Travel with PBS Wisconsin

Travel with PBS Wisconsin

Traveling with PBS Wisconsin and Holiday Vacations means enjoying rich cultural context and a worry-free experience. The result: a true trip of a lifetime.

Just as PBS Wisconsin’s programming shares the world with viewers, these trips extend the station’s mission – often making connections with programs travelers know and love. If our programs are a window to the world, travel is a wide-open door to walk through.

What PBS Wisconsin Travelers are Saying

“Our trip was beautifully planned with just the right amount of planned vs. free time and provided meals vs. meals on our own. Our British guide was fabulous and our PBS Wisconsin host was delightful!”

“It’s time—and money—well spent. Holiday Vacations is a quality tour organizer and adding PBS Wisconsin only enhances the experience.”

“The trip was well planned. Everything was taken care of. I especially liked the fact that I did not need to worry about transportation to the airport. All our accommodations were excellent.”

Why Travel with PBS Wisconsin

  • Travel with the best. Wisconsin-based Holiday Vacations has built an unparalleled reputation for excellence since 1973.
  • See the world with other public television supporters who are eager to learn, grow and revel in history and culture.
  • Experience real-life travel links to PBS Wisconsin programming.
  • Stay connected to fellow trip participants and PBS Wisconsin’s wider community of travelers with invitations to special PBS Wisconsin events and travel reunions.

Ready to Join Us? Pick Your Trip Below:

Windmills and tulips under a blue sky

Holland in Bloom
April 14-22, 2023

Spring flowers bloom as we discover the culture and heritage of Holland and Belgium. Arrive in Amsterdam and visit Zaanse Schans, a picturesque open-air museum with windmills and a recreated Dutch village. Tour Amsterdam and go on a narrated canal boat ride. See famous works of art at the Rijksmuseum and visit the Aalsmeer Flower Auction, where 20 million flowers are bought and sold daily. Cross into Belgium to learn about the Belgian Draft horses and tour a Belgian brewery with an overnight in Bruges. Back in Holland, tour the city of Delft and the last remaining 17th-century Delft blue & white pottery factory on our way to the Hague, where we explore the city and stroll the pathways of Keukenhof, popularly known as “the Spring Garden of Europe.”

Book your trip.

Glacier at the water's edge

Alaska & Glacier Bay Cruise
July 11-23, 2023

Featuring a four-night cruise of Alaska’s Inside Passage, a historic rail journey, Denali and Glacier Bay National Parks, and so much more. Fly into Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, and explore dramatic landscapes along Turnagain Arm. Visit the Iditarod Trail Headquarters in Wasilla, then arrive at Denali National Park for a fascinating tour. Pan for gold, cruise the Chena River on a classic sternwheeler in Fairbanks and then travel the Alaska Highway into the Yukon. Take the White Pass Yukon Route Railway to Skagway, Alaska, where our cruise ship awaits. For the next four nights, we cruise the Inside Passage in style with a day of scenic views of tidewater glaciers in Glacier Bay National Park and a port of call in Ketchikan. All staterooms have floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking private walk-out verandahs.

Book your trip.

Greek rooftops and the sea

Classical Greece Land & Cruise
October 11-21, 2023

Cruise the Aegean Sea, tour fascinating cities, and explore world-famous ancient architecture on this spectacular getaway to Greece. Arrive in Athens and stay in a hotel ideally located in the city center, then tour the city featuring the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum, Parliament, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Olympic Stadium. Explore Delphi, the Delphi Archaeological Museum, and see monasteries in the sky at Meteora. Our four-night cruise on the Aegean Sea includes ports of call in Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Heraklion, Santorini, and Kusadasi, plus an excursion to the ancient city of Ephesus. On our return to Athens we enjoy a visit to the incredible National Archaeological Museum with time at leisure in the city before we return home.

Book your trip.