Educational Travel


One of the most powerful ways for students to learn is experientially. The ability for students to travel and experience art, history, science, nature, music, government and more allows them the opportunity to make learning connections that will stay with them for a lifetime. We urge our school districts and independent schools to find the funding and make the time to provide this very important learning channel.

 

Henricus Historical Park Re-creating the World of 17th Century Virginia’s Powhatan People and the English Colonials

The colonial Virginia-era “Citie” of Henricus began as a military fort in the early fall of 1611 when 300 men and boys sailed 80 miles upriver from the first permanent English colony of Jamestown, debarking at a site high above the James River.   More >>

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TURN YOUR FIELD TRIP UPSIDE DOWN AT KENTUCKY KINGDOM AND HURRICANE BAY!

Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay is a 63-acre theme park in Louisville, Kentucky with more than 70 rides and attractions, including five thrilling roller coasters, lots of thrill rides and family classics, and a large selection of children’s rides... More >>

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History’s All Around You in Clarksville, Tenn

Clarksville, Tennessee is first and foremost a river city. The Cumberland and Red Rivers merge in the heart of the town, very near where the city was founded in 1784, 12 years before Tennessee became the nation’s 16th state. Today, a fully-developed... More >>

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum preserves Parks’ lasting legacy

On Dec. 1, 1955, the act of one courageous woman sparked a movement that brought change not only to the city of Montgomery, Alabama but throughout the United States. More >>

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Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

As summer slips away, cooler temperatures and colorful foliage takes its place—a sure sign of autumn splendor! A train ride is a unique way to take in that fantastic fall color. More >>

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In The French Quarter, Every BODY has a Story to Tell!

New Orleans is a city of allure. Generations have been enchanted by its deep culture and rich traditions. The character of the historic French Quarter, the noble Faubourg Trem©, and the breathtaking Garden District make walking tours a popular and a... More >>

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The Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

Score a touchdown with your students by taking them on a trip to The Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame this school year! Our 45-yard indoor playing field and over 50 state-of-the-art interactive exhibits make the top-rated Hall of Fame the p... More >>

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National Rights Museum Chronicles Civil Rights Movement

Located at the Lorraine Motel, the assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the National Civil Rights Museum chronicles key episodes of the American Civil Rights Movement, examines today’s global civil and human rights issues, provokes thou... More >>

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