Category Archives: Destinations

LEGOLAND New York vs LEGOLAND Florida

Children and adults alike can easily loose themselves in an afternoon of LEGO play time, especially when that afternoon is spent in an actual LEGOLAND theme park! There are three total LEGOLAND theme parks in North America (California, Florida, New York), as well as a handful more scattered throughout the world. If you are familiar…
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Healthy Eating Habits on the Road

Eating healthy probably isn’t the first thing on your list of things to worry about when traveling, especially when traveling with a large group of students on a field trip, senior trip, or class vacation.  More than likely you are more worried about lodging, attractions, student safety, and of course, having fun. Oftentimes eating on…
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Biggest [and Best] HBCU Schools in Maryland

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are defined as institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American community. These schools are popular academic institutions both for the historic aspect and the continuing legacy they hold, integral parts of…
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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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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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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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Best Places to Eat in Austin for Student Groups

When in Austin, eat as Austinites do! We have found the absolute best places to eat throughout the city of Austin when traveling with a student group, these eateries offering up excellent local foods, plenty of seating options, and/or group dining platters and specials. Sometimes it may seem difficult to eat in Austin with student…
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