Text Only Skip to content
Skip header navigation.
Skip sub-section linksSTLCC Home » Continuing Education » Classes » Tours and Travel

Tours and Travel

TRIP:702 Amish Experience in Arthur, Illinois04/02-04/02  

Step back in time to see a simpler religious lifestyle as we visit the hard-working Amish in their homes and businesses. We'll stop at an auction, visit a buggy shop, grocery store and quilt shop, have a delicious, hearty feast in an Amish home and pick up a treat at a candy shop as we tour the countryside. We'll spend a delightful day learning about the Amish lifestyle and customs. (NOTES: Credit cards are not usually accepted for purchases. Also, due to road construction, return time may be delayed). Trip includes transportation, tour guide, lunch, admissions and gratuities. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Withdrawal deadline for refunds: 3/11. Cost for adults 60 and over $69.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50596
  • Meeting Dates= 04/02-04/02
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 89.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
TRIP:701 Angels, Miracles & Stained Glass Windows03/30-03/30  

Steeples in the sky proclaim some of our earliest religious history as we visit several of St. Louis' downtown and midtown churches. Although we can't reveal which churches we'll be visiting that day, we guarantee you'll see magnificent structures along with beautiful and inspiring stained glass windows. Lunch will be out of pocket at St. Raymond's. Trip includes transportation, tour guide, donations and gratuities. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 3/11. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50583
  • Meeting Dates= 03/30-03/30
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 69.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  Behind the Scenes (A Mystery Tour)03/24-03/24  

Prepare to be amazed as we go behind the scenes to a place you probably haven't been (or if you have, you'll see it in a whole new way!) You'll see things you don't ever see as we explore exciting places in St. Louis. Trip includes transportation, tour guide, lunch, admissions, and gratuities. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Withdrawal deadline for refunds: 3/4. Cost for adults 60 and over $59.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50581
  • Meeting Dates= 03/24-03/24
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 69.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  Exploring St. Louis04/29-04/29  

Discover places you probably haven't seen before in the St. Louis area. Some are historical and some so new you may be the first of your friends to visit. We carpool but there is always space in a car for a non-driver. Admission fees are extra and bring a lunch the first day. Start exploring with us. Every week is a fun adventure! Walking involved. First class meets on campus, followed by a tour. Class meets off-campus after first class. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 4/8. Cost for adults 60 and over $49.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50214
  • Meeting Dates= 04/29-04/29
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 99.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
TRIP:702 German Lutherans04/13-04/13  

Lutherans were the only religious sect ever to come to St. Louis as a group. They ended up sending part of their population to Perry County, where many of the ways that became the Missouri Synod Lutherans were established. Join us as we tour these historic sites in Altenburg and Frohna and enjoy a delicious German-inspired lunch. Trip includes transportation, tour guide, gratuities, lunch and admissions. Meet tour bus in Lot E on NW side of the Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 3/22. Cost for adults 60 and over $65.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50597
  • Meeting Dates= 04/13-04/13
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 79.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
TRIP:703 Great Tips for Traveling Abroad03/02-03/02  

Planning an international trip this year? Many mistakes can be avoided by tapping the brains and experiences of those who've been there. Our instructor has traveled through Italy, Turkey, Austria, England, France, Greece, China and Egypt and has lots of helpful tips for what to bring (and more important: what not to bring!), the best ways to pack, things to do before you leave (home safety) plus lots and lots of tips on traveling internationally. Little things can make a big difference in your experience. If you're planning to go abroad, make this class your first stop! Cost for adults 60 and over $15.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50388
  • Meeting Dates= 03/02-03/02
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= University City High School 110
  • Instructor= Fred Miller
  • Fees= $ 25.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
TRIP:702 Homes of the Captains of Industry - FV03/31-03/31  

Your tour will begin at the Latzer Homestead, built by the founder of Pet Milk, where you'll enjoy a guided tour of the home and a visit to the Pet Museum. Enjoy an authentic German lunch at the reknown Roemer Topf restaurant in Mascoutah. Next stop is a guided tour of the Magic Chef Mansion, one of St. Louis' premiere old-world estates. Tour includes transportation, tour guide, admissions, lunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus at the top of the circular driveway between the Administration and Social Science buildings at the Florissant Valley campus. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 3/4. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50593
  • Meeting Dates= 03/31-03/31
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  Homes of the Captains of Industry -MC03/31-03/31  

