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Vacation destinations for homeschooling families

If you're looking to take a family vacation, why not go somewhere educational? Whether or not your homeschool program plans include a summer break, everyone can use some time off from the regular routine. Don't miss out on learning while you're relaxing at one of these great destinations:

Boston
Teach your daughter about Paul Revere and John Adams during a family trip to Boston. This historic city tells tales of the American Revolution, Boston Tea Party and a number of other influential events in our nation's history . Plus, the area's a ton of fun for both parents and children with sporting events and museums available to enjoy.

Chicago
A well-known tourist destination, Chicago will provide your son with fun learning activities at attractions such as the Shedd Aquarium and Lincoln Park Zoo. The family will also have some fun on this trip at hotspots like Navy Pier and the Magnificent Mile. All year round, this metropolis is full of kid-friendly excitement.

Grand Canyon
Your son will be awestruck by the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon. This location is perfect if you're looking for an someplace outdoorsy to spend a family getaway. Go hiking, kayaking or rafting while you visit and teach your son some things that you could never accomplish in the confines of your at-home learning space.

Washington, D.C.
Get a lesson on all things political with a road trip to our nation's capital, Washington, D.C. You can swing by landmarks like the Capitol Building and even snap a few photos of the White House while you're in town. Spend some time with your son visiting the memorials and museums that are found in this educational destination.

Summer isn't the only time to plan a family vacation. As a homeschooling family, you have the option to plan a trip full of learning opportunities into your curriculum at any time. Consider traveling during the off season and you might be able to snag some good deals on flights and hotels.