Category Archives: Blog

Day Trip Ideas in Astoria, Oregon

Today we are exploring all your options for a day trip with your student group in Astoria, Oregon, a true seaside delight!  Astoria is a popular Northwest port city, trading hub, and cultural hotspot. This seaside city sits at the mouth of the Columbia River and holds a very unique blend of 'riverfront, coastal, and…
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Battle of the Beaches: Galveston vs South Padre Island

 6 hours and 417 miles stand in between two of Texas' most popular beach cities, Galveston and South Padre Island. Both cities have high beach attendance, especially around Spring Break, but which beach is better? That all depends on what you like! Both beach cities offer up their own charm, from Galveston's mega beachside…
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Field Trips to Take in Elkhart

It is likely that you may not have Elkhart County, Indiana, on your radar as a top spot for school field trips, but we are here to bring this lesser-known destination to light for teachers and group leaders.  Elkhart Indiana is a place where culture and commerce combine, where a storied past meets a…
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Top 11 Sights to See in Northwest Nebraska

Top 11 Sights to See in Northwest Nebraska There is a lot more to Nebraska than cornfields and cows, especially in the Northwest corner of the state, where pine forests and steep canyons meet to make a magical outdoor landscape like no other. Northwest Nebraska offers up some of the most beautiful scenery, with over…
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Adventure Student Travel’s Covid 19 Safety Recommendations

At Adventure Student Travel we are working diligently to ensure all our travelers are safe, healthy, and up to date on current travel safety guidelines, especially during this uncertain time of Covid 19.  We are excited and hopeful for future travel, and we want to inform our travelers of our current safety recommendations by our…
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The 5 Most Kid-Friendly Airports in the United States

Traveling with children aged infant to teen isn't always the easiest task, especially when trying to navigate and survive a big airport trip in a not so familiar city. There are actually tons of airports across the United States that offer helpful, kid-friendly features, however, from nursing stations for infants to children's playgrounds and free…
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Back to School Humor for Teachers: Social Distancing Edition

Teachers, it's that time again, back to school season, only this year is looking a little, okay let's face it, a lot different than last year. Your lesson plans, test schedule, field trips plans, and much more are probably changing constantly, trying to work with virtual learning or in-class social distancing this year. We get…
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5 Faith-Based Tours for Student Groups

Faith-Based Tours are on the rise in the travel community, and not just with church groups! We receive requests from student groups regularly who are looking for a field trip or large class experience with a religious theme, be it a Catholic-based tour of NYC or a Salt Lake City Mormon excursion. There are a…
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An Alaskan Cruise Experience For Students

Alaska, the Last Frontier... a destination filled with history, culture, and unbelievable wildlife. This is a destination that is probably already on your bucket list, but if it isn't, this blog may change your mind. Alaskan cruises are among the most popular in the world, tourists flocking to this snow-covered natural oasis to catch glimpses…
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Schlitterbahn New Braunfels vs Schlitterbahn Galveston

Translating into 'slippery road' in German, Schlitterbahn was first opened by the Henry family in 1979. The park originally held just 4 waterslides starting from the iconic German-style tower, which was patterned from the famous Bergrfried Gaurd Tower in Braunfels, Germany. Schlitterbahn Water Park holds 2 main locations today, one in New Braunfels, Texas, and…
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