Day Trips & Travel Programs

From trips to theatre productions to tours of California wine country to international travel, there's a variety of opportunities to explore the world with day trips and travel programs at the WSU Retiree Center. You do not need to be a Winona State retiree to enjoy our day trips and travel opportunities. These experiences are open to all adults who are interested!

Dear Evan Hansen Day Trip

June 9, 2019

  • 8:45am - Board bus at Phillips Bus Company parking lot (12th and Main)
  • 11:15am – Lunch at Rock Bottom Brewery
  • 1pm – Showtime (plan to arrive by 12:30pm to find your seats)
  • 4pm - Board the bus for Winona
  • 6:30pm – Arrive at the Phillips Bus Company parking lot

Cost and Registration

The cost of the trip is $155/person and includes your ticket to the play, dinner at Rock Bottom Brewery (not including alcoholic beverages), the bus ride (including snacks and water) and tip for the bus driver.

This is a great deal since the group tickets themselves are $102 each.

Treasures of Ireland Trip

Oct. 15-25, 2019


  • 2 Nights in Belfast
  • 2 Nights in Dublin
  • 2 Nights in Killarney
  • Dublin City Tour
  • Trinity College - Book of Kells
  • Old Jameson Whiskey Distillery
  • Giants Causeway
  • Belfast City Tour & Titanic Belfast
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Medieval Banquet
  • Glendalough & St. Kevin’s
  • Killarney & Jaunting Car Ride
  • Limerick & Galway
  • Blarney Castle & Woolen Mills
  • Rock of Cashel
  • Adare & Foynes

View Trip Itinerary and Reservation Details (PDF).


Cuba Discovery

March 24-30, 2020

Trip Highlights:

  • 5 nights in Havana!
  • Museum of the Revolution
  • Old Havana Walking Tour
  • Artist Jose Fuster
  • Cigar Factory Tour
  • Colon Cemetery
  • Havana Club Rum Museum
  • Hemingway’s Farm
  • Habana Compass Dance Group Performance
  • Old Style Classic Car Club
  • Nacional Hotel Tour
  • Pinar Del Rio & Vinales Valley
  • Tobacco Farm & Farmhouse Visit

New England Rails and Trails

Oct. 3-11, 2020

Multi-night stays in North Conway, NH, Burlington, VT & Portland, ME

  • 2 Rail Journeys (Conway Scenic Railroad & Mt. Washington Cog Rail)
  • Boston City Tour & Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • Billings Farm & Museum
  • Woodstock
  • Maple Sugar Farm
  • Ben & Jerry’s Factory
  • Shelburne Museum
  • Casco Bay Cruise
  • Kancamangus Highway
  • Quechee Gorge
  • Cold Hollow Cider Mill
  • Portland Lighthouse
  • Lobster Farewell Dinner

Retiree Travel Information Meeting - Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 - 10-11:30am - Maxwell Hall 158


Past Trips