• Joel Lane House Celebrates 250 Years

    In 1769, Joel Lane decided to build his family home on rural farmland in an area that would become Wake County. Today, 250 years later, Joel Lane’s house still stands and is now in the heart of downtown Raleigh. 

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  • Monroe Science Center Opening This Spring in Downtown Monroe

    Coming in the spring of 2020 to the Downtown area of Monroe, NC is a newly renovated historic theater and science center for children. With something new to enjoy and explore in the community The Monroe Tourism Development Authority hopes to strengthen the quality of life in the area. 

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  • Field Trip Options at Kaleideum

    During the 2019-20 school year, Kaleideum has streamlined programming and organized the offerings as Learning Lab Programs, Performance-Based Programs, Planetarium Programs, Outdoor Programs, and Off-Site Programs.

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  • Field Trip Scholarships Available At Grandfather Mountain

    Grandfather Mountain offers students the chance to take their love of nature to new heights through its Field Trip Scholarship program and is now accepting applications for grants to help finance school field trips next spring to Grandfather Mountain.

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  • NC Museum of History Debuts New QuiltSpeak Exhibit

  • Get Wild Go Wild in Halifax County, NC

    Make plans now to bring your class to Halifax County, North Carolina. Spend the day touring sites that will encourage your students to, “Get Wild & Go Wild”!  Don’t worry they will be very well behaved as they absorb all the interesting science and math education while having fun. 

     

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  • Construction Is Underway for Monroe Science Center

    An abandoned building at 316 East Franklin Street that was originally built as a grocery store is being transformed into the new Monroe Science Center.

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  • Experience Mystery of Appalachia in the Mountains of North Carolina

    For over 70 years school children from all over the Southeast have come to the North Carolina mountains in the area around Boone and Blowing Rock to experience an eclectic mix of attractions that bring out the true flavor of Appalachia.

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  • Historic Attractions Make Amazing Field Trips in Currituck, NC

    Currituck, North Carolina offers amazing learning opportunities for your next field trip. Visit all of these historic attractions in the area and learn the history of the area.

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This Season's Featured Attractions

Linville Caverns

Linville Caverns

Biltmore Estate and Garden

Biltmore Estate and Garden

Latta Plantation Park

Latta Plantation Park

Most Popular field trip attractions

Person County Museum of History

Person County Museum of History

Located in the home of W.W. Kitchin, The Person County Museum of History is an eight building campus of interesting exhibits.

 

NC Aquarium Pine Knoll Shores

NC Aquarium Pine Knoll Shores

Thousands of marine animals will take your students on a journey from North Carolina’s highest mountains to the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. Your students will enjoy touching stingrays, staring sharks in the eye and watching river otters play in this unique seaside setting.

Riverbanks Zoo

Riverbanks Zoo

The Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is a 170-acre zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden located along the Saluda River in Columbia, SC.

NC Transportation Museum

NC Transportation Museum

A transport museum in Spencer. The museum is largely devoted to the state's railroad history; however, its collection also includes exhibits of automobiles and aircraft.

South Carolina State Museum

South Carolina State Museum

Offers exhibits about cultural history, art, science and technology, and natural history.

Exploration Station

Exploration Station

Our diverse, creative exhibits and educational programming featuring: science, technology,
engineering, math (STEM), and advanced manufacturing will foster life-long learning.

 

NC Farm Field Trips

NC Farm Field Trips

Farm experiences are fun! Visiting a farm encourages learning and engagement. Memories are made and our children and grandchildren learn about farm life in ways that are truly special.

Lexington County Museum

Lexington County Museum

A unique learning opportunity to view structures and artifacts that focus on sharing the life stories of local residents from the colonial period to the Civil War. Founded in 1970, the museum complex sprawls across seven acres in downtown Lexington and features more than 30 historic structures that have been moved to the site from locations throughout the county.

North Carolina Museum of History

North Carolina Museum of History

Capital Area Visitor Services provides scheduling for groups of 10 or more who plan to visit government and cultural attractions in the capital city.

Team ECCO Center for Ocean Awareness

Team ECCO Center for Ocean Awareness

Home to the only marine studies classroom and public aquarium in Western, NC.

Latta Plantation Park

Latta Plantation Park

Historic Latta Plantation is a circa 1800 cotton plantation and living history farm, located within Latta Plantation Nature Preserve...

Wells Fargo History Museum

Wells Fargo History Museum

Wells Fargo history demonstrates our timeless strengths—security, reliability, innovation and progress—and our lasting commitment to the communities we serve.

Inman Farms

Inman Farms

Inman Farms in York, SC was owned and operated as a functioning family farming operation by the Inman family throughout most of the 20th century.

Camp Flintlock

Camp Flintlock

Travel back in time to Camp Flintlock. Exciting and affordable a field trip here could include a tent encampment with cooking demo, colonial store and dress up, Indian necklace making, Live fife & drum music, pop quiz with prizes, colonial games and much more.

South Carolina Aquarium

South Carolina Aquarium

Education is at the core of our mission and we strive to provide an engaging, exciting experience combined with lessons in biology, environmental science and conservation.

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