Domestic and International Travel Opportunities
Birds of a feather flock together. So, pack your bags and hit the road with your fellow alumni.
Join us on the Cardinal Migration domestic travel lifelong learning opportunity or travel with us internationally on a cruise or through a community service adventure.
Click here to see our 2016 Travel Programs Brochure!
Travel News for 2016
- Thunder over Louisville Air Show
April 21-24, 2016
You asked for shorter trips and we listened. This long weekend includes a breakfast cruise, private suite for viewing the air show and much more. See the full itinerary here.
- Cardinal Migration 2016:
May 15-18, 2016
Our annual alumni migration trip will head to Nashville, TN. Reserve your hotel room at the Holiday Inn Express Nashville Downtown at 877-443-7829, and ask for the Otterbein University group room rate of $199/night. Click here for Cardinal Migration details or to see the brochure.
Summer Travel 2016:
England and Scotland
July 15-25, 2016, limited to 40 travelers
The summer trip will be "Rolling Greens, Country Estates & Royal Castles" in England and Scotland! Highlights include a visit to Highclere Castle of Downton Abbey fame, riding the train in first class from London to Edinburgh and much more.
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Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park
July 28-Aug. 5, 2016
Visit five national parks during this 9-day tour in the Rockies and Montana, including Waterton Lakes National Park, Kootenay, Jasper and Banff National Parks and, of course, Glacier National Park. Highlights include an Ice Explorer ride on the Athabasca Glacier and a lake cruise to Spirit Island.
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Parks of Colorado Tour
August 13-21, 2016
Join the Otterbein family on this personally-designed adventure through majestic Colorado, the premier destination for rail excursions. This nine-day, fully-guided tour features amazing trains, breathtaking scenery, fantastic hotels and great food. Colorado, a “Rocky Mountain high” as John Denver would say, is truly a place to remember. There is no better way to experience Colorado! See the link at the bottom of this page for the photo album from the 2015 trip to Colorado
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West Virginia Trains and Fall Foliage
October 17-19, 2016
Join your Otterbein train and music enthusiasts on a two night/three day tour through the mountains of West Vriginia aboard the Cheat Mountain Salamander and the Cass Scenic Railroad.
See the itinerary for West Virginia Trains and Fall Foliage here
Young Alumni Adventurers Travel Program
Experience the fun and adventure of traveling with fellow Otterbein young alumni age 40 and younger along with their friends, spouses and family members! Take advantage of these upcoming Young Alumni Adventurers trips offered in 2016:
- Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees, July 9, 2016
- Horse Tails & Bourbon Trails, October 2016
Click here for details and to register!
Travel News for 2017
Spring 2017, date TBD
Enjoy the beauty of America's Southwest on this 8-day tour which includes 14 meals, all tips and transfers. Includes stops in Las Vegas, Zion National Park, Bryce National Park, Colorado River, Monument Valley, Lake Powell, Grand Canyon, and Sedona!
Trains and Parks of Colorado 2015
The Trains and Parks of Colorado Alumni & Friends trip this summer was a huge success! More than 90 alumni and friends joined us for two weeks of fun train travel and adventures. Follow the link below to see the highlights!
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