travel aug23 

Travel With OLLI

One of the benefits of OLLI membership is travel. Throughout the year, OLLI organizes several nationwide or international excursions for its members. Recently, members have traveled to Alaska, Canada, Philadelphia, Spain, and the Rocky Mountains. Check out the upcoming travel opportunities below for more information. Click each image for more details.

 
Pittsburgh and More: A Bucket List Adventure & the Amazon
 
 
5/25 - 5/30/2025

Pittsburgh and More: A Bucket List Adventure

  • Take an uphill ride on the storied Duquesne Incline and discover Pittsburgh from atop Mount Washington.
  • Absorb the history of the Steel City by studying noblemen like Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick and John Heinz.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the city’s vibrant past and promising future with experts at the Phipps Conservatory, Carnegie Museum of Art, Frick Art and Historical Center and Rivers of Steel National Heritage Center.
  • Possible "a la carte" trips and more!
Two Worlds of Peru: The Inca Highlands & the Amazon
 
 
2/28 - 3/14/2025

Two Worlds of Peru: The Inca Highlands and the Amazon

  • Experience the Amazon’s magnificence, observe wildlife in its natural environment and interact with local communities and cultures on a six-night riverboat voyage.
  • Soak up the ancient history of Machu Picchu, once an epicenter for the Inca, and absorb the thrilling beauty.
  • Visit Sacred Valley Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education of indigenous girls and share lunch with the students and their teachers.
  • And much more!
Iceland: Land of Fire, Ice, and Lights!
 
9/08 - 9/17/2024

Iceland: Land of Fire, Ice, and Lights!

  • Explore some of the most majestic scenery in the world, including Gullfoss Waterfall, UNESCO World Heritage rated Thingvellir National Park, and Reynisfjara black sand beach with its amazing basalt cliff formations.
  • Stop for a visit to the Háafell goat farm in Hvítársíða, where goats have been bred since 1989. This delightful little farm is credited with saving the Icelandic goat from extinction.
  • Relax in the geothermal baths of Iceland, including the Blue Lagoon.
  • And much more!
 
Ireland in Depth: Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork, Killarney, Galway
 
7/13 - 7/27/2024

Ireland in Depth: Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork, Killarney, Galway

  • Explore Dublin, Ireland's political and cultural center.
  • Stop at the rustic monastic site of Glendalough, founded in the sixth century.
  • Visit the sprawling gardens of Kilkenny Castle.
  • Climb the south battlement of Blarney Castle and try to kiss the famous Blarney Stone.
  • Discover the majestic Cliffs of Moher, precipitous rock formations towering over 700 feet above the ocean.
  • And much more!