Join Rend Lake College on the trip of a lifetime. RLC has partnered with Collette Vacations to offer two unique travel opportunities in 2018. Sightsee through the United Kingdom (UK) by rail in March or tour the “old west” through the Colorado Rocky Mountains in July.
The UK by Rail trip is scheduled for Saturday, March 17, 2018, through Monday, March 26, 2018, with stops in three of the UK’s most iconic destinations: Edinburgh, York, and London. Begin the adventure in Edinburgh, touring the city’s castle and the nearby town of St. Andrews.
Participants will then take the train to York and spend two days exploring England’s medieval capital at Castle Howard and the market town of Helmsley. End the trip with a train ride to London and receive a tour from a local expert, including a stop at Windsor Castle.
The UK by Rail trip costs $4,099 per person, double occupancy. The costs include 10 days of stay and travel, and 12 meals.
Enjoy a scenic tour of Colorado and Utah with the Colorado Rockies trip, set for Friday, July 20, 2018, through Saturday, July 28, 2018.The tour begins in the “Mile High City” of Denver and consists of many stops on the nine-day journey, including four national parks.
Attendees will visit Rocky Mountain National Park and Colorado’s wine country, and will experience traditional cowboy entertainment and food. One highlight of the tour will be a visit to the historic Stanley Hotel, inspiration for Stephen King’s “The Shining.”
The Colorado Rockies trip costs $2,999 per person, double occupancy. The costs include nine days of stay and travel, and 12 meals.
Early booking discounts may apply to both trips, and single and triple rates available upon request.
An informational meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2 at the RLC Historic Schoolhouse on the Ina campus to discuss the trips.Details on early booking discounts will also be available. To RSVP to the meeting, contact RLC’s Community and Corporate Education Division at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1714.