These top 7 high school senior trip destinations in 2017 offer seniors experiences they’ll remember their whole lives. Let’s go!
1. London, England.
London offers visitors big city bustle, coupled with the echoes of a long and noble history. It’s the home of the Queen of England and the seat of English government.
From the regal splendour of Buckingham Palace to the sober gravitas of 10 Downing Street, London offers high school seniors an adventure through time in a great European city.
Founded in 1608, Quebec City is the oldest French-speaking city in the Americas. Its past is one which tells the story of Canada and the destiny of our continent.
From a battle between empires on the Plains of Abraham to the majestic Chateau Frontenac and its commanding vista of the St. Lawrence River, Quebec City is a feast for adventurous seniors.
One of the world’s most kinetic cities, the Big Apple is a delight for high school seniors. Offering the full sweep of our nation’s story as the world’s melting pot, the neighbourhoods established by those arriving at Ellis Island were built on diversity.
From the “Crossroads of the World” at Times Square to the towering art deco grandeur of the Empire State Building, New York beckons seniors with its wealth of lore, history, and adventure.
If you’ve ever wondered what 4 million cubic feet of water tumbling through space looked, sounded and felt like, this famous destination is where you can find out. Nearby Toronto is Canada’s largest English-speaking city and a cultural and financial powerhouse.
Combining these two destinations brings high school seniors the Canadian urban experience and an up-close and personal encounter with a natural wonder they’ll never forget.
5. Boston, MA.
Rich in historical significance, Boston is the site of the Freedom Trail and it all begins at the famed Boston Common. The notorious tax revolt known as the Boston Tea Party is one of the city’s most acclaimed moments in the American story.
It’s here that Henry David Thoreau penned the reflective masterpiece, Walden and where the Battle of Lexington and Concord raged – the first of the Civil War.
6. Chicago, IL.
American poet, Carl Sandburg, described Chicago as the “city of the big shoulders”. As the second largest city in the USA, Chicago’s shoulders are broad, indeed.
With its outstanding architecture and thriving cultural scene, Chicago is a singular experience of the urban face of our nation.
7. New Orleans, LA.
The Crescent City’s beating heart is the legendary French Quarter, with its lacy wrought iron balconies. Here, seniors will sense that they’re enveloped in a past, yet present.
The nearby wetlands offer an excursion among graceful Spanish moss and a unique eco-system, where seniors can experience the life of the Cajun people who live there.
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