Mackinac Island Colorama

Mackinac Island Colorama

We're going to color your world!


We're going to color your world!



Michigan fall colors begin with a slow dance of turning leaves into a trillion trees aflame. Mother Nature is putting on a show and we’re heading to Michigan, ablaze in it’s color glory, to experience it all. Enjoy a beautiful ferry ride to Mackinac Island where there are no motor vehicles allowed. Mackinac Island is a picturesque place filled with quaint shops, horse rides, forts, and so much more. You’ll have plenty of free time to shop the quaint stores, visit the Grand Hotel or take a horse-drawn carriage ride tour of the Island. There is no passport required for this tour unless you would like to ride aboard the Algoma Central Railway for a ride through the scenic Agawa Canyon on the Canadian side. You will need a valid passport to cross the border on this optional trip! This wilderness excursion on the train takes you north 114 miles over towering trestles, alongside pristine northern lakes and rivers and through the awesome granite rock formations and mixed formations of the Canadian Shield. 



  • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation with escort, movies, games and fun

  • Accommodations for 3 Nights at the Kewadin Casino Hotel in Sault Ste. Marie

  • Receive a total of $40 free play ($10 each night), Free Breakfast each Morning at Kewadin & $10 in Food Coupons

  • Ferry Ride to beautiful Mackinac Island & Drive across the Mackinac Bridge

  • Optional Agawa Canyon Train Excursion (valid passport or travel card required for this option)

  • Promo Cash at the Island Resort on Day 4 based on points earned from your last day trip




Day 1

- Depart Southtowne in Madison
A pickup in Johnson Creek, Oconomowoc Delafield or Waukesha may be added
- Depart College Ave (NE) Park & Ride
- Depart Badger Office (6759 W Greenfield Ave.)
Enjoy the scenery as we make our way through the scenic Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
We will make break stops every 2 to 3 hours in addition to a 1-hour lunch break. Lunch will be at your own expense. Your escort will let you know when you should change to Eastern Time Zone (ahead 1 hour)
- Arrive at the Kewadin Hotel & Casino in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The Kewadin Hotel & Casino offers a one-of-a kind experience, combining exciting Vegas action with an authentic regional flair. Relax & escape in the pool or enclosed whirlpool & Sauna, after a day of gaming excitement or site seeing. The casino is 85,123 square feet, complete with a 200 seat bingo hall.

Day 2

- All passengers should be on the coach and ready to depart
- Arrive in St. Ignace at the Ferry dock
- Ferry departs to cross to Mackinac Island. Upon arrival on the Island, passengers will have free time. If you would like a tour of the Island, you can take a narrated carriage ride (since no vehicles are allowed on the Island) at your own expense. There are also plenty of shops and restaurants to enjoy.
- All passengers should meet the escort at the Ferry dock.
- Ferry departs Mackinac Island and returns to Mackinaw City. Upon arriving on the mainland you will board the bus and we’ll take a scenic drive over the fantastic Mackinac Bridge over the Straits of Mackinac.
- Return to the Kewadin Sault Ste Marie.


Day 3

Optional Agawa Canyon Excursion - $120 per person Valid Passport Required!
There is a minimum of 25 passengers required for this group rate. If you would like this optional tour, you must let us know prior to final payment and the payment is due at the time of making your final payment. There will be no refund for this optional tour once payment is made.
- Depart to Cross the Border. Valid passport required.
- Arrive at the Agawa Canyon Train Depot.
- Train departs. All aboard for one of the most popular train excursions in North America, ablaze with color during the fall! This is an all day excursion and you will have two hours to experience the rugged beauty up close. Everyone can enjoy scenic hikes, four sets of waterfalls, trout feeding, or a peaceful lunch in the groomed picnic areas. Rangers are on hand to point out local wildlife and answer questions.
- Return of the train to the station. You will need to have your valid passport ready as we will be crossing the border to return to Lakefront Inn.
- Return to Kewadin Sault Ste. Marie. Enjoy the evening as you wish.
NOTE: For anyone who did not wish to take the optional trip, you can spend free time at the casino or enjoy free time in Sault Ste. Marie.


Day 4

- All passengers should be checked out of rooms and have luggage ready for the driver to load onto the coach. Passengers should begin boarding the coach.
- Depart for Island Casino in Harris, MI
- Arrive at the Island Resort. $0-$80 in promo cash, package is based on points you earned on your last day trip.
- Passengers should be on coach and ready to depart.
Change to Central Time Zone -Back 1 Hour
A short break stop will be made
- Return to College Ave Park & Ride
- Return to Badger Office
- Return to Madison



Per Person Rates: $579 Double, $730 Single, or $574 Triple (Save $100 if you book before 7/28/2019)

Optional Tour Cancellation Protection Plan: $40 double or triple and $56 single

(For reservations made after 7/28/19 add $8 per person to the protection plan costs)



HOW TO MAKE A RESERVATION: We require a $100 per person deposit. Final payments are due 35 days prior to departure. All reservations required your full legal name, residential address, date of birth and player card number (if applicable).


PENALTIES: 36 days or more prior to departure date, the deposit is fully refundable. 35-16 days prior to departure, a $50 administrative fee will be charged for processing any cancellations in addition to any prepaid tour expenses that are nonrefundable to us. At 14 days prior to departure, the tour is nonrefundable, unless a replacement can be found. If you wish to take the optional tour aboard the Algoma Central Railway through Agawa Canyon, you must make your reservations before the final payment date and your payment must be made at the same time of the final payment. There will be no refunds for this optional tour and the protection plan does not cover the costs of this optional tour.. In order to operate the Agawa Canyon optional tour, there must be a minimum of 25 passengers and all passengers are required to have a Valid Passport with them. We highly recommend the purchase of the optional tour cancellation protection plan which must be purchased at the time of making your deposit.


Note: All Casinos require patrons to have a valid photo I.D. to receive specials and collect jackpots. Winnings over $1199 require Social Security Card. All times are estimated

and subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. All casino rebates, packages and meal packages are subject to change without notice. Driver and Escort Gratuities are not included in the package price. Valid Passport or Travel Card required for any one on the Agawa Canyon Train Option.


PARKING FOR TOURS: Please note that parking at any pickup location is at your own risk. Parking is available in the lot at the West Allis Office. BTT/HR, Badger Coaches, and the shopping center are not responsible for loss or damage to vehicles or vehicle contents. We recommend that you lock your vehicle and remove all valuables.


Documents are sent out at 10 days prior to departure and will have timing on that document.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
American Center P&R American Center Park & Ride, Madison, WI
Badger Bus Tours MKE Badger Bus Tours Office - West Allis
6759 W. Greenfield Ave West Allis, WI 53214
College Ave NE P&R College Ave NE Park & Ride
Johnson Creek P&R Johnson Creek Park & Ride, Johnson Creek, WI
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