Cedar Point
Fairport Breakwater
Presque Isle Lighthouse


2024 Lake Erie South and Solar Eclipse
Apr 05, 2024 to Apr 11, 2024

This tour is designed for lighthouse lovers and star lovers. We will start in Cleveland, Ohio, and make our way to Erie, Pennsylvania, where we will watch the sky for the solar eclipse. Along the way we will see 15 lighthouses and other lights.  Don't miss this opportunity to be with our group to see the lighthouses and the big star.

Tour Leaders:  Jerry and Marjie Rowland


NOTE: Due to the dynamic and fluctuating world financial markets, the price per person quoted on this tour is an approximation. The actual cost may change after all of the tour elements have been negotiated and finalized.

Tour Cancellation / Refund Policy / Trip Insurance


Up to 180 days prior to departure $150.00 processing fee will be charged

179 – 90 days prior to departure Deposits become non-refundable

89 – 60 days prior to departure 25% of tour price becomes non-refundable

59 – 30 days prior to departure 50% of tour price becomes non-refundable

1 - 29 days prior to departure 100% of tour price becomes non-refundable Exceptions will be addressed on a case by case basis.

Day 1 - Friday - April 5, 2024  - After arriving in Cleveland, make your way to Hampton Inn North Omstead for 2 nights.  This evening we will have our Welcome Dinner to introduce ourselves.

Day 2 - Saturday - April 6,2024 - After breakfast we will make our way to Port Clinton Lighthouse (#1).  Then lunch in Lakeside Marblehead.  The next stop is Marblehead Lighthouse (#2).  Then we go to Cedar Point Park where we will see Cedar Point Lighthouse (#3) and Sandusky Harbor Breakwater Light (#4). The last light of the day will be Huron Harbor Breakwater Light (#5).  Then back to the hotel and dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 3 - Sunday - April 7, 2024 - Today we pack up our bags and head for Vermilion Lighthouse (#6). Then we have lunch on the Nautica Queen and tour Cleveland Harbor Main Entrance Light (#7), Cleveland East Entrance Light (#8) and Cleveland East Breakwater Light (#9).  We head for our hotel in Erie Pennsylvania for night 1 of 2).  Dinner at hotel.

Day 4 - Monday - April 8, 2024 - We go to Presque Isle Lighthouse (#10) and then Presque Isle North Pierhead Light (#11).  We head back to the hotel so we have time to explore the city and set up for watching the solar eclipse.  Lunch and Dinner on your own.

Day 5 - Tuesday - April 9, 2024 - We put our luggage on the bus and head for Erie Maritime Museum and Erie Land Lighthouse (#12).  We stop to have lunch and then head for Ashtabula Maritime Museum and view Ashtabula Lighthouse (#13).  We then head for our hotel in Geneva on the Lake.  Dinner at local restaurant.

Day 6 - Wednesday - April 10, 2024 - We put our bags on the bus and make our way to see Fairport Harbor Lighthouse (#14) and then Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse (#15).  We stop to have lunch and then go to the hotel in Cleveland near the airport.  Farewell Dinner is at the hotel.

Day 7 - Thursday - April 11, 2024 - Breakfast and then make your way home.

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Double (per person): $4828
Single: $6276
What's Included: 

6 Breakfasts
4 Lunches
5 Dinners

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