Recreational Boating

Cruising the Seaway

Why Cruise the Great Lakes / St. Lawrence Seaway System?

There is something for everyone on the Seaway and Great Lakes. Beginning with historic Montreal, Kingston, and the beautiful Thousand Islands on the St. Lawrence Seaway, to the wilderness expanses surrounding Lake Superior, cruises pass through great scenery that ranges from heritage waterfront settlements to the pastoral.

Over the course of several days, you can enjoy the view of:

Side trips can include:

Links to Cruise Travel Sites and Resources
History of the Great Lakes / St. Lawrence Seaway System
Facts and Figures on the Great Lakes

Information for Commercial Tour Operators

Commercial tour operators can discover the many advantages of sponsoring a Great Lakes / St. Lawrence Seaway System cruise by referring to our promotional brochure (in PDF format). This publication also provides a number of helpful tips and resources to facilitate the planning of such a cruise.

Our Cruise Vessel Information and Technical Guide (in PDF format) advises vessel operators of the requirements for transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway / Great Lakes.