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Foundations of the United States: Boston and New York Student Travel

Boston, MA, New York, NY
Students in new york city

Foundations of the United States: Boston and New York Student Travel

Boston, MA, New York, NY

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Destination: Boston, MA, New York, NYType: EducationalSubject: History, Social Studies, Politics, Science, College Prep, TRIO, STEM, Literature

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Balancing rich histories with modern cultures, the thriving metropolises of Boston and New York City have evolved alongside our nation since the American Revolution. Founded by the Puritans in 1630, Boston boasts academic and cultural attractions, along with historical excursions like the Freedom Trail, which takes students on an educational tour of influential sites of the American Revolution. The vibrant, bustling culture of New York City offers unique learning opportunities for students of every subject. Delve into the history of this modern city, and take in the Big Apple’s iconic sights, world-class museums, and artistic and cultural highlights.

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  • Freedom Trail Walking Tour of Boston
  • Cruise Around the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Tour the 9/11 Tribute Center
  • The Empire State Building

Day 1

Arrive in Boston

Enjoy a Boston Duck Tour

Enjoy Lunch

Tour Salem

When dozens of individuals were accused of witchcraft in 1692 and 1693, a tragic case of sensationalism would come to define the time.

Enjoy Dinner

Check into Your Hotel

Boston Duck Tour

Day 2

Enjoy Breakfast at Your Hotel

Explore the Freedom Trail

Visit Faneuil Hall

This popular Freedom Trail stop has served as a marketplace and meeting hall since 1742. It has hosted several revolutionary speeches by Samuel Adams and James Otis, thus earning it the nickname “the Cradle of Liberty.”

Enjoy Lunch

Visit the Museum of Science

This award-winning museum encourages visitors to develop relationships with sciences and technology with exhibits focusing on everything from DNA fingerprinting to dinosaurs.

Depart for New York City

Enjoy Dinner in New York City

Check into Your Hotel

Fenuil Hall

Day 3

Enjoy Breakfast at Your Hotel

Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Enjoy Lunch

Tour the 9/11 Tribute Center

Located across the street from Ground Zero, this volunteer-run center showcases artifacts that tell tales of the infamous tragedy, the individuals affected by it and the subsequent struggle to rebuild a nation.

Visit Central Park

Enjoy the View from the Empire State Building Observatory

Student in front of statue of liberty

Day 4

Enjoy Breakfast at Your Hotel

Tour Revolution-era Manhattan

This modern city’s Revolution-era gems include a church established by King William III of England and the tavern where peace treaties between the patriots and the British were agreed upon.

Enjoy Lunch

Visit Times Square

This bustling center will wow groups with billboards, bright lights and an unimaginable number of pedestrians.

Depart for Home

students on 5th ave


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