Category Archives: Blog

Day Trip Ideas in St. Louis

You don't always have to spend an extended amount of time in a city to experience it, sometimes you only have a day away but you want to make the most out of your time, especially when it comes to student groups. We totally get it, that's why we offer day trip options, setting up…
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Best Destinations for 7th Grade Field Trips

7th Grade...that perfect year where students aren't quite children and aren't quite teenagers yet either...meaning they are interested in a wide variety of educational points and activities. You really can't go wrong with any educationally-based field trip at this stage, but we do have certain suggestions that will spark the most interest out of your…
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AST Shares: Epic Universe

There are big things on the horizon for Universal Orlando Resort, an epic expansion in the form of a completely new theme park conglomerate! Epic Universe will be the newest and biggest addition to the theme park family, with an unknown opening date but predictions to be completed in about 20 years. “It will build…
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6 Attractions To Visit in New York (That Aren’t in NYC)

The iconic phrase 'I Love New York' dons T-shirts, hats, and bumper stickers, with almost every American having either visited NY or wanting to in the future. A lot of the time some people think this phrase is meant for New York City only, but the truth is the entire state has plenty of fun…
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15 Fun Fundraising Ideas for Students

Fundraising can get pretty boring pretty quick, especially with the same ideas being repeated year after year within school districts. Fundraising doesn't have to be monotonous, however, it can be a truly fun experience for your students with the right ideas, momentum, and information. At Adventure Student Travel we not only want to ensure your…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.  In the second part of our 5 part New York State’s Hidden Gem series we will…
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