To people who grew up near the Great Lakes, these bodies of water are no big deal.
But to the rest of the world, they are extraordinary spaces that invite exploration, says Chris Conlin, president of Great Lakes Cruise Co., a Michigan travel agency that specializes in lake cruises.
Great Lakes cruising has experienced a renaissance in recent years, with new ships added annually and a growing number of passengers sailing the waters every year.
Story excerpt provided by The Plain Dealer.
Written by Susan Glaser.
Originally published May 12, 2019.