Chicago, USA
Niagara Falls
Magnificent Mile, Chicago
Saxophone player in Detroit
Lake Superior, Michigan

Music of the Great Lakes

14 day Motorhome Holiday - from £625

With flights from £1047

Chicago for the blues, Detroit’s ‘Motown’ and Cleveland where ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’ was born are the musical centers we’ve combined in this classic two-nation holiday.


  • See the mighty Niagara Falls
  • Visit the home of Motown
  • Explore modern Toronto
  • Experience 4 of the ‘Great Lakes’
  • Enjoy the freedom of a fully equipped motorhome
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - UK to Chicago

Fly from the UK to Chicago by scheduled airline, with meals, drinks and seatback entertainment all provided. On arrival make your way to you your chosen Chicago hotel, for the start of your adventure. The rest of the day is yours to explore this wonderful city famous for its architecture, food, music and beautiful Lake Michigan

Hotel: Millennium Knickerbocker or similar

Day 2 - Chicago

Today you will see Chicago from a unique perspective, on a Land and River Tour. This comprehensive tour visits the business district, the Loo and exclusive shopping areas and neighbourhoods. Then its all aboard for a shoreline cruise along the lakefront which allows you to view the Chicago river, bridges and the famous Chicago Locks. 

Hotel: Millennium Knickerbocker

Day 3 - Lake Michigan (110 miles)

Pick up your motorhome in Chicago this morning and head east around the shores of Lake Michigan, out of Illinois and into Indiana. As you cross the state line, you will come to Gary, the birthplace of Michael Jackson. After a little exploration carry on to your RV park and spend this evening marvelling over the beauty of Lake Michigan.

Day 4 - Detroit (175 miles)

On the way to Detroit, the home of ‘Motown’, you’ll pass by Battle Creek which is where a certain Dr Kellogg invented cold breakfasts. Whilst you’re in the area it’s worth visiting the Arctic Ring of Life at Detroit Zoo. At 4.2 acres, it’s the world’s largest polar bear exhibit and features the only Polar Passage, a 70 feet long clear tunnel in which visitors can get closer to diving and swimming polar bears and seals than anywhere else on earth.

Day 6 - Toronto (285 miles)

Cross from the centre of Detroit by bridge or tunnel into Canada. You will pass through Chatham, London and Cambridge, even cross the River Thames, to reach Toronto. When you arrive you could visit the popular CN Tower, until 2007 the world’s tallest freestanding structure.

Day 8 - Niagara Falls (105 miles)

Toronto may well be somewhere you’ll choose to extend your stay but, if you’re carrying on, you’re headed around Lake Ontario bound for Niagara Falls. Along the way, you should see the Welland Canal which links Lakes Erie and Ontario. Its eight locks raise ships and enable them to bypass the 173 feet high Niagara Falls.

Day 9 - Cleveland (230 miles)

Cross back into the United States and, passing Buffalo, take the interstate bound for Cleveland. This is another place where you may wish to extend your stay, but make a start with the startling I.M. Pei design for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, allow plenty of time to wallow in the soundtrack of your life.

Day 11 - Toledo (130 miles)

If you have children on board, or just if you are young at heart, do stop after 80 or so miles at Cedar Point Amusement Park, The Roller Coaster Capital of the World! There’s much more here, but the roller coasters attract visitors from every part of the world. 

Day 12 - Chicago (260 miles)

Cross the state of Michigan today as you head back to Chicago. The journey should take around 4 hours but there are lots of photo opportunities along the route to help break up the drive.

Day 13 - Depart Chicago

Today marks the end of your Great Lakes motorhome adventure. Drop your motorhome off at the depot and make your way to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Day 14 - Arrive in the UK

Arrive back into the UK this morning where your holiday sadly comes to an end. If you would like, we can organise a transfer from the airport to get you back to your front door.

14 day Motorhome Holiday - from £625

With flights from £1047


  • Extend your stay in Chicago from £43
  • Add extra nights to your motorhome holiday from £35
  • Choose to Fly Economy, Premium, Business or First Class

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Prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a motorhome. Rates and Terms & Conditions may vary for 2021/22 travel. Motorhome rates operate on a best available price basis, please contact your consultant for an accurate quote. Motorhome upgrades are available on request and subject to availability, please call 0333 234 0922 to talk to an America expert about your motorhome holiday. A refundable credit card bond of up to $1500 is required on all hires. The booking of campsites is the responsibility of the customer, during holiday seasons and nearer the date of arrival availability and prices will vary.

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Discover America in your own holiday home on wheels. Our easy-to-drive motorhomes are fully equipped and self-contained for the ultimate American adventure.

All motorhome holidays include:

  • A fully equipped motorhome
  • Maps and driving information
  • Prepaid mileage based on your route
  • Freedom and flexibility
  • Roadside assistance
  • The security of ABTA & ATOL protection
  • One-way fees where applicable

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For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to an America Expert on 0333 234 0922