Find Field-Trip Attractions in Your Area

By Andrea Gutierrez
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Get links to U.S. and Canadian attractions that your family can visit.

Enrich your family time with low-cost, educational opportunities. To discover these fun ways to learn and bond as a family, read the article “Family Field Trips.” Then check out these websites for more information and for specific locations in your area:

Living history museums


U.S. and Canada

alhfam.org//index.php?cat_id=146&nav_tree=153,146

Historical societies and museums


U.S. and Canada

preservationdirectory.com/preservationorganizationsresources/organizationcategories.aspx

Fish hatcheries


U.S.

fws.gov/fisheries/nfhs/offices.html
Canada

pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/sep-pmvs/hatcheries-ecloseries-eng.htm

Planetariums

U.S. and Canada
astrosociety.org/resources/linkplanetaria.html

Geocaching


Geocaching.com

Letterboxing
Letterboxing.org

Historic sites in Washington, D.C.

nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/sitelist.htm

State capitols
U.S.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_state_capitols_in_the_United_States
Legislative assemblies for Canadian provinces

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legislative_Assembly_of_the_Province_of_Canada

Fire stations
U.S.
apps.usfa.fema.gov/census/search.cfm
Canada

firecanada.ca/dept/

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