Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning 2024

68 A voyage of discovery CFIP asked selected ports in the Great Lakes and Atlantic Canada why their destinations are a must-see in cruise itineraries exploring the region Cleveland, USA Cruising is truly fuelling Cleveland’s tourism economy. The Great Lakes cruises are a real adventure for passengers, giving them an authentic taste of what our region has to offer. Cleveland has one of the greatest theatre districts outside of New York, three professional sports franchises, a world-class art museum, one of the nation’s most spectacular park systems, a great restaurant scene, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and so much more. Will Friedman, Port President and CEO, Port Cleveland Duluth, USA The people, the pace and the place truly make Duluth a one-of-a-kind destination. Full of unexpected adventures and welcoming folks, it’s an outdoor wonderland where visitors can stroll the Lakewalk, take a hike, mountain bike or paddle the Great Lake. It’s a cultural hub, offering live theatre, comedy, ballet and music plus attractions, museums and historical sites. It’s a foodie’s paradise, with flavours from around the globe and vibrant breweries, cideries and distilleries. It’s a place where travellers can choose to do everything or embrace doing nothing. And it’s a place they’ll want to come back to again and again.” Belle Wanke, Event Planner and Cruising Coordinator, Duluth Entertainment Convention Milwaukee, USA Nestled on the western shores of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee offers visitors an array of stunning natural beauty, and world-renowned cultural attractions such as the Calatrava Art Museum, Discovery World and Harley Davidson Museum. Not to be missed is the diverse dining scene that boasts James Beard award winners and palate pleasing international and local cuisines. Craft cocktails, local wines and an array of local brews will delight the senses. Come see Milwaukee first-hand and experience the warm hospitality and charm Milwaukee has to offer. Jackie Q. Carter, Port Director Port Milwauke ASSOCIATION HIGHLIGHTS: REPORT