Travel Opportunities

Scotland 2015

Scotland

Aug. 19-27, 2015
Discover the unique and storied culture of Scotland's Highland and Lowland regions, which are steeped in Celtic mystery and lore. With this trip you'll enjoy:

  • Seven nights in Stirling, Scotland, at the first-class Stirling Highland Hotel.
  • A private performance of Highland dance and bagpipe playing, and a traditional Haggis Ceremony
  • Seeing the historic home of William Wallace
  • Visiting Stirling Castle, Edinburgh Castle and Scone Palace
  • Attending a performance of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo
  • Seeing the historic cities of Edinburgh and St. Andrews
  • Learning about Scotland's ancient whiskey artistry at The Famous Grouse Experience.

This trip includes several meals, but does not include airfare. The cost of the trip starts at $3,795. Learn more.

The Masters

The Masters

April 6-9, 2016
Experience the great golf tradition, The Masters Golf Tournament with the Missouri State University Foundation!

  • Stay in historic Savannah
  • Play the Club at Savannah Harbor, designed by Robert Cupp and Sam Snead
  • Head to Augusta National on Friday of the Masters to see who advances for the chance to don the green jacket

This specialty tour offers the perfect combination of golf, relaxation, southern charm and the opportunity to be a part of the historic tournament that is the Masters.The cost of the trip starts at $3,599. Learn more.

Cuba 2016

Cuba

April 10-18, 2016
Immerse yourself in the culture of Cuba on this educational exchange program licensed by the U.S. Department of Treasury.

  • Visit the cities of Havana, Trinidad, Cienfuegos and Pinar del Rio.
  • See the majestic Sierra del Rosario mountains.
  • Marvel at Cuba's magnificent colonial architecture.
  • Watch cigar makers create Cuba's most famous export.
  • Ride in a classic convertible and visit the beautiful countryside.
  • Gain insight into Cuba's culture, history, economy and daily life from local experts.

This program features nine nights in Cuba and one night in Miami. All excursions and meals while in Cuba are included. The cost of the trip starts at $4,995 if booked by Oct. 27, 2015. Learn more.

Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby

May 4-8, 2016
Delight in the horse capital of the world with an exclusive Kentucky Derby experience in Lexington, Kentucky. Enjoy downtown accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Lexington and explore:

  • Dawn at the Downs
  • The Kentucky Bourbon Trail
  • Working horse farms

Sit front and center during Derby Day, and take in the grandeur at Churchill Downs. Join the Missouri State University Foundation for an unforgettable way to experience “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.” The cost of the trip starts at $2,489. Learn more.

France 2016

Provence, France

June 14-22, 2016
Discover Provence, France, where sun-drenched beaches and undulating hills tie the Mediterranean to the Alps. Its very name conjures images of idyllic days with light illuminating the countryside's sloping vineyards and lush olive groves.

  • Walk in the footsteps of Paul Cezanne as you explore his historic hometown of Aix-en-Provence.
  • Journey through the scenic, forested region of Le Luberon and admire picturesque mountain villages.
  • Visit the historic monuments of Arles and the Pont du Gard.
  • Explore the medieval streets of Avignon, a city that served as the center of the Roman Catholic Church from 1309 to 1377.
  • Enjoy flexible excursions, which allow you to choose among cultural, active, special interest and service activities.

The trip includes accommodations, several meals, excursions and more. The cost of the trip starts at $3,295 if booked by Dec. 8, 2015. Learn more.

Spain 2016

Barcelona and San Sebastian, Spain

Sept. 4-13, 2016
Explore vibrant Spain on this eight-night adventure through its eclectic architecture, sumptuous food and proud culture.

  • Visit the Works of Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona
  • Journey to the Penedes wine region for a tour and tasting at one of the region's wineries.
  • Visit the historic monuments of Arles and the Pont du Gard.
  • Explore San Sebastian, a vibrant coastal resort town.
  • Get an insider's look at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.
  • Enjoy flexible excursions, which allow you to choose among cultural, active, special interest and service activities.

The trip includes accommodations, several meals, excursions and more. The cost of the trip starts at $3,495 if booked by March 22, 2016. Learn more.