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SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Museum of the American Revolution Philadelphia

Explore From Home: Virtual Lessons from Yellowstone & Grand Teton

Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Now Open

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The White House

How To Get Students Signed-Up For Your School Trip

Planet Word - Washington, D.C.'s Newest Museum

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Managing Screen Time on School Trips

5 Experiences You Should Include in Your Grand Canyon Trip

The Cost of School Trips & How to Explain the Value

Educational Offerings at the American Civil War Museum

Teaching Six Big Ideas In the Constitution

Trip Leaders: 4 Tips to Help Students Overcome the Fear of Flying

Parent Meetings During Shelter-In-Place: Using Zoom To Reach Parents

7 Tips For Preparing Chaperones For Your Student Trip

Using Scholarships & Crowdfunding to Pay for Student Travel

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

Field Trips Linked to Stronger Test Scores and School Engagement

History is Fun From Home: Virtual Teacher Resources

5 Benefits of a School Trip in Fall

16 Awe-Inspiring Programs to Add-On to Your National Parks Trip

6 Ways School Trips Can Teach Gratitude

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

Teachers Believe in Positive Impact of Student Travel, Rite of Passage

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The U.S. Capitol

On The Road Again: College Road Trips

Important Advice for Managing Student Medications on a School Trip

When Women Lost the Vote - Special Exhibit Opens in Fall 2020

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: National WWII Memorial

What You Need to Know About School Trip Refunds

Top 5 Boston Tour Sites

3 Ideas for Using Computer Science on Your Next Field Trip

Top 5 Philadelphia Tour Sites

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Virtual Ecology Field Trip from Capers Island

5 Things Tour Leaders Need to Know

Top 5 New York City Tour Sites

7 Things to Know Before Traveling by Motor Coach on Your School Trip

Get Administration to Say YES to Your School Trip

Top 5 Colonial Virginia Tour Sites

3 Simple Tips Teachers can do in Summer to Prepare for Fall

The Horse Statue Symbolism... Fact or Myth?

Airport Safety Review with Jennifer Court, Travel Safety Specialist

STEM Experiences for a Student Trip to New York City

Study Links Personal Development with Student Travel

Hotel Safety Standards with Pat Neimeyer, Student Travel Expert

July 2nd or July 4th - When is Independence Day?

Navigate Uncertainty with the Tenement Museum's Online Resources

5 Questions Parents Should Ask About a School Trip

Tour Safety and Best Practices with Erika King, Student Travel Expert

Happy (Founding) Father's Day

Highlighting African American History on a Washington, D.C. Trip

Virginia Historic Sites Continue to Reopen

Top Ten Social Effects of Student Travel

Bus Safety Interview with Shane Lauler, VP of Starr Tours

STEM Experiences for a Student Trip to Boston

Updated TSA Security Measures

Must See Attractions for Student Trips to Washington, D.C.

The Best 8th Grade School Trip Destinations

How School Trips Support the Emotional Growth of Teens

Explore the Intrepid Museum Virtually

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Arlington National Cemetery

Washington, D.C. Announces Phased Reopening Schedule

Must Read Hotel Guidelines For Student Travel Groups

Advice for Reducing Airport Stress When Traveling with a School Group

6 Creative Ways to Encourage Registration for a School Trip

Teaching About the Arts From Home

STEM Experiences to Add to a School Trip to Philadelphia

In Honor of Mother's Day: Amazing Women from U.S. History

How to Plan a Student Trip That is Meaningful and Realistic

Teacher Appreciation Week 2020: Thank You Teachers!

5 Ways To Deal With School Trip Anxiety

What to Do for Students Who Don’t Go on the Class Trip

Four Virginia Museums with Free Teacher Resources

10 Tips to Prevent Kids From Getting Lost on a School Trip

Free Online Teacher Resource Guide

National World War One Memorial Opening in Late 2020

2020 D.C. Peak Cherry Blossom Bloom Predictions Revealed!

TSA Encourages Good Hygiene While Traveling

TSA Travel Tips: Traveling with Aerosols

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: National Air and Space Museum at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Which Smithsonian Museum had the Most Visits in 2019?

What to Know about the History Channel's "Washington" Miniseries

Happy Birthday Charles Darwin!

Museums Transform Iconic Collections Into Free Coloring Pages

6 Ways the TSA App Can Improve your Group Trip

Arlington National Cemetery Expansion Approved

Obama Portraits to Tour the Country in 2021

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Top of the Rock

Interior of Mount Vernon to Briefly Close for Maintenance

Happy Birthday Alexander Hamilton!

New Study: Museum-Goers May Live Longer Lives

The Most-Read Blog Posts of 2019

These U.S. Airports have the Best and Worst TSA Wait Times

Download Free 2020 Civics Calendar from National Constitution Center

New Nightly Holiday Light Show at the Empire State Building

TSA's Packing Tips for Holiday Travel

Celebrate Bill of Rights Day - Free Resources!

Hotel Safety Recommendations for Student Travel

Safety Standards for Motorcoach Travel Released

60 Years of the Basilica of the National Shrine in D.C.

Retro Ice Skating Rink Opening at JFK this Winter

Your 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Guide!

What You Should Know about the Newseum Closing on Dec. 31

Thank-A-Vet Postcards and Other Ways to Honor Veterans Day This Year

Increase in Student Travel Reported in 2019

Happy 133rd Birthday to the Statue of Liberty!

