Extended Tours and Vacations

Extended Tours and Vacations

Columbia College Community Education offers a variety of extended tours and vacations.  The tours are offered through Collette Vacations and Grand Circle Tours.

Collette's and Grand Cirlce's flagship collection of tours can take you to any of the seven continents. True to their belief in the transformative power of journeys both personal and shared, Classic Touring represents a refined take on the art of guided travel. From Italy to Australia to the Canadian Rockies and beyond, embrace your dreams. 

Through Columbia College Community Education, Collette Vacations and Grand Circle, we seamlessly handle the details - you experience the world.

Upcoming Tours...

The Wild West & Yellowstone Family Adventure

Set off on a Wild West adventure to explore some of America's most amazing treasures: the national parks of Utah, Wyoming and Idaho. You will visit the Oregon Trail Museum in Montpelier, Grand Teton, Jackson Hole and the first and oldest national park in the world, Yellowstone National Park. Famous for its geysers and hot springs, you'll spot incredible wildlife like free-ranging herds of buffalo that call this wonderland home.

Departing: August 2, 2014

Returning: August 8, 2014

Please call 209.588.5198 for any questions and prices.


The Seine: Paris to Normandy

Travel along the 230 mile River Seine aboard a private river ship. Tour Paris, Auvers-Sur-Oise (Van Gogh country), Monet's Giverny, Rouen, Normandy beaches, and Honfleur. Highlights include French language lesson, cooking demonstration, cheese and gourmet tastings, and Peace Memorial visit in Caen. Additional tours available to Versailles, the Louvre, Abbey St. Wandrille, and Bayeux.

Departing: April 1, 2015

Returning: April 13, 2015

Please call 209.588.5198 for any questions and prices.


Canadian Rockies by Train

Relax and discover the delight of overnight train travel aboard the Canadian, VIA Rail's renowned Streamliner. Embrace the nostalgia of a bygone era as rail lines trace history, taking you from spectacular Vancouver, through world-famous Jasper and Banff National Parks, the Columbia Ice field, stunning Lake Louise, and Calgary.

Departing: Thursday, June 26, 2014

Returning: Friday, July 4, 2014

Please call 209.588.5198 for prices and more information