Road Runner Tour 2018

Join us June 15 - 17!

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Event Highlights

Sault Ste Marie Soo Locks

Sault Ste Marie Soo Locks

Get a glimpse of maritime history at the Soo Locks, where freighters, barges, tugboats and more traverse the 21-foot drop between Lake Superior and Lake Huron every day and night. The RR tour has a stop at the Soo Locks in Sault Sainte Marie. The Soo Locks provide a passage for deep draft ships around the rapids of the Saint Mary’s River and include the two longest locks in the world.

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U.S.S Edmund Fitzgerald

Shipwreck Museum

The next stop is the Shipwreck Museum and Light Station at Whitefish Point. Whitefish Point is known as “the Graveyard of the Great Lakes”. The museum exhibits the haunting world of Lake Superior shipwrecks from the schooner “Invincible” in 1816 to the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975.

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Castle Rock

Castle Rock

The final stop is Castle Rock. Castle Rock is an abrupt, geologic protuberance rising 200’ and augmented with a manmade ramp, walkway, and stairs to an unparalleled view of Lake Huron and Mackinac Island. Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues provide a photo-op.

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Additional Info


The Road Runner tour departs Friday morning June 15, 2018 from the 2018 W.O.K.R. meet hotel, the Boyne Highlands Resort and returns to that hotel Sunday June 17 in mid-afternoon.

The in route hotels are Friday June 15: the Quality Inn, Newberry, (906) 293-3218, rate: $114 for single, double and $10 extra person), and Saturday June 16: the Quality Inn, Manistique, (906) 341-3777, rate: $110 for single, double and $10 for extra person. The rooms at both hotels are under W.O.K.R. Hot breakfast included.

Registration for the Road Runner is adult: $48, child: $24. Registration includes admissions and boat cruise.



The Road Runner tour is sponsored in part by Prolong Automotive Super Lubricants.




For more info or to ask any questions


contact Ed Hanish at: erhanish@knology.net

(256) 289-9034