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Experience Community Travel with SUU and Learn Around the Globe

Posted: April 04, 2019 | Author: Haven Scott | Read Time: 2 minutes

experience-community-travel-with-suu-and-learn-around-the-globe.jpgThis Christmas, give the gift of travel with Southern Utah University’s community travel program. SUU Community on the Go trips are designed for those who love to learn, experience world cuisine, and visit historic museums, theatres and art galleries around the world.

Community on the Go will be taking art and theatre lovers on an unforgettable holiday trip in December. Experience the magic of the holiday season like never before with “Christmas in London.” This community trip is led by SUU faculty experts who have traveled to London with student study abroad groups and know all the historic landmarks, museums, galleries, theatres, and hidden treasures.

Travelers are sure to find the holiday spirit while attending an organ recital at St. Paul’s Cathedral, a Christmas sing-along at Royal Albert Hall, visiting Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park or shopping in the holiday markets outside the ancient city of Oxford.

Other guided tours include Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Trafalgar Square, along with taking in West End theatre production and visiting the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. And, travelers will also learn from SUU experts while roaming several museums and art galleries, including; The British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Natural History and Science Museums, and a bus tour to Stonehenge.

SUU Community on the Go has more trips scheduled for 2020 including, a trip Italy in partnership with the Cedar City Chamber of Commerce and a domestic trip to New England led by SUU President Scott Wyatt titled “Freedom Trail.”

In Italy, participants will be leaving in March 2020 for eight days of luxury, history, art, and food along western Italy coast in Naples, Sorrento, Capri, Pompeii, and Amalfi, among others. Travelers will also enjoy many artisan shops selling local wares, museums and art galleries, visiting the Gardens of Augustus, learning the art of pasta making from a master pastaio, or a pasta maker, and an optional limoncello making session.

“Freedom Trail” travelers will be heading to Boston in the fall of 2020 to explore the exciting history of some of the events leading to the founding of the United States of America. From the site of the Boston Tea Party to the home of Paul Revere, and the USS Constitution, participants in this historic trip will be taken back in time through artifacts, art, museums, and dining from some of Boston’s finest restaurants.

Christmas in London” takes place Dec. 8 – 14. Reserve your spot today by visiting suu.edu/onthego, or call (435) 586-7808 for more information. To be placed on a waiting list for more information about the upcoming Italy and “Freedom Trail” excursions in 2020, email onthego@suu.edu.

SUU Community on the Go offers fun, educational, and affordable travel for the community to international and domestic destinations. All trips are led by SUU faculty experts who share their expertise while touring with travelers in a group environment. Activities are flexible and designed using community feedback.

Photos courtesy of SUU Community on the Go

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