AN A to Z ARTICLE
Playing games with kids can make a long car trip both pleasant
and educational. Print this out to take along!
AN A to Z RESOURCE
Places where you can go and see dinosaurs up close.
and Field Trips
AN A to Z RESOURCE
A sortable database for free curriculum and field trip ideas.
Find a place in Canada, The UK or the USA where you can experience
Bats, Cats, and Naked Mole Rats: Lifelong Learning at the Zoo
Take into consideration your child's learning style when visiting
Factory Tours USA
A site devoted to providing information about factory tours.
The unique feature of our site is that our visitors can access
our system to add information about factory tours they have visited.
World wide vacation ideas, though some of these might be right
in your home town!
Places and events you can update yourself. To find or link to your to your city, change "Milpitas" in this link to the name of your city or its zip code. Not all cities work yet, as this relies on visitor input.
Trained tour leaders modify the field trips to be grade appropriate.
The field trips are 60-90 minutes in length and are limited to
30 participants per tour - although this number varies by location.
Brings rural Americans one-of-a-kind access to prestigious Smithsonian
exhibitions and first-rate educational programs.
A staggering database of museums all over the world.
Lessons in survival in the school of nature. Links to adventure
camps for homeschoolers.
The Traveler's Video Guide to the American West. Find and view some very interesting places to take your kids out West.
- Guide to Offbeat Tourist Attractions
A travel guide to more than 6,000 offbeat attractions, tourist
traps, weird vacations, and roadtrips. Often on the way to an
"educational" site, you wind up learning something
anyway at one of these places you just happen by.
Milpitas company provides users of the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger a fun and simple way to upload, display and manage their location-based data, SPOTadventures.com has grown rapidly and now hosts thousands of posted adventures from around the world including hiking trips, motorcycle rides, kayak and canoe outings, mountain biking, sailing expeditions and family vacations.
Group Tour Magazine
A free publication that is published three times a year with
a focus on student and youth travel throughout the United States
and Canada. Download the previous issue here in pdf format.
Uses properties listed in the National Park Service's National
Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies,
geography, civics, and other subjects.
Blog site loaded with place to take kids - including comments from other parents who took their families to these places,
having had good and bad experiences.