Tours and Trips

Piedmont Technical College has partnered with Collette Vacations to offer a variety of group travel opportunities including extended and short trip options. These tours and trips are affordable and almost all inclusive.

Extended Travel Opportunities

Piedmont Technical College is once again offering travel opportunities to the community. There will be only 50% occupancy on motor coaches for all tours.

 

The Colorado Rockies featuring National Parks and Historic Trains                            July 15-23, 2022                 (9 days, 11 meals)

Experience the majesty of the Colorado Rockies, four national parks and two historic trains that celebrate the can-do spirit of the Old West. Marvel at the diversity and majesty of Arches and Canyonlands national parks. Journey aboard the Pike’s Peak Cog Railway, the world’s highest cog railroad, for an 8.9 mile trip to the top of Pike’s Peak. Climb aboard an 1881 steam train for a journey through the San Juan Mountains. The choice is yours to drive through the ancient culture of the Ancestral Puebloans at Mesa Verde National Park (UNESCO) or join a National Park Ranger on a short hike down the canyon to one of the cliff dwellings. Enjoy an authentic farm-to-table dinner on a 450-acre, family-owned ranch. From towering peaks to deep canyons and Old West towns to dynamic cities, a region of contrasting beauty and charm awaits. 

 

Colors of Morocco           September 25 - October 9, 2022       (15 days, 24 meals)

Get to know the vibrant culture and colorful backdrops that are distinctively Morocco. Explore Fes, one of the holiest cities in the world, on a walking tour in the Medina, where donkeys and mules laden with goods still walk the ancient market. Make your way to your desert camp by 4x4 jeep and spend a full day exploring the Sahara Desert. Travel the rugged “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs” to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait-Ben-Haddou. In Marrakech, get a true taste of Moroccan hospitality during an interactive cooking class at a women’s cooperative. Experience Morocco's deep history, unique atmosphere and welcoming people on an unforgettable journey. 

 

Colors of New England featuring Portland, Maine               September 26 - October 3, 2022       (8 days, 10 meals)

Be charmed by the colors of New England from the heart of historic Boston to the farms, mountains, and coast of the North. Tour historic Boston during a 2-night stay in the heart of the city. Explore Woodstock, Vermont, a quintessential New England village. Visit Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory and sample some of its delicious creations. Watch apples transform into cider before your eyes at Cold Hollow Cider Mill. Learn about the maple sugaring industry of New England on a farm tour of the Rocks Estate. Relax as you cruise along Lake Winnipesaukee and admire the splendid views. Dig in at a traditional New England lobster dinner. Marvel at Maine’s dramatic coast and discover the seaside communities of Portland and Kennebunkport. This is New England at its finest. 

 

Spotlight on San Antonio Holiday                      November 26-30, 2022       (5 days, 5 meals)

Enjoy the holiday spirit Texas-style as you settle into your River Walk hotel on this Southwestern getaway. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the legendary Alamo and Mission San José. Discover the bold flavors of Texas during dinner at a restored convent in the historic King William District. Visit the National Museum of the Pacific War when you venture to charming Fredericksburg nestled in the Hill Country, rich with German heritage. Cruise along the Paseo del Rio. Take in the holiday sights during an evening stroll with over 120,000 lights illuminating the River Walk during holiday season. Immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of this vibrant city. 

 

Traveled with us before?

Ask about Collette Vacations' loyalty discount program!

Individuals who have traveled with Piedmont Technical College on a Collette Vacations trip in the past may be eligible to receive a $150 discount when registering for another trip. Call to inquire.

 

Contact Information FOR TRAVEL PROGRAMS:

Vickie Baldwin
Phone: 864-992-1403

or

Jeanne Hughston, Jeanne's Travel Adventures
Travel Coordinator, Extended Travel
Phone: 864-993-1955
Email: Jeanne@jeannestraveladventures.com
Website: www.jeannestraveladventures.com