Travel Opportunities


When you travel with Wofford, you travel with friends. We offer a selection of unique journeys to the world's most beautiful locations, all with an educational focus. On a Wofford excursion, you'll experience the culture and history of foreign and domestic destinations as revealed to you by expert local guides and trained historians. Each trip is meticulously planned by leading national and international companies. All members of the Wofford community are invited to participate.

Questions about any of the below trips? Please contact Debbi Thompson, Director of Alumni and Parents Programs at 864-597-4185 or thompsondn@wofford.edu.

2016 Trips

 Alaska_bears Majestic Alaskan Beauty (July 15-25, 2016)
Discover the majestic beauty of Alaska, an unspoiled wonderland where breathtaking glaciers rise above silver-blue seas spectacular wildlife abounds, and distant mountains fringe lush, virgin forests.
 arch_2  Autumn in America's Heartland (October 2-10, 2016)  
Discover stunning landscapes, storied towns and the tranquility of river cruising aboard the American Queen. Your cruise includes delicious cuisine, beautifully appointed accommodations and fascinating shore excursions.  
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 European Empires of Artistry (October 14-22, 2016)
Board the luxurious Nautica and enjoy a 7-night cruise from Barcelona to Rome. You'll experience extraordinary architecture, awe-inspiring views of the French countryside and Italian coast, and the most renowned masterpieces from the Italian Renaissance period.



2017 Trips

SouthAfricaThumb South Africa Alumni Interim (January 8-20, 2017)- Led by Dr. Ted Monroe

Interim is always a highlight for Wofford students, and we think our alumni should still get to enjoy Interim, too! Join Dr. Ted Monroe on a South African adventure. You'll stay in upscale accommodations and hear from our a local tour guide every step of the way. Itinerary includes stops in Johannesburg, Kruger National Park and Cape Town. Learn more about Nelson Mandela and post-apartheid South Africa, see the "Big Five" on game rides during your stay at the luxurious Ngala Safari Lodge, tour the Cape of Good Hope, and much more.

ArgentinaCathedral Argentina Alumni Interim (January 14-22, 2017)- Led by Dr. Ana María Wiseman
Led by former faculty member Dr. Ana María Wiseman, this trip will provide Wofford alumni and friends the opportunity to immerse themselves in the history and culture of the country. Get to know the real Buenos Aires, get to meet the Argentines, drink mate, partake of a true grilling experience – the parrillada, learn how to make empanadas, become an Argentine wine connoisseur and, of course, last but not least – learn how to dance the Tango.
 Baja & The Riviera (January 7-17, 2017)

 A natural mosaic of golden sandy coves, clear aquamarine seas, and dramatic cliffs beckons on this voyage along Mexico’s Pacific Riviera and Baja Peninsula.
 Vineyards & Vignettes (May 23-June 1, 2017)

Colorful tiled churches, marvelous architecture and cuisine, and sun-dappled vineyards await you on this voyage from Lisbon to London aboard Oceania Cruises’ exquisite Nautica.
  Mediterranean Radiance (October 7-17, 2017)

 From glorious cathedrals to sparkling seascapes and sun-kissed beaches, encounter the Mediterranean’s radiant beauty on this odyssey aboard Oceania Cruises’ chic Riviera.
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