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John Deere Pavilion aims to inspire innovators

Student group at John Deere Pavilion, Moline, Ill. Credit: John Deere & Company
Each year, hundreds of school groups visit the John Deere Pavilion in downtown Moline, Illinois. Through a series of state-of-the-art exhibits, students...

Reach new heights at One World Observatory

One World Observatory view
A student trip to Lower Manhattan is elevated, literally, with a stop at One World Observatory, which is positioned on top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere: One World Trade Center.

Discovery awaits at Science Museum of Minnesota

Science Museum of Minnesota - Kellogg Plaza, Saint Paul, Minn. Photo: Science Museum of Minnesota
The Science Museum of Minnesota in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, brings science, technology, engineering, math and social studies concepts to life.

Explore natural world at Canadian Museum of Nature

Canadian Museum of Nature gallery
Students discover all of Canada’s nature under one roof at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Located in a “castle”...

Love to learn: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Hot air balloons, Albuquerque, N.M.
ART Several tours are offered to students at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, which explores New Mexico’s landscape, legacy and the...

Raymond ‘Bud’ Geissler: SYTA Youth Foundation chair talks travel funding

Student travel
Raymond “Bud” Geissler was a student tour owner and operator...

5 Stops: Vermont African American Heritage Trail

Hildene The Lincoln Family Home
Among Vermont’s early settlers, African Americans tilled the land, built homes and fought in the Revolutionary War. African Americans helped to establish communities...

The Mark Twain House & Museum shares literary legacy

Mark Twain House
Students visiting Hartford, Connecticut, can jump into the pages of Mark Twain’s real-life story at his former home.

5 Stops: Fort Wayne, Indiana

aerial view of Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne offers many day and overnight trips for experiential learning. From exploring behind the scenes of a music-lover’s dream at Sweetwater to...

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre offers more than dinner and a show

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
When students visit Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, they’re treated to Broadway-style productions, award-winning food and exceptional service. Now in its 33rd...