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colorful buildings along either side of a river with boats in it, in Italy

Golden Grizzlies Getaways

Pack your suitcase and your love for learning when you travel with Oakland University Golden Grizzlies Getaways, the official travel program of the OU Alumni Association. Choose from extraordinary places to explore and immerse yourself in the history, art, culture and cuisine in faraway corners of the globe. You’ll be in good company when sharing your travel experience with fellow OU alumni with a mutual interest in discovery and adventure.

To receive additional information and updates about registration, please sign up for the travel program email list.

2024 Programs

Register or Request Information for all 2024 programs.

Cruising the Great Lakes

September 22-29, 2024. 8-day, 7-night voyage from Toronto to Milwaukee, featuring a cruise of all 5 Great Lakes, including a call at Mackinac Island!

Village Life around the Italian Lakes

October 12-20, 2024. Uniquely designed 9-day, 7-night tour featuring our exclusive VILLAGE LIFE® forum and private boat tours of Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, and Lake Ort.

Christmas Markets

November 29-December 7, 2024. 9-day, 7-night river cruise along the Danube River to enjoy holiday markets in Germany and Austria, where Christmas folklore and traditions come to life.

2025 Programs

Explore the French Riviera

April 03 — April 11, 2025

Shades of Ireland

October 30 — November 08, 2025