3 nights recommended, but can be customized. Sunday to Thursday stays during May, early June, September and October.
Boats (two different ones), Ferries, Dune Buggies, Folkswagons and Carrousels; a transportation smorgasbord in Milwaukee, WI and Muskegon, MI.
You’ll learn about the history, passion and fun of America’s #1 recognized and celebrated brand since 1903. See over 300 motorcycles which span the 112 year history. Enjoy a private guided tour for a glimpse into the life less ordinary! Dinner is included at the museum’s Motor Bar and Restaurant.
City Tour of Milwaukee
Some highlights of the tour can include viewing the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Quadracci Pavilion, the very first Santiago Calatrava-designed building in the United States. Learn about Milwaukee’s German heritage along Old World Third Street. The city’s past is brought to life in the detailed facades of the 19th-century European–style buildings lining this cobblestone street.
Maria and Capt. Frederick Pabst Mansion
Guided tour of the home of Maria and Capt. Frederick Pabst, considered the jewel of Milwaukee's famous avenue of mansions. Built in the 1890’s it represents the epitome of America's Gilded Age Splendor in Milwaukee.
Lake Express Ferry
Ferry to Muskegon, MI. The Classic Cabin offers spacious, climate controlled general seating. Wide walkways provide easy access to outdoor decks. The L’Expresso Cafe offers on-board dining and onboard movies are provided as an entertainment option. Lunch on your own during the crossing.
City Tour of Muskegon
Enjoy a trolley ride and guided city tour of Muskegon.
Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center
As part of the city tour stap at the center, which features state-of-the-art exhibits to tell Michigan’s unique sand dune story. 30-40 minutes. State Park entrance fee included.
Shoreline Inn & Conference Center
Two-night stay. The Shoreline Inn has a modern vintage look and is located on the shore of Lake Muskegon, with views of the lake and of downtown Muskegon. Dinner included at the hotel with waterfront view.
A working dairy farm and milk processing facility. Your tour will begin at their Visitor Center, the Moo School. Here you will be able to learn about the history of Country Dairy, dairy farming, and the dairy industry.
Country Dairy Wagon Tour
see the cows, how they are milked, and how milk is bottled (this is a working processing and bottling facility so there are times when the bottling may not be taking place while the tour goes through the plant). At the close of your tour, you can sample their famous Premium Chocolate Milk, or try something called “Moochies” (cheddar cheese curds). Store and deli on site.
Lunch in Downtown Muskegon
Lunch and free time downtown on your own. At the Century Club Shoppes, there are various vendors under one roof featuring unique gifts, knits, candies, clothes, etc.
Hackley & Hume Historic Sites
Two restored Queen Anne homes of two of Muskegon's most prominent lumber barons. The Hackley Home has been completely restored to its 1890 appearance, and the Hume Home is being restored to its 1915 appearance.
The Cheese Lady
Popular shop in town featuring oils, vinegars, cheeses, wines, lots of samples. Return to hotel before dinner.
Port City Princess
3-hour scenic dinner buffet cruise aboard the Port City Princess. Learn about Buster Keaton's home, logging era mill sites and view the historic ship display of the original Milwaukee Clipper and LST, one of two surviving ships that went into Normandy Beach during World War II and Silversides World War II Submarine; just a few of the points of interest during your Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan Cruise.
USS LST 393
Walk where heroes walked! History jumps out at you from every deck and every corner. Discover LST 393's outstanding wartime record as you tour a nationally renowned veterans museum with artifacts and displays honoring those who served America and fought for the freedoms we enjoy today.