Destination

Great Lakes Holidays

Lakeside Charms and Natural Beauty

Stretching across eight US states - and one Canadian province - the Great Lakes region is home to big cosmopolitan cities, sweeping landscapes, diverse culture and small lake-side communities.

Made up of Lakes Michigan, Superior, Erie, Huron and Ontario – the lakes are like great inland seas and make up over 20% of the world’s fresh water. Get out and experience everything this unique region has to offer – from fishing ports and surfing beaches to historic lighthouses and car-free islands. Don't forget to explore the region's big entertaining cities, such as Milwaukee's craft beer and Harley Davidson's and  'Motor City' Detroit, incredible history of cars and music.

Destination Highlights
  • Visit the cosmopolitan city of Chicago
  • Explore the tranquil shores of lakes Michigan, Huron and Superior
  • Go walking or cycling on car-free Mackinac Island
  • Spot wildlife in Michigan's unspoilt Upper Peninsula
  • Relax in the “Cape Cod of the Midwest”, Door County in Wisconsin
  • Discover Detroit’s motor and Motown history
Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT -6 hours
  • Currency US Dollar
  • Visa Information Ensure you have a valid ESTA prior to travel
  • Language English
  • Flight Time Approx 9 hours; direct flights from the UK to Chicago are available
  • Health Information No vaccinations required

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