Table: Great Lakes, Small Ships

There are many options for cruising on the Great Lakes, depending on your budget and your sense of adventure.


AMERICAN CANADIAN $1,315 Fleet of three ships with CARIBBEAN LINES for 7 nights capacity for 84 to 100 passengers each. Rooms 800 556-7450 are basic. Unique ship design allows landings on remote beaches.

GEORGIAN CLIPPER $1,195 Eighteen-passenger ship for 6 nights pokes through the 30,000 888 891-0203 islands of Canada's Georgian Bay, sometimes called the sixth Great Lake.

LE LEVANT $3,850 A French luxury yacht, with for 8 nights 45 staterooms and capacity 888 891-0203 for 95 guests. Features French cuisine, complimen- tary wine, and 50-member crew.

MANITOU $419 Rustic experience. Explore 800 678-0383 for 3 nights sleepy harbors aboard the E-mail: 24-passenger, two-masted schooner. Sleep in wooden bunks, share toilet and shower facilities.

MV COLUMBUS $995 The largest cruise ship on for 7 nights the lakes, with a capacity 888 891-0203 of 420. Excellent food, com- fortable cabins, attentive service.

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