Monthly Archives: May 2014

William and Mary College

William and Mary College William and Mary College is located in Williamsburg, Virginia. Your student group can take a campus tour and learn more about college life. The students may also enjoy a seminar or attend a college game. There are a couple of tours to choose from when planning your group visit. Specific tours…
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Jamestown Settlement

Jamestown Settlement [caption id="attachment_33907" align="alignright" width="425"] Jamestown - historic house. First English settlement in the Americas.[/caption] A fabulous living history museum based on the first successful English settlement in America, Jamestown Settlement is a blast from the past. Student groups of all ages will enjoy walking through the village center, past reconstructed landmarks and even…
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Go-Ape Treetop Adventure

Go-Ape Treetop Adventure Go-Ape Treetop Adventure is located in Williamsburg, Virginia. The location offers several courses for student group participation. Students of all ages are welcome to swing on the trees! If there are younger children in the group, there is a Treetop Junior Course available. The group will be given harnesses, pulleys, and carabiners.…
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Berkeley Plantation Tour

Berkeley Plantation Tour The Berkeley Plantation is located in Williamsburg, Virginia. The location is famous because the Harrison family including the 9th president William Henry Harrison resided in the house. Students can take guided tours of the Georgian Mansion and view the breath-taking landscape. The student group will be guided by enthusiastic guides who are…
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Keep Your Eyes Peeled: Art Replacing Ads on Billboards this Summer

Imagine you're driving down Route 66, shopping the Mall of America or strolling through Times Square, and instead of seeing an ad for the next iPhone plastered on a mega screen or highway billboard, you see this painting by Roy Lichtenstein (below):   [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="320"] via wikimedia[/caption]   This summer, 500,000 billboards and…
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Manassas National Battlefield Park

Manassas National Battlefield Park Where Southern Victories Tested Northern Resolve - NPS Manassas National Battlefield Park is located in Prince William County, Virginia, just about 45 minutes west of Washington D.C. This battlefield is famous for the two battles that occurred on July 21, 1861, and August in 1862: the infamous Bull Run battles. The Confederate…
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Gettysburg Battlefield Tour

Gettysburg Battlefield Tour [caption id="attachment_24314" align="alignright" width="425"] Gettysburg Battlefield[/caption] The American Civil War Museum is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The location contains a gift shop that has several items to browse. Featured categories include books, educational materials, Civil War sculpture, collectibles, souvenirs, and apparel. Student groups visiting can participate in programs that are fascinating and…
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Gettysburg Ghost Tour

Gettysburg Ghost Tour Are you fascinated with the supernatural? If so, the student group can take a Ghost Tour of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The location features several different options. Featured tours include the following: The Author’s Tour, The Award Winning Black Cat Tour, The Battle cry Tour, “Scare on the Square” Tour, XTREME Ghost Hunt, and…
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Hollywood Wax Museum Branson

Hollywood Wax Museum Branson Who would expect to visit a Hollywood Wax Museum in the Show-Me State? Entrepreneur Spoony Singh, creator of the original wax museum in Hollywood, California was inspired by his vision of bringing doting fans closer to their beloved stars and opened the first Hollywood Wax Museum in 1965. Fast forward 50…
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