Your tour will begin at the Latzer Homestead, built by the founder of Pet Milk, where you'll enjoy a guided tour of the home and a visit to the Pet Museum. Enjoy an authentic German lunch at the renown Roemer Topf restaurant in Mascoutah. Next stop is a guided tour of the Magic Chef Mansion, one of St. Louis' premiere old-world estates. Tour includes transportation, tour guide, admissions, lunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 3/4. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50589
  • Meeting Dates= 03/31-03/31
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
TRIP:701 Jewish in St. Louis04/21-04/21  

Your day will begin at the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center for a thorough exploration of the exhibits and audio-visual presentations. You'll enjoy a delish local Jewish deli lunch before our visit to the Central Reform Congregation for a tour and lecture by the rabbi who will speak of the Jewish faith, worship practices and history. Our final stop will be a Jewish cemetery to learn about the burial practices associated with Jewish law. Tour includes transportation, tour guide, admission, lunch and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 3/30. Cost for adults 60 and over $64.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50586
  • Meeting Dates= 04/21-04/21
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 69.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  Money $: Inside the Economy05/06-05/06  

Money, money, money! We know how to spend it, but have you wondered how prices and our spending are influenced by U.S. monetary policy? Inside the Economy Museum at the historic Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis you'll immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind experience that explains the economy and your role in it. **PLEASE NOTE - every participant will need to bring a government issued photo ID and must clear through security through a metal detector. Enjoy lunch in at Mike Shannon's Restaurant in downtown St. Louis. A former bank, the vaults in the restaurant's basement act as a wine cellar. We'll stop for dessert at Shaw Coffee on our way to visiting the Newman Money Museum at Washington University. The museum houses exhibitions and audiovisual displays relating to the history of coin and currency. You'll leave understanding your money in ways you never imagined! Tour includes transportation, admissions, lunch, dessert and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 4/8. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50758
  • Meeting Dates= 05/06-05/06
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
TRIP:702 National Churchill Museum & Crane's Country Store - FV05/23-05/23  

Travel to Fulton for a tour to remember. Lunch will be at Bek's in historic downtown, then over to St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury Church & Churchill Museum in Fulton, MO, the site of Churchill's famous "Iron Curtain" speech. The museum is filled with a priceless treasury of artifacts and information relating to the life and times of Sir WInston Churchill. The Church which houses the museum is a 12th century British church, redesigned in 1677 and relocated to Fulton. We'll stop on the way home for ice cream and a tour of Crane's Country Store & Museum, founded in 1899, taking you back to a simpler way of life and country living. Tour includes transportation, tour guide, admissions, lunch, ice cream and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus at the top of the circular driveway between the Administration and Social Science buildings at the Florissant Valley campus. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 4/25. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50595
  • Meeting Dates= 05/23-05/23
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  National Churchill Museum & Crane's Country Store - MC05/23-05/23  

Travel to Fulton for a tour to remember. Lunch will be at Bek's in historic downtown, then over to St. Mary the VIrgin, Aldermanbury Church & Churchill Museum in Fulton, MO, the site of Churchill's famous "Iron Curtain" speech. The museum is filled with a priceless treasury of artifacts and information relating to the life and times of Sir Winston Churchill. The Church which houses the museum is a 12th century British church, redesigned in 1677 and relocated to Fulton. We'll stop on the way home for ice cream and a tour of Crane's Country Store & Museum, founded in 1899, taking you back to a simpler way of life and country living. Tour includes transportation, tour guide, admissions, lunch, ice cream and gratuities. Tour guide is Dea Hoover. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 4/25. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50594
  • Meeting Dates= 05/23-05/23
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 89.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  New Harmony, Indiana: Land of Utopias05/19-05/19  

