Educational Travel & Tours



Canton, Ohio

August 5 – 8, 2016


Continuing Education is leading lucky Packer fans to Brett Favre’s Enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Join Regional Continuing Education Director, Holly Wehrhahn for this amazing Packer fan history tour! We have reserved thirty of the much sought after Enshrinement packages which include the Enshrinement ceremony, the Hall of Fame game between the Packers and the Colts, and a Tim McGraw concert.

Brett Favre’s enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame has created an unprecedented rush on tickets; therefore, tickets for Saturday’s Enshrinement and Sunday’s Hall of Fame game sold out within hours. Continuing Education is very fortunate to have thirty packages for our community. For you!

In addition to the ceremony, game and concert, the Enshrinement package includes admission to the Hall of Fame museum, special university programming at the museum, a tailgate party before the game, a pre-concert party, dinner for the ceremony, Coach USA transportation, three nights lodging, and all transportation in Canton.

$2,249.00/person in double-occupancy. $2,839.00 for a single.

Register now! These seats are not going to be available for long!

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Registration payments are non-refundable and are due in full at the time of registration for the Hall of Fame Tour.


Historic Hawaii Adventure

With Regional Director, Holly Wehrhahn
January 27- February 5, 2017
Almost everyone’s Bucket List includes an adventure in Hawaii. Our 50th state is paradise within our reach. Continuing Education’s Hawaii Adventure features the excitement and history of Oahu and the beauty and culture of Maui. Spending four nights on each island will give us an opportunity to visit historic sights, explore the splendor of volcanoes, discover nature, dine at farm to table restaurants, reunite with old C.E. friends, and make new ones.
Package includes: roundtrip airfare from Chicago to Honolulu and return from Maui; inter-island flight; 8 nights lodging; tours on each island; daily breakfast; and a few dinners, including an exciting Luau! Join Continuing Education on our most exciting domestic tour to date!

 *Stay tuned for more details to come!*

Registration information can be found here

 Isle Royale

Exploring Isle Royale National Park

September 5 - 11, 2016

w/tour leader, Mark Miner

**Limited Spots Available - Please register early! 

Join Mark Miner on hiking tour of Isle Royale National Park!  

UW– Waukesha department of Continuing Education will lead a group of nature lovers as far north as we can go without hitting Canada! The Isle Royale National Park is a prime example of North Woods Wilderness. According to the Isle Royale National Park, "The park was designated part of the National Wilderness Preservation System in 1976, under the Wilderness Act, and remains today as an example of primitive America. In fact, over 99% of the land in Isle Royale is designated wilderness."

A hiker, photographer, or nature lover's dream, the Isle is the perfect backdrop for those adventure seekers! According to the Isle Royale National Park, "The Park is composed of many parallel ridges resulting from ancient lava flows which were tilted and glaciated. There are historic lighthouses and shipwrecks, ancient copper mining sites, and plenty of spots to observe moose, wolves, loons, beaver, fox, and other small mammals and birdlife." 

Accessible only by foot, boat, or float plane, we've arranged the perfect opportunity for you to see nature at its finest. We've even arranged a lecture on the flora and fauna of Isle Royale! Take a look at the itineraryand you will be amazed at what this educational trip has to offer!

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The price for the full package is only $1,859/person with double-occupancy and $2,089 for single-occupancy.

Registration deposit payments are non-refundable and are due upon registration. The trip balance will be due July 15th.

Save your spot now!! These trips are going to fill!!



 Up Up and Away: Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta

October 5 - 8, 2016

With Tour Director, Vic Passante

Continuing Education at UW Colleges Southeast Region is proud to announce our most recent...and exciting...addition to our Bucket List trips: 
The Albuquerque International Balloon FiestaOctober 5 - 8, 2016.
Join us and your friends on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to the Land of Enchantment where we'll be part of the largest balloon fiesta in the world, become immersed in Native culture, and, if you're adventurous enough, take your own hot air balloon ride over the Rio Grande valley.

    Take a look at the itinerary and flier and if you're interested, join us for our Information Session on April 21 at 6:30pm in the Commons building, room C101. You may just decide if this is your next trip with Continuing Education!



Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL - May 19, 2016 

What to expect from the Lincoln Park Food Tour:

One-of-a-Kind Food Tastings – This guided Food Tour visits six food tasting stops in the lakefront neighborhood of Lincoln Park, the largest park area in Chicago. Succulent food samples, enough for a large lunch, are served from locally owned and operated artisan stores, delis and one-of-a-kind cafés. Stops include Chicago’s top rated Chicago-style stuffed pizza, the longest operating all-cupcake boutique and an iconic bagel shop. All food tastings are included in the ticket price. 

Culture & Historical Experience – Between bountiful samplings, you’ll get an insider’s view of many Chicago gourmand-favorite mainstays as you traverse the vibrant streets of the Lincoln Park neighborhood near Oz Park and Armitage Avenue. Our professional guides share their knowledge of foodie favorites, lively parks, hidden gems and exciting local entertainment and cultural options.

  • Delicious food specialties are served on the Lincoln Park Food Tour (subject to change) - see below!
  • Bacino's Pizzeria: #1 Rated Heart-healthy Chicago style Stuffed Pizzeria and Italian Trattoria (established 1978)
  • Vosges Haut - Chocolat: "Travel the World through Chocolate" with a Bon Appetit Food Artisan of the Year winner (established 1998)
  • Swirlz Cupcakes: Chicago's top-rated and longest operating all-cupcake boutique (established 2006)
  • Berco's Popcorn: Chicago popcorn maker featuring authentic homemade recipes and flavors (established 2013)
  • Glazed & Infused Doughnuts:Handcrafted and gourmet doughnut shop featuring sweet and savory reinventions (established 2012)
  • Chicago Bagel Authority: Iconic Lincoln Park bagel shop featuring decadent sandwiches, chilis and apparel (established 1998)

When tour is over, the remaining time is on your own to shop and explore the area.

NOTE: There is a lot of walking on this tour but all fitness levels are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Tours take place rain or shine.

Travel date: Thursday, May 19, 2016.
Time: Departs UW-Manitowoc campus at 7:15 am, returns at approximately 7:30 pm.
Fee: $109. Includes transportation and guided taste tour. Tour goes rain or shine.
Group size is limited so register early!
Group leaders: Suzanne Lawrence, Director of Continuing Education, UW-Manitowoc, and Holly Wehrhahn, Director of Continuing Education , UW-Sheboygan.