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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.

Adventure awaits at Kersey Valley Zipline

Zip lining at Kersey Valley Zipline in Archdale, North Carolina
Tucked away in Archdale, North Carolina, Kersey Valley Zipline is an adrenaline junkie’s dream. “The zipline tour at Kersey Valley...

Fort Ticonderoga is the definition of destination education

Fort Ticonderoga
Set on 2,000 acres in rural northern New York, Fort Ticonderoga is a major cultural destination, with student group offerings as...

Frazier History Museum offers hands-on learning

Frazier History Museum in Louisville, Kentucky
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the Frazier History Museum in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, documents and reinterprets history through exhibits, artifacts...

Join ‘Four Hours of Fun’ at Fort Worth Stockyards

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
Quanah Parker, Bill Pickett and Jesse Chisholm are a few characters whose stories will come to life at the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic...

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...

Fields of Fire Adventure Park boosts self-esteem

Fields of Fire Adventure Park
Set on 50 acres of rugged Connecticut woodlands, Fields of Fire Adventure Park pushes students to new heights and, possibly, outside of their comfort...

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago celebrates top ranking

Museum of Science and Industry
The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) is celebrating the 10th consecutive year as the No. 1 field trip destination among Chicago museums.

Learn about America’s development at Pioneer Village

Pioneer Village
Covered wagons carried pioneers and their belongings westward at an average of 10 miles per day. Since the wagons were crowded with belongings...