Cumberland Island is Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island. Pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches and wide marshes whisper the stories of both man and nature. Come walk in the footsteps of early natives, explorers, and wealthy industrialists.
SUGGESTED FIELD TRIP CORE STANDARDS: Science, Social Studies
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Sample 1 Day Cumberland Island Student Trip Itinerary:
- Morning departure for Cumberland Island
- Ferry Ride to Cumberland Island
- Environmentalist led Nature Walk through the maritime forest, marshes, dunes and beaches
- Dungeoness Ruins exploration
- King’s Bay Submarine Base view
- Roundtrip motorcoach transportation to Cumberland Island
- Morning and afternoon snack and drink en route
- Boxed Lunch
- Admissions as listed
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- Kelly Tours tour director
Combine with Jacksonville’s Alhambra Theater and St. Augustine to customize your student trip to Cumberland Island, Georgia
- Georgia Highlights TourExplore Georgia and all of its historic wonders with this Georgia Highlights tour. We will take you to all of the states most popular sites and give you a well rounded education of the "Peach State". From South Georgia's war and presidential history to Atlanta's bustling city scape, and then travel up to get rich quick in the mines of Dahlonega.
- North Georgia Tour$ 249Kelly Tours can make sure your student field trip to North Georgia is worry free and unforgettable. Visit the site of the nation's first gold rush, Dahlonega Georgia and experience the wonder of nearby Anna Ruby Falls then onto Smithgall State Park. It's very educational. Students can learn about native animals, encounter many different taxidermied animals, snakes, plants and so on. Finally the Bavarian Village of Helen, Georgia awaits for exploration and unique shopping.
- Renaissance Festival$ 119Let Kelly Tours help you explore the past with Leonardo Da Vinci, Henry VIII, Shakespeare, learn how people of the 16th Century ate without grocery stores or refrigerators. Learn what musical instruments were like in the Renaissance, where superstitions abound the weapons of war were a necessity.
- Jekyll Island$ 119Let Kelly Tours assist you in planning your student field trip to the Jekyll Island Sea Turtle Center & Jekyll 4H Center where they can explore ehibits on turtle conservation, rehabilitation and their journey from egg to adulthood. The 4H Center offers many programs including a Beach Ecology Program where students will examine barrier island dynamics like erosion. Other interesting topics include the organisms found on the beach, and the importance of dunes and the plants that grow on them.
- Savannah$ 129Let Kelly Tours assist you in planning your student field trip to Historic Savannah, Georgia. Savannah, Georgia boasts the largest National Landmark Historic District in the nation containing a wealth of Georgia history. Students will literally encounter history all along the way as they visit the historic buildings, monuments, and cemeteries of Georgia’s First City. Old Fort Jackson is the oldest standing brick fort in the state. Students will not only visit this historic site, they will be actively engaged in hands-on activities that will help them to learn what garrison life was really like for antebellum and Civil War soldiers. A short distance from Savannah is Tybee Island offering a wealth of information for students on marine life and the eco systems of Georgia’s coast.