Oakland University
Monday, November 12, 2012

2013 Grizzly Getaways Travel Program announced

Pack your suitcase and your love for learning when you travel with Oakland University Grizzly Getaway Alumni Travel. Choose from extraordinary places to explore and immerse yourself in the history, art, culture and cuisine in faraway corners of the globe. You'll be in good company when sharing your travel experience with fellow OU alumni with a mutual interest in discovery and adventure.

2013 Travel Schedule

Discover Scotland June 17 - 26, 2013
Transport yourself to a country of stunning landscapes, lively cities, stirring history plus distinct myths and stories. The tour begins in Edinburgh with a guided tour of Edinburgh Castle, home of the Scottish Crown Jewels; and the Palace of Holyrood, the Queen's official residence. Travel to St. Andrews, the beautiful town that gave the world the game of golf. Visit the majestic Dunrobin Castle which dates back to the 1300s and take in the panorama of Loch Ness, one of Britain's most scenic bodies of water. Keep your eyes open - you never know when Nessie will appear! Click here for more information.
Prices start at $3,999 per person with round trip airfare

Colors of New England September 30 - October 7, 2013
Marvel at the autumn foliage while journeying through New England's charming and vibrant northern states. Visit traditional white steeple churches, quaint villages and tree-covered mountainsides throughout Boston, Massachusetts; Woodstock and Stowe, Vermont; North Conway, New Hampshire and Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Click here for more information.
Prices start at $2,649 per person with round trip airfare

Beijing City Stay November 7 - 15, 2013
Experience the beauty and intrigue of this ancient city that remains both the political and cultural heart of China. Delve into China's history with a visit to Tiananmen Square, one of the largest public spaces in the world. Visit a silk factory and explore how traditional artisans create the luxurious fabric. Take a walk along The Great Wall and take in the sweeping vistas. Click here for more information.
Prices start at $2,549 per person with round trip airfare

For additional information, please join us for a travel presentation on Wednesday, January 16 in the Oakland Center Heritage Room. Presentation times: Discover Scotland 5:30 p.m., Colors of New England 6 p.m., and Beijing City Stay 6:30 p.m. Please contact Amanda Fylan, alumni engagement and marketing manager, to register for the travel presentation at (248) 364-6128 or fylan@oakland.edu. For more information on the Grizzly Getaway Travel Program click here.

Created by Amanda Fylan (fylan@oakland.edu) on Monday, November 12, 2012
Modified by Amanda Fylan (fylan@oakland.edu) on Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Article Start Date: Monday, November 12, 2012