Join HSU’s Traveling Range Riders
Adventures Beyond the 40 Acres

Are you planning the trip of a lifetime?   Simply looking for your next adventure?
The HSU Traveling Range Riders program is a great place to start your journey 
to some of the most historic and scenic locations on earth! And while the Hardin-Simmons connection is an important component of our program, our trips are open to ALL travel enthusiasts.  

Curiosity is contagious so, on your adventure, surround yourself with congenial alumni and friends eager to explore and learn. Group travel with HSU's Traveling Range Riders ensures a richer, more diverse experience, as we each bring a unique and valuable perspective.

Current Travel Opportunities Are Listed Below
Additional Trip Listings Will Be Added Soon


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Southern Grandeur

OCTOBER 21–29, 2018 • from $1,699 per person

Remaining Space Is Limited


New Orleans • Nottoway • St. Francisville • 
Natchez • Vicksburg • Greenville • Memphis
From moss-draped oak trees and fragrant idyllic gardens to stately pillared mansions and storybook downtown districts, the American South conjures up an array of enchanting images.
Celebrate the region’s intriguing history and architectural elegance on a relaxing Lower Mississippi River cruise aboard the magnificent American Queen, the largest, most opulent steamboat in the world.  Sit in on daily lectures by the Riverlorian, your onboard history and culture expert, and enjoy listening to professional vocalist and Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient Deanna Julian ’00, a member of the on-board troupe.
Developing deeper friendships and encouraging one another while enjoying exceptional opportunities to learn and grow are central to HSU’s Traveling Range Riders trips. Don’t miss this chance to explore treasured towns of the Old South with us!  


Sandy Shores Caribbean Cruise

JANUARY 2–13, 2019 • from $2,949 per person - includes airfare. 

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Miami to Miami: Cuba • Dominican Republic • Bahamas 
Just the name of Cuba conjures images of sugar-white beaches, salsa music, and 1950s-era cars. Sail the warm waters of the Caribbean with HSU during this fantastic trip aboard Oceania's Sirena. Although Cuba is not fully open to Americans, by traveling with Hardin-Simmons, you will gain privileged access. Developing deeper friendships and encouraging one another while enjoying exceptional opportunities to learn and grow are central to HSU’s Traveling Range Riders trips. Don’t miss this chance to explore the with us!  

Eastern Coastal Civilizations Cruise PLUS Normandy, France, to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the historic D-Day Invasions

May 5 to 14, 2019 
8 nights aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship Le Boréal 
Lisbon, Oporto, Santiago de Compostela, Bilbao, Mont-St-Michel, Normandy Beaches, London’s Tower Bridge

From $6,195 per person, double occupancy, land/cruise only
Reserve by Sept. 4, 2018 to save $2000 per couple (refundable deposit) 

HSU-Eastern Coastal & Normandy 2019
Explore the historical legacies and dynamic cultures of coastal Portugal, Spain, France and England, and commemorate the 75th  anniversary of the historic D-Day landings. Visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites and conclude with a memorable cruise up the storied River Thames to London’s illustrious Tower Bridge. Special guest speaker Dwight D.  Eisenhower II accompanies you to the hallowed beaches of Normandy. Find detailed itinerary notes by clicking here.

Italy In Song with HSU's Choirs

May 31 to June 9, 2019 
Florence, Verona, Lake Garda, Venice 

Pricing Pending (est. $2,600) land only
Registration Deadline: November 15, 2018

HSU-Italy In Song 2019

Experience Italy alongside HSU students during a choral festival in Florence, Italy, and surrounding areas. HSU's Dr. Clell Wright is directing the festival choir in a performance of the Schubert Mass in G. The trip is open to any and all who want to go. You are welcome to sing in the chorus or simply tag along. Either way, you'll have a wonderful experience touring Florence, Verona, Lake Garda, and Venice. (If you chose to sing, no prior rehearsals are required -- familiarize yourself with the piece on your own, then participate in rehearsals after arriving in Italy.)



Glacial Adventures of Alaska Cruise 

July 16-26, 2019

From $3,340 per person, double occupancy. INCLUDES AIR!

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Sail the stunning islands of the Inside Passage; sample fresh-caught salmon in Ketchikan; explore contemporary Alaska in the capital city of Juneau; strike gold in Skagway; stand in awe of the Hubbard Glacier; immerse yourself in native cultures in Sitka; and celebrate British heritage in Victoria.

Colors of New England Tour

September 30-October 7, 2019

$3,659 per person with Roundtrip Air from DFW
Also includes Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers 

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“God blows on the leaves, they turn to gold, and we call it autumn.” ― Joyce Rachelle


Join the Hardin-Simmons Traveling Range Riders as we journey through New England, soaking up the magnificent fall landscape and experiencing hallmarks of the area on this 8-day tour that brings you from the heart of Boston to the farms, coast and mountains of the north.

Best of the Holy Land with Pastor Stan Allcorn of Pioneer Drive Baptist Church, Abilene

March 3-12, 2020

$3,746 per person. Includes Roundtrip Air from DFW
$300 deposit per person required. Final Payment due 11/19/19. Space is limited.

If you have ever had the desire to see Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, and many of the places you have read about all your life in God's word, then please consider joining us for this incredible trip. It's entirely possible that your life will never be the same!

Hardin-Simmons in Vienna

A Powerful & Lively
Experiential Learning Opportunity

2018 options include

July 12-18, July 19-25, July 26-August 1

Reservations Closed


Explore Vienna, Austria, with HSU's Dr. Coleman Patterson, Director of Leadership Studies, alongside a small class of HSU students who will be on-site for three weeks, learning first-hand about history, religion, music, art, and geography.