Trips

Destination: Washington and Oregon

Trip #1: Washington, Oregon

Learn about the awesome power and beauty of nature by exploring the Pacific Northwest. From volcanic superstars like Mt. St. Helens and Crater Lake to the Oregon Sand Dunes and the Columbia River, See and experience natural wonder in all it’s glory.

Nevada, Utah and Arizona

Trip #2: Nevada, Utah and Arizona

Follow the history of the Southwest, from the National Parks, to the interesting characters on the western frontier to the casinos of Vegas.

Destination #3: Idaho, Wyoming and Montana

Trip #3: Idaho, Wyoming and Montana

Explore the natural wonder of these states and trace the path of Lewis and Clark, the brave men sent by Thomas Jefferson to explore and document the land of the Louisiana Purchase along with their guide Sacagawea.

Destination #4: New Mexico and Colorado

Trip #4: New Mexico and Colorado

Gain a deeper understanding of the cowboy culture and the lives of Native American tribes. See how they lived, their art and culture, and how they adapted to the environment.

Destination #5: North and South Dakota

Trip #5: North Dakota and South Dakota

Understand first hand about the life of homesteaders out on the prairie and appreciate what it took to settle new land out on the frontier.

Destination #6: Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma

Trip #6: Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma

Learn all that is special about the center of the United States, a place that many folks never see. From blazing new trails on the pony express, to breaking the chains of segregation, to blasting into space you can find it all here in the heartland.

Texas

Trip #7: Texas

Find out where Texas pride comes from and the meaning of the lone star.  Explore Texans rich and bloody history and their undying commitment to the land they call home.

Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

Trip #8: Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

America is the ultimate melting pot.  Explore different immigrant communities from Europe and Scandinavia and other parts of the globe and understand how their contributions over generations shaped American culture.

Florida

Trip #9: Florida

From the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean, the natural landscape of the water has influenced they way of life in different ways in this unique southern state.  From the Cuban refuges who came by boat and settled in Miami, to the Seminole Tribe and those who make the Everglades their home.

Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

Trip #10: Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

Learn about the battles fought for fairness and equality and how Gospel, Country and other musical influences gave birth to Rock and Roll.

Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Kentucky

Trip #11: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky

Find out how the automotive and other American industries like pork processing grew and developed around the great lakes region and why.

Hawaii

Trip #12: Hawaii

Should the islands of Hawaii really be our 50th state? Understand the history of the islands and you may find yourself asking that question.  Trace what happened to the Hawaiian culture under the influence of American business.

Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina

Trip #13: Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina

Get in touch with the soul of the south, from the origins of plantations to the role they played in secession and the eventual Civil War.

Cape Cod

Trip #14: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

Explore what prompted the colonists to revolt, and learn about the bloody battles and the daring strategy that resulted in the victory that gave birth to America. Find out the other ways that these smaller states distinguish themselves in their own unique way daring to be different.

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Trip #15: Alaska

Discover one of the only remaining truly wild places in the ‘Last Frontier’ as our 49th state is commonly called. Alaska’s majestic beauty is unparalleled-both humbling and awe inspiring. Learn about native Alaskans, the gold rush and their relationship with the wildlife that takes center stage.

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Trip #16: New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Engage every one of your senses in sites, smells and tastes from world renowned big cities to quintessential small town America. Discover where our founding fathers declared our independence, a booming steel town, the canal that bridged a great lake to the Hudson River and so much more.

Trip #17: Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia

Revel in the land of the Star Spangled Banner and learn about the bloodiest period our nation has ever known by exploring Civil War battlefields as you trace your journey through the estates of our founding fathers.