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Great Plans for the Great Loop

2/17   Fort Myers, Florida--our "official" starting point

4/11-14 Beaufort, SC Great Loop Cruising Assn. Rondezvous

4/15     North on the Intercoastal Waterway arriving Norfolk, Va. By 5/10

5/13   Cruise Chesapeake Bay and on to New York City by 6/1

6/4     Up the Hudson River and Lake Champlain to Sorel, Canada by 6/20

6/21   Sorel to Montreal, Ottawa and Kingston and into Lake Ontario by 7/5

7/6     Kingston to Rochester, NY and back to Trenton, Canada by 7/15

7/16   Trenton to Georgian Bay via Trent Severn Waterway by 8/5

8/6    West across Georgian Bay, North Channel to Mackinaw Island by 8/15

8/16   South along eastern shore of Lake Michigan to Chicago by 9/5

9/8     Chicago to Cairo, Mo. via Illinois and Mississippi rivers by 923

9/24   Northeast on Ohio River to Paducah, and into Kentucky Lake by 9/26

9/27   Drive home to Cincinnati for a week

10/6   South to Mobile, Al. via the Tombigbee Waterway by 11/1

11/5   East along the Florida panhandle, and south to Ft. Meyers by 11/20

11/22  Fly home to Cincinnati for Thanksgiving

After 7000 miles and 144 locks, we will have completed the Loop.

Of course, we reserve the right to modify our course as whim and weather dictate.  Please revisit our webstie often for updates on whim and weather.  And, don't forget to let us know you visited.