10 Best Grad Trip Ideas for 2019 Seniors

10 Best Senior Trip Ideas 2019

Graduating high school is one of the most memorable moments of your life, so don't you think it should be followed by one of the most memorable trips of your life? Yeah, we agree!

We've been sending seniors on their dream vacations for over 15 years now, and we know all the ins and outs of getting you where you need to go, getting you there safely, and getting you into the hottest attractions in each city!

Here are our 10 Best Grad Trip Ideas for 2019 Seniors!

  1. DC 
    D.C not only offers your senior group some of our country's most iconic attractions, but also a wide selection of budding dining, shopping, and entertainment options! Spend a day seeing the political sites, visiting local colleges, or just enjoying yourself by the Potamic.

    Sites to See: White House, Southwest Waterfront, National Mall,  DEA Museum, Union Station, Howard University

    Washington DC Senior Trip


  2. San Antonio
    San Antonio is one of our favorite spots in Texas to send senior groups, not only because of the wide variety of attractions and dining options available around every corner but also for the nightlife and surrounding college life. This is a perfect city to show your seniors!

    Sites to See: Riverwalk, Alamo, San Antonio Zoo, Tower of the Americas, Schlitterbahn

    San Antonio Senior Trip

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  3. NYC
    How could we make a list of top senior destinations without mentioning one of our most popular choices, New York City! This is probably a destination on your bucket list already, and there are infinite reasons we think it's the perfect place for a senior trip, but we'll leave it at the list of sites you can see...

    Sites to See: Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Statue of Liberty, Guggenheim, NFL Experience, Broadway

    NYC Senior Trip


  4. Boston
    Boston may not be the first city you think of for a fun senior trip, but it's actually one of our personal favorites! Between a legendary sports stadium, perhaps the most famous university in the country, and plenty of great shopping and dining, we guarantee your group will enjoy this trip!

    Sites to See: Fenway, Harvard Square, Faneuil Hall, Salem Witch Museum

    Boston Senior Trip


  5. Denver
    Snowy slopes aside, Denver provides some of the best recreational activities in the spring and summer too! The breathtaking natural landscape is juxtaposed with a sweeping city skyline, the scenery alone worth the trip!

    Sites to See: Rocky Mountain National Park, Coors Field, Union Station, Red Rocks Amphitheater


  6. Hawaii
    This destination sells itself, senior groups always requesting this tropical getaway to celebrate the end of their high school career. Blue skies, endless waves, and really excellent local culture and scenery will greet your group here, and trust us, you won't regret coming!

    Sites to See: Haleakala National Park, Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Pearl Harbor Memorial, Staircase to Heaven

    Hawaii Senior Trips


  7. Philadelphia
    Grab a cheesesteak, hear freedom ring (literally), and celebrate like Rocky with this great grad trip option, Philadelphia. Whether you are a sports fan, a foodie, or a history buff, this city is a perfect choice for you!

    Sites to See: Lincoln Financial Field, Ginos/ Pat's Cheesesteaks, Liberty Bell, Eastern State Penitentiary

    Philadelphia Senior Trip

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  8. Hershey
    In our experience, we've found that Hershey, PA, is actually a much more popular location for senior trips than one may expect! While most would flock to Philly (which is also an excellent option, obviously), recently many are heading to the chocolate capital of the country to experience theme park thrills and tasty treats!

    Sites to See: Hershey's Chocolate World, Hershey Park, ZooAmerica, Adventure Sports

  9. Nashville
    Nashville, aka Music City, aka the Athens of the South, is one of the hottest new senior trip spots in the U.S. There are seemingly endless options for unique attractions, dining, and entertainment, plus Nashville offers something many other cities can't: the absolute most famous country music halls!

    Sites to See: Parthenon, Ryman, Grand Ol Opry, Belle Mead Mansion

    Nashville Senior Trip

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  10. Atlanta
    From stunning skyline views to world-class entertainment, ATL has it all! New world Southern charm mixes with old-world southern history, making a city full of cultural delights everywhere you look. Be sure to eat as much as you can here, the food scene is amazing!

    Sites to See: World of Coca-Cola, CNN, Game-X, Atlanta Movie Tours, Six Flags over Georgia

    Atlanta Credit World of Coca Cola

    Atlanta Credit World of Coca-Cola


Bonus Trips:

  • Seattle
    Great coffee, outstanding art, and a city skyline you won't soon forget, Seattle is a lesser-known but still really great option for senior trips.

    Seattle Senior Trip

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  • Albuquerque
    A bustling downtown district filled with amazing New Mexican cuisine and entertainment paired with the views of the mountains...Albuquerque is a top choice for us!

    Albuquerque Senior Trip

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  • Kansas City
    Recently named the 'Capital of Cool' by T+L, Kansas City is a great spot to get away to with your group. Excellent sports facilities, downtown shopping, and dining, and world-class museums await! (There's also a theme park!)

    Kansas City Senior Trip

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