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Blount Small Ship Adventures Chicago Cruise Reviews

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Great Cruise

Review for Grande Mariner to U.S.A.

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librarian
10+ Cruises

We traveled the Great Lakes from Chicago to NYC via the Welland Canal, 4 Great Lakes, Erie Canal, Lake Sinclair. Only Lake Huron was a bit rough for a day. Our cabin was basic 8 by 10. Separate shower and stool, 2 drawers and about 15 hangars. Next time I would upgrade to the 10 by 13. Food was outstanding. Yogurts, rolls, fruit, hot cereal and then 2 warm dishes either, waffles, French ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Better than expected

Review for Grande Caribe to U.S.A.

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namcmc
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were looking for a tour in the United States as we had traveled in France on the Canal du Midi last year. We were interested in seeing parts of the country we had never visited and enjoyed traveling the Great Lakes, Erie Canal and Hudson River. The boat while not luxury was very comfortable. The food was EXCELLENT as well as the servers and chefs. Snacks were always available although meals ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


Disappointed with the Magical Michigan Cruise

Review for Grande Mariner to U.S.A.

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Lupi2
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chose this cruise for the ports we were stopping at. Knew ahead of time that the ship was old and rooms would be small, but older and smaller than expected. Limited water usage made washing hands/shower difficult. It is at the Captain's discretion if the itinerary changes due to "weather" and we missed one of our stops. Also cancelled one of our tours at one of the major ports, then promised ...
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Sail Date: August 2017


Grande Caribe Sailing July 25th to August 9th 2017

Review for Grande Caribe to U.S.A.

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JFCRae
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We had looked forward to this cruise Great American Waterways sailing from Chicago through the Great Lakes, Erie Canal Hudson River to New York finally to Rhode Island. We recently returned home after taking the above cruise with Blount Small Ship Adventures on the Grande Caribe. .When I received our travel documents I called the Blount office in Warren to make reservations for some of the ...
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Sail Date: July 2017


Great itinerary! Awesome being on the Erie Canal and the Hudson River!

Review for Grande Caribe to U.S.A.

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POW77
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

The itinerary was wonderful. The only issues were cleanliness of the bathroom, trying to board the ship from a dock in Chicago and the meals. Chef was terrible; can't express how awful...people not eating some nights because food was cold and they ordered peanut butter and jelly sandwiches!The baked goods were outstanding. Owner did not like any negative feedback...thought we were not a good ...
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Sail Date: July 2016


Great Lakes and Erie Canal

Review for Grande Mariner to North America River

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Faithila
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

There is not much to choose from if you like to cruise small ships and wish to remain in or near the U.S. Blount Cruises offers wonderful itineraries on Eastern U.S. Lakes and rivers and coastlines. Advantages include a small passenger list, great ports to locations you might never take the time to see otherwise, and good food served at the table for all three meals. Wine, beer and soft drinks ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Traveled with disabled person


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