The Majestic Great Lakes

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AUG. 14-23, 2018 From $4,699 (including airfare from select cities)
Chicago, Mackinac Island, Sault Ste. Marie, Manitoulin Island, Detroit, Niagara Falls, Toronto
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The Majestic Great Lakes

AUG. 14-23, 2018
Chicago, Mackinac Island, Sault Ste. Marie, Manitoulin Island, Detroit, Niagara Falls, Toronto
Aboard M/V Victory I

Explore the verdant wilderness, rocky shores, and pristine islands of North America as you sail the Great Lakes aboard the 202-guest M/V Victory I. Embarking in the cultural hub of Chicago, you’ll leave the Windy City and cruise scenic Lake Michigan on your way to the idyllic Victorian atmosphere of Mackinac Island. Traverse the legendary Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, the Midwest’s oldest city, sail the shimmering waters of Georgian Bay, and explore the native traditions of Manitoulin Island. Celebrate music history at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, and relive the glory days of the American automobile at the Henry Ford Museum in Detroit. Cap off your cruise by experiencing the immensity and grandeur of Niagara Falls from the thrilling perspective of a Hornblower vessel before disembarking in Toronto, one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world.

Cost: From $4,699 (including airfare from select cities)
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Activity Level: Mild Activity

UCLA Faculty on Tour

Jan Reiff
Department of History
Before coming to UCLA, Jan Reiff lived most of her life in the Great Lakes Region.  She attended college on the western shore of Lake Michigan in the region’s largest city, Chicago.  Her years studying and working there launched her continuing scholarly interest in cities and their histories.  She also lived and taught on the southern shore of Lake Erie in Cleveland.  As co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Chicago and her ongoing research on that city, her scholarly interests in the region continues.  At UCLA, she is Waldo W. Neikirk Term Chair in Innovative Undergraduate Instruction, Professor of History, Statistics, and Digital Humanities, and teaches in Honors and Freshman Cluster Programs.

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Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $950 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to Go Next. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.