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History Comes Alive in Colonial Williamsburg

April 2, 2013

Touring Colonial Williamsburg is a great way to connect with America’s past. Part interactive drama, part open-air museum and part historical re-creation, this area is a perennial favorite with everyone from school groups to vacationing families. [...]

Niagara Falls: An Exciting Group Destination

April 1, 2013

You’ve seen the famous photographs of water cascading between New York and Ontario, but postcards and computer screens don’t do it justice. You have to step away from the office to hear the thundering sound, feel the shaking earth, and soak in [...]

Student Tours Join the Historic Coast Festivities

March 1, 2013

History comes alive for student groups in  St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra, bringing the lessons from classrooms and textbooks into the everyday, making them truly enjoyable and educational. This year, student tours get an extra special treat when [...]

Florida’s Historic Coast Aren’t the Same Old Story

February 4, 2013

Florida’s Historic Coast, made up of St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra, offers student group tour planners a Florida experience unlike any other. Everywhere student groups venture, history awaits them; especially as the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce [...]

Adventure Awaits Students at Wisconsin Dells

October 2, 2012

Looking for activities to entertain a group of younger kids or teenagers? Well look no further. Wisconsin Dells is home to a variety of attractions and activities that are sure to entertain kids of all ages. A trip to “The Waterpark Capital of the [...]

Bay Point Wyndham Resort Welcomes Students

October 1, 2012

Bay Point Wyndham Resort Just the right mix of diversion and focus is necessary for a memorable, successful student event. One thousand acres of Panama City Beach, Florida accomplish that purpose with attractions and activities like water sports, [...]

The National Aquarium: Liquid Gold

September 4, 2012

The wonder of the world-famous National Aquarium, Baltimore, on the magnificent Inner Harbor awaits your group. The National Aquarium first opened its Baltimore doors in August 1981. Since then, it has opened two new pavilion exhibits in Baltimore, [...]

Student Groups Love Adventure Aquarium

August 28, 2012

Imagine students gasping in awe as they are surrounded by sharks in a 40-foot suspended Shark Tunnel. Picture the amazement on students’ faces as they stand within inches of massive hippos gracefully gliding underwater. Or the smiles and giggles [...]

Costa Rica: Adventures Under the Sun

August 23, 2012

A Costa Rican folktale says that once the Earth was created, God decided he should partition the regions to the different races around the globe. He gathered all his representatives and so began: the northern arctic regions he gave to the Eskimos [...]

Get More for Less with CityPASS

August 13, 2012

By Melissa Davidson Melissa Davidson is the Manager of Social Media at CityPASS. If you value your time and money, you’ll love CityPASS. That two-hour wait to enter Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium is non-existent with CityPASS. All you do is make a [...]

Discover Mall of America®: Over 20 Years of Fun

June 28, 2012

Mall of America® is turning 20! On August 11, 2012, Mall of America® celebrates 20 years of fun. Since its opening, MOA™ has grown to be the nation’s largest shopping and entertainment complex, with more than 500 stores, no sales tax on [...]

Great Gatherings in Oakbrook Terrace

May 1, 2012

Welcome to the friendly City of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Known as “The City of Hospitality,” this bustling suburban community is just 17 miles west of downtown Chicago, 25 minutes from both Chicago’s O’Hare International [...]

Cirque du Soleil Dazzles Student Groups

May 1, 2012

Assisting guests in creating experiences as unique and memorable as the shows themselves, Cirque du Soleil has become a destination for individuals and groups alike. With as few as 12 attendees, Cirque du Soleil can offer guests the choice between [...]

Discovering South Dakota

April 17, 2012

Carved into a granite peak in the Black Hills of Western South Dakota, it’s been called the “Shrine of Democracy” ever since the phrase was coined during the 1930 dedication of George Washington’s head. His 60-foot-high visage was followed [...]

Immerse Your Students in 18th-Century History

April 2, 2012

Imagine taking your student group on a trip back in time. Not only to stroll past historic buildings, but to become immersed in history by engaging and interacting with real people portraying people of the past and teaching history through the [...]

Exciting Student Activities at Mall of America

March 1, 2012

Mall of America Mall of America® is excited for another action-packed year as we celebrate our 20th anniversary! More than 800 million visitors from throughout the world have visisted MOA™ during the last two decades, including about 12,000 [...]

Two Good Days in Madrid

January 5, 2012

If Barcelona is the soul of Spain, then Madrid is the heart. Its main thoroughfares pulse with traffic, vehicular and pedestrian alike. The city radiates a persistent, enveloping energy that knows not the chime of the clock. Vibrant, cosmopolitan [...]

Barcelona, the Soul of Spain

October 13, 2011

One of the first things to know if you are planning a trip to Barcelona is that while the city is in Spain, the locals consider themselves the capital of the Catalonian province first and a part of Spain second. If you’re looking for a location to [...]

Discovering Art, History and Culture in France

October 6, 2011

France is a magnificent country to visit, but it has a special draw for our Student Discoveries passengers. French is a very common language that is taught to students in high school. After you have been studying a language for many years there is [...]

Colonial Williamsburg’s Immersive and Engaging History

October 6, 2011

Imagine taking your student group on a trip back in time. Not only to stroll past historic buildings, but to become immerged in CC by engaging and interacting with real-live people portraying people of the past, and teaching history through the [...]
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