Upcoming Travel Opportunities
|February 21-March 11, 2014||Splendors Down Under|
|May 1-4, 2014||The Kentucky Derby|
|May 14 - 22, 2014||Greek Isles Odyssey|
|May 31 -June 12, 2014||Turkey the Cradle of Civilization|
|June 30-July 8, 2014||Paris to Normandy Beaches|
|August 13 - 21, 2014||Baltic Marvels|
|September 13-21, 2014||Flavors of Northern Italy|
|September 26 - October 4, 2014||Autumn in America's Heartland|
For more information on upcoming alumni travel events, call the Alumni Relations office at (435) 797-2055.
February 21-March 11, 2014 - Splendors Down Under
Visit the land of koalas and kangaroos as you explore fascinating cities down under. Marvel at the stunning landscapes and exotic wildlife of Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand while cruising aboard the deluxe Oceania Cruises Marina. Offered by our travel partner Go Next
- Splendors Down Under 2014 brochure (If PDF will not open try opening in a different browser)
May 1-4, 2014 - The Kentucky Derby
Come experience the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby and all its great tradition, May 1-4, 2014. Recognized as one of the "top ten events to experience in a lifetime", the Kentucky Derby is the leading stakes race for three year old thoroughbred horses. One of the oldest continuously-held sporting events in the world, the "Run for the Roses" was first contested back in 1875. Don't miss the 2014 Kentucky Derby!
- Kentucky Derby 2014 brochure (If PDF will not open try opening in a different browser)
May 14 - 22, 2014 - Greek Isles Odyssey
Embark on a glorious getaway to fabled lands steeped in golden sunshine, abundant ancient ruins and enduring cultural traditions on this Aegean adventure from Athens to Istanbul. Depart Athens for the lovely Greek Isle of Santorini, a striking display of volcano-carved land sprinkled with lovely whitewashed villages. Cruise to Kusadasi and explore this vibrant, Turkish port town or travel to the ancient city of Ephesus and walk through its beautifully preserved ruins. Savor the sweeping white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of Rhodes, an island of fascinating archeological sites and stunning scenery, followed by Mykonos, a seaside medley of chalk-white homes brightened with red and blue shutters and doors. Rising from the slopes of Mt. Symvolo, find Kavala, a picturesque city boasting a spectacular Byzantine fortress. Before your exceptional odyssey comes to a close, experience a refreshing blend of lingering antiquity with modern vitality in Istanbul, the cosmopolitan city brimming with extraordinary mosques and palaces. Offered by our travel partner Go Next
- Greek Isles Odyssey 2014 brochure (If PDF will not open try opening in a different browser)
May 31 -June 12, 2014 - Turkey the Cradle of Civilization
Discover the land of sultans and mystical “whirling dervishes” on a journey to the “Cradle of Civilization.” Visit legendary palaces in Istanbul, watch history come alive as you view the Hippodrome and marvel at the ancient site of Ephesus, the most complete ancient city to be excavated. Experience a modern day version of the age-old ritual of the “whirling dervishes,” and learn about the religious diversity of Turkey – from the Blue Mosque and Haghia Sophia, to St. Paul’s city of Perge. From the surrealistic landscape of Cappadocia to the unforgettable city of Troy, you too will whirl like a “devirsh” from the treasures of Turkey dancing in your mind on your return home.
- Turkey the Cradle of Civilization 2014 brochure (If PDF will not open try opening in a different browser)
June 30-July 8, 2014 - Paris to Normandy Beaches
A Seine river cruise through France is ideal for art, history, and wine lovers. In addition to seeing architectural marvels like the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, and Notre Dame cathedral, enjoy a magical combination of time spent in Franceʼs splendid capital and discoveries of quaint villages in the picturesque region of Normandy. Relax in the delightful retreat of the deluxe, 140-passenger Avalon Creativity, savor the gourmet cuisine, and enjoy the space, comfort, and views characteristic of all its staterooms. Offered by our travel partner Orbridge
- Paris to Normandy Beaches 2014 brochure (If PDF will not open try opening in a different browser)
August 13 - 21, 2014 - Baltic Marvels
From Denmark to Sweden, cruise the Baltic Sea and discover exquisite architecture, storybook landscapes, and canal-laced cities in Germany, Estonia, Russia and Finland. Depart Copenhagen for Germany’s delightful port of Warnemünde, and take in its Gothic churches, charming market squares and seaside promenade or head inland to Berlin, a city brimming with legendary landmarks like the poignant Brandenburg Gate and Berlin Wall. Sail to the capital city of Helsinki, Finland’s international design mecca complemented by verdant forests and parks. Spend almost two full days in St. Petersburg, where its imperial spirit emanates from neo-classical architecture, gilded domes and the elaborate Catherine’s Palace. Continue to Estonia and admire Tallinn, a beautifully preserved city that radiates old-world charm with red-roofed homes, cobbled streets and spire-crowned churches, before concluding your journey in Stockholm. Offered by our travel partner Go Next
- Baltic Marvels 2014 Brochure (If PDF will not open try opening in a different browser)
September 13-21, 2014 - Flavors of Northern Italy
This amazing program introduces you to Italy in a way few people ever experience. Make a beautiful, historic Italian wine estate outside Verona your base as you explore the region, visiting Verona's Roman Arena and other ancient sites, and discovering Italy's cultural connection to farm and table along the way. Touring centuries-old wineries, tasting rare hand-made cheeses, and dining in homes of chefs and producers are just some of the exclusive highlights of this journey. Offered by our travel partner Orbridge
- Details Coming Soon
September 26 - October 4, 2014 - Autumn in America's Heartland
The leaves along the Mississippi River burst with fall colors and all year long the river provides its own magical wonders. Discover the beauty and marvels for yourself on a spectacular voyage exploring Autumn in America's Heartland aboard the American Queen.
- America's Heartland 2014 Registration Form (If PDF will not open try opening in a different browser)
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