Students in their senior year of high school are standing at the gateway to adulthood. They’ve worked hard to get to this place and they’re gazing ever forward, into a future bright with promise.
What could be more appropriate to celebrate this shining moment than a senior trip? There’s a big world out there and curious seniors are ready to explore before moving out into the world as adults. Let’s review some of the top high school senior trip destinations in 2017.
Known as the City Beautiful and the Theme Park Capital of the World, Orlando, Florida is one our picks for top high school senior trip destinations in 2017. This stunning city is the gateway to extraordinary theme parks and more of them then in any other destination on the planet.
With attractions like Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida, your group is bound have a ball here. Budding marine biologists can learn more about their passion at the famous SeaWorld Orlando. The courageous can get up close and personal with Florida’s fearsome alligators at Gatorworld.
In addition, Florida’s nearby wetlands are not be missed boasting a wealth of flora and fauna to fascinate students.
New York City.
A perennial favorite for people of all ages, New York City is one of the most celebrated cities on the planet. Its unending fascination derives from history, art and even the political intrigue of the famed hotbed of skullduggery, Tammany Hall.
The Statue of Liberty and her flame of liberty, welcoming “those yearning to be free” is just the beginning of the New York City experience. NYC’s distinct neighborhoods and boroughs are alive with the American story – of dreams realized on the shores of our great nation and lives intertwined to create the tapestry that is modern American life.
Today a thriving metropolis, students of African-American history will turn to Atlanta as the birthplace of internationally-renowned Civil Rights leader and symbol of non-violent protest, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is 35 acres of Civil Rights history. Students will enjoy an encounter of Dr. King that encompasses the home in which he was born and the Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he preached as a young pastor before beginning his historic journey.
Walk in the footsteps of this American legend in Atlanta and encounter the living legacy of a man who changed the face of our nation by challenging its institutions.
These are just a small selection of top high school senior trip destinations in 2017. The world is a diverse place, filled with wonder for seniors to explore as they move toward their futures.
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