The Sunshine State is the perfect destination to mix education and fun! Its rich history of European influence began with Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon in 1513. The 100’s of miles of coastline and sea life make it an ideal location to study the marine sciences. As home to the Kennedy Space Center, it is a hub of technology and discovery. With a variety of amusement, water and themed parks, Florida is always a favorite of students and teachers alike!
This overnight trip to Crystal River, Florida, provides an opportunity to study the West Indian Manatee, an endangered species. Students will also get an up close and personal experience with nature as they swim with these docile creatures.