Top 10 Student History Trips
Your students are ready to learn about the American Revolution and how Boston led the nation in fighting for independence. Because they love history, they want to find out who caused the outbreak of World War I and are ready to learn about the ways of the Spartan Warrior. Educational student history trips will create lifelong memories for your students. Educational Destinations has many student history trip destinations to choose from for your group! Please note that these are just some of our popular history destinations as there are many more history locations available. here.
The beautiful country of Italy is home to a number of famous artworks, landmarks, cuisine and remnants of history’s greatest tales. With so much history to embrace in the country of Italy, it would be impossible to get it all in on one trip. Witness the beauty of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, see history frozen in time with Pompeii and Herculaneum or experience epic structures such as the Pantheon and the Colosseum. Come and experience the historical treasures of Rome, Venice, Florence, Pisa and more in Bel Paese, also know as the boot.
Practically all types of Northern Hemisphere plants, except those of the polar tundra, are found in China and, despite the continuous inroads of humans over the millennia, China still is home to some of the world’s most exotic animals. With more than 4,000 years of recorded history, China is one of the few existing countries that also flourished economically and culturally in the earliest stages of world civilization. China is one of the great cradles of world civilization and its culture is remarkable for its duration, diversity and influence on other cultures, especially those of its East Asian neighbors. Your students are ready for an unforgettable experience in a country with a rich history. With 6,000-year-old customs woven into futuristic scenes, you’ll find captivating sights and incredible educational opportunities. If your students want to learn more about the history of the world’s longest continuous civilization, make China, the Red Dragon, your next class trip.
New York City
Beginning in the 18th century, many immigrants came from Europe, significantly changing the structure of New York City as the migrants served as workers to industries. New York City blossomed during the economic and building boom following the Great Depression and World War II. Throughout New York City’s history, the Big Apple has served as a central port of entrance for many immigrants while its sociological and economic influence has made it one of the most important metropolitan areas in the United States and the world. From a pizza slice, to Times Square, the bright lights of Broadway to a slice of Cheesecake from Junior’s, the city that never sleeps will be an unforgettable adventure.
Travel back in time 2,500 years and stroll through the ruins of Athens, walk through the Battle of Thermopylae and discover the center of the world at the Pythian Games. Greece has thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Prominent in ancient times, it was titled as the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, Greece’s capital, still has historical landmarks such as the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple, standing tall. With an abundance of history, olives and feta, Greece is a must for your next history class trip.
Home of the royal family and a leader in the arts, commerce, education, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, transportation and entertainment, the British capital contains a treasure-trove of historical landmarks. Experience some London history at the London Dungeon and the Tower Bridge Experience or an exhibition at one of London’s many museums. From minding the gap to a proper fish and chips, London provides the historical beginnings of America all kept in time by Big Ben.
The White House, the Capitol, the Smithsonian, Arlington National Cemetery, larger than life monuments, grand museums and sacred memorials, Washington, D.C. is an educational destination that beams with history. The nation’s capital has so much to offer your students that are ready to open their minds to the history of the United States. Pause a moment and realize the gravity of loss at the Vietnam War Memorial or stand before the steps where the January 6, failed insurrection played out. The rich history of the nation makes D.C. a perfect choice for your upcoming school trip.
The city of Paris was born in the 3rd century BC and conquered by Julius Caesar in 52 BC. During the Middle Ages, Paris was the largest city in Europe and known as an important religious and commercial center. Plus, it was the birthplace of the Gothic style of architecture. In the 20th century, Paris suffered bombardment in World War I and German occupation from 1940 until 1944 in World War II. Between the two wars, Paris was the capital of modern art and a magnet for intellectuals, writers and artists from around the world. There are so many chapters to the history of Paris and today, it is a major European city and a global destination for art, fashion, food and culture. Paris is also a wonderful destination for historic landmarks such as The Louvre, Palais du Luxembourg, the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame, all setting the stage for an incredible adventure.
Enjoy the vivid city of Tarragona that was once the capital of the Roman Empire in Spain. View the Mosque Mezquita in Cordoba. Discover Picasso. Embrace the architectural of Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona. Learn about five centuries when Al-Andalus was one of the leading cultural and economic centers of Europe. From dancing the Flamenco in Madrid to beautiful beaches and amazing cuisine, add Spain to your school trip wish list.
Boston plays a pivotal part in the history of the United States. In 1630, colonists from England established Boston. The American Revolution was born in Boston and the patriots of this land drove the British from the city on March 17, 1776. Even though the ravaged economy caused by the conflict drove the population to drop by two-thirds in the 1770’s, Boston rebounded and has become one of the great cities in America. The famous Freedom Trail, a 2.5 mile red-brick trail through Boston’s historic neighborhoods, tells the story of the American Revolution. From the Old North Church to Faneuil Hall and through resonant burying grounds, your Educational Destinations adventure will be complete with temples and landmarks of the Revolutionary Era.
Enjoy Germany’s age-old Bavarian traditions, castles and tiny romantic villages. This country has a diverse array of rich culture and history. In the heart of Europe, Germany offers vibrant art and music, beautiful forests and historic cities. Embrace Europe’s top museums, like the Germanic National Museum in Nürnberg, Germany’s largest museum that includes the grand paintings and sculptures along with weapons, armor and early scientific instruments. Take in serious culture and history and finish off the day at Phantasialand, making this Educational Destinations adventure even more amazing.
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