Great American Waterways

16 days from £7,495 per person
We have partnered with Blount Small Ship Adventures to offer both the stunning Great Lakes and the historic Erie Canal in one amazing adventure.


  • Return scheduled flights
  • Category 1 cabin
  • Onboard meals and snacks
  • Select house wine and beer during lunch and dinner service
  • Small Ships...BIG Experiences

    Small ships can take you where the big ships cannot. With a casual cruising environment, the welcoming atmosphere and some of the friendliest crew in the business, it’s like a family on board. With no more than 83 guests, enjoy the relaxed ambiance, absence of crowds and ability to access unique ports.

  • Great Lakes to New York City

    Cruise across Lakes Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario; from vibrant Chicago all the way to New York City. Step back in time on Mackinac Island. Sail through Lakes Huron and Erie to Buffalo, with an option to see Niagara Falls.Travel through the Welland Canal, to enter the 4th Great Lake — Ontario. Sail through the locks of the Erie Canal, along the scenic Hudson River Valley, past the Catskill Mountains and the Mohawk River Valley, before arriving in New York City.

  • Life On Board

    The ships offer four categories of cabins. Each features comfortable bedding and private facilities. Enjoy the open seating dining room. Each meal, passengers
    mix and mingle, getting to know everyone on board with great conversation.

    Expert chefs prepare the freshest produce, tailoring the menu to reflect the regions visited. Freshly baked pastries are available all day long, and complimentary
    wine and beer is served with lunch and dinner. And just like on a private yacht, guests are invited to ‘bring your own bottle (BYOB)’.

    Delight to the sounds of musical performances on board. Included during your cruise are a variety of live entertainers, throughout your trip.

  • Excursions & Lectures

    Enhance your onshore experience with optional excursions, incluiding a private bus tour of New York City. In each port, activities and free time is offered that allow you to get closer, see more and explore with local knowledge.

    Learn about the destinations with guest lecturers and local experts, who provide engaging discussions to give you an insider’s perspective.