Maritime Museum Offering Mystic Seaport Tour

Reservations are now being taken for a one-of-a-kind, eight-day tour being offered by the Door County Maritime Museum of significant East Coast historical maritime locations, including the renowned Mystic Seaport Museum.

The motor-coach tour will leave Sturgeon Bay on Thursday, Oct. 14, and travel to Cleveland, Ohio, for a tour of the Steamship William G. Mather Museum. The tour arrives on the East Coast Saturday and will first visit the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and its museum in New London, Conn. That’s followed by a full day at Mystic Seaport, considered the nation’s finest maritime museum. Succeeding days include a trip to Boston for a journey along the historic Freedom Trail and to the U.S.S. Constitution (“Old Ironsides”); and New York City for a day filled with stops at the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Twin Towers site as well as the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum centered on the famous aircraft carrier for which the museum is named.

Bob Desh, executive director of the Door County Maritime Museum, will offer insight throughout the tour. After 36 years of service in the United States Coast Guard, Desh retired with the rank of captain and will offer unique perspective on a tour which touches a number of stops along his Coast Guard career.

The tour will return to Sturgeon Bay on Oct. 21 and includes all transportation, lodging, attractions admission, luggage handling, a tour director as well as 12 meals (7 breakfasts and 5 dinners).

Space is limited. For cost, other information and to make reservations contact Nationwide Travelers at 920.734.5620 or 800.236.5511. Please mention Tour 11483 when calling.