Travel the world with the Baylor family

Baylor Alumni is busy planning extraordinary adventures around the world and domestically for the Baylor Family through our travel program. Travel destinations for 2022 and 2023 include but are not limited to Greece, Southeast Alaska, Coastal Maine, Albuquerque, and more.

Upcoming Trips

Danube River

Christmas on the Danube
Dec. 2-10, 2022 | 9 Days | 19 Meals
Prices starting at $3,328

Welcome the winter season with a timeless trip down the Danube River. Board your cruise and relax as you are transported along beloved cities, where age-old culture is interwoven into seasonal specialties. Trip features stops at Würzburg, Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, Wachau Valley, Glühwein Party, Vienna, Hofburg Palace, the Vienna Opera House, and more! Peruse handcrafted trinkets, traditional sweets, and infectious holiday cheer as you make your way though some of Europe’s most renowned Christmas markets.

To learn more about International Travel Restrictions for this trip, click here.


Tuscany

Spotlight on Tuscany
March 15-23, 2023 | 9 Days | 10 Meals
Prices starting at $3,229

Rolling landscapes, delicious food and stunning architecture – find all of this and more in Tuscany. Unpack once on this journey among Italy's most charming towns. Explore Montecatini Terme, a town nestled in the heart of the rolling hills of Tuscany, the rich renaissance architecture of Florence, take a winery tour in Lucca, a cooking class in Pisa, and so much more!

To learn more about International Travel Restrictions for this trip, click here.


Galapagos Eco Experience

Young Alumni Galapagos Eco Experience
April 15-22, 2023 | 8 days
Prices starting at $2,587

Ready to discover the Galapagos Islands, one of the most eco-friendly places in the world promoting responsible tourism? Humanity truly cannot afford to lose one of the most biodiverse places in the world and the local communities appreciate your support, as they protect this natural treasure on a daily basis. From learning about indigenous cultures in Quito to exploring cloud forests and getting first-hand experiences with amazing wild and sea life - experience the Galapagos Islands - a dream come true for many of us. Get ready to enjoy the treasures this very special place has to offer.


Scotland

Discover Scotland
May 7-16, 2023 | 10 Days | 14 Meals
Prices starting at $4,379

Travel with the Baylor Family through Scotland, a country of stunning landscapes, lively cities and stirring history. Enjoy stunning and unspoiled landscapes as you journey through the Great Glen, famous for its many lochs (lakes). Visit Skara Brae and discover the remains of a Neolithic village built at the same time as the Great Pyramids in Egypt. Continue on toward the prehistoric Ring of Brodgar, reported to be older than Stonehenge. Local guides will introduce you to ethereal places that few visitors to Scotland get to experience!

This program also offers optional pre-tour extensions in Dublin and London.


Normandy

D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy and Liberation of France
May 25-31, 2023 | 7 Days
Prices starting at $4,695

Normandy’s WWII history is intriguing and moving in countless ways. You will experience these sacred sites in ways other tours can’t offer with The National WWII Museum. With unmatched local expertise, our itinerary delves deeper into the stories and tumultuous times of World War II while providing the convenience and attention to detail you expect while traveling. View full trip itinerary.


National Parks & Lodges of the Old West

National Parks & Lodges of the Old West
June 22-30, 2023 | 9 Days | 24 Meals
Prices starting at $4,995

Trace the legends and natural splendors of the American West—an awe-inspiring expanse filled with beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, hiking, storytelling, and incredible historic lodges you’ll write home about. From identifying a wildflower to recalling details about Mt. Rushmore’s making, the company and keen eyes of an expert Orbridge Expedition Leader will make all the difference in your educational experience. Enriched by their wealth of expertise, you’ll bring home a deeper understanding of the flora, fauna, natural history, and cultural narrative of the Old West.


Portugal

Young Alumni Portugal Journey
June 24-July 2, 2022 | 9 Days
Prices starting at $1,885

Encounter Portuguese traditions in Porto’s beautiful historic old town and cross the bridge into Vila Nova de Gaia. Go biking in the Douro Valley wine country and discover lush river valley vineyards that lie beneath the hilltop castles. Meander up one of Lisbon’s lofty hills to the Alfama neighborhood or take famous Tram 28 to discover the capital city’s tiny neighborhoods with baroque streets and dazzling statues. Venture south to the famed Algarve with its stunning coastline views for some beach time and watersports. Portugal is still a bargain, but a destination on the rise, and now is the time to go.


