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8 days

Program Overview

Experience Florida’s colonial past and Hispanic culture on this eight-day adventure. The journey starts in St. Augustine, where students immerse in the area’s rich history by going on guided tours of the city, visiting landmarks and participating in educational activities. Spend an evening exploring St. Augustine by foot while listening to local legends. On a guided tour of the Castillo de San Marcos, learn why the 17th-century fort is an important part of U.S. history. After, get a glimpse into the lives of St. Augustine’s most infamous criminals with a visit to the Old Jail. Travel back in time to when St. Augustine was a Spanish colony. At the Old Florida Museum, spend a day in the life of a Spanish soldier through history lessons and hands-on activity stations. Experience an interactive living history tour at the Colonial Quarter, where students develop a deeper understanding of settlers’ daily practices and the challenges they faced.

Journey down the Florida coast to Miami, going sightseeing along the way. Take time to admire medieval architecture and European history at the Ancient Spanish Monastery, a 12th-century structure that was originally built in Spain. Discover the stories of Cuban refugees with a visit to the Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College. Connect with locals during a walking tour of Little Havana, where students learn about the neighborhood’s culture, traditions and community practices. Experience Miami’s diverse art scene with a tour of the Perez Art Museum, a visit to Cubaocho Art Museum and a walk through the Wynwood Arts District. Throughout the program, engage in multiple Spanish language immersion lessons to practice listening and speaking skills. Each day, students partake in unique history activities and new cultural experiences.

Daily Itinerary

Learning Outcomes

On this Florida Spanish Heritage tour, students are introduced to Spanish history, culture and influences. With visits to historic sites and immersive experiences, gain insight into colonial times and the life of a Spanish soldier. Students practice their Spanish speaking skills with language immersion activities. While on guided tours, learn about art, architecture and cultural practices in Florida’s historic cities. Interpret works of art within an art museum and while walking through an arts district. Come away with an enhanced understanding of the Cuban refugee experience. With a curated curriculum for educators to apply with the program, students are empowered to put their learning into practice before, during and after the trip.

Services Included

Accommodations

Quality, safe hotels with quad occupancy corresponding to the destination.

Overnight Security

A night chaperone is on site to ensure security.

Transportation

All transportation is provided throughout the program.

Round-Trip Flights

Airfare covers round-trip flights from major airports.

Meals

Two meals are provided daily, breakfast and dinner, featuring local cuisine.

Education

Interactive learning experiences designed to expand educational and career goals.

Curated Experiences

Customized experiences developed by travel experts to promote learning and engagement.

Tours and Activities

Scheduled activities, experiences and guided tours are all included.

Full-Time Tour Directors

Full-time Tour Directors are on site for the duration of the trip, for an all-inclusive experience.

Gratuities

Tips for bus drivers, guides, Tour Directors and meals.

Interactive Technology

Advanced student security software that integrates geofencing, logistics, communication and more optimized safety features.

24/7 Support

Dedicated 24/7 staff availability, supporting students every step of the way.

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