There’s nothing quite like a road trip. The highway stretched out before you, the wind in your hair, music (or a great audiobook) blasting on the car stereo, adventures awaiting around every twist and turn. In addition to being a lot of fun, road trips can also be an incredible learning experience. From visiting historic and cultural sites, to museums, to exploring the varied natural landscape of the country, opportunities abound to bring learning back to your classroom this fall. Below, we’ve collected 10 destination ideas with websites that provide robust supporting activities that translate easily into authentic lessons. There’s something for travelers who teach in every content area.
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Whether you choose to visit one of our suggestions or another destination you’d like to share with students, our iExplore course enables you to earn graduate credit for your adventures. Before you set out on your trip, check out course 986: iExplore to learn more!