Alumni Trips

Panama Canal and Costa Rica

Panama Canal and Costa Rica

Trip Details

Panama Canal and Costa Rica

Panama Canal and Costa Rica

Trip Details
University of Minnesota Alumni Trips

Relax and immerse yourself in the special camaraderie that happens when U of M alumni and friends explore fascinating destinations and learn about unique cultures together. Experience the rewards of a vacation where all the details are expertly taken care of for you.

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Apr 06
April 6, 2018 - April 22, 2018
Gateway to Sunshine
The sunny scenery of Central America awaits you on this luxurious cruise from Los Angeles to Miami by way of the magnificent Panama Canal. You’ll see astounding volcanoes, awe-inspiring rainforests, exotic wildlife, and more as you take in the diverse cultures of Central America.

May 02
May 2, 2018 - May 10, 2018
Timeless Beauties
The Riviera welcomes you into the relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle on this luxury cruise through Southern Europe. Renaissance masterpieces, glamorous resorts, and ancient monuments await you as you sail from pristine Spain through to the breathtaking Italian Riviera.

May 08
May 8, 2018 - May 23, 2018
Majestic Passage
Connect New World settlements with their Old World roots on your journey from Canada to the United Kingdom. Journey across the Atlantic aboard the luxurious [italic]Marina[/italic] and explore the natural bounty of Eastern Canada and the thriving cosmopolitan cities of the United Kingdom.

May 11
May 11, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Cuban Cultural Awakening
Dive into the art, culture, and history of Havana with our included Go Next Exclusive Excursions; discover Cienfuegos’ old town center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; see where Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders fought during the Battle of San Juan Hill outside of Santiago de Cuba; enjoy the sun, sand, and sparkling waters of The Bahamas in Great Stirrup Cay and Freeport.

May 16
May 16, 2018 - May 25, 2018
European Serenade
Let the picturesque Amalfi Coast enchant you; embrace the youthful cultre of Catania; see nature and history join together in Argostoli; wander the ancient walled city of Kotor; explore the magnificence of Diocletian’s Palace in Split; see the birthplace of Hippocrates in Kos; and lose yourself in the romance and mystery of Venice.

Jun 02
June 2, 2018 - June 11, 2018
Southern Culture & Civil War
Take a trip back in time to the Civil War on this riverboat cruise down the Southern Mississippi on the stately and luxurious [italic]American Queen[/italic]. From Civil War battlegrounds like Vicksburg to the magnificent Antebellum plantation of Nottoway, Southern culture and history come alive on this week-long voyage.

Jun 17
June 17, 2018 - June 28, 2018
Gaelic Exploration
Experience the wonders of Gaelic culture as you sail through Ireland and the British Isles. Discover Ireland’s cosmopolitan heart in Dublin and Belfast, delve into its rich history from Waterford to Galway, and explore the natural bounty of Glengarriff and Holyhead.

Jun 21
June 21, 2018 - July 2, 2018
Baltic & Scandinavian Treasures
Discover the unique personality of Northern Europe as you set sail across the Baltic Sea from Copenhagen to Stockholm on the luxurious [italic]Marina[/italic]. Laze on the unforgettable beaches of the Baltic States in Klaipeda, Riga, and Tallinn; explore the cosmopolitan flair of Helsinki and Berlin; and embrace a two night stay in St. Petersburg, Russia’s window to the West.

Jul 16
July 16, 2018 - July 24, 2018
Breathtaking Bordeaux
Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Dordogne and Garonne rivers, which together have shaped the scenery and culture of the Bordeaux region of France.

Jul 27
July 27, 2018 - August 5, 2018
The Majestic Great Lakes
Unwind in idyllic Mackinac Island; traverse the legendary Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie; explore native traditions in Manitoulin Island; browse Cleveland’s famous and expansive West Side Market; dive—or drive—into automotive history in Detroit; and see Niagara Falls up close and personal from the thrilling perspective of a Hornblower vessel.

Jul 29
July 29, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Vikings & Royals
Trace the path of the Vikings on this luxury cruise across the Northern Atlantic. Starting and ending in London, you’ll explore the otherworldly beauty and extraordinary culture of Iceland and Greenland, as well as the opportunity to delve into the United Kingdom and Ireland’s own Viking heritage.

Aug 05
August 5, 2018 - August 20, 2018
The Mighty Mississippi
Experience the full grandeur of the Mississippi River aboard the iconic and stately steamboat the American Queen. From the river’s trickling beginnings in Minnesota to the Mississippi River Delta where the water flows into the Gulf of Mexico, you’ll explore the history and culture cultivated by this massive and majestic waterway.

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