Did Utopia really work...? Come explore New Harmony, a quiet Indiana river town that tried communal living and experimented with scientific living experiences. Today it is a living history area. We'll start our day at the architectural gem, the Antheneum, for a video presentation and see the famous roofless church. Lunch will be at the renown Red Geranium. A tram tour of the town will follow, allowing for short walking tours of many of the historical buildings. There will be a bit of free time for shopping or walking around this beautifully preserved community. Trip includes all transportation, tour guide, lunch, admissions and gratuities. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Withdrawal deadline for refunds: 4/26. Cost for adults 60 and over $84.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50600
  • Meeting Dates= 05/19-05/19
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 99.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
TRIP:701 Re-live the 1904 World's Fair04/16-04/16  

Join us for an illustrated, narrated tour of the actual fair grounds of the 1904 World's Fair in and around Forest Park. Travel back in time through a narrated 3-D stereoscopic slide presentation, then travel to the sites of the marvels you've just seen. Fee includes a light lunch of foods made famous at the fair and print materials (including maps). Special 3-D glasses are supplied. Some walking required. Provide own transportation for the tour. Rain date: 4/23. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50442
  • Meeting Dates= 04/16-04/16
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 113
  • Instructor= Charles Koehler
  • Fees= $ 45.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
TRIP:702 Route 66, Illinois Part 2: Springfield to Carlinville04/21-04/21  

Doug Schneider will be leading Route 66 tours this spring; it's your chance to cross the Mississippi and explore the Mother Road in Illinois. There's a lot to see, including: a motorcycle club's Route 66 mural, visit the home of the corn dog for a morning corn dog or doughnut, see a patriotic muffler man and get photographed by the turkey tracks. Lunch will be in a well-preserved 1929 soda fountain, with a chance to visit a 19th century pharmacy. We will visit a neon museum and meet the man who did all the draperies for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. We will see the Battle of Virden monument and drive a unique stretch of brick Route 66 pavement. Tour includes transportation, corn dog/doughnut, buffet lunch and gratuities. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 3/25. Cost for adults 60 and over $79.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50599
  • Meeting Dates= 04/21-04/21
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Douglas Schneider
  • Fees= $ 89.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  Route 66, Illinois Part I: Mitchell to Litchfield04/14-04/14  

Doug Schneider will be leading Route 66 tours this spring; it's your chance to cross the Mississippi and explore the Mother Road in Illinois. There's a lot to see, including the Rabbit Ranch (VW rabbits and bunny rabbits), remains of the Interurban, Mother Jones' grave and a Route 66 gas filling station turned into a dentist's tooth filling office. We'll also see where Al Capone liked to hang out, visit a mustang corral and a Route 66 museum, have lunch at an iconic Route 66 restaurant, visit a preserved 1926 Shell station, see the late Joe Williams' favorite drive-in movie theater and more. It's Route 66-Illinois at its finest! Tour includes transportation, admissions, lunch, a souvenir Rabbit Ranch matchbook and gratuities. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 3/21. Cost for adults 60 and over $79.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50598
  • Meeting Dates= 04/14-04/14
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Douglas Schneider
  • Fees= $ 89.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
  Spring Fling! A Day in the Countryside05/26-05/26  

May is the perfect time of year to spend a day in the countryside and pay a visit to the old historic stone village of Maeystown. Among our many stops, we'll include a winery, an old stage coach stop and a country museum. You can be sure there are special plans for a delightful lunch. Trip includes transportation, tour guide, lunch, and gratuities. Meet tour bus on Lot E on NW side of Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Withdrawal deadline for refunds: 5/6. Cost for adults 60 and over $67.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50605
  • Meeting Dates= 05/26-05/26
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 79.00
Call
314-984-7777
 
TRIP:701 World Religions04/06-04/06  

St. Louis has always been an immigrant city. These settlers brought their religious traditions and denominations with them from many countries. You'll get a global perspective without leaving the Saint Louis area. Come along with us as we take our inspiring tour of the sanctuaries of different world religions. This day, we will tour temples and a mosque. Trip includes transportation, tour guide, gratuities, lunch and donations. Meet tour bus in Lot E on NW side of the Meramec campus. Tour guide is Joan Huisinga. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 3/16. Cost for adults 60 and over $61.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50584
  • Meeting Dates= 04/06-04/06
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor= Joan Huisinga
  • Fees= $ 69.00
Call
314-984-7777