Crawford Alumni Center

Golden Eagle Travel

Upcoming Trips:

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Tanzania Safari


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Tennessee Tech is excited to offer exceptional travel opportunities for alumni, faculty, staff and friends. Experience the comradery of exploring the world with your fellow Golden Eagles. We partner with companies that specialize in group travel, and we take care of all of the details so you can relax and enjoy your vacation.

Due to limited space, we encourage you to sign up for the tours you are interested in as soon as possible. Email with questions or suggestions for future itineraries.

Wings Up…Across America!

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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Hot Air Balloons over a river

October 9 - 14, 2024

Travel with us to the Land of Enchantment to enjoy New Mexico’s beautiful landscapes, history and architecture. A highlight will be the world famous Albuquerque Balloon Festival, the world’s largest & most famous hot air ballooning event. Witness the Mass Ascension, which includes over 500 balloons taking to the sky. Also experience the balloons up close and illuminated on solid ground during the Balloon Glow. 

Enjoy 3 nights in Santa Fe, founded in 1607 making it America’s oldest state capital city and 3rd oldest continuously inhabited U.S. city. Enjoy a Santa Fe City Tour with a local guide featuring the Santa Fe Plaza, the Palace of the Governor’s, built in 1610, and a visit to the Loretto Chapel to learn of its mysterious past. Santa Fe is part of the UNESCO Creative City Network as one of the most important art markets in the world, and is renowned for its beauty, Pueblo-style architecture & museums. 

Learn more about New Mexico’s Native American history and culture with visits to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and the Taos Pueblo. The Taos Pueblo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring ancient Pueblo homes which have been continuously inhabited for over 1,000 years. A few of the other attractions during this program include Old Town Albuquerque, the “High Road to Taos” & Los Alamos Bradbury Museum, which tells the story of this isolated town and its role in the Manhattan Project. 

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Register at Premier World Discovery using web code 167745.

Hot air balloons


Hot air balloons

Tanzania Trailblazer Safaris

Lion in a tree

May 25-31, 2025 (sign up by Jan. 10)

Sept. 7-13, 2025 (sign up by April 15)

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read about the last safari our alumni took!

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