Splash into Science Curry Hammock State Park - Key Largo, Florida

8 Interesting Facts About the Florida Keys

The Florida Keys – not just a fantastic vacation destination. The Keys have a rich history, and are home to some fascinating marine facts. Here are eight interesting tidbits you may not know about the warm and sunny destination. In the region known as the Florida Keys, there are 800 keys in total,... Read More

Best Books for Sparking Travel Excitement

One of the best ways to get excited for an upcoming WorldStrides program? Reading a good book! It’s one thing to get mentally transported to a location by reading – and another to know you’ll soon be in that place yourself! Be an armchair traveler before you get your boots on the g... Read More

Snorkel with Manatees at Crystal River Florida Habitat H2O

WorldStrides Florida Eco Programs Dive Deep into Science

Learning about marine science in the classroom is one thing, but exploring it first-hand is another! WorldStrides offers programs to Florida for students interested in all-things science. Here is just a sample of some of the unforgettable experiences our travelers can participate in while on a Flori... Read More

Orlando, Florida Skyline

10 Fun Facts About Orlando

Orlando is one of the most popular travel destinations in the United States. From science programs to music festivals and bowl games, WorldStrides sends hundreds of students to the “City Beautiful” every year. Here are 10 of our favorite fun facts about Orlando! Orlando is home to more tha... Read More

D.C. to Moscow: Space Exploration

Space Exploration with WorldStrides

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin took man’s first steps on the moon. With more than half a billion people watching on television, Armstrong climbed down a ladder, set foot on the moon, and said those now-famous words: “That’s one small step for a man, one g... Read More

Orlando, Florida Skyline

Our Thoughts Are With Orlando

We are deeply saddened by the tragedy that unfolded in Orlando yesterday. Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and the people of Orlando at this time. Photo source: Time Read More

Splash Into Science

Splash into Science: 5 days in the Florida Keys (Part 2)

One of our account managers, Elizabeth, joined a group of students from the Midwest on their Splash into Science program in the Florida Keys. This is part two of her recap of the experience. Read part one here.  Day 3 Our third day in Florida was the day I had been waiting for—dolphin swim day! [... Read More

Splash into Science Dolphin Experience - Key Largo, Florida

Splash into Science: 5 days in the Florida Keys (Part 1)

As an Account Manager at WorldStrides, I get some pretty amazing opportunities. One of those came with the invitation to accompany a school group from the Midwest on their Splash into Science program last fall, along with two colleagues, Nikki and Gina. We were only in Florida for five days, but ... Read More

Crystal River

Crystal River

Students visit Crystal River and experience one of the highlights of the program – swimming with manatees! Comprised of 20 islands surrounded by spring-fed water, Crystal River is a warm water refuge for over 25% of the nation’s endangered Florida manatee population. Students dive right in and s... Read More

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