Response to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Stanford Travel/Study is looking ahead, and we hope that we can once again safely share the world with you and your family. These programs are still in development, and itinerary details and trip costs are not yet available. Submit a request to be among the first to hear when final details are available.

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Explore together.

On a Stanford Family Adventure, Stanford alumni and their loved ones go on a journey to immerse in new countries and cultures with hands-on activities, faculty lectures and more unique learning opportunities that define Stanford travel.

Why Stanford?

From tailor-made itineraries to special access at must-see landmarks, Stanford Family Adventures offers an experience unlike any other family vacation. Each trip features a Young Explorer program, a team of Young Explorer leaders, and lectures from Stanford faculty and scholars to bring each destination to life. Plus, our professional tour manager joins you every step of the way to make your family trip a breeze.

Young Explorer program

Kids of all ages love our Young Explorer program, where they’re grouped with travelers their own age for engaging discussions and creative games. While you spend most of the trip together as a family, there are occasional kids-only adventures to allow the adults time for more in-depth touring and discussions.

Young Explorer leaders

Our savvy Young Explorer leaders (at least one for every 10 kids) are all razor-sharp Stanford grads who are former Stanford Sierra Camp staff. They captivate the children with hands-on educational activities while the adults attend lectures, and they’re pros at understanding and adapting to the personalities and interests of each young explorer.

Our trips

Croatia

June 21–28, 2021

Witness Croatia’s natural beauty—from majestic waterfalls to the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic Sea—and explore its medieval castles and Roman fortresses.

Canadian Heli-hiking

July 7 to 15, 2021

On this trip designed specifically for families traveling with kids ages 18 and older, families explore together and young adults experience the camaraderie of traveling with their peers.

Galápagos

July 10–20, 2021

Traveling aboard the MV Legend, get up close and personal with the incredible wildlife that Charles Darwin observed as he developed his revolutionary theory of evolution.

Alaska

July 19—25, 2021

Aboard the 62-passenger National Geographic Sea Bird, travel up the coastal corridor in protected waters dotted with tiny islands and brimming with wildlife.

Southeast Asia

December 19 to 29, 2021

Join us on this unique adventure designed for our intrepid family travelers. Visit both traditional villages and bustling cities as we absorb the lush beauty and rich history of this region, learning about cultural traditions and sampling delectable cuisine along the way.

Israel

Dec 20–31, 2021

On this trip designed specifically for families traveling with kids ages 18 and older, families explore together and young adults experience the camaraderie of traveling with their peers.

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