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Happy 133rd Birthday to the Statue of Liberty!

Today marks 133 years since the Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York City in 1886.  The famous symbol of American freedom stands on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York.  As one of the most recognizable statues in the world, no class trip to New York City is complete without a visit to the Statue of Liberty. 


Read on to check out our 5 favorite ways to experience the Statue of Liberty with students.  

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Topics: NYC, School Trip to NYC, New York City, Statue of Liberty, Student Trip to NYC

Empire State Building to Honor Police with Special Lights Display

Tonight the Empire State Building in New York City will light up the iconic skyline in blue and purple in honor of Police Memorial Week.  

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Topics: New York City, Empire State Building

5 Great Options For Experiencing the Statue of Liberty on a Class Trip to NYC


The Statue of Liberty has graced New York Harbor since 1886, and it is at the top of the list of “things to see in NYC” for student tour groups.


When visiting Manhattan, there are many options for getting a closer look at Lady Liberty. Determining your priorities will influence how your group's experience will take shape.


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Topics: New York City, Harbor Cruise, Statue of Liberty, Student Trip to NYC

Expert Advice for Navigating Times Square on a School Trip to NYC


Visiting the iconic sights of the Big Apple is an education unto itself, with most first-timers experiencing a rush of adrenaline and nerves about what to expect.


Here is my advice for teachers and students about how to best experience one of the most popular attractions on a school trip to New York City: Times Square.



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Topics: Times Square, School Trip to NYC, New York City

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