Napa Valley College
Educational Trips and Tours
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Napa Valley College Main Campus, Room 838
No Parking Permit needed
Do you have a spirit of adventure and the desire to make new friends? You are invited to an upcoming seminar to learn more about traveling with Napa Valley College on exciting and affordable group trips. Napa Valley College has provided thousands of participants with the opportunity to enjoy enriching and life-changing journeys home and abroad for 40 years. The college does the planning and execution of details so participants can comfortably and safely be escorted to destinations of interest. No need to hesitate...the included unique cancellation waiver allows you to cancel at ANY time, for ANY reason until the day before departure.
Trip price includes: Many meals; Round-trip airfare and Airport transportation; Air taxes and fee surcharges; Hotel transfers; 4-star hotel accommodations; Motor coach transportation throughout; Admission to all attractions mentioned as "included"; Porterage of your suitcase; Professional tour director; trip cancellation and medical insurance.
For more detailed information on trips listed here, please call
707-967-2940 and leave your name and address and phone number. You may also contact NVC's Trips & Tours Coordinator: Jsercu@napavalley.edu
Islands of New England
September 12 - 19, 2019
New England’s miles of sandy beaches, majestic coasts, and rolling surf invite relaxation. The Islands of New England tour spends eight days exploring New England’s charms, from the cobblestone streets of Nantucket to a dry harvest cranberry bog. Step back in time at Plimoth Plantation to sample traditional recipes from that period, learn some Pilgrim etiquette and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast where you’ll learn to “eat like a Pilgrim.” In Provincetown, the choice is yours – set out on a whale watch cruise or embark on a scenic adventure through the iconic sand dunes of the Cape. Visit Boston and Providence, the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, the lively artist colony of Provincetown, and the beautiful islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Complete your New England experience as you indulge in a traditional seafood and lobster feast.
The Great Smoky Mountains
October 10 - 18, 2019
Experience warm southern hospitality in America’s southeast. Come to know its rich history and deep traditions on this tour highlighted by stays in Atlanta, Gatlinburg and Asheville. Highlights include city tour of Atlanta, visit to CNN Center, visit Coca Cola World, Stone Mountain Park, see the Chattanooga Choo Choo motel, Dollywood, Lexington Glassworks, and Grandfather Mountain.
Niagara Falls to New York City
October 4 - 11, 2019
Cruise on the Erie Canal. Then head down to the Arcade and Attica Railroad and ride a vintage train through the countryside. Cross the border into Canada to see Niagara Falls up close on your Maid of the Mist cruise. Visit the Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion and Cooperstown, home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame . Stop at the home of the United States Military Academy, West Point for lunch and a tour. Then continue to New York City, “the city that never sleeps.” If you would like more time in New York, please inquire about the 4-night extension.
Colors of Morocco
*January 30 – February 9, 2020
Get to know the vibrant culture and colorful backdrops that are distinctively Morocco. Dine at Rick’s Café, the mythical saloon from the 1942 film “Casablanca.” Spend time in the capital city of Rabat. Explore Fes, one of the holiest cities in the world, on a walking tour in the Medina, where donkeys and mules laden with goods still walk the ancient market. Make your way through the Sahara Desert by jeep before boarding a camel for your ride to your nomad camp. Travel the rugged “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs” to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. In Marrakech, get a true taste of Moroccan hospitality during lunch and tea with a local family. End with dinner in a palace. Enchanting Morocco will dazzle you with its deep history, unique atmosphere and welcoming people. *Our 2nd departure - The first departure is full!
March 23 – April 1, 2020
Embark on an incredible journey through the Andean oasis of Colombia and begin a love affair with the vibrancy, spirit, and passion of this emerald of the Caribbean coast. Visit Bogotá – Colombia’s beating heart. Fly over mystic valleys and stand at the foot of the Andes in Colombia’s verdant coffee region, where wax palms tower overhead and the secrets to perfect Colombian coffee are revealed. On a journey of discovery, tour the murals of Medellín’s Comuna 13 with a neighborhood resident. Adventure to the Cocora Valley with 4x4 “Willys” to hike or explore on horseback. Line the aisles of a sensory buffet at Paloquemao market, and indulge in the romance and history of sultry Cartagena. When you experience Colombia, you discover earthly treasures swept across stunning Caribbean landscapes that enliven the spirit – and sense of adventure – around every turn.
Discover Washington, D.C.
April 9 – 14, 2020
The epic story of American democracy comes to life in America’s capital city. View the extraordinary monuments throughout the National Mall that commemorate the heroes who have shaped America’s past, including the World War II Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. Wander Mt. Vernon’s beautiful plantation grounds, and tour the beloved home of George Washington. Uncover the gems of the Smithsonian Institution as you explore some of its world-renowned museum collections. Tour Washington National Cathedral and admire the architecture of this magnificent building that took 83 years to complete. On a guided tour, learn about Ford’s Theater where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Join us for this extraordinary exploration of America’s history and culture in Washington, D.C. It’s time to immerse yourself in the epic story of America.
April 29 – May 6, 2020
A journey through Canyon Country brings you into a colorful world of stunning southwestern vistas and the unique topography of three national parks: Zion, Bryce and the Grand Canyon. Delve into the region’s Native American history during a chat with a local tribe member. Take time to shop in Sedona’s marketplace and travel through Kaibab National Forest. Spend a night on the South Rim of the magnificent Grand Canyon. Luxuriate at the Lake Powell Resort for two nights. Personalize your Arizona travel by choosing to either take in the stark beauty of Monument Valley on a narrated ride or take a cruise through the canyons for a different perspective on the spectacular scenery. Then it’s off to the neon-lit spectacle of Las Vegas.
For more detailed information on these trips, please call 967-2940 and leave your name and address. Or email: Jsercu@napavalley.edu