Monthly Archives: March 2019

Best Destinations for 5th Grade Field Trips

5th grade is such a fun time in a students educational career, this typically being the year where interests in various subjects are formed and peaked, longlasting school friendships are created, and lasting educational memories, mostly involving field trips, are made. There are so many things you can do with your 5th-grade students to create…
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Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain Welcome to Lookout Mountain, one of Tennessee's most visited mountain destinations that holds 3 top-rated world-famous natural attractions. This is the perfect spot for school groups, church groups, clubs, scouts, or family reunions, with plenty of discounts and special experiences available, as well as free motorcoach parking. We suggest you allow your group…
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Ruby Falls

Ruby Falls [caption id="attachment_30553" align="alignright" width="175"] Ruby Falls Pixabay Public Domain[/caption] Ruby Falls is undeniably one of the most stunning natural attractions in or around Chattanooga, this 145-foot waterfall located within a limestone cavern in Lookout Mountain.  It is considered to be the nation's tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public, showing off…
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The Heart of North Carolina – Student Attractions

North Carolina is known for its absolutely astounding views of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains, as well as its highly unique variation of attractions all throughout the state. You probably know all about Charlotte, the state's largest city and home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame and Carolina Panthers, or even the…
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Rock City

Rock City Created by God and enhanced by man. [caption id="attachment_30524" align="alignright" width="400"] Rock City Credit Danielle Bopp[/caption] Welcome to one of the most beautiful places in the United States, Rock City, Georgia. Located just 6 miles from downtown Chattanooga, Rock City sees 1/2 million visitors each year. This 'true marvel of nature' sits atop…
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Battleship USS Iowa Museum

Battleship USS Iowa Museum "Our Liberties We Prize, Our Rights We Will Maintain" - USS Iowa Motto Tour the West Coast's only battleship at the Battleship USS Iowa Museum, located at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro. This WWII era battleship was built in 1940 and served in WWII, the Korean War, and…
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Student Safety Tips from SYTA: Medical Attention While Traveling

When a Student Needs Medical Attention While Traveling JUNE 21, 2018 Recently Michael Bowers, Student Travel Safety Consultant for the Center for Student Travel Safety, published an article with SYTA with important points on how to deal with a medical emergency during a student trip. Bowers discussed the importance of staying calm and in control,…
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Born to Travel: The Wanderlust Gene

You've probably heard about or experienced wanderlust plenty during your lifetime, but what about the Wanderlust Gene? What exactly is this gene, and what exactly is wanderlust itself? [sm_hr] wan·der·lust /ˈwändərˌləst/ noun a strong desire to travel. "a man consumed by wanderlust" Do you ever feel like you were born to travel, that there is…
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Battle of the Beaches: Dana Point vs Laguna Beach

 Southern California is always a top choice when it comes to choosing some of America's best beaches, this mild Mediterranean climate zone a dreamy US coastal hotspot. Perhaps one of the first popular beach areas you may think of in this area is Laguna Beach, or the slightly lesser known Dana Point. Often times…
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Whitewater Rafting Smoky Mountain Outdoors

Whitewater Rafting Smoky Mountain Outdoors Gatlinburg The Most Trusted Outfitter on the Pigeon River. If you are looking for some seriously fun adventure during your Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge visit you must book a trip with Smoky Mountain Outdoors, the outdoor recreation company that has been setting the bar for whitewater rafting since 1993! Your…
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