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Educational Travel Week- Weekly Digest – 10/1/15


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Educational Travel Week

Thursday October 1, 2015

Travel can be a great way to tap into a child’s natural creativity to stimulate great learning! We’ve got great inspiration for you as this week we are highlighting Educational Travel.New Road School Guides

Road School: Teaching Kids about Space Exploration

Road School: An Immigration Tour of New York City

Road School: Human Impact on Aquatic Ecosystems

Let Trekaroo help you plan your next educational trip to bring learning alive with our Road School Guides

…scroll down to find more educational field trip ideas!

What has been your kid’s favorite field trip? Write a review today!

Join the conversation on Facebook: “Did you use all of your vacation days last year? Why or why not?”

Monday Madness Giveaways!

Enter to win a trip to NYC!

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Photo by LiLing Pang

Visit Martin County, Florida & the Indianapolis Children’s Museum!

Martin County, Florida

Take a trip to Martin County, Florida and enjoy its natural beauty. Here you will find miles of white sand beaches, breathtaking outdoor venues, world-class fishing, water sports, and eco-­adventure. Home to the most bio­-diverse lagoon ecosystem in the Northern Hemisphere, the St. Lucie Inlet. This ecosystem provides habitat for over 4,300 species of plants and animals, including more than 30 threatened and endangered species. Discover Martin County, Florida and its adventures today!

Video: A Trip Through Martin County, Florida

Indianapolis Children’s Museum

The world-famous Indianapolis Children’s Museum is recognized as being number one on Trekaroo’s list of the Best Children’s Museums in the USA. Kids of all ages will enjoy hands-on fun in the Lego Travel Adventure, visiting a real-scale Egyptian town (after “flying” there on Egyptian Air), and putting unique faces on Mr. Potato Head. Current exhibits include Turtle Power! featuring the Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles, and Sacred Journeys- a ground-breaking exhibition about the world’s major faiths created in partnership with National Geographic. As the largest Children’s Museum in the world, there is so much to see and discover that you may just have to stay in Indianapolis for a couple of extra days.

Photos by Flickr/KimManleyOrt and Discover Martin County, FL

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Do you Homeschool?

Connect other Homeschoolers on Trekaroo by joining Trekaroo’s Homeschool Group.

Special Picks

Our favorite reviews for this week

  • Virginia: 

    The Blue Ridge Parkway – Virginia

    says, “We drove Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway from Roanoke Mountain/Mill Mountain to Peaks of Otter where we hiked to Fallingwater Cascades on a Sunday afternoon. Then on Monday morning we drove from Buen…

  • Washington: 

    Kukai Ramen and Izakaya

    says, “My experience with ramen noodles has been, up until now, limited to the cheap packets of soup that you get at the grocery store. This is not that soup. I was a little overwhelmed by the menu at fir…

Monday Madness Steals and Deals

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Enter to win an educational and exciting family vacation to New York City!

Enter by October 11, 2015 at 11:59 PM PST.

DEAL! Save on a value-packed NYC Kids’ Adventure Package!

Includes tickets for a family of 4 to the Central Park Zoo, breakfast for 2 adults and up to 4 children, and a complimentary pre-arrival call from the hotel’s concierge to assist in planning your Big Apple adventure. Available until December 31, 2015, subject to availability and blackout dates, a three (3) day minimum advance purchase required. Other restrictions may apply.

DEAL! Get a discount on Go City Cards!

Save even more by receiving a discount of $20 when you purchase more than $300 of Go City Cards between now and October 21, 2015. Use the booking code: TREKAROOTRAVEL at Check-Out.

New Talk Questions

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Monroe-Walton County Library

Moving to the area…what kinds of things are there for toddlers?“ – Katy Copeland

We may be moving to the Santa Rosa Beach area. What kinds of things are there to do for toddlers in the area? Does the library still do baby time? Are there any music classes for toddlers?

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