Travel with OEA-Retired


North America

For information on either of these two trips below, contact Susie Garrison.

Heritage of America
March 22-31 – 10 days – 13 meals – $3,499 – deposit due September 21, 2018.

A Historical Journey:  Follow the epic story of American democracy. Two nights in New York City before heading to Philadelphia to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Also visit Gettysburg to see the National Military Park & Museum and a choice between President Eisenhower’s home or a tour of historic downtown Gettysburg. Travel the famous Skyline drive for amazing views of the Shenandoah Valley and visit the presidential estates of Washington’s Mount Vernon and Jefferson’s Monticello, with a Virginia wine tasting. Tour some of Colonial Williamsburg’s 88 restored historic buildings and dine in a traditional tavern. Visit Yorktown and explore the outdoor living history museum, including a re-created Continental Army encampment and Revolution-era farm. Explore the countless treasures of the Smithsonian Institution with a choice of the National Air and Space Museum or the National Museum of American History. Tour the National Mall and view the World War II, Vietnam Veterans and Korean War memorials. Also visit Arlington National Cemetery.

The Colorado Rockies
May 27-June 4 – 9 days – 12 meals – $3,499 – deposit due September 21, 2018.

Hear the Whistle Blowin':  Experience the majesty of the Colorado Rockies, four National Parks and two historic trains that celebrate the Old West. Visit Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Ascend Pike’s Peak on the world’s highest cog railway, followed by an 1881 steam train for a journey through the San Juan Mountains. Choose between a drive through the ancient culture of the Ancestral Puebloans at Mesa Verde National Park or join a National Park Ranger on a short hike to one of the cliff dwellings. Soak up some authentic cowboy culture during an evening of western dining and entertainment.


For information on any of these trips, contact Nancy Lewis.

British Landscapes*
June 15-24 – 10 days – 12 meals – $3,999 – deposit due November 30, 2018.

Savor the Scenic Wonders of Britain:  Discover sleepy villages where sheep wander the grassy hillsides, lakes set amidst mountains that inspired centuries of literature, and cities thriving with arts and culture on this memorable journey through England, Scotland and Wales. Sleep in a historic castle. Enjoy medieval York and its historic Minster. Soak up the pastoral landscapes of the Cotswolds. Walk in the footsteps of William Shakespeare and enjoy dinner at Hall’s Croft, a 400-year-old Shakespearean family home. Explore London and Edinburgh. Personalize your tour with a choice of included excursions in Stratford and Edinburgh. Experience the wonder of Stonehenge.

Shades of Ireland*
June 24-July 6 – 10 days – 13 meals – $3,399 – deposit due November 20, 2018.

Experience the Magic of the Emerald Isle:  Across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of Ireland’s charm. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Visit Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, where you’ll visit the House of Waterford Crystal. Choose from a selection of Killarney’s best restaurants for dinner. See the Atlantic Ocean from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. See sheepdogs in action on a working farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide – either by foot or on a panoramic city tour. See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!

 *British Landscapes and Shades of Ireland can be taken individually, or as a combined trip.

Italian Vistas
October 21-November 2 – 13 days –17 meals – $5,849 – deposit due April 15, 2019.

Be Captivated in Italy:  Enjoy multiple-night stays in Rome, Florence, Venice, the Sorrento Coast and Stresa in the Lakes District. Discover the treasures of Classical Rome, including the Colosseum. Walk in the footsteps of the ancient Romans in Pompeii. Take a boat to the enchanting Isle of Capri. See the gems of the Renaissance in Florence's Academy Gallery, including Michelangelo's David. Marvel at the Leaning Tower of Pisa and stroll the streets of Verona that were the backdrop for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Stop at a Tuscan winery and farm for a lunch of regional specialties and wines. Choose either a tour in Venice, the “Jewel of the Adriatic,” a walking tour of St. Mark’s Square or go off the beaten path and explore the Castello Sestiere district. Visit Locarno, Switzerland, and cap off your journey through Italy with a cruise to Isola dei Pescatori, one of the scenic Borromean Islands.


For International travel, contact Nancy Lewis at 503-639-7050 or

Additional information

1.  All trips are organized by our travel agency partner, Collette, which was founded 100 years ago in 1918 in Providence, Rhode Island.
2.  Total cost is per person, double occupancy and includes airfare, rooms, guides, transfers and most meals. 
3. Each trip allows time for exploring on your own. 
4. Cancellation with refund is allowed up to 24 hours prior to departure, less insurance cost. 
5. For each trip, extra days can be added, either at the beginning or at the end.