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Special Validity Dates
|25 Sep 2019||
|26 Sep 2019||At sea|
|27 Sep 2019||
Mackinac Island, Michigan
|28 Sep 2019||
Little Current, Manitoulin Island
|29 Sep 2019||
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA
|30 Sep 2019||At sea|
|01 Oct 2019||
Detroit, Michigan, USA
|02 Oct 2019||
|03 Oct 2019||
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
|04 Oct 2019||
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
9 Night Cruise sailing from Chicago to Toronto aboard Victory I.
Nearly 15,000 years ago, the last of the great glaciers retreated, leaving us the five Great Lakes–Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. Together, they contain more than one fifth of the planet’s fresh surface water. On the M/V Victory I, delve into North America’s maritime history with a visit to all five of these natural wonders. Pay a visit to charming Mackinac Island, Michigan and transit the Soo Locks into massive Lake Superior, the largest of the five lakes. Spend a fascinating morning with the Ojibwe people at pretty Georgian Bay. Cruise for an entire day on scenic Lake Huron, home to more than 30,000 islands. Tour Detroit’s Henry Ford Museum and enjoy a thrilling visit to spectacular Niagara Falls.
Highlights of this cruise:
Cleveland’s landmarks date to its days as a turn-of-the-20th-century manufacturing center, including the Steamship William G. Mather, now part of the Great Lakes Science Center. It is also known for the stately Cleveland Museum of Art, the I.M. Pei–designed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum and its famous West Side Market–Cleveland’s oldest publicly owned market–which opened to the public in 1912. Today the market is home to over 100 vendors and hosts a million visitors a year.
M/V Victory I will call on Windsor, Ontario, known as The City of Roses, or Detroit, Michigan, known as the “Motor City”, depending on port schedules. Your shore excursions will be the same, regardless of the city in which the M/V Victory I docks. Just outside of Detroit, we’ll visit the Henry Ford Museum, created to document the genius of ordinary people. Housed in a sweeping, nine-acre, single-floor space with soaring 40-foot ceilings, the design and sheer scope of the museum is as grand as the vision that inspired it. Local expert docents will escort guests to see the museum’s highlights that include: the limousine that carried President John F. Kennedy on that fateful day in Texas, the bus in which Rosa Parks stood her ground and sparked the Civil Rights movement, and the chair from the Ford Theatre in which Abraham Lincoln was sitting when he was shot.
Host to the busiest airport on the planet, Chicago ranked seventh in the world in the 2014 Global Cities Index and is considered one of the most “walkable” cities in the United States. Its cultural contributions include improvisational comedy (most notably The Second City comedy troupe); jazz, blues, soul, and house music; a rich collection of outdoor public artworks (including the Chicago Picasso); film, theater, and visual arts. The Chicago School and Prairie School of architecture were developed in this city, which was home to famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Chicago’s waterfront location, upscale shopping along the Magnificent Mile & State Street, and robust nightlife are major draws.
The indisputable joy of sailing is brought to life on the M/V Victory I and II, agile intimate ships that easily navigate canals and locks, tranquil bays, and hidden ports where larger ships dare not go. Onboard, our fresh, modern design tips its hat to our maritime past as spacious open-air lounges, inviting dining venues, and generous windows ensure you never miss a chance to savor the spectacular view.
With a caring crew of 84, pampering no more than 202 guests, you’ll feel at home from the moment you step on board. Whether it’s a favorite cocktail served on deck or the delicate chocolate on your pillow ensuring sweet dreams, our attentive, intuitive staff are available whenever you need them. Serving you is our pleasure.
Aboard the M/V Victory I and II, you’ll often travel in the company of engaging specialists focusing on areas where our journey takes us. They share their expertise freely in presentations and impromptu discussions throughout the journey. In port, included shore excursions with knowledgeable local guides provide meaningful opportunities to uncover the rich history, unique wildlife, and fascinating cultures of the destinations you will visit.
Ship Profile & Stats
- Length: 87.27 m
- Tonnage: 5,954
- Maiden Voyage: 2001
- Refurbished: 2015
- Passenger Capacity (dbl): 202
- Ship Registration: Bahamas
- Personal robes and slippers
- Electronic Safe
- Individual climate control
- LCD flat screen television (satellite)
- Alarm clock with USB port
- Hair dryer
- Shearwater Dining Room
- Cliff Rock Bar & Grille
- Internet & Wi-Fi
- Observation Lounge
- Sun Deck
Skillfully designed to foster a convivial atmosphere, the M/V Victory I & II invite you to relax and unwind as you discover the world’s most remarkable coastal regions. Enjoy quiet time in a cozy corner. Stretch your legs on the promenade. Or gather with friends as you watch the world go by. No matter where you are, you’ll find perfectly designed spaces for every mood and every possibility.
With 202 passengers and over 80 expertly trained staff ready to serve your every whim, from your arrival to departure you will receive top-notch service and attention to every detail, promising you intuitive, attentive service in casual, elegance surroundings. Our outstanding, friendly, onboard staff is available throughout your cruise to help create a memorable experience, designed to exceed your expectations in every way possible.
Victory Cruise Lines offers an onboard enrichment program designed to complement your cruise perfectly. One of the benefits of a small ship cruise is the ability to carefully create a program that seamlessly matches the itinerary and shore experiences. Our lecture program includes engaging, destination – oriented historians and naturalists who share their vast knowledge and expertise of the history, ecology and culture of each of our ports of call.
Our staterooms and suites are all ocean view with personal room service and daily housekeeping that caters to your preference with a luxury pillow menu and premium mattresses with 100% Egyptian cotton bedding. Relax in your stateroom with luxury robes and slippers and enjoy top of the line environmentally sensitive amenities.
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Ocean view stateroom, queen bed, armoire,chest of drawers & fresh fruit daily. (Deck 1 / 160 sq ft)
Ocean view stateroom, two twins or one queen bed, armoire, chest of drawers & fresh fruit daily.(Deck 1 / 158 sq ft)
Ocean view stateroom, two twins or one queen bed, armoire, chest of drawers & fresh fruit daily.(Deck 2 & 3 / 152 sq ft)
Ocean view stateroom, two twins or one queen bed, armoire, chest of drawers & fresh fruit daily.(Deck 3 / 146 sq ft)
Ocean view stateroom, two twins or one queen bed, armoire and chest of drawers & fresh fruit daily.(Deck 3 / 185 sq ft)
Ocean view with direct access to the open-air promenade. Two twins or one queen bed, armoire and chest of drawers, mini fridge & fresh fruit daily. (Deck 4 / 161 sq ft)
Ocean view suite boasting sweeping views, interior and exterior entrances, a private terrace, one queen bed and one sofa bed, sitting area, armoire and chest of drawers, complimentary minibar (restocked daily), in-room safe, evening canapés, complimentary laundry service & fresh fruit daily (Deck 3/335 sq ft)
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