We have some amazing domestic tours planned for the upcoming months so keep your eyes on our website for our 2015 trips! We're headed to Door County, Shipshewana, Utah, and a once in a lifetime trip to the Kentucky Derby!
For more information on any of the domestic trips, please contact our office at 262-521-5460 or email
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With Vic Passante
April 30 - May 3, 2015
You’ll want to make sure that you join us this spring as we head south to take part in this exciting event. Travel package includes transportation and three nights accommodations, PLUS seats on the exhilarating first turn of the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports for both the Kentucky Oaks and the Kentucky Derby. Have an up-close view of the horses parading between the barns and paddock before and after each race--including the Kentucky Derby winner’s victory walk. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay before we head back to Wisconsin.
$1,750/person based on double-occupancy
Don't miss out on this bucket list item!
Trip is non-refundable; Registrations taken after March 9th are not guaranteed accommodations in the same hotel or a seat with the group at the Derby and will be charged an additional $25 service fee. We will make every effort to secure seating/accommodations within the group’s area.Total trip $1,750 double occupancy; $1,969 single occupancy plus $25 service fee. Please contact our office prior to registering at 262-521-5460 to ensure ticket availability.
Registration for Kentucky Derby Trip
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We will supply the hats, decorations, tools, snacks, and even some fun! Put the finishing touch on our Derby outfit and have a chance to meet others on this exciting bucket list trip!
Register for our Kentucky Derby Hat Workshop for Saturday, April 18th from 1-3pm, $30pp
Hiking Tour of the Red Rock Canyon Country of Southern Utah
*Trip is currently full. Please call our office at 262-521-5460 to be put on our waitlist.
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With naturalist Mark Miner
October 12 - 17, 2015
Hike the Red Rock Canyon Country of Southern Utah on this 5 nights / 6 day tour that will take you to Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef National Parks, and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Fall is one of the best times to visit the desert country. Stay three nights within the parks, two nights at the Zion Lodge, and one night at the Bryce Canyon Lodge. Both lodges, being within the parks, offer easy access to a variety of hiking trails. The remaining two nights will be at the Capitol Reef Resort just outside of Capitol Reef National Park. Pick your pace! You have the option of joining the group on organized hikes or choosing hikes of your own. The tour begins in Las Vegas at Noon on October 12th traveling by vans to the parks and returning to Vegas the early evening of October 17th, leaving you the flexibility of arriving early or staying past the tour for fun in Las Vegas. The Utah desert offers spectacular scenery, historic lodges, awesome day hikes, stunning photography, or simple relaxation. Land Package Includes: Most meals, lodging, land transportation, entrance to parks, and an experienced guide.
The payment schedule will be:
Deposit due Feb 23rd: $500 non-refundable
Final payment/balance due July 1st.
Double Occupancy: $1,599*
Single Occupancy: $2,029
*price based on a minimum of 20 travelers. If we receive less than 20 travelers, the trip will be $1,899/double occupancy.
Door County Adventure
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With Vic Passante
September 10 & 11, 2015
Join Continuing Education on our first trip to Wisconsin’s premier vacation mecca, Door County….we know…. we, too, can’t believe we’ve not taken you there before! Our two-day adventure will begin at campus before our fun-filled, game-filled, movie-filled bus trip north. Once in Door County, we’ll tour Ridges Sanctuary, climb Eagle Tower in Peninsula State Park, explore boutiques and antique shops, cruise the bay, and eat at some of the best, most iconic restaurants. Although Door County has exciting adventures, the feature of the trip will be a show at Peninsula Players. Our group will help this legendary theater company celebrate its 80th Anniversary. The trip package includes: three meals, comfortable accommodations, Fish Creek cruise, admission to all parks, tickets for Peninsula Players, and coach bus transportation from UW Waukesha.
$629.00/person based on double-occupancy
$689.50/person based on single-occupancy
Trip itinerary coming soon!
Community of Antiques: Return to Shipshewana
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With Barbara Eash and Vic Passante
August 7 - 8, 2015
Pack your bags, and don't forget your camera! You'll spend two days with Certified Antiques Appraiser Barbara Eash, touring the beautiful Amish Country-side, decorated with a colorful patchwork of quilted gardens and an abundance of antiques! Indiana has something for every antiques enthusiast; especially those who like to linger and reminisce about yesteryear while hunting collectibles in America's Heartland.
$599.00/person based on double-occupancy
$659.00/person based on single-occupancy
A New England Primer:
The Literature, History, and Theology of Boston and Concord, Massachusetts
June 15-21, 2015
From Colonial Times until the American Civil War, Boston and Concord were the epicenters of American history, literature, and theology. Join our small group of travelers as we rediscover the importance of these two cities—one large, one small—and their connections to the Puritan founders, the Revolutionary War, and the Transcendentalists. Some of the planned activities include: walking the Freedom Trail with local historian Charlie Bahne; discovering Margaret Fuller’s and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s connections to Boston and Cambridge; enjoying an exclusive lecture by Dr. Robert Gross, a national authority on Concord, the Minutemen, and the Transcendentalists; and visiting such literary sites as Hawthorne’s The Old Manse, Emerson’s home, Alcott’s Orchard House, and Thoreau’s Walden Pond. Learn of the shifts in nineteenth-century Protestant theology as you visit Concord’s First Parish Church and Trinitarian Congregational Church, and travel to Fruitlands, the site of a nineteenth-century utopian society. We have also set aside plenty of time for you to explore Boston and Concord on your own, enjoy the cuisine, and simply relax in these historic locales.
Duration: Seven days, six nights, space is limited to 16 travelers
Price: $2,295*/person Double occupancy
*subject to change in case of airfare increases beyond our control, or if flying into Boston from another location other than the departure city of Milwaukee.
Price includes round-trip airfare; lodging- 3 nights at the Colonial Inn, Concord, and 3 nights at the Hilton Boston Downtown/Fanueil Hall; ground transportation while in Massachusetts; tour admissions; expert tour guides & guest lecturers; grab-n-go daily breakfast while in Concord; and some delightful culinary experiences (three lunches and a dinner). Students can earn three (3) credits Independent Study.
For more information, contact Teri Mattek @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-459-6685 at UW-Sheboygan Continuing Education.