Take a break from your projects and explore your chosen city while participating in of some of our favorite weekend excursions!

Los Angeles

Santa Monica Pier– A favorite for Hollywood movie scenes, this California icon comes alive at night. Take a ride on the world’s first solar-powered Ferris wheel or stop by the famed aquarium to get nose-to-nose with the ocean’s most fearsome predators!

Third Street Promenade– The world-famous strip features designer boutiques and award-winning restaurants, all in the heart of Santa Monica. The outdoor mall is full of colorful street entertainers and dancers enjoying perfect California weather.

The Grove– For shopping, dining and simply living life, you can’t do better than the Grove. Make sure to sample some of the freshest fruits and veggies next door at the original Farmers’ Market, an LA landmark.

Venice Beach– Stroll the shops and eateries on Venice Beach’s beautiful Boardwalk. It features plenty of far-out attractions and some of the best people-watching on the planet.

Hollywood Walk of Fame– This entertainment icon immortalizes more than 2,400 stars along a two-mile stretch of Hollywood Boulevard. Take a stroll and spot your favorite TV and movie stars.

Mann Chinese Theater– The most sought-after theater for Hollywood premieres, this famed theater has witnessed the debut of silver screen favorites like Avatar, Titanic and Due Date.

Universal City Walk– LA comes to life at the City Walk. Grab a bite at one of the famous restaurants and then hit the trendy shops before bracing yourself for thrilling activities, all set under the beautiful California stars.

New York

Empire State Building- Check out the most stunning views from the top of this 102-story building towering over NYC!

Statue of Liberty- Lady Liberty, symbolizing democracy and hope, stands tall guarding the entrance to the New York Harbor since 1886.

High Line- Need an outdoor fix? This once elevated railway is now an urban park boosting gardens, interactive art, cafe and amazing views of the city and river.

Rockefeller Center- Home to NBC Studios and Radio City Music Hall, this memorable center with satisfy your shopping desires with more than 100 stores!

Central Park- Take a deep breath in and stroll through this relaxing 843-acre park!

Times Square- This legendary landmark of the Big Apple is a hub for Broadway’s famous theaters, shops, restaurants and of course, the ball drop on NYE.

Smorgasburg- Come with an appetite! The Smorgasburg is one of the most popular spots in Brooklyn showcasing over 100 local food vendors every weekend!

“This was by far the best program I’ve ever had the privilege to attend! The experiences were unforgettable, and words cannot describe how many lifelong friendships I made. If I could go back, I’d be there in a heartbeat!!”

-Sydney C. / Illinois


Freedom Trail– Follow the steps of our nation’s history as you walk past Paul Revere’s house, the Old North Church, The State House, Faneuil Hall, The USS Constitution and the Bunker Hill Monument.

Blue Man Group– Blue Man Group shows have swept the country from New York to Boston to Las Vegas with an intense barrage of sight and sound, art and action. ACA gets you front-row seats, so you can bet that you’re gonna get wet!

Prudential Center & Newbury St.– You’re sure to find a favorite shop at the Prudential Center and Skywalk Observatory, the top shopping and dining locale in New England, with more than 75 boutiques and restaurants.

New England Aquarium– One of the premier aquariums in the country, you’ll be captivated by the incredibly diverse marine life and 200,000-gallon Giant Ocean Tank.

JFK Library– Page through the books and papers of one of our nation’s favorite presidents and see the hold that “Camelot” still has on the American political imagination.

Fenway Park– Home of the famous “Green Monster” – the 37-foot left-field wall that has been intimidating batters for decades.

Boston Common– Throw a Frisbee, kick a soccer ball, or just bask in the sun in the country’s oldest public park.

Quincy Market & Faneuil Hall– That All-American idea of “no taxation without representation” was born here, as was the gathering of patriots who led the Boston Tea Party. Today, Quincy Market is one of Boston’s favorite entertainment and culinary destinations.

Washington, DC

Old Town Alexandria– Stroll the historic streets and sample the food at award-winning restaurants

Lincoln Memoria– Take a commanding view of our national monuments from the feet of Abe Lincoln

National Zoo– Admire the country’s most adorable ambassadors at the National Zoo

National Mall– Dive for the goal line in a game of touch football on the National Mall

Potomac River Trail– Take a jog along the Potomac River Trail which includes 710 miles