Welcome to the SGC Continuing Education Travel Program!
Scheduled May 23 – May 31, 2009, "Trains
of the Colorado Rockies" is a nine-day adventure where you can experience
the majesty of the Colorado Rockies from four trains that celebrate the can-do
spirit of the Old West. Scale Pike's Peak on the world's highest cog railway.
Climb aboard an 1881 steam train for a journey through the San Juan Mountains.
Travel the Trail Ridge Road, the highest continuous highway in the U.S.,
reaching 12,183 ft. Discover the ancient culture of the Anasazi Indians at Mesa
Verde National Park. Relish cowboy culture in an evening of authentic dining and
Tour highlights include visits to Denver, Rocky Mountain National Park,
Georgetown Loop Railroad, Vail, Grand Junction, Durango & Silverton Railroad,
Durango, Mesa Verde National Park, Royal Gorge Railroad, Colorado Springs,
Pike's Peak Cog Railway, and Garden of the Gods.
Explore the abundant charms of New England along its winding
back roads during the peak season for fall foliage. The tour along “New
England Back Roads” will be October 15 – October 22, 2009. Get to know
historic Boston with a locally guided tour. Wander Vermont's Shelburne Museum's
thirty-seven carefully restored buildings. Visit a picturesque working farm.
Cruise on Lake Champlain, lined with the striking Adirondacks. Dig in at a
traditional New England lobster dinner. Hug Maine's dramatic coast and discover
the communities of Boothbay Harbor and Kennebunkport. Watch apples transform
into cider at Cold Hollow Cider Mill.
Highlights of the tour will be
visits to Boston, Bennington, Molly Stark Trail, Adams Farm, Shelburne Museum,
Cold Hollow Cider, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, Stowe, Lincoln, North
Conway, Boothbay Harbor, and Kennebunkport.
“Enchanting Christmas Markets”
is set for December 3 – December 10, 2009. The trip spends two nights in four
star locations in Salzburg, Vienna, and Praque. It includes famous Christmas
markets in Salzburg, Linz, Vienna and Prague.
Travel with Collette Vacations and you will discover the history and traditions
of Austria from Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg to Vienna’s stunning St.
Stephan’s Cathedral ending in the Czech Republic’s Golden City of Prague with
its beguiling mix of architectural gems. With two nights in each of these lovely
cities, this is a well-balanced tour with an easy pace and unforgettable dining
experiences that include Salzburg’s centuries-old St. Peter’s Restaurant and the
historic Altes Presshaus Restaurant in the wine-making village of Grinzing.