Holland Tulip Festival 2024
and Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel
 7 Days • 10 Meals
Motorcoach Holiday
Relax at Grand Hotel, the crown jewel of Mackinac Island, and visit the heart of the Ford Motor Company at The Henry Ford Museum.

  • 10 Meals: 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners
  • Free home or local pickup and return
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Chicago
  • Attend the annual Tulip Festival in Holland, MI
  • Visit Veldheer-DeKlomp Tulip Gardens, acres of brilliant color in a Dutch setting
  • Attend the Dutch Volksparade featuring a street scrubbing
  • Spend two nights at the Grand Hotel, the crown jewel of Mackinac Island
  • Explore the charm of a bygone era on Mackinac Island
  • Tour Mackinac Island via a horse-drawn carriage
  • Take the River Rouge Ford Factory Tour to see the F150 pickup truck being built
  • Have the choice of visiting either the Henry Ford Museum or Greenfield Village
  • Services of a Professional Tour Manager

Day 1  Chicago Sightseeing and Travel to Michigan
Begin with a panoramic tour of downtown Chicago with a local guide. Later, depart for Michigan and arrive in Holland at the height of their annual Tulip Festival. Visit Veldheer- DeKlomp Tulip Gardens, Holland’s only tulip farm ablaze with acres of tulips in brilliant color in a Dutch setting of windmills, drawbridges and canals.

You may also wish to shop for Delftware, the famous Dutch pottery or be fitted for a pair of wooden shoes. Meal: D
Day 2  Holland Tulip Festival
This morning, return to Holland and visit famous Windmill Island to see “De Zwaan,” a 240- year old working windmill. Also visit a miniature Netherlands Village, a candle-making shop and an antique carousel with hand carved wooden horses and beautiful paintings. You will have time available to explore Holland on your own.

This afternoon you have reserved seating at the Quality Car Wash Volksparade (people’s parade), where locals scrub the streets clean for the marching bands and community floats that follow once the streets pass inspection. Meal: B
Day 3  Arrive on Mackinac Island
Today, ferry to Mackinac Island, a picturesque spot in Lake Huron that still preserves the charm of a bygone era. No automobiles are permitted and nothing intrudes on the serenity and natural beauty of the Island. Upon arrival, tour via horse-drawn carriage. Take a step back in time as you enjoy the atmosphere of this unique treasure.

At the end of the tour, the carriage brings you to the crown jewel of Mackinac Island, the Grand Hotel. The world’s largest summer hotel, it was built in 1897 and is your home for the next two nights. Meals: B, D
Day 4  Explore Mackinac Island
You will have the entire day at leisure on Mackinac Island. Browse the many shops, visit historic Fort Mackinac or rent bikes and pedal along the coast of Lake Huron. “The Grand” is a venerable island institution and the perfect place to enjoy a stroll in the beautifully landscaped gardens or afternoon tea. Don’t forget to sample some world-famous Mackinac Island fudge! Meals: B, D
Day 5  Traveling the Great Lakes State
Leave Mackinac Island today and travel through the Great Lakes State. Michigan has the unique distinction of being surrounded by four of the five Great Lakes. Your destination is Dearborn, the heartland of the Ford Motor Company. Meal: B
Day 6  Ford Rouge River Factory Tour & The Henry Ford
This morning, go behind the scenes at the world’s largest automotive complex as you watch the Ford F150 pickup truck being built on a Ford Motor Company factory tour. This afternoon you have the choice of visiting the Henry Ford Museum or Greenfield Village. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner hosted by your Tour Manager. Meal: B, D
Day 7  Journey Home
This morning, make your way home with fond memories of your Michigan adventure. Meal: B

Days 1 & 2  DoubleTree Hotel, Grand Rapids, MI
Days 3 & 4  Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI
Days 5 & 6  DoubleTree Hotel, Dearborn, MI


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