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Alumni Tours

WE ARE … everywhere! With more than 645,000 living alumni, Penn Staters can be found in all 50 states and more than 160 countries around the globe. And with nearly 775,000 degrees awarded throughout the Commonwealth and beyond since its inception, Penn State’s impact continues to be felt in all areas of life.

Traveling with the Penn State Alumni Association means finding that impact wherever you go. For almost 50 years, the Alumni Association has been exploring the world, offering an opportunity to experience the cultures, architecture, and food in exotic and beautiful destinations both domestically and internationally. Our thoughtfully designed travel programs for the inquisitive and adventurous Nittany Lion offer lifelong connections with other Penn Staters—and 2017 will be no exception.



2016 Trip Calendar

2017 Trip Calendar

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Treasures of Peru
Treasures of Peru

Family Escape Aruba
Family Escape Aruba

Canary Islands
Canary Islands

TravelBlue Discount Vacations

Planning your own vacation? TravelBlue can save you money on lodging from historic inns in quaint New England to contemporary condos on Hawaii’s Kona Coast. Alumni Association members can access TravelBlue’s database of more than 20,000 deeply discounted vacation rentals here.

Independent Cruising for Penn Staters

The Penn State Alumni Association is pleased to introduce our members to AHI Cruises, travel experts who can help fulfill your independent cruise dreams. Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary or a special birthday, planning an on-board family reunion, or seeking a romantic getaway, our travel partners at AHI Cruises can assist with planning the perfect cruise experience for you. With access to every major cruise line in the world, AHI stands ready to serve as your trusted cruise authority. From luxury liners to an intimate yacht-like experience, AHI will help you find the perfect ship and design the cruise getaway that’s right for you!

Civil War Battlefield Tours

Join fellow history buffs for in–depth tours led by Civil War experts to relive the battles at storied places like Antietam, Vicksburg, and Gettysburg.

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“My third alumni tour with Penn State was the best so far! I’ve lined up my next two trips to be with Penn Staters—both old friends, and those I haven’t met yet.” — Trish Lawlor ’78

Featured Trip


Civil War Battlefield Study group photo

24th Annual Penn State Civil War Battlefield Study Tour

The expert tandem of retired Vicksburg National Military Park historian Terry Winschel '77 and retired Brig. Gen. Parker Hills will lead three full days of tours to historic sites, with limited classroom presentations and discussions. The group will be based in the heart of the beautiful historic district at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel which overlooks the Charleston City Market.