Cruise ship tours northern Michigan fall colors

Domestic cruises are becoming more popular, and the Great Lakes are a perfect setting for a fall cruise, as witnessed by a recent stop in Traverse City.

Excerpt: Grand Traverse Bay looked like a scene out of the Love Boat on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Plantours’ 400-guest ms Hamburg cruise ship moored in West Bay in time to enjoy Northern Michigan fall colors. 

The 14,903-ton ms Hamburg was built in Germany in 1997 as Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Columbus. The Hamburg is on a 16-night Great Lakes cruise from Montreal to Toronto, the Welland Canal/Niagara, Windsor, Tobermory, Little Current, Chicago, Milwaukee, Traverse City, Mackinac Island, Kingston and return to Montreal.

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