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St. Augustine: The First Flags of the New World

December 29, 2014

In St. Augustine, the voices of the past have not gone silent. Today, you can still hear Spanish cannons and garrison commands echoing through cottage-lined streets. You can still hear waves breaking on sandy beaches almost as pristine as they were [...]

Indulge in Traditional Southern-Style Cuisine in Knoxville

December 4, 2014

Smoked, fall-off-the-bone ribs. Warm, buttery mashed potatoes. Flaky biscuits drenched in rich meaty gravy. Salivating yet? These are just some of the knockout dishes waiting to be enjoyed in Knoxville. Pull up a chair and prepare your taste buds [...]

America’s Premier Shops Sets a Higher Bar for Holidays

December 3, 2014

Why bring your students to a mall this season? In addition to giving them the chance to shop for their friends and family, they will also experience holiday culture like never before. These progressive shopping places across the nation are [...]

Travel Through More than 400 Years of History in Richmond

October 31, 2014

The historic Richmond, Virginia region offers interactive, immersive experiences that bring history out of the textbook and into real life. Your students can learn first-hand what it was like to be a servant, to vote during the Revolution, to fight [...]

What’s Behind Bob Rogers Travel: 10 Questions Answered

October 27, 2014

Why do student groups use Bob Rogers Travel (BRT)? We have a reputation for delivering a quality, superior customer service experience. We’re unique in that, as one of the largest performance group travel providers in the U.S., we have strong [...]

An Amusement Park for the Mind, Body and Imagination

October 2, 2014

Your student travel group will be able to spot a WonderWorks building when they see it. For a start, it’s upside down. According to the fanciful ‘legend’ on the website, each WonderWorks location originated as a top-secret research lab in the [...]

NYC Teachers Become Tour Guides for A+ Educational Tours

September 30, 2014

Two former middle and high school teachers envisioned a transition from classroom education to teachable moments on the road and in the real world. Native New Yorkers Claudia and Meredith Toback (mother and daughter) have been in the tourism [...]

Easy and Informable Class Trips to the Newseum

September 30, 2014

The Newseum is one of the top-rated attractions in Washington D.C.  Both because of its location – near the White House, U.S. Capitol Building and National Mall – and its overarching take on history as reported through the news media, this [...]

Follow the Past through Arkansas’ Heritage Trails

September 29, 2014

It’s hard to say exactly when Arkansas’ history begins. Thanks to the Mississippi River, Arkansas Delta, and the mild climate of areas sheltered by the Ozark and Ouachita mountains, the region was a hospitable spot for Native American tribes for [...]

Ocala/Marion Combines Adventure with Elements of the Past

September 25, 2014

Ocala/Marion County, located smack-dab in the heart of Central Florida, features an abundance of sites and activities to suit any student group’s interests. The area consists of five historical towns—Belleview, Dunnellon, McIntosh, Ocala and [...]

Wisconsin Dells: Who Knew Learning Could be this Fun?

September 19, 2014

Most Midwesterners know about Wisconsin Dells and its legendary indoor and outdoor waterparks, but “The Waterpark Capital of the World” isn’t all about waterslides and lazy rivers. There is a variety of educational opportunities available, [...]

See Norfolk the Way Nature Intended: From the Water

August 28, 2014

When you factor in the confluence with the Elizabeth River, a sizeable part of its total area is shoreline – 144 miles of it, to be precise. And, as a port city with about 400 years of history behind it, it’s not short on history.  From a [...]

Travel to Europe with Student Discoveries

August 28, 2014

Whether you wish to provide your students language immersion, allow them to walk the grounds of historical sites or merely experience other cultures to gain a more worldly perspective, a myriad of educational opportunities awaits your students [...]

The Busy Group’s Guide to Washington, DC’s Top Sights

August 1, 2014

Indeed, the quality and quantity of attractions in the DC area needs no embellishing.  A quick look at TripAdvisor’s Washington Attractions page reveals nearly 250 places vying for tourist attention. The Delights and Dilemmas of Student Travel [...]

Chicago Southland Scores High with Student Groups

April 1, 2014

Conveniently accessible throughout the Chicago area via Interstates 80, 90, 94, 294, 355, 55 and 57, the Chicago Southland is an ideal location for student groups. Videos Environmental Tourism Opportunities Five environmental learning centers in the [...]

Niagara Falls: Overflowing with Adventure

March 1, 2014

Feel the Falls Niagara Falls is more than one of the world’s natural wonders. It’s one of a kind. It’s the culmination of nature’s sheer power and pure beauty coming together unlike anywhere else in the world. You’ve seen the image of [...]

Getting Involved in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

March 1, 2014

Visiting historical sites and museums is great; students can connect with the past in a much more vibrant way when they’ve been to the places they study. But as much as we love these locations, they have one sizeable drawback: at best, your group [...]

Think Lewisville, Texas for Your Next Student Trip

February 20, 2014

Lewisville, located just 15 minutes from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, offers a variety of opportunities for student groups. At the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA), your students will experience environmental science [...]
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