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The Bixby Creek Bridge along California's Pacific coast is among the sights travelers may see when the Tourin' Bearcats visit the Pacfic Northwest next June.

The Bixby Creek Bridge along California's Pacific coast is among the sights travelers may see when the Tourin' Bearcats visit the Pacfic Northwest next June.

    Sept. 7, 2016

    Tourin’ Bearcats accepting reservations for Pacific Northwest trip

    Northwest alumni and staff members Mike Johnson and Kenna Miller Johnson will hosts the Tourin' Bearcats' trip to the Pacific Northwest and California next June.

    Northwest alumni and staff members Mike Johnson and Kenna Miller Johnson will hosts the Tourin' Bearcats' trip to the Pacific Northwest and California next June.

    Northwest Missouri State University’s Tourin’ Bearcats, the travel program for Northwest alumni and friends, will offer a Pacific Northwest trip in June.

    The trip is planned to Washington, Oregon and California, June 18-25, 2017. Prices start at $2,999 per person and include six breakfasts and four dinners as well as transportation from Maryville to Kansas City International (KCI) airport and roundtrip airfare from Kansas City.

    Highlights of the trip will include Seattle, Mount St. Helens, Portland, Columbia River Gorge, a Portland Spirit Cruise, Newport, Brandon State Natural Area, Redwood National Park, Eureka, Avenue of the Giants and San Francisco.

    Vice president of University Advancement Mike Johnson and Talent Development Center Director Kenna Miller Johnson, both Northwest alumni, will play hosts during the trip.

    Tourin’ Bearcats programs, which are sponsored by the Northwest Alumni Association and Northwest’s National Public Radio affiliate KXCV-KRNW, are available to the public. Rates are based on double occupancy and departure from KCI. Trip insurance is available for purchase. Taxes and fees on airline tickets are subject to change until issued.

    For more information about the Tourin’ Bearcats travel program, click here. To book a trip, contact the Northwest Alumni Association at alumni@nwmissouri.edu or 660.562.1248. Reservations are limited.


    For more information, please contact:

    Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
    mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

    Northwest Missouri State University
    215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468