Washington D.C.

The Capital Wheel Adds Learning and Fun to a D.C. Itinerary
April 11, 2018

Located just minutes from Washington’s D.C.’s museums and monuments, National Harbor gives groups the opportunity to stroll tree-lined streets filled with shops, restaurants and outdoor art such as J. Seward Johnson II’s massive and awe-inspiring sculpture, “The Awakening” emerging from the Potomac River’s sandy beach. Adjacent to the beach, East Pier leads groups to the […]

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‘The Wiz’ and the Power of Perseverance
January 24, 2018

The historic Ford’s Theatre, site of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, honors Lincoln’s love of the performing arts by presenting live theater. Ford’s presents the Tony Award-winning musical The Wiz, March 9—May 12, 2018. In this soul-infused adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s magical book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Dorothy is whisked away by a tornado […]

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Spirit Cruises: Give Them What the Classroom Can’t
December 13, 2017

Why do high school students choose group travel? Simply put, they want need to break out of the classroom. High school students want to be inspired in ways classrooms can’t manage. They want to connect with each other on a level that their weekday routines don’t allow. We remember this when we welcome a student […]

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The World’s Safest Cities
December 6, 2017

The world has witnessed several acts of terrorism this year, and travelers are not immune to anxiety or fear. We know student safety is a top priority for teachers, chaperones and group travel professionals, yet safety and security within a destination does not always have a simple definition. The Economist offers insight with its recently […]

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5 Reasons to Make Mid-Maryland Your Base Camp
November 29, 2017

Maryland’s Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area is full of history and scenic beauty. Centrally located to important historical sites and other popular destinations, the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area is an ideal base camp for your student group. 1. You get all perspectives on the Civil War story. Just below the […]

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