Wisconsin for the night.
Today, we tour the Green Bay Packers Lambeau Field. We walk down
the same tunnel the Packer players do on gameday and learn about the
legendary history of the team and stadium. The 15,000 square foot, twolevel
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame is conveniently located on the
main foor of the Lambeau Field Atrium, across from 1919 Kitchen &
Tap. Learn all about the incredible history of the Green Bay Packers. We
continue to Milwaukee for lunch included at Cafe Calatrava located in
the Art Museum. after lunch we will visit the museum. The Milwaukee
Art Museum is one of the city’s most iconic attractions, thanks to a collection
of 30,000 works spanning from antiquity to the present as well as
the striking architecture of the Quadracci Pavilion, featuring the moveable
“wings” of the Burke Brise Soleil. Overnight in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee is a the largest city in the state of Wisconsin situated on
Lake Michigan’s western shore at the confluence of three rivers: the
Menomonee, the Kinnickinnic, and the Milwaukee. It’s known for its
breweries, (over 20 in Milwaukee alone) many of which offer tours
chronicling its role in the beer industry. On our guided tour we will see
such sites as City Hall, Old World 3RD Street, Bronze Fonze, the beautiful
Basilica of St. Josephat, Pabst Theater, Pabst Mansion, Milwaukee
Public Market, Milwaukee RiverWalk, Mitchell Park Horticultural
Conservatory (The Domes), Discovery World and more as time permits.
After lunch we continue to Indianapolis, Indiana for our last night.
Our fnal day of travel takes us to Ohio and back through the beautiful
Bluegrass State of Kentucky before arriving in Knoxville.