Biggest [and Best] HBCU Schools in Maryland
The state of Maryland holds several important HBCU schools, especially within the Baltimore area. This blog discusses 4 big-time historically black colleges/universities in Maryland, these schools considered to be the biggest and best HBCU's in the state.
Top 10 Free Attractions in Chicago
When your team is on the go in the Windy City and you’ve come across a block of free time in your itinerary, you can fill it with fun for practically nothing! Don’t waste your time in Chicago thumbing through pamphlets and consulting the locals, we’ve got the lowdown right here!
Day Trip Ideas in Astoria, Oregon
Astoria is a popular Northwest port city, trading hub, and cultural hotspot. This seaside city sits at the mouth of the Columbia River and holds a very unique blend of 'riverfront, coastal, and cannery culture'. Groups visiting on a day trip will have excellent options for heritage and maritime museums, local architecture and landmarks, and outdoor adventure.
Battle of the Beaches: Galveston vs South Padre Island
6 hours and 417 miles stand in between two of Texas' most popular beach cities, Galveston and South Padre Island. Both cities have high beach attendance, especially around Spring Break, but which beach is better?
5 Tropical Gardens You Won’t Want to Miss in Hawaii
Explore the islands' most popular garden and plant spots, from the world-famous Dole Plantation to the most authentic Japanese Gardens outside of Japan. In each of these 5 garden options, your group will have opportunities to hike, learn, and take amazing photographs all along the way.
The 5 Most Kid-Friendly Airports in the United States
Traveling with kids from infant to teen isn't always the easiest task, especially when trying to navigate and survive an airport trip. There are actually tons of airports across the United States that offer helpful, kid-friendly features, however, from nursing stations for infants to children's playgrounds and free wifi for older kiddos.
Shakespeare Festival – Oregon
While there are dozens and dozens of Shakespeare festivals throughout the world in any given year, one of our favorites is luckily held right here in the states. This one is a Tony Award-winning festival that is guaranteed to thrill and ignite the artist in each member of your tour group; Southern Oregon’s own Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, where culture is king!
5 Incredible National Parks to Visit in North America
National Parks are always a great itinerary addition when planning a group vacation, these free natural sites full of stunning scenery, educational opportunities, and fun outdoor recreation. You can please every member of your group with a national park trip, you just have to decide which national park out of North America's 419 you want to visit! Here's a little help...
D.C.’s Secret Landmarks
While certain cities come to mind when words like “eccentric” or “weird” are mentioned, Washington, D.C. is generally not at the top of that list. Those words are reserved for the voodoo of New Orleans or towns with names and histories like Black Cat, Arkansas. However, there is more to see in D.C. than the Pentagon and Capitol Hill.
The Best Corporate Team Building Vacations
Team building with your coworkers doesn't have to be the same ol' same name games and pyramid building in the office, it can be out of the box vacations across the country or just across the state, getting out of your comfort zone and into a setting in which you can truly bond with and rely on your team members.
5 Faith-Based Tours for Student Groups
We receive requests from student groups regularly who are looking for a field trip or large class experience with a religious theme, be it a Catholic-based tour of NYC or a Salt Lake City Mormon excursion. There are a plethora of diverse religious experiences in the United States, with plenty to explore outside of Christianity as well.
Best Alternative Spring Break Destinations
For some, Spring Break means one thing: PARTY on the beach. But what if your vacation is one you would like free of drunken college kids and eardrum busting concerts? If clubs, bars, and body paint aren’t your things, check out our list of the best group destinations for your alternate reality!
Halloween Travel: 7 Spooky Cinema Sets You Can Visit
If you are a horror movie aficionado we have 7 really good ideas for your spooky season vacation outside of the fun fall activities throughout the nation; 7 scary movie sets you can actually visit! From the infamous shower at the Bates Motel to the house that Laurie Strode hid from Michael Myers in...the most iconic horror films certainly bring a setting to your mind, and believe it or not, you can visit many of these settings!
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels vs Schlitterbahn Galveston
Both parks hold a German-themed heritage, sprawling natural settings to enjoy a day in the water, and several fun rides and slides to enjoy. While they hold so many things in common, there are also several differences to these parks, from the size of each park, the amount of rides and attractions offered, lodging options, and more.