Educational Tours

The possibilities are endless when it comes to destinations and attractions perfect for educational travel. With every customized itinerary, we remember the goal of educational tours is to excite and engage students as they learn. The first step toward that goal happens right away as students step outside of the classroom into fascinating cities, rich with museums and historical landmarks. The thrills continue as their imaginations ignite in the hands-on activities and beautiful exhibits on science, art, history, geology, and every other subject on earth.

You’ll love watching them walk in the footsteps of history’s greatest Americans. You’ll marvel as they discover new interests, as their creativity is sparked. Being a group leader on educational tours, helping the next generation realize their potential, will excite you for the future.

We customize school trips anywhere you want to go. But with historical landmarks, world-class museums, and many other unforgettable attractions, these are our favorite destinations for educational tours.

Washington, D.C.

You cannot beat the nation’s capital for sheer volume and variety when it comes to educational attractions. The National Mall inspires millions of a visitors every year with its monuments and memorials to honor presidents and military heroes. The Smithsonian Institution offers some of D.C.’s best and most comprehensive museums. These facilities have so many acquisitions they cannot display them all. Favorite Smithsonian museums feature American History, American Art, Air & Space, and more. Of course, D.C. is also home to our government. The White House and Capitol Hill make everyone’s D.C. wish list. Other favorite D.C. attractions include the Newseum, the Museum of Crime and Punishment, and Arlington National Cemetery.

The opportunity to view some of our country’s most important documents in The National Archives is reason enough to take this tour. And that experience is only one of many that inspire reflection, patriotism, and pride on Washington, D.C. tours.

New York City

From the spacious, breathtaking view on Top of the Rock at 30 Rockefeller Plaza to the deepest, charming spaces of the Ramble in Central Park, New York City is one unforgettable attraction after another. This city is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many students. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most beautiful, comprehensive art museums in the world. Every student, no matter what their passion, will find something to love there. The American Museum of Natural History similarly amazes students with its larger-than-life exhibits and the Hayden Planetarium within.

New York’s neighborhoods present fun walking tours for school trips as well. The financial district and World Trade Center rebuilding site are a must for student tours. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are historical treasures, and Fifth Avenue offers some of NYC’s most famous, modern sights. There are more things to do in NYC than you can ever fit on one itinerary, but a 3 or 4-day tour here is sure to be a hit.


There’s more to Disney than the Small World ride and other nostalgic favorites. The Disney YES Program is an educational journey in humanities and other subjects using behind-the-scenes activities with Disney Imagineering. The theme parks offered by Disney and Universal Studios feature some of the most innovative rides and attractions in the world. And Universal even offers now the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, so students can step right inside their favorite books. Another popular educational site nearby is the Kennedy Space Center.


Chicago’s beautiful front yard, Grant Park, is home to a world-class museum complex. The Field Museum is a favorite for school trips as it features unique, famous and infamous, once-living animals, including Sue, the largest complete T-Rex fossil in the world. Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium are here as well. And the Art Institute will astound with its beautiful galleries. But perhaps the favorite Chicago museum for students is The Museum of Science and Industry, with hands-on activities on every imaginative, innovative, and fascinating scientific subject.

Michigan Avenue is Chicago’s most famous street. Its amazing shopping and dining options are always a hit. You’ll find the Old Historic Water Tower here and much of Chicago’s famous, world-class architecture. Observatory decks on Willis Tower and the Hancock Building let you see this amazing city skyline from above. Water cruises are another favorite way to do this. They often leave from the incomparable Navy Pier, always a Chicago thrill.


It’s the birthplace of our freedom. Several locations pivotal to the American Revolution are connected by a red-brick path called The Freedom Trail. They include the site for the Boston Massacre, Old North Church, and the Old South Meetinghouse. Boston also holds an influential role in black history as all of its African-American population was free by 1790. The churches, schools, and businesses built by this part of the community can be viewed on the Black Heritage Trail.

These rich, historical sites are only one part of Boston’s charm. The beautiful city is also home to Harvard University with its own Natural History Museum. Boston Public Garden is a breathtaking Boston tradition. And Boston’s Back Bay is the heart of the city’s business district with attractions like Prudential Tower. The Boston Museum of Science is full of exciting exhibits, including one of the largest, most innovative IMAX theaters in the world.

Read more about these destinations and others throughout our website. Or contact us today for a school trip to exciting destinations in our country and beyond.