August 01, 2019

October For Families

Summer is here, but fall is not too far behind! Inspire your clients' next family getaway with this curated list of our top experiences that unite Excursionist's signature travel style– unique access, elite guides and seamless VIP service– with a family-friendly, educational component, allowing our youngest guests to learn through meaningful travel, and most importantly, have fun!

Eco-Rafting Ocean Safari – Moss Landing, California
Speed through the glistening waters of Monterey Bay aboard a unique watercraft originally designed for military patrol use on an exciting eco-raft ocean safari where you will have the chance to get up close and personal with magnificent whales, seals, sea lions, otters and dolphins.
Hands-on Graffiti Tour and Workshop – Miami, Florida
Pick up and a spray-paint can and try your hand at graffiti art with your local street artist guide at their private Little Havana studio, then embark on an insider’s tour of the Wynwood Arts District's beautiful mural-covered warehouse buildings.
Volcano Exploration with a Volcanologist – Big Island, Hawaii
Visit Volcanoes National Park with an expert guide who is a professor of volcanology at the University of Hawaii to learn about eruptive geological forces that have shaped the Hawaiian Islands.
Monument Valley Immersion – Monument Valley, Utah
Accompanied by your Navajo guide, enjoy a private guided tour of Monument Valley’s awe-inspiring landscapes, followed by an interactive rug-weaving and hair-binding demonstration and an immersive musical, dance, and storytelling performance.
Behind The Scenes at the Spy Museum with an Ex-Operative –  Washington, D.C.
Engage in a (fictional) covert mission, should you choose to accept it, at the International Spy Museum with an ex-CIA operative who will lead the way and provide insight based on their own experiences working in the field.
VIP Tour of the National World War II Museum – New Orleans, Louisiana
Spend a fascinating day touring the National World War II Museum to climb into a Sherman tank and meet a curator who will show you artifacts from the museum’s vault that are not usually available to the public. 
Interactive Experience at The Shedd Aquarium –  Chicago, Illinois
Enjoy an exclusive experience at the incredible Shedd Aquarium, where you will meet belugas and penguins, explore behind-the-scenes reefs, or even become a marine trainer for a day!   
Ultimate All-Access at MIT – 
Boston, Massachusetts

Engage in a private student-led tour of MIT to explore the history, culture and innovative spirit of this prestigious institution. Visit sites such as the Great Dome, The Strata Center and the Infinite Corridor while learning about the engineers and inventors who bring the unique MIT college experience to life.