Lighthouse is 45 minutes from Toledo,
Ohio, and a world away from stress.
Perfect for board retreats, the lighthouse
has meeting space for 10 people, and three
bedrooms available for an overnight stay.
More people can be accommodated with a
reception or event on the grounds, and the
entire property can also be rented. Before
an event, attendees can tour the top of the
lighthouse, built in 1897, or participate in
scientific exploration aboard a research
The island is only accessible by ferry,
plane or boat, but there are other accommodations on the island if a larger group
plans to stay the night.
The lighthouse is owned and operated
by Ohio State University, and nearby Stone
Laboratory on Gibraltar Island is a teaching
lab for the college. Educational and teambuilding opportunities are available.
Paradise Charter Cruises,
Lake Minnetonka, Minn.
At Paradise Charter Cruises, planners
have plenty of ways to meet and play on
“We have so many options,” said David
Lawrance, owner and operator of the
business. “We have five boats, and we can
accommodate from 10 to 145 people or do
classroom style for up to 80. We can also do
Audiovisual equipment and other
amenities are available onboard, making
a waterborne meeting an easy solution for
planners. When the meeting is over, the
cruise can segway into narrated tours, a re-
ception or other event with full bar service
and menu options.
Paradise Charter yachts explore the
beauty of Lake Minnetonka, and the
company’s flagship yacht, Paradise Lady,
departs from downtown Minneapolis along
the Mississippi River.
Steamship William G. Mather,
Sometimes ships can take groups back in
time without moving an inch. The Steam-
ship William G. Mather, located at the Great
Lakes Science Center next to Cleveland’s
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum,
is a historic marvel and a key piece of the
city’s heritage. The nearly 700-foot vessel
was the cutting edge of cargo-carrying
technology when it was built in 1925 and
still feels the spray of Lake Erie.
With its four-story engine room, massive
cargo holds and brass- and oak-clad pilot
house, the ship carted coal, steel and iron
ore through its decades of service, making
the modernization of Cleveland possible
and aiding in the resource effort of World
Beautifully restored, the Steamship William G. Mather features event space for up
to 300 guests and offers teambuilding and
other programming as part of the Great
Lakes Science Center.
Currently, the ship is available for events
from May to October, although future
plans include making it a year-round
DESTINY, PARADISE CHARTER CRUISES, LAKE MINNETONKA, MINN.
Pick Your Perks
• Book 24 rooms or less – Pick 2 additions • Book 25 rooms or more – Pick 3 additions
Lakeside meetings, 2 hours from Chicago, 1 hour from Milwaukee.
Must actualize meeting between October 1, 2016 and May 30, 2017.
Please contact a meeting professional to discuss availability. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.
BLUE HARBOR RESORT | SHEBOYGAN, WI
• Complimentary upgrade to a hot breakfast buffet
• Complimentary upgrade to Lakeview rooms
• Complimentary Bonfire & S’more Package
• 50% off our in-house state of the art Audio Visual
• 10% off Food and Beverage (must reach F&B min.)
• 20% off on select Spa service