Lilac Fest on Mackinac Island – June 9 – 14, 2023 – 6 Days – $1999pp (dbl occ) $2750pp (single)



6 Days – 8 Meals

Lilac Fest Spring Mackinac Island Bus Tour

Print and complete the Spring Mackinac Island 2023 brochure and mail it to:

PO Box 751
Bellevue, NE 68005

Stay on the island for three nights at the Chippewa Hotel on Mackinac Island!

Day 1 –
>>Welcome Dinner

Depart on your premium Lilac Fest experience! Lunch will be at Coralville Mall with many options to dine and shop! Along the way your guide will entertain you with a fun game or maybe a great show to pass the time. Once you arrive to your hotel, take a moment to freshen up and then head to our Welcome dinner hosted by Excite! It’ll be a great opportunity to get to know your fellow travelers! (D)

Day 2 –
>>South Haven
>>Ferry to Mackinac Island

Visit South Haven on the shore of Lake Michigan! This quaint lakeside town is full of shops and restaurants for you to enjoy! Upon arrival in Mackinaw City we will board the ferry to Mackinac Island.  Rated one of the top 10 islands in the world by Conde Nast Traveler, Mackinac Island will impress you as soon as you step off the ferry.  Your hotel is just around the corner on Main Street for 3 nights! Let the Lilac Fest experience begins! (B)

Day 3 –
>>Lunch at Grand Hotel
>>Carriage Tour of Mackinac

Fill up on a warm meal and take in the view as you enjoy breakfast at your lakeside hotel.  Today, tour the island by horse and carriage to get your bearings! Then, enjoy a spectacular lunch buffet at the Grand Hotel! It’ll be one of the biggest and extravagant you have ever seen! After lunch you can explore this giant turn of the century hotel! Spend time on the veranda and take in the spectacular views of lake Huron! Spend the rest of the night strolling the quaint sidewalks of the island. The rest of the evening is yours to do as you please. (B, L)

Day 4 –
*Sip & Sail Cruise
*Lighthouse Tour

The great thing about staying on the island with Excite is that you have the opportunity to explore at your leisure. Experience the famous Lilac Festival with many events including guided lilac tours, planting sessions, the coronation of the lilac Queen and more! You could also join us on a sip and sail cruise with live music and cocktails or go to Mackinaw City to explore lighthouses! Use this opportunity to bike to Mackinac Island’s numerous look out points, local shops, and many more countless treasures.  You can even rent your own horse and buggy, visit a museum or Ft. Mackinac! (B)

Day 5 –
>>Group Lunch

This morning we head back to Mackinaw City! On the way back, enjoy a fabulous group lunch! From there the coach will take you back to Chicago. Spend the evening at Navy Pier with your fellow travelers enjoying  amazing restaurants, shops, and sights! After dinner feel free to explore Michigan Ave or head back to the hotel! (B, L)

Day 6 –

Today enjoy a great breakfast! Then, head back to the coach to continue the last jaunt to “the good life.” We hope everyone will be leaving this incredible experience with wonderful memories and enchanting stories to tell for a lifetime. (B)

Print and complete the Spring Mackinac Island 2023 brochure and mail it to:

PO Box 751
Bellevue, NE 68005

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