Now is the time for Florida classroom teachers to begin making plans for their educational student tours. The 2015/16 school year is just weeks away and Educational Tours of Florida has many exciting destinations and educational opportunities available. Trips to New York City and Washington D.C. are time tested destinations, but there is almost no end to the tours we can plan and the expertise that comes with an Ed Tours class trip.
Educational Tours specializes in working with Florida teachers. A team is assigned and dedicated to assist with every facet of the tour and customize it to fit the goals of each teacher. Ed Tours does it all from organizing the trip and making presentations at schools for parents and students, to being there for the trip and getting your class home with memories that will last a lifetime.
The process is time tested, and our history and experience speaks for itself. Follow this link to learn more about our process and how to organize a class tour with Ed Tours.
Florida parents and sponsors, if your school, class, or club is not offering an educational trip, Ed Tours can assist in making your ideal educational tour a reality. Ed Tours encourages Florida parents and sponsors to take the lead in organizing educational adventures for their groups. Ed Tours makes the process of planning a student tour easy, and most importantly, fun! Follow this link to see how we can help you get your tour started.
Educational Tours is a Florida based travel company lead by former teacher. We are here to help Florida teachers, club sponsors and their students enhance the educational experience with extended learning through class trips. Travel to one of the many excellent Florida destinations or about anywhere in the continental U.S.
Here are just a few destinations to consider for the 2015/16 school year:
The Nation’s capitol is the definitive destination for class tours, and with good reason. Tour the Capitol, White House, several of the most important national monuments, Smithsonian Museums on the National Mall, and Arlington National Cemetery. A tour of Washington, DC can be customized to meet the needs of virtually any curriculum or club interest.
New York, New York
The greatest city in the world is the perfect example of the American cultural melting pot. The city’s historic value is without question with storied architecture and world-class museums. The city is alive with sounds, sights, and food, every block has a history.
Home to Florida’s capital, a trip to Tallahassee is a great way to supplement a civics or Florida history curriculum. Tour the three branches of government, the Governor’s mansion plus the Museum of Florida History, historic Mission San Luis, Doak Campbell Stadium, the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab in Panacea, and an Eco-Boat cruise at Wakulla Springs.
St. Augustine, FL
Take your class to St. Augustine, the nation`s oldest city, for an intensive one-day trip. Experience Florida Spanish history, the famous Castillo de San Marcos Fort, St. Augustine Lighthouse and more. Walk the streets in Old Town and get a feel of life as it was in the 1800`s. A must for history classes.
Orlando is know as one of the country’s funnest cities with countless theme parks and attractions to delight students. Orlando is host to middle school and high school graduate fun nights and Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. Orlando is also home to the Kennedy Space Center, which makes and Orlando trip the perfect combination of amusements and educational attractions.
Take your class on a trip to the largest city in the south. Atlanta is rich in history, culture and modern sites including tours of CNN. It`s the perfect destination for history, civics and other curricula. Tours could also include a trip Six Flags theme park to make a perfect expedition of Amusement and education.
New Orleans, LA
The home of Jazz, and one of the country’s most historic cities, New Orleans has a wealth of culture and it’s rich in southern history and many exciting attractions. Tour Laura: A Creole Plantation. Tour the National D-day Museum. Explore the Presbytere: The Louisiana State Museum. Tour Jackson Square. Tour the Aquarium of the America’s. Tour the French Quarter. New Orleans may just be one of the most unique cities in the country.
San Francisco, CA
Educational Tours specializes in trips to what is often referred to as one of the most unique cities in the world. San Francisco combines a wealth of history and cultural attractions in one of the most unusual topographical layouts of any city.