Activities and Travel - Trips | Southwestern Illinois College


Sept. 6-12

Price is just being finalized. Highlights of this motor coach tour include: Amish Acres, two nights in the Grand Hotel, the Dunes, two world famous gardens, and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. Call Nancy for a flyer!


Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019

St. Louis has played a strong role in the history of music. Learn from Joan Huisinga as you visit the National Blues Museum, the Scott Joplin home, SaxQuest, and more! Lunch is at McGurk’s. The trip is limited to 40 people. Cost is $103 per person. Deadline for reservations is Aug. 20. Depart 9 a.m. from the Schnuck’s on North Belt West, Belleville. Return about 5:15 p.m.


Monday, Oct. 7, 2019

Learn about the Jewish faith, customs, and foods. Linda Koenig will take you to a temple, the Holocaust Museum, and the smallest Jewish Cemetery in the U.S. Eat a kosher lunch at a local deli. Cost is $85 per person. Deadline for reservations is Sept. 12. Depart at 9:15 a.m. from the Schnuck’s on North Belt West, Belleville. Return about 5 p.m.

Western Caribbean Cruise

Feb. 15 – 23, 2020

Say goodbye to the cold and head out to the Islands! Start with a hotel night in Tampa before boarding the Norwegian Dawn. Price has just been finalized and includes airport transfers, air, insurance, gratuities, pre-night hotel, and all meals on ship. This trip will sell out quick! Call Nancy for a flyer!

Iceland Explorer

June 3 – 9, 2020

Experience 24 hours of sun and be the envy of your friends! Tour the Golden Circle with its many waterfalls; see the Skogar Folk Museum; see Viking ships, hot springs and mud pots. Perhaps take a swim in the world famous Blue Lagoon, known for its therapeutic waters. Cost is $4,739 per person, double. Included is air, airport transfers, travel insurance, eight meals, and five nights in one hotel. Call Nancy for a flyer.

The Passion Play and a River Cruise! Trip is waitlisted!

Sept. 20 – 29, 2020

We start in Budapest and travel the Danube River. Along the way we stop in Bratislava, Vienna, Durnstein, Passau, Oberammergau for the Passion Play (held every 10 years) and finish in Munich for the Oktoberfest! Prices begin at $6,549 per person for Category E. This trip has strict deposit and cancelation dates. Please call Nancy for more pricing or for a brochure. Looking for a roommate? There may be others looking to share a room too.

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December 13 – Christmas at the St. Louis Symphony


For more information on any of these trips, call Nancy at 618-234-4410, ext. 7020 or 314-436-3128, ext. 7020.

PSOP trip reservation form

All day trip fees include escort, motor coach, entrance fees, taxes and gratuities. Confirmation letters will be mailed about a week prior to the event. If cancellation is received seven working days or less to the start of the trip, and a replacement is found, then a full refund less a $5 processing fee will be given.