Travel & Tours

The Wright State Alumni Association offers educational tours with unique itineraries exclusively to our Wright State family (alumni, friends, faculty, staff & retirees).  Travel to exotic destinations to learn about culture, art, history, and much more.   

2020 TOURS 

Mayan Mosaic

7-day cruise from Miami to Miami
From $1,599/person 
January 25 – February 1, 2020

Journey to the tropical paradise of the Caribbean and Mexico on this seven-night cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Sirena. Begin your voyage in Miami, Florida, “America’s Riviera,” where the Art Deco District and the Latin flavors of Little Havana entice visitors from around the world. Set sail for colorful Key West—this memorable island offers a unique combination of relaxed hospitality, distinctive architecture, and rich maritime history. See the local establishments where Ernest Hemingway once shared his big-game fishing exploits, or visit Harry Truman’s “Little White House.” Continue through the Gulf of Mexico and into the Caribbean Sea to Roatán, home to white sand beaches, clear topaz waters, and the Great Mayan Reef, the second-largest barrier reef in the world. Spend the day snorkeling, sunbathing, or exploring the natural habitat up close. Sail on to the island paradise of Harvest Caye just off the coast of Belize, inviting you to explore its remarkably biodiverse surroundings. Visit the Blue Morpho Butterfly Sanctuary or relax at the beach. Before your journey ends in Miami, spend a day in Costa Maya, where you can swim among the marine life  that inhabits the pristine coral reef or explore the area’s fascinating Mayan ruins hidden deep in the jungle.

To register for this trip, download the PDF brochure HERE

Norwegian Cruise to Bermuda

7-day cruise from New York City to Bermuda
From $1,104/person + taxes and fees
May 3–10, 2020

The Wright State Alumni Association is excited to partner with Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) to provide alumni, families, friends, and community members the opportunity of a lifetime! Our 7-day cruise will disembark on May 3, 2020 from New York City to the beautiful island of BERMUDA where you will spend 3 days before returning to New York City on  May 10, 2020. This 7-day cruise to Bermuda from NYC will be on-board NCL's newest ship, ENCORE.


Medieval Sojourn

10-night cruise from Barcelona to Athens
From $3,199/person + taxes and fees
October 5–16, 2020

Encounter the history of the eastern Mediterranean aboard Oceania Cruises' Marina. Begin in Barcelona, a thriving center of culture. From there, sail to Monte Carlo and take in the glamorous Monte Carlo Casino and the Circuit de Monaco, the site of the famed Grand Prix. In Rome, come face to face with history as you experience the ancient Roman Forum, the Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, and Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Explore Sorrento—stroll the seaside promenades and cobblestone streets or travel to see the legendary ruins of Pompeii. Next, stop in Santorini and see its breathtaking rock formations climbing from the volcanic floor. Discover the ruins of Ephesus near Kuşadasi, which is home to the Temple of Artemis—one of the remaining Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Before concluding your trip in Athens, sail to Mitilini—the “Garden of the Aegean”—and visit its ancient Roman theater and Byzantine castle.

To register for this trip, download the PDF brochure HERE

2021 TOURS 

Sunny Portugal

Estoril Coast, Alentejo & Algarve
From $3,549/person

April 17 — April 26, 2021

Postcard-worthy coastlines brushing against crystal clear water, stunning cliffs plunging into the rocky waves below, and awe-inspiring vistas that will leave you speechless – this is the Algarve. The southernmost region of Portugal, the Algarve is home to the perfect combination of historical architecture and sandy beaches. Although every area of the Algarve offers unique charms and is the perfect setting for a relaxing getaway, some of the preferred cities of this region include Lagos, Faro, Tavira, and Sagres. While in the Algarve, make sure you sample some of the fresh seafood, indulge in the local figs and oranges, and maybe even buy a piece of intricately painted pottery.

To register for this trip, download the PDF brochure HERE or visit the registration site.

For more information on any tour, please call (937) 775-2620.

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