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Upcoming Trips

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Join alumni and friends on an exciting travel adventure to one of these fascinating destinations. We’ll guide you along the way, provide pre-trip assistance, send an informational packet, and offer an enjoyable, worry-free travel experience. For more information on the Travel Program, contact Pat Anderson at panders1@niu.edu or 815-753-1512.


  • Treasures of Israel and Jordan

    On this touring itinerary, we will explore the historical and religious sites and modern wonders of Israel, and include a journey to the ancient stone-carved city of Petra - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.

  • Highlights of Southern Spain and Madrid

    Spain’s southern region is known for its beautiful landscapes, mild climate, numerous historic monuments, distinctive cultural life, unique architecture and fine arts.

  • Portugal – Douro River Cruise

    The distinct heritage and colorful customs of Portugal are revealed in Lisbon, Porto and the World Heritage-listed Douro Valley over the course of this memorable journey through Iberia.

  • Canadian Rockies Adventure—Featuring Two Days Onboard the Rocky Mountaineer

    From Vancouver we will set out on the famed Rocky Mountaineer for a journey through some of the most charming towns, majestic mountain scenery and the most awe-inspiring sites the Canadian Rockies have to offer.

  • Passion Play Tour – Oberammergau, Germany

    Nestled high in the Bavarian Alps, Oberammergau is a favorite location for anyone who loves majestic snow-capped mountains and old-world villages.

  • Baltic Cruise Adventure

    Cruise the Baltic Sea and experience Northern Europe’s numerous cultures, history, languages and natural beauty.

  • Classic Antarctica

    Embark on an award-winning Luxury Expedition Cruise to the centerpiece of the Southern Hemisphere─extraordinary Antarctica─where towering icebergs, massive glaciers and amazing wildlife make for the adventure of a lifetime.