Best-Day Adventures & Beyond
Tour for all adults: couples, singles, solos & beyond!
Great Lakes Cruise
July 15 - 22, 2022

Tour Rates & Dates:

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*Please note that all rates displayed are based on standard room double occupancy.
Upgraded room categories may be available to book later in the booking process.
If Land & Air price is displayed, the air portion includes tax and fuel surcharges, which are subject to change until ticketed.

Please note that this tour will be managed by Best-Day Adventures, but will not be escorted.

Cabin CategoriesRates per person (check*)
Category G (Deck 2 - 275 sq ft)
$5999 (Double Occupancy)
Category H (Deck 3 - 275 sq ft)
$6699 (Double Occupancy)
Category K (Deck 4 - 300 sq ft)
$7399 (Double Occupancy)
Category L (Deck 5 - 300 sq ft)
$7699 (Double Occupancy)
Category R (Deck 3 / 4 - 450 sq ft)
$9399 (Double Occupancy)
  Category SGB (Specially designed Single Stateroom for 1 person - 200 sq ft)
  $8899 (Single Occupancy)

Limited availability in each cabin class and only confirmed upon receipt of specific cabin assignment.
Single occupancy in cabin categories outside SGB is 175% of listed double rate.
*Payment by credit card, add 3% to rates listed.


Tour Overview:

While cruising the Great Lakes, travel to picturesque port towns, view historic ships and lighthouses, and admire some of the most breathtaking natural scenery in the world. From quaint Victorian towns to the traditional villages of the native Ojibwe, enjoy a backstage pass to the culture, customs, and cuisine of the most magnificent sites in North America.

Your Value-added Vacation Package includes:
  • 7 nights in your choice of a luxurious balcony stateroom aboard the luxurious boutique Pearl Mist
  • All meals, snacks and beverages including complimentary wine and beer at meals
  • Exclusive special events, including private cocktail parties, dining arrangements, icebreakers and daily social activities
  • Select complimentary shore excursions (premium excursions additional cost)
  • Onboard historians and naturalists plus entertainment every evening
  • Roommate matching upon request (based on availability) or take advantage of our special single occupancy cabins
  • Travel gifts to all participants
  • Carefree travel assistance provided by Ayelet Tours
  • And much more!

  • Roundtrip airfare, departure taxes and fuel surcharges
  • Port taxes ($250/person) and pre-paid shipboard gratuities ($20/person, per day) pre-collected
  • Premium shore excursions offered by Pearl Cruises
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance (group insurance available)

Learn about Pearl Seas Covid-19 Operating Protocols.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Friday, July 15, 2022: MILWAUKEE, WI

• Those on the pre-cruise will enjoy an included breakfast followed by a guided morning tour of the city and transfer to our ship. We travel through historic neighborhoods and popular attractions as our guide shares stories of the European immigrants who settled here and points out architectural highlights and cultural hot spots along the way. • Those arriving on own should arrive at the cruise terminal by 11:00am.
• Upon embarkation we get settled in our beautiful staterooms and then join our Best-Day Adventures friends for lunch as we set sail from Milwaukee on our 7-night adventure. Spend the afternoon setting sail across Lake Michigan while getting acquainted with our ship, the crew, and fellow sailors.
• This evening, we join together for a welcome program, cocktails and Shabbat Kiddish, followed by a delicious welcome dinner together in the dining room.

Overnight aboard the Pearl Mist

Day 2: Saturday July 16, 2022: MUSKEGON / HOLLAND, MI

• Breakfast aboard our ship.
• From historic ships and lighthouses to the restored mansions built by Muskegon’s most famous lumber barons, we delight in the history and scenery of this quaint Michigan town. Referred to as “The Riviera of the Midwest,” Muskegon has grown from a fur trading and lumbering town to a vibrant tourist destination. We explore the delightful town of Holland where hundreds of Dutch immigrants live. Here, we immerse ourselves in its genuine Dutch culture.
• Shore excursions to be announced.

Overnight aboard the Pearl Mist

Day 3: Sunday July 17, 2022; MACKINAC ISLAND, MI

• Breakfast aboard our ship. • Mackinac Island is a living Victorian town where personal motorized vehicles are prohibited – all those visiting or living on the island travel by horse or horse-drawn carriage, bicycle, or on foot. While Mackinac Island is known for its opulent Victorian homes and hotels, it has a long Native American history. Anishinabe-Ojibwe tradition holds that the island was a sacred place populated by the first people and was home to the Great Spirit Gitchie Manitou.
• Shore excursions to be announced.

Overnight aboard the Pearl Mist

Day 4: Monday July 18, 2022: SAULT SAINTE MARIE, ON

• Breakfast aboard our ship.
• Located at the mouth of Saint Mary’s River, Sault Saint Marie was originally established by Jesuit missionaries in the 17th century. Saint Mary’s River connects Lake Superior to Lake Huron and has provided trade access between the United States and Canada for hundreds of years. The blend of the native Ojibwa with the French and English settlers resulted in the rich and diverse culture of this incredible destination.
• Shore excursions to be announced.

Overnight aboard the Pearl Mist

Day 5: Tuesday July 19, 2022: LITTLE CURRENT, ON

• Breakfast aboard our ship.
• Located along the north shore of Manitoulin Island, Little Current is considered the gateway to the World’s Largest Freshwater Island. Home to the native Ojibwe, this charming town is known for its swing bridge, a one-lane bridge, and the only vehicular access to Manitoulin Island except for a daily passenger-vehicle ferry that runs from late spring to October.
• Shore excursions to be announced.

Overnight aboard the Pearl Mist

Day 6: Wednesday July 20, 2022: PARRY SOUND, ON

• Breakfast aboard our ship.
• Located on the eastern shore of Georgian Bay in Lake Huron, Parry Sound is a picturesque port town with charming cottages and spectacular views. As we cruise the Georgian Bay, enjoy its serene beauty from the ships’ sun deck where we can admire views of Flowerpot Rocks, windswept pines, rugged coast, and clear blue waters.
• Shore excursions to be announced.

Overnight aboard the Pearl Mist

Day 7: Thursday July 21, 2022: MIDLAND, ON

• Breakfast aboard our ship.
• Midland is the main town and economic center of the area, located at the southern end of Georgian Bay’s Thirty Thousand Islands. Learn about the history of this fascinating city with a visit to Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, a living museum depicting 17th-century missionary life. Stroll along the Midland Harbor, a picturesque destination featuring a large statue of the trumpeter swan, considered the symbol of Midland. For bird lovers, the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre is a habitat for Trumpeter Swans, Black Terns, and Least Bitterns.
• Shore excursions to be announced.

Overnight aboard the Pearl Mist

Day 8: Friday July 22, 2022: TORONTO, ON

• Breakfast aboard our ship.
• Our journey ends in the thriving metropolis of Toronto, established as a Native American settlement and French fur trading post. Within its impressive skyline, cultural hotspots abound, including art galleries, museums, and performance centers. Shoppers will delight in Queen Street West, where chic boutiques replaced this old warehouse area and Kensington Street, where retro style abounds.
• Transfer to Toronto International airport (arrival approximately 11am)

Accessibility note: Guests should be in adequate physical condition. While plenty of shade and breaks are incorporated, full participation requires periods of standing or walking along even, uneven, and occasionally hilly terrain. There will be steps, inclines, and cobblestone surfaces. Options are provided when possible, but all listed features are included, available, encouraged, and meaningful to the aim of this comprehensive tour. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.

The Memories Last Forever!!
*Itinerary subject to change