Now you can cruise along the Great Lakes in style without unloading tons of iron ore at the end of your excursion. The Great Lakes Cruise Company announced that starting summer of 2015 that the 105-stateroom ship M.S. Saint Laurent will begin a full itinerary of sailing adventures along the highlighted larger ports of the Great Lakes. The Saint Laurent is is an ocean-going coastal vessel with a draft and waterline that makes her an ideal craft for exploring destinations larger vessels cannot reach on the ports along the Great Lakes.
Cruising the highlights of of the Great Lakes over 10 days offers travelers a unique opportunity to see the best of the lakes. The cruise ports or call includes embarking in Montreal or Chicago and includes stops in Welland Canal, Port Colbourne, Windsor, Little Current (in the famous Georgian Bay) Manitoulin Island, Sault Saint Marie and Mackinaw Island.
Tom Markwell, Managing Partner of Haimark Line states that: “operating a ship that was especially constructed for the Great Lakes, Saint Lawrence Seaway and coastal New England along with a more ‘esoteric’ Central and South America cruise program will give our guests the experience of ports and destinations that can only be enjoyed by small cruise ship. These itineraries are for discerning travelers who care about the distinctive aspects of unique ports we visit.”