Alumni Trips

Southern Grandeur

Southern Grandeur

Southern Grandeur

Southern Grandeur

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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Sep 19
September 19, 2018 - September 26, 2018
New England Splendor
Embark on a tranquil odyssey, from Gloucester to Halifax, aboard the superbly designed M/V Victory II. On this seven- night voyage experience early American history, extravagant architecture, and the incredible pageantry of the New England region.

Oct 14
October 14, 2018 - October 19, 2018
Great Trains & Grand Canyons
Experience the majestic beauty of Sedona, AZ, and upscale resort and artist community set amid the red-hued rocks of Oak Creek Canyon. Create unforgettable memories at one of the world’s most recognizable natural wonders, the Grand Canyon. This awe-inspiring national park welcomes 5 million visitors a year. Learn about the history of this area at Montezuma’s Castle National Monument, the old mining town of Jerome, a guided trolley tour of Sedona, and two panoramic train rides. Experience this unique piece of America by bus, train and trolley!

Dec 30
December 30, 2018 - January 4, 2019
Rose Parade New Year's
Rose Parade New Year's


Apr 05
April 5, 2019 - April 19, 2019
Atlantic Encounters
After visiting three fascinating ports in Canada, cruise across the Atlantic aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Marina to Ireland and France during an impressive fourteen-night voyage.

Apr 07
April 7, 2019 - April 15, 2019
Southern Grandeur
Relax into the history and hospitality of the Southern Mississippi on this week-long riverboat experience aboard the stately American Queen. From Civil War battlefields to hoppin’ blues bars, Southern culture is on display as you cruise from Memphis to New Orleans.

Jul 06
July 6, 2019 - July 15, 2019
Canadian Maritimes
Spend 10 days discovering the stunning beauty, history, and people of the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. Experience the vast beauty, sprawling landscapes, charming towns, and welcoming locals.

Jul 24
July 24, 2019 - August 2, 2019
Majestic Great Lakes
See Niagara Falls up close and personal from the thrilling perspective of a Hornblower vessel, browse Cleveland’s famous and expansive West Side Market, dive—or drive—into automotive history in Detroit, traverse the legendary Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, explore the native traditions of Manitoulin Island, and unwind in idyllic Mackinac Island.

Aug 16
August 16, 2019 - August 23, 2019
Discover Southeast Alaska
Head out on a summertime expedition through some of nature’s more secluded landscapes as we discover the remote inner reaches of Alaska’s Inside Passage aboard the 66-guest Admiralty Dream.

Sep 15
September 15, 2019 - September 23, 2019
Great Pacific Northwest
Sail the Columbia and Snake Rivers—as they wind through gentle hills, imposing mountains, dramatic canyons, and fertile fields—on this outstanding eight-night journey aboard the American Empress.

Sep 27
September 27, 2019 - October 8, 2019
Colors, Coasts & Coves of Canada & New England
Take in vibrant fall colors along the coast of New England and in Canada as Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera takes you on an impressive eleven-night voyage.

Oct 02
October 2, 2019 - October 8, 2019
Toronto to Vancouver by Rail
Join this once-in-a-lifetime train trip across Canada — a journey from Toronto across the expanse of five provinces, through the Canadian Rockies and into the Pacific Northwest.

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