University of Michigan Retirees Association
2016-2017 Travel Program

Day Trips

May 23, 2017

North Star Reach Camp TourVisit one of the “Hole in the Wall Gang” camps that Paul Newman started creating in 1988 to give seriously ill children an opportunity to have a summer camp experience. Contact is Norel Tullier (email:; phone: 734-426-89458; or mail the registration form). There is no cost, and lunch will be served. More information and registration form

June 28, 2017

Take Me Out To The Ball Game!Again this year we are going to have an outing to the Toledo Mudhens Baseball Game. Contact is Pat Butler (email:; home: 734-944-1918; 734-604-7718). Cost is $19/person. More information and registration form

September 12, 2017

Inside Detroit — A guided tour of the Fox Theatre, included lunch at DaEdorado Foxtown Grille and a guided tour of Hitsville USA (Motown Historical Museum) plus round trip transportation. From 9 am to 4:45 pm $77.00. Pick up at Meijer Parking lot on Carpenter Rd. Fliers available at the UMRA meeting. For reservations and information, please contact: Carol Williams, (email:;
phone: 734-426-4908)

November 2, 2017

The Parade Company A guided tour of Ford Field, lunch at Sindbad’s Restaurant, and a tour of The Parade Company – America’s Thanksgiving Parade, plus round trip transportation.  From 9:45 am to 4:30 pm. Pick up at Meijer parking lot on Carpenter Rd. Fliers available at the UMRA meeting. For reservations and information, please contact: Carol Williams, (email:;
phone: 734-426-4908)

See the World in 2017 — International Tours

UMRA and Conlin Travel offer the following 2017 tours. For details, contact Eva Drafta at 734-677-0900 x4022 or Don’t miss deadlines for reduced group rates.

June 16-23, 2017

Romantic Danube River Tour —  River journey through the Main-Danube Canal on an 8-day Viking River Cruise. This cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest includes  headsets for group tours; 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners; and beer & wine with lunch and dinners aboard the ship. Ports of call include Regensberg, Passau, Krems, and Vienna. Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Extensions available in Prague and Budapest. Airfare and extended stays in Prague and/or Budapest available at additional cost. (Conlin Travel) More information

July 9-16, 2017

Contrasts of Switzerland — 8-day land tour of Switzerland tentatively departs July 9, 2017, with date to be confirmed this Fall. The tour includes headsets for group tours; luxury, air-conditioned motor coach travel with WiFi or alternative transportation (such as rail) between cities; and 4 & 5 star accommodations. Places visited include Zurich (gateway city), Lucerne, St. Moritz, Zermatt, Geneva, and more. Trafalgar Tours. Price discounted for early booking and deposit. To learn more, see (Conlin Travel) More information

For additional details or to make reservations for a Conlin Travel trip, contact Eva Drafta, Conlin Travel, at:
734-477-6040 ext. 4022 or

UMRA is a tax-exempt charitable organization and contributions to the Association may be included as "Gifts to Charity" for Federal Income Tax purposes.

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