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EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURS

Get out and explore the world with peers on guided travel tours.

Chicago For a Day

Spend the day in Chicago enjoying your favorite museum or the Magnificent Mile. The bus will provide drop-off and pick-ups at the Chicago Art Institute, the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Rush and Superior streets. Sit back and enjoy the ride on a coach bus while avoiding the hassle of traffic, tolls and Ubers in the city.

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022

Time: 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Cost: $79 – This cost is for transportation only. Museum admissions, activities, and meals are not included.

Pick-up/drop-offs in Menasha, Oshkosh, and Fond du Lac

 

Christmas Around Milwaukee Bakery Bus

Visit bakeries and shops during our extremely popular Christmas Bakery Bus! Enjoy treats, samples, and shopping time at each stop. On the bus, enjoy a narrated tour of the history of Polish, German, Italian, and Irish Christmas traditions while driving by holiday displays. Then, eat a fabulous lunch at Mader’s German Restaurant. There is minimal walking. You must be able to enter and exit the bus multiple times during day and must be able to stand at locations.

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Cost: $134 The bus will pick-up and drop-off in Menasha, Oshkosh and Fond du Lac

$5 discount for UWO Alumni and UWO LIR Members

 

Milwaukee’s Friday Fish Fry Tour

Begin the day with a tour of one of Milwaukee’s beautiful Catholic Churches, then sample two of Milwaukee’s favorite half-sized fish fries. Between fish fries, tour a brewery to celebrate the original Milwaukee beer brewers. Then, conclude the day with fresh frozen custard! There is minimal walking. You must be able to enter and exit the bus multiple times during the day and stand at locations.

Date: Friday, March 31, 2023

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Cost: $134 There will be pick-ups and drop-offs in Menasha, Oshkosh, and Fond du Lac

$5 discount for UWO Alumni and UWO LIR Members

 

New York Theater Tour

In five adventure-filled days, you will experience outstanding Broadway performances and stay in a conveniently located hotel on or near Times Square. The price for the trip includes:

  • Coach and air transportation to Milwaukee and New York
  • Three Broadway plays
  • Four nights at a conveniently located hotel on or near Times Square
  • Group tours of New York’s must see attractions like the Statue of Liberty

Dates: May 24 – 28, 2023

Cost: The 2023 price is $2,450 based on double occupancy. Add $650 for single occupancy. The fee is subject to change based on airfare and hotel pricing.

To Register: Contact Suzanne Lawrence at (920) 929-1153 or email lawrences@uwosh.edu

 

Discover Southern Italy and Sicily

Journey through a crossroads of civilizations in Sicily and on the spectacular coastlines of Southern Italy.

  • Uncover Sicily’s capital Palermo
  • Explore Agrigento’s ancient Valley of the Temples
  • Venture to the ancient cave dwellings of Sassi di Matera
  • Discover spectacular Mt. Etna National Park
  • Walk in the footsteps of ancient Romans in the excavated Pompeii

Dates: April 28 – May 10, 2023

To Register: Contact Suzanne Lawrence at (920) 929-1153 or email lawrences@uwosh.edu

 

Islands of New England

The Atlantic coast is calling. Explore New England’s majestic seaboards from Rhode Island to Cape Cod.

  • Visit the Gilded Age mansions of Newport
  • Experience the beautiful Islands of Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island and Nantucket
  • Take a cruise in Plymouth Harbor
  • Indulge in a seafood and lobster feast

Dates: April 28 – May 10, 2023

To Register: Contact Suzanne Lawrence at (920) 929-1153 or email lawrences@uwosh.edu

For a full itinerary and to make online reservations, visit gateway.gocollette.com.

Join us for an informational Zoom meeting on September 20th at 6 pm. Register for the meeting now.

 

Exploring the Alpine Countries

Discover storybook castles and opulent palaces amidst stunning Alpine vistas as you explore Austria, Germany, and Switzerland.

  • Visit Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna
  • Cruise the legendary Danube
  • Enjoy a scenic train ride aboard the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
  • View Neuschwanstein, the inspiration for Sleeping Beauty’s Castle
  • Sip on wine while exploring the Black Forest region

Dates: September 7 – 18, 2023

To Register: Contact Suzanne Lawrence at (920) 929-1153 or email lawrences@uwosh.edu

For a full itinerary and online reservations visit: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1096674

Join us for an informational Zoom meeting on September 20th at 6 pm. Register for the meeting now.

 

Boundary Waters Canoe Expedition

The Boundary Waters in northern Minnesota is more than 1 million acres and contains over 1200 miles of canoe routes. Challenge yourself physically, and unplug yourself mentally as you spend 6 days paddling this pristine wilderness with 2 guides who combined have completed more than 20 trips in this natural wonderland. The price for the trip includes:

  • Van transportation from Menasha to the Boundary Waters
  • All food and beverages
  • Canoes and other necessary equipment

Dates: Summer 2023

Cost: $800

To Register: Contact Suzanne Lawrence at (920) 929-1153 or email lawrences@uwosh.edu

 

Travel to the Kingdom of Morocco

Coming 2024!