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The Great American Cities Program encourages students to explore the cultural, historical, and artistic aspects of some of the finest cities in the United States. 

Please contact Ashley Brand at for any questions about these trips.



Barrett Explores: San Francisco
March 5th-9th, 2022

Join Barrett, the Honors College over spring break for our Great American Cities trip to the vibrant, beautiful city of San Francisco! Barrett will be hosting a five-day trip from Saturday, March 5th to Wednesday, March 9th, 2022. The price of the program is inclusive of round trip airfare, a 4-night hotel stay, one San Francisco Go-Pass (entry to all activities), one dinner, and a Barrett t-shirt.

The initial deposit to register for the trip is $200.00
The total cost of the program will be between $650-$750.00
This price includes round trip airfare, a 4-night hotel stay, one San Francisco Go-Pass, one dinner, and a Barrett t-shirt.
Attend a Zoom Session

All students interested can apply for a scholarship of $150 for this program. If you are interested in applying, please fill out the form below by February 20th. Scholarship Form:

Register here:
Registration Deadline: February 20th

Registration is open to all Barrett students and a $200 non-refundable deposit is required to complete registration. The cost of the trip is non-refundable. Please ensure that you are able to attend before registering. All attendees will be required to attend a pre-trip meeting on February 25th at 4 pm via Zoom.

For more information, visit the registration website: or attend an info session via Zoom:
January 19th @3pm
January 24th @4pm

Sign up here

Additional Questions?
Reach out to Sarah Wasson at

Barrett Explores: New York City!
October 8th-12th

Thanks too all the students who attended the Barrett Explores: New York City trip in Fall 2021!
Highlights included:
- Seeing the bus on hop on/hop off bus to get to know the city.
- Visiting the Empire State Building
- Viewing the city from the sea on the Harbor Light Cruise.
- Going to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
- Visiting 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
- A guided Central Park Bike Tour
- and A SoHo Little Italy and Chinatown Walking Tour.

Stay tuned for info on our next Fall Great American Cities trip!