Student Trip Ideas

Student Travel to Washington D.C.

Black History, American History, Social Studies
Take student groups on a Black History Tour of Washington D.C. and Baltimore

911 Memorial in Washington D.C.
The Pentagon National 911 Memorial is easily accessible to student travel groups headed to Washington D.C.  

ROTC Tours of Washington D.C.
This tour includes Pentagon tours and sites related to military battles and studies.

Arlington National Cemetery
Students can attend a Wreath Laying Ceremony or take the Arlington Ghost Tour to learn more about historical sites in the cemetery.  

National Harbor
Student travel groups getaway from inner city Washington D.C. for the day and enjoy the sites of National Harbor, on the shores of the Potomac River in Maryland. Ride the Capital Wheel and Carousel, take a boat tour and dine and shop. 

Student Trips to New York City

911 Memorial and Museum in New York City
Now open to the public, a visit to both the 911 Memorial and Museum are a serious study of the events of 911 and a memorable educational travel experience.   

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
Immerse student travel groups in the history of immigration in the United States. When students have the chance to explore Ellis Island, they understand the scale of immigration to the U.S. in the 19th and early 20th Centuries.  A boat tour is available of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Lady Liberty is now reopened after the effects of Hurricane Sandy closed it for almost two years.  

Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), NYC

MOMA is a favorite place to visit in New York City.  Exhibitions of of modern artists  in 2014-15 include Matisse’s Cut Outs and Toulouse-Lautrec’s portraits and drawings of Paris.  A special exhibition of mourning attire worn by women and men in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries is also on exhibit. Trip leaders may also want to schedule tours of MOMA that are in sync with art history, covering whole eras in the fine arts.