Moving on from high school can be a pretty big deal. You’re leaving some of the most memorable years of your life behind: fun days with your friends, Homecoming, Prom, and now Graduation. We believe that these last four years of your academic career should be celebrated to the fullest, so what better way to do that than with a high school senior class trip? You’ll get one last big high-energy “get-together” to remember all of your hard work & fun. Plus, it will guarantee you memories with your friends and peers to last a lifetime…So, are you in need of some high school senior class trip ideas?
Here are our top 5 senior class trip destinations for you to consider when you planning your next trip!
1. Virginia Beach, VA
Virginia Beach has miles of beautiful sand beaches where our top rated, centrally located, student friendly, chain affiliated hotels are always located. Our high school graduation trips to this destination feature great dining events such as a moonlight dinner and dance cruise or a marvelous oceanfront murder mystery dinner at the beach and boardwalk. Some groups even love the flexibility to build their own packages by simply adding go karts, mini golf, a learn to kayak session, a private beach picnic with sports equipment or even schedule some shopping & boardwalk time on the nation’s #1 boardwalk. We even have an on-site tour manager based in Virginia Beach that will greet and host your group at every event. Combine all of the above with the thrill parks of either Kings Dominion or Busch Gardens and you’ll see why our Virginia Beach trip is the hottest selling trip in the upper Midwest and East Coast!
2. Orlando & Daytona Beach, FL
Our Orlando & Daytona Beach Combo is filled with loads of fun and jam-packed events. Students love this package for the record setting thrill rides and the many attractions like Harry Potter and The Transformers that both Universal Studios & Universal’s Island of Adventure have to offer. Also included in this student package is a full day pass to the famous new and exotic Volcano Bay waterpark! But don’t worry, we do offer some unforgettably relaxing time at Daytona Beach for your group’s more laid-back students as well. Our beachfront park in Daytona is within walking distance from Main Street Pier, where students can have some free time to shop and enjoy lunch at the famous Sloppy Joes. This graduation trip package also features event style meals at popular venues such as Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, Medieval Times, Sleuth’s Murder Mystery, and Hard Rock Café/Citywalk. Combine all of this with our highly rated chain affiliated lodging properties that we have within a 1-mile radius of Universal’s gates or ask about our fantastic, gated, secured resort hotel with multiple pools, great rooms, and student friendly staff!
3. Smoky Mountains, TN
Up for an action packed, adrenaline infused student getaway? Gatlinburg / Pigeon Forge, TN has it all, from the excitement of the nation’s first winged rollercoaster at Dollywood and high-speed go-kart racing at NASCAR Speedpark to an unbelievable whitewater raft trip with an outdoor burger fry. This resort offers student groups unlimited fun with creative dining choices such as dining at the Hard Rock Café or visiting the nation’s #1 dinner show attraction, Dolly’s Stampede! To top it off, our Smoky Mountain student package always features unlimited rides on a student favorite, the “Alpine Slide” at our mountain resort on departure day. Some groups even like to add the thrilling experience of ziplining at the Dome Ziplines, where you can zig-zag across mountains and ravines! Not only are the events/activities awesome, but we have a great student friendly property in the Pigeon Forge area as well that offers a beautiful stream side view plus all other hotel amenities such as: an indoor heated pool, breakfast each morning, free Wi-Fi and more!
4. Mount Pocono, PA
Mount Pocono senior class trips are always one of the top choices for student groups from the East Coast. Schools love this senior class trip package for its customizable options. Students can choose a wonderful and safe whitewater rafting experience on the Lehigh River or a team paintball challenge for groups of up to 200 on over 12 playing scenarios / fields. Dinner choices range from bowling parties including pasta with chicken wings and ice cream bars to go karts and mini golf with all you can eat pizza. Don’t forget about the departure day event at either award winning and top-rated US indoor water park, Aquatopia or outdoor water park CamelBeach. Some groups even love to add on the adventure of Hersheypark’s theme park and a tour through Hershey’s Chocolate World. We also offer highly rated chain affiliated resort mountain lodging that includes full buffet breakfasts to indoor pool facilities in every student package.
