Travel to exotic locations across the world with UConn Alumni Relations’ travel opportunities. Visit the Caribbean, explore the tulip fields of Holland, sample delicious cuisine in France, Spain, and Italy, or travel down under to see koalas and kangaroos—all with your UConn family.
With the convenience of a planned itinerary, guided tours, and a package deal that includes sleeping accommodations, our travel opportunities are not to be passed up!
January 17 – February 2, 2017
From the engineering wonder of the Panama Canal to enchanting cities graced with colonial architecture, experience the highlights of the Americas. Indulge yourself with breathtaking amenities as Oceania Cruises’ intimate Regatta takes you to Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, and more.
April 30 – May 8, 2017
Experience the unique grandeur of the American South as you cruise the Mississippi River aboard the majestic American Queen. Begin your adventure in the enchanting New Orleans French Quarter, then board the American Queen, the largest and most opulent riverboat in the world, and cruise to picturesque cities including St. Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg, and Memphis.
Mediterranean Masterpiece – An Oceana Cruise
Rome to Barcelona
May 10 – 21, 2017
From multicolored towns cascading toward glittering seas to timeless cities awash with perfectly preserved monuments, experience classic sights in Italy, France, Monaco, and Spain on the perfect luxury cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ state-of-the-art Marina.
National Parks and Lodges of the Old West
June 5 – 14, 2017
Amidst spectacular scenery and overnighting in extraordinary landmark park lodges that are destinations in themselves, this 10-day journey traces the historical paths and natural splendors of the Old West. See and learn about the storied sights and monuments of four of our most magnificent national parks, travel with an expert Orbridge Expedition Leader, and travel comfortably in a private motor coach. Join us and experience the best of the West!
Glacial Adventures of Alaska
July 28 – August 7, 2017
Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of Alaska, with its sparkling glaciers and lush, pristine forests, on this adventure aboard Oceania Cruises’ graceful Regatta. Sail in the Inside Passage taking in the wonder of Alaska’s secluded seaports, wilderness outposts, and gold fields before ending in lovely Victoria, Canada.
August 17 – 23, 2017
A sampling of world-class Canadian resorts combined with breathtaking scenery highlight this 7-day journey into the Canadian Rockies. Accompanied by two Orbridge Expedition Leaders, find adventure in the vast lands and magnificent ranges of Banff, Yoho, and Jasper National Parks, the crystal waters of Lake Louise and Maligne Lake, and amidst the glacial masses of Icefields Parkway.
Led by UConn Professor John Silander
August 26 – September 9, 2017
South Africa, a stunning country of diversity and contrast, offers a unique opportunity to experience bustling metropolitan centers and beautiful undisturbed wilderness. Sample excellent food, wine, and culture in the cosmopolitan Cape Town, then explore the untamed wildlife of the many National Parks and World Heritage Sites of Niewoudtville and Stellenbosch.
October 27 – November 7, 2017
From graceful canals to captivating ruins and medieval towns, discover awe-inspiring sights on this Adriatic odyssey aboard Oceania Cruises’ Marina. Depart from Athens for a tour of the best cities and islands including Santorini, Katakolon, Corfu, and Venice. Experience some of the most iconic and legendary sights of the Adriatic Sea.