George Washington Bobbleheads Hidden around Nationals Park

Baseball Fever! National Mall Renamed 'Nationals Mall' - Temporarily

Museum of Modern Art Reopens in NYC

Gettysburg Eternal Light Peace Memorial Outages Expected

Poe Museum Commemorates 170th Anniversary of Edgar Allen Poe's Death

Temporary Closings and Construction Coming to Air and Space Museum

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anna Wintour, Jeff Bezos Join Portrait Gallery

'If You See Something, Say Something' Awareness Day

Washington Monument Reopens After Three Year Renovation

Mock Flight Program Helps Kids Reach New Heights

National Pentagon Memorial to Close for Extensive Repairs

TIME Magazine Awards this U.S. Museum one of "World's 100 Greatest Places"

Study Ranks Top 10 Best Airports in the United States

Enhancements Coming to National Air and Space Museum

Free Admission to over 1,600 Museums on Sept. 21st.

Teach & Travel:  3 Benefits of Traveling by Motorcoach

Our Top 5 Favorite Back to School  Educators' Resources

Colonial Williamsburg Offers Two "Haunting" Experiences this Fall

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition Now Open in Boston

Philly's Museum of the American Revolution to Help Migrants Succeed

Hamilton the Exhibition Closing Doors Early in Chicago, Abandons Plan for Traveling Exhibit

Empire State Building to Open New Second Floor Observatory Experience Today

SYTA Names this City a Top Emerging Destination for Student Travel

Washington Monument Lights Up for Apollo 11 Anniversary

Five Unique Experiences You Can Easily Add to a Trip to D.C.

Top Travel Etiquette Tips for Student Travel

Beat the Summer Learning Loss with this Summer Reading List

Hamilton Exhibition Opens in Chicago

Neil Armstrong Spacesuit Statues Coming to a Ballpark Near You

Colonial Williamsburg Takes Extra Precautions for Animals During Summer Heat

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to be Drained for Cleaning and Repairs

Nation's Largest Memorial Day Parade - Live Stream

4 Tips to Make Your College Essay Stand Out From the Rest

6 Tips for Incorporating Travel Experiences in College Application Essays

Empire State Building to Honor Police with Special Lights Display

New Actor to Play Jefferson at Monticello

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Tredegar Iron Works

New Exhibit Opening at the National Constitution Center to Honor 14th Amendment

Washington Monument to Reopen in August

Be Washington: A High School Teacher's Review of the New Interactive Game

National Constitution Center Now Offers Pre-Visit Social Stories

Successful Student Trips Depend on a Great Team Lineup

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Historic St. John's Church

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Rafting on the James River or Riverfront Canal Trail Walking Tour Alternative

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The American Civil War Museum

Popular D.C. Memorial to be Restored in 2019

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Pamplin Historical Park in Virginia - PART TWO

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Pamplin Historical Park in Virginia - PART ONE

Newseum Announces YEAR OF THE STUDENT JOURNALIST

How to Earn Teacher Support for your School-Sponsored Trip

Popular School Trip Destination Makes New York Times' 52 Places to Go in 2019 List

Teacher Shares Experiences on School Trips with NationsClassroom

Traveling to D.C. During the Government Shutdown?  Here's What You Need to Know

Increased Tour Bus Parking Coming to D.C. in Spring 2019

An English Teacher's Review of Newseum's Today's Front Pages App

Our Most-Read Blog Posts from 2018

Winter in Washington, DC:  A List of Must-Sees

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: L'Enfant Plaza Food Court

The 227th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights:  Celebrate with Classroom Resources from the National Constitution Center

Forbes' List of 14 Best Places to Travel in the U.S. in 2019

USA Today’s Travel Section: 3 Benefits of Educational Travel for Children

How to Plan a Student Trip to the East Coast that Lets the American Story Unfold

Midterm Elections Matter: Lesson Plan for Analyzing Midterm Election Results

Museum of the Bible Celebrates One Year in D.C.

School Trip Spotlight: Ronald Reagan Building Food Court

Ghost Stories from the White House

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Review of Top of the Rock in NYC

Book review of Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restaging America's Past

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The Washington National Cathedral

3 Key Findings in the New US Travel Association Report

Our Review of the New Observation Deck in Washington, D.C.

TSA Introducing New 3D Airport Security Technology

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Smokey Glen Farm

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The Supreme Court of the United States

5 Facts Most People Don't Know about Amelia Earhart

School Trip Spotlight: Ford's Theatre and the Petersen House

The Nation Voted!  America's Favorite Founding Father is...

6 Ways Google Can Make Planning Your Trip Easier: #5 - Using Google Forms (Sample Forms Included!)

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: 5 Things Not to Miss at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum

6 Ways Google Can Make Planning Easier For a School Trip Leader: #4 - Using Google Docs

6 Ways Google Can Make Planning Easier For a School Trip Leader: #3 - The Google App and Google Calendar

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The Pentagon

Getting our Students Involved in Memorial Day

New Portrait Unveiled at National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

6 Ways Google Can Make Planning Easier For a School Trip Leader: #2 Google Sheets & formMule

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery

6 Ways Google Can Make Planning Easier For a School Trip Leader: #1 Google Sites

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: National Museum of Natural History

Thank You, Teachers!

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Mount Vernon

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Washington Nationals Park

Empire State Building Lights Up the NYC Skyline With a New, Hourly Light Display

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Colonial Williamsburg

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