Top 10 Student Adventure TripsEducational Destinations
Imagine your students as they kayak along the stunningly scenic coastal route along the Costa Verde in Brazil. Let them destroy objects with an excavator or bulldozer at the Dig This Las Vegas theme park. Or let your students take a dip in a live volcano in Iceland. Educational Destinations has many student adventure trip destinations from which to choose. Enjoy our top 10 student adventure trips knowing there are many more wonderful adventure locations available. here.
Arizona – Grand Canyon
Hidden in the Grand Canyon National Park, explore geological treasures two billion years in the making! This river valley contains adventures like no other. Zip line over lions, tigers and panthers, bike ride through Glen Canyon, explore the mysteries of the Montezuma Castle or take a wilderness trek in Saguaro National Park. Encourage your students as they hike to the Havasu Falls in the Grand Canyon, kayak at Lake Mead National Recreation Area or explore the jaw-dropping Wonderland of Rocks in Chiricahua. Educational Destinations will make your Arizona Adventure trip rewarding and memorable.
Costa Rica – Manuel Antonio National Park • Arenal Volcano
Pura Vida, a traditional Costa Rican greeting, translates to pure life or simple life, of which the Costa Ricans are very proud. Costa Rica may be a small country, but it is very colorful in terms of biodiversity and is the most visited nation in the Central American Region. Costa Rica has it all, from virgin primary rainforests to sandy white beaches and crystal clear waters. The country offers something for every adventure lover. Peaceful, safe and with good tourism infrastructure, it is an educational travel mecca. Experience hands-on projects in different areas such as social impact, environmental protection and animal rescue centers. Depending on your educational goals, you can even stay with local families. An adventure trip to Costa Rica is like no other.
Wyoming – Yellowstone • Grand Teton National Park
Home to the world’s first national park, Yellowstone continuously invites millions of visitors per year. Yellowstone has 1,000 to 3,000 earthquakes annually, more than 300 active geysers and over 290 waterfalls. This natural playground is packed with adventures. Students will participate in a real dinosaur dig and experience educational adventures that meet the Arizona State Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Don’t forget to encourage your students to use teamwork and communication to conquer the Doug Walker Challenge Course. Wyoming is full of interesting adventures.
California – Yosemite
Your students will be thrilled while they hike the Redwood National Parks and see the tallest trees on the planet, witness a rainbow at night or discover the largest living things on the planet in Yosemite Park! California has endless adventures along with many engaging attractions. Challenge the Tallest Summit in the contiguous Lower 48 states, explore the largest single cave chamber in California or soar over San Diego on a Top Gun and Air Combat Experience. An adventure trip in Yosemite never disappoints.
Scandinavia -m Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland
In Sweden and Iceland, your students will explore the Skaftafell Ice Cave or dive into the Silfra fissure in the Land of ice and fire. Explore the wonders of the Heinabergslón Glacier Lagoon, experience the solar winds colliding with the magnetic field creating the Northern Lights, or take a trip into the dormant Þríhnjúkagígur Volcano. In Sweden, students will kayak the Kalix and the Torne rivers, go rock climbing at Bohuslän or enjoy the challenges of zip lines, spider webs and suspension bridges in Uppsala. A Scandinavian trip will be filled with adventure.
Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge, explore the biodiversity of the nature reserve in Kakadu National Park or go outback cycling at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. You’ll discover the ways of the Aboriginal people who have the oldest continuous culture on Earth. Enjoy jaw-dropping views in a see-through cable car that moves over rainforests and clifftops. Take-in colorful marine life while snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef. Learn about the wildlife and what you can cuddle and what you should avoid! Australia offers many adventures down under.
Nevada – Lake Tahoe
After your students take advantage of endless water sports at the iconic Lake Tahoe, they’ll explore the stalactites of the out-of-this-world Lehman Caves, zip line from the top of Red Mountain or destroy things with an excavator or bulldozer at Dig This Las Vegas theme park! Go kayaking in the glowing Emerald Cave or enjoy a dazzling Star Party at Cathedral George State Park, your trip to Nevada will be filled with amazing adventures.
Switzerland has more to offer than medieval roots, chocolate and cheese. Conquer alpine mountains, go canyoning, bungee jumping, white-water rafting, heli-skiing, paragliding and skydiving in one of the happiest places on earth. Conquer the Peak Walk, a glass-bottom bridge between two Alpine peaks, ski on the dazzling Graubünden, have the courage to cross the Trift Bridge or visit the H.R. Giger Museum. Switzerland is a country full of adventure perfect for your next class trip.
America’s gem in the Pacific Ocean, the islands of the 50th state will enlighten you like no place else! The adventures and destination highlights seem out of this world. Let your students swim with Hawaiian green sea turtles, explore the ups and downs of the Maui Mountains with ATVs or discover the mysteries of the Ka’eleku Cavern. They’ll never forget snorkeling in the crater of a volcano, flying through gigantic eucalyptus forests on zip lines or a helicopter ride though Valley Isle. Immerse your students in the history of Pearl Harbor and explore the Secret Island. Hawaii offers more adventure than you can imagine.
Travel to the northern boarder and watch your students be dazzled by the Niagara Falls Fireworks Cruise, take a journey behind the falls or learn how Nikola Tesla harnessed the might of the falls to produce alternating current. Experience the Maid of the Mist, interactive exhibits at the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, or even a jaw-dropping helicopter flight over the falls! Niagara is a vision not soon forgotten.
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