Trips, Outings, and Excursions

Maryland Historical Society and Baltimore

An exhibit at the MD Historical Society shows a woman's dress from the Napoleon eraFriday, September 21
Departing from Salisbury University at 8:00 am

$50 per person

Join CELL on a tour of the Maryland Historical Society and Research Library and a free day in Baltimore!

The society museum contains close to 8 million books and objects that tell the story of Maryland history from pre-settlement to the present, with Native American, maritime, military and everyday objects preserved for education and enjoyment. The collection is also home to one of only three surviving Revolutionary War officer's uniforms in America! The one-hour tour will begin at 11, and then you'll have the rest of the day to browse the collections and exhibits and the surrounding city. We will depart from Baltimore at 5:00 pm to return to SU. 

Cost is $50 per person. Register online below or call 410-543-6090 to register over the phone.


September in Solomons

Tuesday, September 25 Solomons Island
Depart from Tilghman's Island 10:00 am
$150 per person

Why drive to Solomons when you can travel by boat? Shorter, more scenic trip to this quaint village where the Patuxent meets the bay. We'll dock at the Calvert Marine Museum, home of the Drum Point lighthouse, and enjoy the day in Solomons Island. Stay and enjoy the marine museum, browse the shops, visit the Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, and enjoy some delicious lunch at any of the fresh and local eateries.  We'll boat back to Tilghman Island, arriving around 5:00 pm. Rain date is October 2.


US Naval Academy Tour and Annapolis

US Naval Academy Noon Formation when midshipman line up every day before lunch in a formationFriday, October 12
Bus departs Salisbury University at 8:00 am

$70 per person

Join us for an historical guided walking tour of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis!  Professional, certified guides provide commentary on major attractions, including Bancroft Hall (midshipmen dormitory), Memorial Hall, Statue of Tecumseh, Herndon Monument (famous for Herndon Climb), Main Chapel and Crypt of John Paul Jones, Revolutionary War naval hero.  We will learn about the admissions process and the education and training of midshipmen.  After the tour we'll be able to catch the popular Noon Formation, before heading to lunch at the Drydock Restaurant

The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy in beautiful, historic Annapolis. There is plenty to see and do around the state capitol, here's just a few ideas! We'll return to SU at approximately 5:00 p.m.


Library of Congress Tour and Day in DC

Thursday, November 15 Library of Congress seen from outside with impressive columns and landscaping
Bus departs Salisbury University at 7:30 am

$50 per person

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office. The highlight of any visit to the Library of Congress is the glorious Great Hall of the Thomas Jefferson Building, which rises 75 feet from marble floor to stained glass ceiling. Marble columns, staircases, mosaics and paintings make this one of the most beautiful public buildings in America. After the guided tour be sure to check out the incredible exhibits currently on display! The rest of the day is free to enjoy in DC., and we will return to SU at approximately 9:00 pm.


Christmastime in St. Michaels

Horsedrawn carriage rides in St. Michaels at ChristmastimeFriday, December 14
Bus Departs Salisbury University at 1:00 pm
$20 per person

Every year in December the town of St. Michaels rings in the holiday season with an incredible display of decorations, lights and most importantly, community spirit. On December 7-9 they begin their Christmas in St. Michaels benefit celebration, raising over $1 million over the past 30+ years for local non-profits in the community! Our trip comes the following week, when the shops will still be open and the lights still bright, but the town will be a little less crowded. Enjoy the day browsing the shops in search of that perfect gift, visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and enjoy the local restaurants. We'll return to Salisbury University at approximately 6:00 pm.