Friday, December 15, 2017

Tater Tours to the Great Lakes - June 2018

JUNE 19th  – JULY 2ND, 2018

For 2018, all trips are "Sold Out." Please email the Head Tater to be put on the waiting list.

June 19th (Tues.): Fly day only to Cleveland, Ohio Airport. Hotel Accommodations at the Hampton Inn for 2 nights! (440) 617 - 6306 Hot Breakfast included and free shuttle from the airport. Short meeting that evening at 7:00 p.m.

June 20th (Wed.): Drive to downtown Cleveland for the Downtown Walk.
This walk takes you past many historical sites in downtown Cleveland, plus Browns Stadium, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Great Lakes Science Center, Progressive Field, Quicken Arena and Cleveland State University. There is a great view of the Cleveland Lighthouse and the Cuyahoga River. (Might allow enough time to visit the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.) Return to hotel. If time allows, after dropping people off at the hotel, we may drive a short distance to Berea, close-by for a walk for those wanting to do a 2nd walk for the day.

June 21st (Thurs.): Drive to Conneaut, Ohio for year round event. This walk takes you through downtown historic Conneaut, along a Lake Erie beach (boardwalk & sand), through a marina and the harbor area. Enjoy a stroll along the beach with an opportunity for bird watching. The trail goes by an old train depot that has been turned into a railroad museum. Continue to Erie, Pennsylvania for the Presque Isle State Park Walk. Most of the trail is on paved surfaces with some grass. Hotel accommodations at the Fairfield Inn. (814) 868 - 0985 Continental Breakfast included.

June 22nd (Fri.): Drive to Buffalo, New York for War of 1812 City Walk . Beautiful Buffalo at confluence Lake Erie, Buffalo River & Erie Canal. Continue onto Niagara Falls, Ontario (Canada Side – cross border) for 3 glorious nights at the Best Western, Fallsview, just a 5 minute walk to the Horseshoe Falls area. (905) 353 - 7220 Full Breakfast included.

June 23rd (Sat .): Depart our hotel and drive to Niagara - On - The Lake for Permanent Trail 072. Return to Niagara Falls and our hotel and participate in Permanent Trail 071, hopefully starting walk from out hotel.

June 24th (Sun .): Drive to Toronto for Capital Walk, Permanent Trail 288. Day of sightseeing and walking! Return to Niagara Falls and our hotel.

June 25th (Mon.): Depart Niagara Falls and Canada and travel to Port Huron, Michigan for sanctioned event. Hotel accommodations at the Holiday Inn Express (810) 662-3400.  Continental Breakfast Included.

June 26th (Tues.): Depart area and start journey to Mackinaw City with a stop in Frankenmurth, Michigan to visit the Christmas Store and a short walk downtown for lunch. Continue to Mackinaw City for 3 glorious nights! Hotel accommodations at Holiday Inn Express, (231) 436-7100. Continental Breakfast included.

June 27th (Wed.): Participate in the Mackinaw City year round event in the morning at your convenience. This is a town and trail walk through the Historic Mackinac area, shops, North Country Trail, Mackinac Island ferries, Historic Mackinac lighthouse and fort, world famous Mackinac Bridge. In the afternoon, we will all board ferry over to Mackinaw Island for walk and sightseeing! Return to Mackinaw City at your convenience and walk back to our hotel. 

June 28th (Thurs.): Drive to the Upper Peninsula area to participate in sanctioned walk in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Return to our hotel in Mackinaw City.

June 29th (Fri.): Drive to Traverse City, Michigan for sanctioned walk. Continue our journey down the West Side of Michigan to the city of Grand Rapids for 3 glorious nights at the Hampton Inn & Suites (616) 575-9144. Hot Breakfast included.

June 30th (Sat.): Drive to St. Joseph, Michigan for year round event. The trail is on paved roads and sidewalks. It goes through historic neighborhoods, along the shores of Lake Michigan and historic Silver Beach, past the Saint Joseph North Pier Lighthouses, and through the charming downtown area. Continue in the afternoon to South Haven for year round event. The trail is on paved roads and sidewalks. It takes you along the shores of Lake Michigan, past marinas, museums, and quaint shops, through historic neighborhoods, and past the South Haven South Pier Lighthouse. Return to our hotel.

July 1st (Sun.): Drive from our hotel to Grand Haven for sanctioned walk. Return to
Grand Rapids to participate in another sanctioned event. Return to our hotel.


$50.00 will reserve your seat on this great trip although the trip is “SOLD OUT” with a waiting list. Does not include any airfare …..

Price Per Person: (EXCLUDING $50.00 DEPOSIT !)

SINGLE: $ 2550 .00                         DOUBLE: $ 1700 .00           TRIPLE: $ 1400 .00


SINGLE:          January 15th - $ 1275 .00              May 1st - $ 1275 .00
DOUBLE:       January 15th - $ 850 .00                 May 1st - $ 850 .00
TRIPLE:         January 15th - $ 700 .00                 May 1st - $ 700 .00

The cost of the trip will include:

- Fully Escorted Deluxe Bus Transportation
- 13 nights of Hotel Accommodations
- Continental or Full Breakfasts included in all hotels
- All Taxes and Tips, including the Bus Driver and Tour Escort
- Refreshments for the trip
- Credit Only Walk Fees for the whole trip
- Ferry Ride over to Mackinaw Island

Make checks payable to Mary Ptacek and send to the following address:

Mary T. Ptacek
2748 Canarsy Ct.
Henderson, Nevada 89052
(702) 523 - 4920

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