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At Niagara Falls, Teachers Can Show, Not Just Tell

September 27, 2016

Which would make a bigger impression on your class? a) Tell them that Niagara Falls has 3,160 tons of water flowing down it every second. b) Take them to the Falls and stand under the pounding waters as they plunge 175 feet off the ledge above [...]

Student Group Travel: Rely on the Experts

September 7, 2016

You know how to run your classroom—you handle lesson plans, homework assignments, projects, tests and grading. This is a place of comfort for teachers and educators. Organizing a student trip, however, is a departure from that zone. There are so [...]

Lake George is a Natural Classroom for Science Students

September 1, 2016

While New York may be most famous for the glittering metropolis centered around Manhattan, you would certainly be missing out to not take advantage of what the rest of the state has to offer. Lush forests, green valleys, serene lakes, awe-inspiring [...]

Students Explore the Ocean with SEA LIFE

August 31, 2016

There are few things as magical as coming face to face with a sea turtle, a shark or a clown fish. Encountering creatures we don’t see in our everyday lives is a special experience. The world under the deep blue water is still a mystery, and [...]

8 Top Student Outdoor Attractions in Branson

August 22, 2016

Providing entertainment to groups and families for generations, Branson is a Midwestern mecca for music and entertainment. While it’s best known for its theaters, the Ozark area offers endless outdoor possibilities, from expansive lakes and [...]

New York Theater Made Easy with Broadway Inbound

August 12, 2016

As one of the oldest streets in all of New York City, Broadway spans the entire length of Manhattan, even meandering up through the Bronx. The entire street is dotted with famous spots and tourist attractions, but its most notable stretch sits [...]

Group Travel Videos Makes Memories a Communal Effort

August 5, 2016

When Jamye Richmond, the Texas History teacher for Pilot Point Middle School, plans her annual 8th grade trip to our nation’s capital, she already has plenty on her mind. Though many of her lodging and tour logistics are taken care of by [...]

Gray Line makes Touring New York City as Easy as 1, 2, 3

August 1, 2016

“I Love New York!” Thanks to its history, charm and undeniable charisma, the bustling metropolis of New York City is one of the most frequented locations in the entire world. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the trickiest cities for new [...]

Students Set Sail with Yorktown Sailing Charters

August 1, 2016

Gather your students, climb aboard a Yorktown schooner and prepare yourself for a Virginia adventure the kids won’t stop talking about for months. No matter if you’re sailing at night or in the afternoon, on Schooner Alliance or Schooner [...]

Top 5 Historic Sites in St. Charles, Missouri

July 22, 2016

Whether you’ve planned student trips for years or are just starting to take on the task, you know that the right destination is key. Plenty of activities, easy enough to get around, warm and welcoming are some of best qualities to consider when [...]

Education Awaits Students in Garrett County, Maryland

June 8, 2016

Traversed by pioneers for centuries, Garrett County continues its tradition of welcoming visitors and history lovers to western Maryland. Stunning Appalachian forests and lakes make the area a premier destination for hikers and boaters, while [...]

10 Student Travel Hotspots No One Should Skip

May 31, 2016

Part of growing up is finding the courage to leave your comfort zone. For some students, this means trading in an old hobby for a new one. For others, it might mean pursuing an internship that seems like a bit of a reach. For many students, though, [...]

U.S. Army Band Educates and Entertains Student Groups

May 26, 2016

One of the most popular cities for student groups to visit is Washington, D.C. Its combination of world-class museums, historically significant structures and attractions, and powerful patriotic ambiance make it an ideal place for students to learn [...]

Helpful Tips for Navigating Mall of America with a Group

April 12, 2016

Mall of America® is more than just a shopping mecca, it’s an educational experience and entertaining adventure rolled into one. If you’ve never thought about taking your students to Mall of America, it’s definitely a place you should [...]
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