Discover Southeast Alaska

Discover Southeast Alaska
July 14–July 21, 2023 | 8 Days
Prices starting at $4,695

The unyielding forces of nature are on full display throughout Alaska's Inside Passage. Mountains erode by the crushing force of massive glaciers, icebergs drift across aquamarine waters, and the life cycles of flora and fauna are compressed into the scant weeks of an arctic summer. During this expedition cruise, navigate narrow channels and waterways with skilled naturalists at your side—ready to encounter Alaska's abundant wildlife, breathtaking peaks and fjords, and ice-blue glaciers of unfathomable proportions.


Canadian Rockies by Train

Canadian Rockies by Train
July 16-24, 2023 | 9 Days | 13 Meals
Prices starting at $6,779

Listen to the peaceful sounds of a bygone era while natural beauty dances to life before your eyes in a scenic wonderland; it’s a veritable journey back in time as you travel from Vancouver to Jasper. Relax and discover the delight of overnight training aboard VIA Rail’s The Canadian. Heralded in 1955 as “the first and only all-stainless steel ‘dome’ streamliner in Canada,” The Canadian has been exceeding passenger expectations ever since. Enjoy first-class meals and awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies vistas. Spend the night in the comfort of your own bed inside a private sleeping room that includes a private washroom. From the moment you board VIA Rail’s The Canadian, you’ll embrace the nostalgia of a golden era; rail lines trace history while whisking travelers through scenery far removed from the highway.


Multi Generational Tour: Costa Rica
August 15-20, 2023 | 6 days
Land package from: $1,986

Explore this small but very diverse country on an adventure of wildly contrasting landscapes. Take a hike at the foot of Arenal Volcano, dive into the Ecotermales Fortuna hot springs, find exotic birds and playful monkeys in tropical forests and marvel at the amazing La Fortuna waterfall. Relax on the pristine beaches of Guanacaste or go for an adrenaline rush zip lining through the cloud forest canopy. Experience all that Costa Rica has to offer together with friends and family.


Essential Europe Grad Trip

Flavors of Sicily
September 22-30, 2023 | 9 Days
Prices starting at $5,995

No other part of Italy embraces you as warmly and feeds you as well as Sicily. We invite you to explore the many layers of the island’s history, its delectable cuisine and vintages, and its engaging culture. Visit Sicily’s many marvelous sites, admire her stunning vistas, and relax and rejuvenate in your stately accommodations.


Roaming Coastal Maine

Roaming Coastal Maine with the Baylor Women's Council
September 24-30, 2023 | 7 Days | 9 Meals
Prices starting at $3,579

Stretching over an expanse of 47,000 acres, Acadia National Park is home to a vast range of natural beauty. Acadia fully encompasses the quintessential essence of Maine’s best nature. Take in the rugged mountains peeking out above the treetops, covered in a blanket of evergreen forests. From streams and sounds to ponds and ocean coastline, admire the striking contrast of the gentle blue waters to the rocky shores. In autumn, colorful foliage appears to go on for miles, continuing out of sight over the hills and valleys. In the early 1900’s, J. D. Rockefeller commissioned a network of roads throughout the park, initially designed for horse and carriage. These paths remain today but are frequented by bikes and adventurers rather than buggies.


Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
October 11-16, 2023 | 6 Days | 7 Meals
Prices starting at $3,199

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a world-renowned attraction and destination. For more than four decades, the first week in October brings the smell of roasting chiles and the beautiful, magical moving picture show of hot air balloons sailing silently through the crisp fall air.From its modest beginnings in 1972 with 13 balloons launching from a shopping mall parking lot, the Balloon Fiesta has grown to multiple events launching year-round at the custom-designed, 365-acre Balloon Fiesta Park. This signature event, with over 600 balloons, is the largest ballooning event on earth, the most photographed event on earth, and one of the largest annual international events held in the United States


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