Footsteps Of The Fords

October 12-13, 2019

saturday october 12

Today we head to Detroit to discover the history of the Ford family.  This afternoon we will take a self-guided Ford Rouge Factory tour.  A multi-sensory experience that takes you through the history of Ford to the modern day making of the Ford F-150 pickup truck.  An elevated walkway above the assembly line provides a bird’s eye view to see how the pickup truck is built. Following this self-guided tour, we head to the Edsel and Eleanor Ford home. The stately mansion of Henry Ford’s son combines historic architecture and art with breath taking grounds.  We will experience the elegance and private side of one of America’s most prominent automotive families in this 60-room mansion. Overnight accommodations will be the Best Western Greenfield Inn with an included dinner at Mugley’s. D   

sunday october 13

Today, we will visit The Henry Ford-a national historic landmark and the nation’s largest indoor/outdoor museum complex.  The complex showcases tens of thousands of artifacts and exhibits that bring America’s ideas and innovations to life.  See the Lincoln chair, the Kennedy limousine, the Rosa Parks bus just to name a few.  Then on to Greenfield Village, an outdoor history park with seven historic districts where history comes alive with costumed presenters and historic transportation.  Ride through the village in a Model T, a horse driven carriage or board the nation’s oldest steam train.   Tour the homes and buildings of the Wright Brothers Cycle Shop, Edison’s lab, Henry Ford’s childhood home and more.  An included lunch before we head for home. CL

  • $272 Per Person Triple Occupancy

  • $289 Per Person Double Occupancy

  • $599 Per Person Single occupancy

PRICE INCLUDES: Escorted travel aboard our own deluxe motorcoach; one night lodging; three meals; admission to included attractions; baggage handling for one bag; taxes and gratuities for included meals and lodging.

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