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608 Algoma Boulevard, Oshkosh, Wis.

Educational Travel Opportunities

“Not all classrooms have four walls.” – Anonymous 

Join us for two amazing opportunities to enjoy food and history in Milwaukee.  Enjoy the comfort of a coach bus, a professional & educational tour guide, beautiful sites, fun shopping and fabulous food. 

Burgers & Custard Capital of the World

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022
Start Time: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Pick-up/drop-off in Menasha, Oshkosh and Fond du Lac)
Level: Minimal walking (Must be able to enter/exit bus multiple times during day)
Cost: $119 per person ($5 discount for UWO Alumni and UWO LIR Members)

  • Enjoy lunch at Miss Katie’s Diner, a classic Milwaukee diner complete with poodle skirts.
  • Give two thumbs up with a visit and photo opportunity to Fonzie along the Milwaukee RiverWalk. Ayyyyy…
  • Delve into a “custard crawl” with stops at two historic custard stands Leon’s Frozen Custard and Gille’s Frozen Custard
  • Enjoy and engaging narrated, guided city tour throughout day.
  • Take a brief historical tour of downtown Wauwatosa with shopping time in this quaint city.

Boundary Waters Canoe Expedition

Saturday, July 23 – Thursday, July 28, 2022

The Boundary Waters in northern Minnesota is the largest wilderness area east of the Rocky Mountains and north of the Florida Everglades. The more than 1 million acres contains over 1200 miles of canoe routes and over 2000 individual campsites. 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. Price includes transportation from Menasha, all food in the wilderness, and all necessary equipment. Personal gear excluded.

Total Number of participants: 6.

To get on the waitlist, email lawrences@uwosh.edu

Fee: $800

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

Group leader: Bruce Peters (retired UW-Manitowoc). Bruce has led various outdoor trips over the past 4 years as was co-advisor to the UW-Manitowoc Extreme Outdoors Club.

Tropical Costa Rica

November 5 – 13, 2022

Day 1:  San Jose, Costa Rica
Day 2:  San Jose, Coffee Plantation – Guanacaste
Day 3:  Guanacaste
Day 4:  Guanacaste – Monteverde
Day 5:  Monteverde
Day 6:  Monteverde – Lake Arenal Cruise – Arenal
Day 7:  Arenal – Cano Negro – Arenal
Day 8:  Arenal – Zarcero – San Jose
Day 9:  San Jose, Costa Rica

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

November 5, 2022

Spend the day in Chicago enjoying your favorite museum or the Magnificent Mile.

The bus will provide drop-off and pick-ups at three times at the Chicago Art Institute, the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium along with Rush and Superior streets. Sit back and enjoy the ride on a coach bus and avoid the hassle of traffic, tolls and Ubers in the city. We make it easy for you!

To register: Contact Julie Kiefer at (920) 929-3106 or email kieferj@uwosh.edu

Visit four to six bakeries and shops during our extremely popular Christmas Bakery Bus! Receive treats, samples and shopping time at each stop. En route to each location, you will receive a narrated tour that includes the history of Christmas holiday traditions of the Polish, Germans, Italians, Irish and more plus drive-by and visit holiday displays. Enjoy a fabulous lunch at Mader’s Restaurant, the best German Restaurant in Milwaukee. 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. Please note: All locations and activities are subject to change and may be substituted by similar activities as available.

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Cost: $134
Pick-up/drop-offs in Menasha, Oshkosh and Fond du Lac
$5 discount for UWO Alumni and UWO LIR Members
Register

 

Sample the classic Milwaukee fish fry! Begin the day with a tour of one of Milwaukee’s beautiful Catholic Churches. Sample two of Milwaukee’s favorite half-sized fish fries along with all the sides and fixings. Between fish fries, tour a brewery and sample beer/soda to celebrate the original Milwaukee beer brewers. Conclude the day by celebrating another staple, frozen custard! There is minimal walking. You must be able to enter and exit the bus multiple times during the day and must be able to stand at locations. Please note: All locations and activities are subject to change and may be substituted by similar activities as available.

Date: Friday, March 31, 2023
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Cost: $134
Pick-up/drop-offs in Menasha, Oshkosh, and Fond du Lac
$5 discount for UWO Alumni and UWO LIR Members
Register

 

Discover Southern Italy & Sicily

April 28 – May 10, 2023

Day 1: Overnight Flight
Day 2 – 4: Palermo, Sicily
Day 5:  Palermo – Monreale – Agrigento – Valley of the Temples
Day 6:  Agrigento – Taormina – Giardini Naxos
Day 7:  Giardini Naxos – Mt. Etna – Giardini Naxos
Day 8:  Giardini Naxos – Matera
Day 9: Matera – Alberobello – Matera

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

 

 

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