Nearly 15,000 years ago, the last of the great glaciers retreated, leaving us the five Great Lakes--Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. Together, they contain more than one fifth of the planet's fresh surface water. On the M/V Victory I, delve into North America's maritime history with a visit to all five of these natural wonders. Pay a visit to charming Mackinac Island, Michigan and transit the Soo Locks into massive Lake Superior, the largest of the five lakes. Spend a fascinating morning with the Ojibwe people at pretty Georgian Bay.
The Great Lakes make up the largest body of freshwater in the world. Set sail from Toronto, Ontario to spectacular Niagara Falls, tour the famous Henry Ford Museum in Detroit, and visit the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame in Parry Sound. Cruise on scenic Lake Huron, home to more than 30,000 Islands in pretty Georgian Bay. Experience an authentic Indian Pow- Wow with the Ojibwe tribe of Indians in Little Current, Manitoulin Island. Transit the Soo Locks into massive Lake Superior, the largest of the five lakes to Sault Ste. Marie.