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California Dreaming!   From its redwood forests and jagged coastline to movie sets and the sun kissed Napa Valley, California is as varied a place as the locals who call it home. With such a diverse cultural and geographic background, California will always be a popular destination for student tours. Full of vibrancy in both […]

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Washington, DC: The Heartbeat of Our Nation   Ah, Washington, D.C….the Capitol of our great nation and the very seat of democracy. Home to some of our nation’s best historic buildings, world class museums, memorials, monuments, and of course the White House, Washington, D.C. is a place where students and their teachers can embark on […]

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Come and Explore “The Crescent City!”   Laissez les bons temps rouler!   Lovingly referred to as “The Big Easy,” the city of New Orleans offers an abundance of unique and enjoyable activities for student tour groups. From its storied history and lively music to its delectable cuisine and renowned museums, New Orleans will thrill […]

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Florida: A Land of History   La Florida, or The Land of Flowers, was the name given to this great state by the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon when he landed on our famed shores in the year 1513. It was the first time a European had stepped foot on this part of the […]

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Day 12: Merry Christmas! Hello travelers! From all. of us here at EA Tours, we would like to send our warmest wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Christmas is such a wonderful and exciting time of year. The anticipation that comes with this festive time never goes away as we […]

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Day 11: The Story of Father Christmas. Happy Christmas Eve! Can you believe that Christmas is one day away? It seems like just yesterday I was starting this special series for you readers. I hope you’ve enjoyed reading and following along with me, but don’t worry because the fun isn’t over yet! Today, I would […]

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Day 10: Keep the Yule Log Burning. Christmas is a season for joy and togetherness…laughter…good cheer…light when there is darkness…and warmth. For hundreds of years, people have looked towards light for a sense of comfort. In the northern reaches of Europe, people would burn a yule log to provide a safe and warm atmosphere when […]

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Day 9: Traditions of the Season- Christmas Greenery. When the time comes to deck the halls, there is nothing quite like the Christmas greenery that starts to pop up in various shops throughout towns and big cities. An excellent representation of the festive season, Christmas greenery such as holly, ivy, mistletoe, and poinsettias have long […]

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Day 8: The Winter Solstice. Today, December 21, marks the start of winter and the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Otherwise known as the Winter Solstice. The meaning behind solstice is Latin in origin and is “”sun stand” or “sun stands still” When the sun is at its furthest point from […]

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Day 7: Traditions of the Season- Christmas Cards. There’s nothing quite like receiving good old fashion snail mail, and when the holidays roll around snail mail takes the form of the oh so festive and popular Christmas card! From sweet to funny to sentimental and everything in between, Christmas cards have long been a way […]

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