Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bureau of Engraving & Printing

There are only two locations in the world where United States paper currency is printed, Washington, D.C. and Fort Worth, Texas. The Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth produces $42 million in currency per hour, which represents over half of the nation's annual currency order! While in Fort Worth, students will be able to see billions of…
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Connecticut

With names like Bulls Ridge, Falls Village, St. Johns Ledges and Pine Swamp how can a hike through the Appalachian Mountains be anything less than natural? As always, the trail is maintained with the utmost care to preserve its beauty and natural habitat and ecosystem. Many of the hikes are 4 – 10 miles, which for most…
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North Carolina

There are 300 miles of beautiful wooded nature in the North Carolina Appalachian Trails. The trails of the Deep South offer sights and sounds that won’t be found elsewhere. Bicknell's Thrush is a rare bird that is found along the trail. Even though visitors may not see the elusive bird, they will certainly hear its flute like…
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Georgia

There are activities planned almost every day or weekly by groups and organizations who love the Appalachian Trail and work to keep it as natural and seemingly untouched as possible. The GATC or Georgia Appalachian Trail Club has many opportunities for individuals and groups to be involved in cleaning, clearing and restoring the trail. The GATC works…
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Epcot Center

Young adventurers on Sunshine State holiday won’t want to miss Disney World’s dazzling Epcot Center – theme park extraordinaire! Explore dozens of world-class attractions, wander enchanting international pavilions, be blown away by stunning fireworks displays and enjoy Epcot’s array of seasonal special events. The park is divided into 2 distinct realms, each celebrating the human…
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Broadway Workshop

This amazing project gives young performers the chance to explore their creativity through the many incredible aspects of Broadway. Your class can focus on song, dance, drama – even the technical or business side of Broadway, depending on your interests. And it’s led by a Broadway professional working right in the midst of the magic.
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Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is a massive area filled with unique combinations of geologic color and erosion forms. This park was recognized and federally protected in 1893, receiving national park status in 1919 and World Heritage Site status shortly thereafter. The canyon itself is overwhelmingly large and gorgeous, at 18…
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is a geothermal and wildlife-filled wonderland, a park so big that it takes up more space than Rhode Island and Delaware combined at a whopping 2,219,789 acres. Yellowstone was established in 1872 as America’s first national park, continuously inviting millions upon millions of visitors per year. One of the biggest attractions to this park…
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Acadia National Park

There’s simply nothing better than watching the sunrise and drinking some coffee first thing in the morning, so imagine what you would get if you added into that mix enjoying the view from the tallest mountain on the east coast of the United States. What you now have is the most spectacular visit to the…
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Harlem Hip Hop Tour

New York City is one of the most popular destinations for student travel, and these theme attractions are full of reasons why. It’s educational, exciting, and every step of it lets you connect to a specific culture. That culture is hip hop; and if it’s part of your daily life, you’re going to love every…
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