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EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURS

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

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:

  • Three Broadway plays
  • Coach and air transportation to Milwaukee and New York
  • 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 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

 

Milwaukee Beer Barons History Tour

Tour the Milwaukee County Historical Society a.k.a. “Brewer’s Bank”, then enjoy lunch in a historic restaurant. Visit a Polish Bar that houses the oldest sanctioned tenpin bowling alley in the U. S. Try a Polish beer and a frame on a wood bowling alley still set by human pinsetters. End the day with a tour of the final resting place of many of the city’s famed beer barons, politicians, and social elite. There is minimal walking, however you must be able to enter and exit the bus multiple times during the day and stand at locations. Please note: All locations and activities are subject to change and may be substituted by similar activities as available.

Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $139 There will be pick-ups and drop-offs in Menasha, Oshkosh, and Fond du Lac
$5 discount for UWO Alumni and UWO LIR Members

 

Discover Scotland

Visit a country of stunning landscapes, lively cities and stirring history

  • Participate in bagpipe lessons and visit a whiskey distillery
  • Visit a family run farm in the mountain wilderness of Cairngorms National Park
  • Take a cruise on the Loch Ness
  • Ferry to a former Viking stronghold on the Orkney Islands
  • Walk in the footsteps of ancient Scots at the ruins of Urquhart Castle
  • View the Scottish Crown Jewels at Edinburgh Castle

Dates: October 15-24, 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/1147428

 

 

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:  July 25 – 30, 2023

Cost: $800

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

 

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

 

 

Colors of Morocco

Get to know the vibrant culture and colorful backdrops that are distinctively Morocco. Experience Morocco’s deep history, unique atmosphere and welcoming people on an unforgettable journey.

  • Visit Fes, one of the holiest cities in the world
  • Ride camels through the Sahara Desert
  • Participate in an interactive cooking class in Marrakech
  • Follow the rugged “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs”

Dates: February 8 – 22, 2024

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/1129807

 

Greece Island Hopper

Revel in history and bask in the sun while you tour Greece. Visit Athens, Mykonos, and Santorini on this exciting trip.

  • Visit the Temple of Zeus, the Acropolis, and Olympic Stadium in Athens
  • Ride a boat to Mykonos and explore the winding streets
  • Explore the ancient city of Akrotiri which was buried and preserved in volcanic ash
  • Relax at a local winery on the island of Santorini
  • Enjoy 13 meals included in the price of the trip

Dates: May 17 – May 27, 2024

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/1120288