Philadelphia Liberty Bell

10 Firsts That Occurred In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is home to the Philly Cheesesteak, the Liberty Bell, and a whole lot of history. If you look around the city, you might find “Pennsylvania” spelled “Pensylvania” at sites such as the Liberty Bell and in the Constitution – that’s no typo. It was an accepted spelling at the ti... Read More

Capitol Christmas

2017 Travel Gift Guide

Looking for a gift for the person on your holiday shopping list that loves to travel? We asked some of the WorldStrides team to share their best travel gifts. Watch our 2017 Travel Gift Guide for ideas ranging from stocking stuffers to splurges! x https://youtu.be/nUB1iZEVBf8 Like any of the product... Read More

Machu Picchu. Cuzco, Peru

12 Interesting Facts About Peru

Peru is a colorful land of textiles, ancient ruins, and incredible culture. It’s also home to one of America’s favorite foods – and an interesting national dish! Check out these 12 interesting facts about Peru to learn more about one of our favorite destinations in South America. Caral-supe is... Read More

airport, Shanghai, China

What You Need To Know About the REAL ID Act

If you have been to the airport recently, you have probably seen signs advising of upcoming changes to the identification required to board an airplane. This is due to the REAL ID Act, which takes effect on January 22, 2018. What is the REAL ID Act? The REAL ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005, [&hel... Read More

Our Christian Discoveries Program allows students to experience Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C.

Hurricane Survivors Get Weekend Reprieve

WorldStrides is proud to be inviting eighth grade students who have been impacted by the recent hurricanes on a special trip to Washington, D.C. on President’s Day weekend. On Friday December 1, WorldStrides CEO Jim Hall called students at three schools, via webcam, to share the news that their no... Read More

Christian Discoveries Governor's Palace

7 Interesting Facts About Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is a great place to visit any time of the year, but we especially love to see it all decked out for the holiday season. Its 18th-century-style Grand Illumination is especially exciting with a torch-lit parade and lots of fireworks! Want to know more about Williamsburg year-roun... Read More

Students can perform at nationally acclaimed Bowl Games like the Sugar Bowl, Orange Bowl and Holiday Bowl

Our 2017 Bowl Game Predictions

It’s almost that time of year again – Bowl Game time, that is! While our favorite part of bowl games are the parades and halftime shows (of course!), we also love the game and we’re waiting anxiously along with our performers to know who will be playing where this year. Here are our 2017 bowl ... Read More

San Francisco

11 Interesting Facts About San Francisco

San Francisco is famous for its Golden Gate Bridge, steep streets, Alcatraz, and – you got it, dude! – Full House. The thirteenth largest city in the United States also has some pretty interesting historical facts. Check out these 11 interesting facts about San Francisco! During the Great Depres... Read More

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