Destination Area: Atlantic Coast & Great Lakes of U.S. & Canada
Length: 6 NIGHTS
Vessel: Manitou


Traverse City, Michigan on September 17, 2017


Traverse City, Michigan (return) on September 23, 2017

$939/person, including all your meals.

For more information call us toll free at 1-877-882-4395.

Enjoy a week sailing on Grand Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan, relaxing, and enjoying bountiful home-cooked meals.

The Tall Ship Manitou is a replica of an 1800’s “coasting” cargo schooner, similar to those that sailed the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean. Specif ...

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  • Check out the Fall foliage Participate in sailing Manitou Go hiking on remote islands
  • Enjoy beachcombing on a sandy beach
  • Explore by sea kayak
  • Slow down and get back in touch with yourself
  • Read a good book
  • Marvel at the stars

Join us on a longer cruise and fully embrace the rhythm of wind, wave, and shipboard life.

Traverse City, Michigan
Traverse City calls itself the Cherry Capital of the World. Situated on Grand Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan, on the northwest coast of Michigan's lower peninsula, Traverse City is the 2nd most popular tourist destination in the state (after Mackinaw City). In addition to cherries, the surrounding countryside produces grapes, and is one of the midwest's centers of wine production. Freshwater beaches, a mild summer climate, golf resorts, the nearby Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and thousands of square miles of surrounding forests make Traverse City a great destination area.

Grand Traverse Bay, Michigan
Grand Traverse Bay is a bay of Lake Michigan formed by the Leelanau Peninsula in the northwestern Lower Peninsula of Michigan. The bay is 32 miles long, 10 mi wide, and up to 620 feet deep in spots. It is divided into two arms (East Arm & West Arm) by the long, thin Old Mission Peninsula.

Traverse City is situated at the south end of the bay where the Boardman River empties into the west arm. Cherry orchards line the bay region, giving rise to Traverse City's claim to be the Cherry Capital of the World.

Grand Traverse Bay includes several important smaller bays: Northport Bay, Suttons Bay, Omena Bay, Bowers Harbor, and Old Mission Bay.

Lake Michigan
Lake Michigan is the only one of the Great Lakes located entirely within the United States. It is the second largest of the Great Lakes by volume and the third largest by surface area (behind Lake Superior and Lake Huron. The word "Michigan" originally referred to the lake itself, from the Ojibwa Indian word mishigami, or "great water".

Traverse City, Michigan (return)
Your ship returns to Traverse City for disembarkation.

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