Turn an educational road trip into an epic adventure!
Historic America Road Race:
You can hit New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. within just a few hours from each other. From the homes of Lincoln, Edgar Allen Poe, Ford, Babe Ruth, and of course the White House to grave sites of Benjamin Franklin, the Unknown Soldier, and Paul Revere – there is an insane amount of historical value in these areas that you could literally spend weeks or even months at. Not to mention the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island, Lincoln Memorial, the US Mint, Smithsonian, and nearby Roanoke, Plimouth, Jamestown and Mount Vernon.
Good Ole Route 66
Whether you got married on Rt. 66 like we did or you’ve watched Disney’s Cars one too many times, Route 66 is a MUST DRIVE road trip once in your lifetime! Stay at the iconic Wigwam hotel, see volcanoes in Arizona, meteor craters, and snap a photo at the Rainbow trees! Make sure to pick up this book on Route 66 to keep you occupied between stops. Take a slight detour and DON’T MISS the Grand Canyon!
Field Study – National Parks
Movie Film Road Trips
If you are a movie film enthusiast you can follow filming locations all over the country! Above was our pilgrimage to the Goonies film locations. Whether it’s James Bond, Ghostbusters, the Twilight Series, or Little House on the Prairie- you can create some unforgettable experiences traveling around the country taking selfies at popular movie filming locations. Don’t have a particular move that sets your heart high? Check out some filming locations of Academy Award winning films across the US! And don’t forget to read any books the movies were based on as you hit the road!
The Hunt for Aliens or Bigfoot
Literary Authors & Book Series:
Cave Explorations Extreme:
From lava tubes in Washington to spelunking through the Midwest, there are all sorts of caves and mining tunnels for the adventurer in you to explore! In fact we’ve been in well over 30 of them! Whether you want to sit in a cart and be driven through a cave like at Fantastic Caverns or you spend the night in a cave, this adventure will take you all over the United States. In fact you can see the final resting place of Squire Boone, Daniel Boone’s brother in Squire Boone Caverns! Nearby Indiana Caverns has a plethora of Ice Age bones too!
Travel the Oregon Trail
Remember that game you played as a kid? OH YES! The Oregon Trail! It makes for a HIGHLY educational trip to take – in REAL LIFE! And you don’t even have to get by a rattlesnake or pick up dysentery to imagine the hardships to might have been like to travel the trail many years ago. Try your hand at gold mining for a whole new experience!