5. Panama City Beach, FL
Panama City Beach class trips are true beach getaways! Enjoy the warm welcome of a relaxing pool side or ocean deck barbeque upon arrival at one of our student friendly, highly rated beachfront hotels. Another one of our top-rated events at this destination is the relaxing beach picnic out at Shell Island with banana boat rides for every passenger. Students also love the sunset cruise with a unique dinner and pool party immediately following at a local’s favorite restaurant. Not only do our groups also rave about the cosmic high-tech bowling with skating and your own DJ, but they also enjoy seeing all of the interesting dolphin and aquatic shows at Gulf World Marine Park and even taking a little time for shopping at Pier Park with several great stores. Some groups even customize their graduation trip package by adding on or exchanging an event for a beach party at Pineapple Willy’s, the hands on exhibits and a magic show at the world famous Wonderworks, or the wacky museum of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
South Padre Island, TX
This South Padre Island graduation trip is one of the coolest and located on one of the most beautiful islands of America. Students love the extreme chutes and slides at the most ultimate water park in South Padre Island, Schlitterbahns! Along with the water park fun, students also enjoy the unique events of an adventuresome water sports party with wind surfing, banana boat rides, stand up paddle boards and more. Plus, a highly rated beach party with volleyball, music, sun and loads of fun is top rated among our young adult travelers. Along with all of the thrilling events, we offer a sunset cruise on the Xcape and a buffet at Louie’s Backyard that you don’t want to miss out on. Included in this South Padre Island senior class trip package is deluxe award winning and student friendly lodging.
San Antonio, TX
Our Wisconsin Dells package offers nothing but thrilling back to back events like: unlimited rides at the indoor amusement park and indoor water park located right at your resort hotel, the Kalahari Resort. Plus, our young adults love the unique dining experiences we have to offer at both MAC’s, where you personalize your very own mac and cheese dish, MooseJaw’s where their specialty is pizza AND Monk’s, a local’s favorite sports grill! While in the Dells, don’t forget to take a little time to relax and enjoy some local shopping at Outlet at the Dells as well as a boat tour of the Upper Dells!
Whether it be the record setting wooden roller coasters at Silver Dollar City or the awesome dinner show at Dolly Parton’s Stampede, this package is one students love! Featured in this student package is a kayak learning experience and down to the beautiful “Landing” on the lake, where students can enjoy a huge variety of stores for a little bit of shopping. Apart from that you have a true Mexican Cuisine meal at Cantina Laredo, a bit of go-karting time on a multi-level go-kart track plus a beautiful moonlight dinner and dance cruise! Always included is student friendly and award-winning lodging with all you can eat breakfast buffets.
San Diego, CA
Students love the elegant dinner and dance cruise along the San Diego Bay. Plus, dine on a California style burger bash at the hotel’s pool where students can enjoy freshly grilled burgers and all of the fixings while sitting around conversational firepits. They will never forget the experience of learning to kayak in La Jolla Cove with a gourmet picnic afterwards catered by La Jolla’s finest bakery. Don’t forget to enjoy some shopping time at Seaport Village and dinner at the well-known Casa Guadalajara. Also, the brief tour of San Diego with a local step on guide is a must while your group is in the area! Another one of our top-rated activities is a welcome beach event at “Coronado Island” with an arrival lunch prior. This awesome San Diego, California graduation trip includes 2 nights deluxe beautiful suite lodging with full hot breakfast buffets.
With thrill rides, unique dining and relaxing beach parties, the fun never stops for students as they make memories in California that’ll last a lifetime. With a choice of 1 out of 3 amusement parks (Universal Hollywood, Disneyland/California Adventure or Magic Mountain) this student package allows students to pick the most extreme thrill rides California has to offer. Plus, don’t forget about the awesome dining experiences at Hard Rock Café and Maria Sol’s, where students can dine on the best of the best meals. Students love the trip to Santa Monica’s famous Pacific Park, where there’s loads of shopping and even some extra thrill rides apart from your choice of amusement park. Also included in this senior class trip package is an ultimate beach party located at Perry’s Café with unlimited volleyball play, bike rentals and more. And, don’t forget about our departure day LA & Hollywood Tour, where an expert step on guide will take you to the hottest spots in Los Angeles! This graduation trip package offers deluxe student friendly lodging at an award-winning hotel plus breakfast buffets each morning.
So, are you ready to book your high school graduation trip? Be sure to click here and fill out the form to request more information for your true graduation getaway!