Big City Destinations
New York, NY
It doesn’t get any bigger than New York City, AKA “The Big Apple.” New grads can spend their senior trip visiting world-renowned places like Times Square, Central Park, Broadway, the Empire State Building and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read more about senior trips to New York.
Another popular senior trip destination is the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. The graduates can tour major attractions like the U.S. Capitol Building, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial and multiple museums.
Los Angeles, California
One of the top senior trip destinations is star-studded L.A., Southern California’s “City of Angels.” Grads can visit famous places like Hollywood, Malibu and the Santa Monica Pier. There is a wide selection of scenic beaches and nearby theme parks like Disneyland, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Universal Studios and Knott’s Berry Farm. Learn more about senior trips to California.
While not as big as NYC, Boston, AKA “Bean Town,” is chock full of cultural and historical attractions. Recent graduates can tour the major sites that mark the birthplace of the American Revolution.
The summer is the best season in otherwise rainy Seattle, Washington state’s “Emerald City.” Graduating seniors can visit Pike Place Market, the Space Needle and Discovery Park or explore the unique coffee shops and cultural diversity of this beautiful city.
Beach Resort Destinations
Ocean City, Maryland
This popular senior trip destination features clean, white sand beaches and the famous Atlantic Avenue boardwalk. Along with all the available beach activities, Ocean City offers new grads numerous local eateries, fun attractions and seasonal events.
This Mexican resort town is one of the hottest senior trip destinations every summer. Located where the Yucatan Peninsula juts out into the Caribbean Sea, Cancun features gorgeous beaches, warm water, tons of activities and vibrant nightlife. Find out more about senior trips to Mexico.
San Diego, California
“America’s Finest City” has much more than just beautiful weather, beaches and surf. Graduates can visit the world famous San Diego Zoo, the original Sea World or take in a baseball game at the Padres’ Petco Park. Read more about senior trips to California.
Daytona Beach, Florida
Along with long white-sand beaches and warm water, this popular new grad destination features the Ponce de Leon Lighthouse, the Boardwalk and the Daytona International Speedway. Other favorite senior trip destinations in Florida include Panama City Beach, Orlando and Miami. Learn more about senior trips to Florida.
One of the best places to go for senior trip is Hawaii. Which island to visit depends on what you want do while you’re there. Kauai is lush and laid back, with beautiful beaches, hikes and few crowds. Oahu features the packed beach and nightlife of Waikiki. Maui is a bit of both, with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. Discover more about senior trips to Hawaii.