Author - Ben Hilmer

Meet Educational Destinations Tour Director John “The Big Smoothie” Hilmer

John Hilmer is not only a committed Educational Destinations Tour Director and student educator, but he has brought much more to Educational Destinations. John's former students, Andrew Moran and of course, his son, Ben Hilmer are all part of the Educational Destinations family. John's relationship with Educational Destinations started when John was an educator himself. Mark Harting took his band and orchestra to Italy. "We've had John guide us on two major trips (BOA National Championships and WGI World Championships)....

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Disney on Broadway

Disney on Broadway

Breathtaking! Amazing! Phenomenal! You hear these adjectives time and time again from friends, family, and others who've just seen a Broadway musical production. It is a truly magical experience. And, when traveling to New York City with students, experiencing a Broadway show is something you just can't miss. Broadway boasts dozens of venues located in Manhattan's Theater District along Broadway from 42nd Street to Lincoln Center. The majority of the shows are musicals, and they are influential forms of...

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