Travel the globe with ABAC | People
TIFTON, GA – News release from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
From the awe-inspiring depths of the Grand Canyon to the rich cultures of Spain and Portugal, the Office of External Affairs and Advancement at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will offer a large variety of travel opportunities for the fall season in cooperation with Kelly Tours and Collette Vacations.
Open to anyone with an enthusiasm for travel, the trips feature an educational experience loaded with fun and adventure.
For more information on any of these excursions, interested persons can visit the ABAC travel web site at http://www.abac.edu/ travel, contact Diane Kilgore at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (229) 391-5070. Prices for all trips listed below are per person rates and based on double occupancy.
The Maritime Provinces and Nova Scotia trip from Sept. 3-14 will kick off the fall travel season. Tourists will venture along the Eastern Corridor to the Hamptons, see the house made famous by the “Anne of Green Gables” series on Prince Edward Island, Halifax and its harbor, and Queen Elizabeth’s Canadian home.
Also included in the trip are the 9 Mile Confederation Bridge, the Cabot Trail, and the Evangeline Trail. This trip is $2,350.
A trip to the French Riviera is set for Sept. 6-16, including a three-night stay in Paris. Visitors will take in the most popular sites of France with this excursion.
Highlights will include the Rothschild Villa and Gardens; perfume-making in Grasse-St. Paul De Vence, home of the Fragonard Perfumerie; the principality of Monaco; the Roman Arena in Frejus; St. Jean-Cap-Ferrat’s flower market, and the seafront plazas of Promenade des Anglais and Place Massena.
Tourists will then spend three wonderful days in Paris taking in the “City of Light” before departing for home. The cost of this trip is $4,048 and includes round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, and 14 meals.
An optional trip to Cannes and St. Tropez is also available to travelers for an extra fee of $75 per person.
The Grand Canyon and Albuquerque Balloon Festival trip will take place from Oct. 1-13, spotlighting Biloxi, San Antonio and The Alamo, New Mexico and Las Cruces, Red Rock Canyon, the Grand Canyon, the Four Corners, Mesa Verde National Park, and Paseo del Rio. On the return home, travelers will experience a world of color at the Mass Ascension of the Albuquerque Balloon Festival. This excursion is $2,199.
Experience the rich heritage of Spain’s Costa del Sol and the Portuguese Riviera from Oct. 18-30 with emphasis on Madrid, Granada, Cadiz, Seville, Lisbon, Fatima and more.
Travelers will visit six United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage sites including a walking tour of Mezquita and the hilltop palace, Alhambra. This adventure includes 15 meals, round-trip airfare, and hotel accommodations for $3,799.
History buffs can journey into the past with the Riverboats, Trains and Civil War trip on Nov. 2-4. Visitors will travel to Chattanooga, Tenn., to commemorate 150 years of the Chickamauga Battlefield, spend two nights aboard the Delta Queen Riverboat, gaze at seven visible states atop Lookout Mountain, and experience the Civil War period at Button Willow Church. The cost of this trip is $499.