Top 11 Sights to See in Colorado Springs

Top 11 Sights to See in Colorado Springs [caption id="attachment_32116" align="alignright" width="425"] Colorado Springs scenery Pixabay Public Domain[/caption] Colorado Springs is undoubtedly one of the most scenic cities in America, the landscape boasting red rock formations, snow-capped summits, and mountainous forest land everywhere you look. From the summit of Pike's Peak to the depths of the...
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Student Safety Tips from SYTA: Seat Belts on School Buses

How Do You Get Students to Wear Seat Belts on School Buses? AUGUST 22, 2018 Written by Michael Bowers, Student Travel Safety Consultant, Center for Student Travel Safety. Adventure Student Travel is proud to work with SYTA, the Voice of Student and Youth Travel, and we are both always looking for ways to ensure student safety while traveling. Let's face...
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10 New North American Museums You Have to See

10 New North American Museums You Have to See

This past year has brought some fantastic new museums in North America, with new additions in major cities from Toronto, Canada to Sarasota, Florida. Learn all about the history of pianos, check out some of the coolest glass art in the world, get in the mind of comedy's greatest, and even learn all about Icelandic culture with these 10 new, exciting,...
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AST Shares: Fundraising Reflections

Fundraising is typically an essential part of trip-planning for our groups, and depending on how prepared you are it can either be a nightmare or a dream. Thomas Ruggieri, a band director in Youngstown, Ohio, offers his insight in student fundraising with this article we are sharing from Teach and Travel. 'I encourage students to broaden their customer base beyond immediate family...
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New York State’s Hidden Gems

New York State’s Hidden Gems: Adirondacks

The Adirondack Mountain region is one of the most gorgeous and most hidden attraction zones in the entire state of New York, the region filled with outdoor recreation options, fun dining experiences, and unbeatable New York state scenery.  ...
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Field Trips for Literature Lovers

If your student group is interested in a literature-themed field trip this year then you most certainly need to take a look at this helpful blog full of great places across the United States with ties to some of literature's greatest names. Hartford, Connecticut - Harriet Beecher Stowe - Uncle Tom's Cabin ...
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The 7 Best Beaches in Charleston

The 7 Best Beaches in Charleston

Charleston's historic city vibe gives way to several Atlantic coast delights, barrier island treasures, and beachside bliss opportunities left and right. There are several different beach options within the Charleston area, with a beach to meet every group's needs, whether you are visiting for family fun in the sun or a secluded romantic getaway. Check out our list of The 7 Best...
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10 Fun Things to Do Outside of Disney World

When your group comes to Orlando you don't have to spend all of your time at Disney (or any of it if you don't want to), there are plenty of things to do outside of the 'Happiest Place on Earth' that will make you just as happy! Whether you are looking for something additional to do, something cheaper to do, or...
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Friday Feature with Michelle: Morgan’s Wonderland

Visit the world’s first theme park designed with special-needs individuals in mind and built for everyone’s enjoyment. The completely wheelchair-accessible park features more than 25 elements. Do you have a group with special needs? Don't let them miss out on the fun this year, take a trip to Morgan's Wonderland, the San Antonio Texas theme park that was designed with...
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Itinerary Feature: 3-Day Southern Florida Beach Getaway

There tends to be a common theme among seniors, and student groups in general, when it comes to planning a big trip with AST, and that theme is BEACHES. [caption id="attachment_31053" align="alignright" width="400"]...
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