Category Archives: Destinations

What’s New at Disney 2020

[caption id="attachment_25514" align="alignright" width="425"] Photo by Travis Gergen on Unsplash[/caption] Every year brings something new and exciting to Disney parks worldwide, and 2020 is no exception. While most of 2020 is dedicated to preparations for Disney's 50th anniversary in 2021, there are still some thrilling new additions to discuss. At this year's D23 Expo several…
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How to Visit Vegas as a Broke College Student

Viva Las Vegas! You don't quite know what broke truly is until you live your college days, surviving off Ramen noodles and campus freebies for 4 years or more. The good news is you certainly don't have to forgo travel during these crucial learning years, you can always visit the destination of your dreams on…
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A Field Trip to the Oldest City in America

When you think of the oldest city in the US you may think of Plymouth or Jamestown, but you need to look much further south for the true answer; St. Augustine, Florida! In 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon discovered what is now Florida on his search 'Fountain of Youth'. He landed at St.…
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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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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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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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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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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 Visit the Harriet…
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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…
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