Great American cities Explore cultural, historical, political and artistic angles of some of the finest cities in the nation
Great American Cities ProgramQuick Facts: • 3-4 trips per Academic year, planned during ASU breaks and holidays • Trips range between 4-6 days • 15-20 students per trip, 1-2 Barrett staff • Need-based scholarships are available • Fees cover: airfare, lodging, transportation, and planned group activities. • Barrett staff handle ALL logistics and travel with the group
Why travel with Barrett? Group discounts Great deals Need-based scholarships Stress-free planning Travel with friends
Where we go San Francisco Seattle New York City Honolulu Chicago Washington, D.C. Boston Philadelphia
What we do Guided city bike or bus tour, visits to local museums, passes to major attractions, group dinners, tickets to theatre or shows, and much more!
Sample Itinerary: Washington, D.C. Day 1 Depart AZ, arrive DC (morning) Check in to hostel Bike the Sites: Lincoln, Jefferson, FDR, Washington, Vietnam, WWII, Group Dinner Day 2 Tour of Arlington National Cemetery Visit the Holocaust Museum Explore various Smithsonian Museums Day 3 Tour the Capitol Building and visit with Arizona Representative Lunch with Barrett Alumni Explore Georgetown Day 4 Guided Tour of the Newseum Depart for Phoenix (evening)
2011-12 Travel Schedule SAN FRANCISCO November 10th - November 13th Veteran’s Day Break Visit Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz Tour, Dessert at Ghirardelli Square, Double Decker City Bus Tour, ride a Historic Trolley Cable Car, check out the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the California Academy of Sciences; check out Haight and Ashbury; eat at China Town and Little Italy; and bike the San Francisco Bay Bridge! NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA March 18th-24th Spring Break 3 and ½ days in NYC; 3 and ½ days in Philly Three days in NYC: visit statue of Liberty/Ellis Island, enjoy a city Bus tour, take in a Broadway show, stroll through Central Park, check out the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and see the view from the Empire State Building. Take the train to Philly and enjoy a city bus tour, the Constitution Walking tour, see the Liberty bell, Independence hall, the Franklin Institute, the Philadelphia Zoo, and the National Constitution Center! CHICAGO May 4th-9th After Finals Enjoy the Chicago Architecture River tour; visit Shedd Aquarium, Millennium Park, Lincoln Park Zoo, the Field Museum, Skydeck Chicago, Adler Planetarium, Art Institute of Chicago, John Hancock Observatory, Museum of Science and Industry, taste Deep Dish Pizza, and watch the Cubs at Wrigley Park!
How to participate: Stay tuned for Trip info sessions San Francisco Info sessions: September New York/Philadelphia Info sessions: December/January Chicago Info sessions: February/March (meeting details sent via honors-L, facebook, and Barrett Downtown Digest)
NEW YORK CITY HIGHLIGHTS Visit the United Nations See award winning Broadway Shows Visit World Class Museums Visit Ground Zero New York City Highlights
Museum of Modern Art Central Park
Representing Barrett at The Today Show!!(Al Roker and Meredith Viera)
SAN FRANCISCO HIGHLIGHTS Bike over the Golden Gate Bridge Explore Fisherman’s Wharf Tour Alcatraz Island Walk down Lombard Street Shop on Haight Street Great American Cities Barrett’s Great American Cities Program offers a unique college travel experience to some of the finest cities in the nation. Explore the cultural, historical, political and artistic angles of the city with Barrett peers and staff.
Seattle Highlights Pike Place Market Dinner Cruise Experience Music Project Underground Tour
WASHINGTON DC HIGHLIGHTS Bike the sites, West Wing Tour, Arlington National Cemetery Tour, Visit the Holocaust Museum, Group Dinner
Chicago highlights: Architecture River tour, visit to Art Institute, Shedd Aquarium, Millennium Park, Deep Dish Pizza, Lincoln Park Zoo
TRAVEL WITH US! Questions? Contact: Jill.Johnson@asu.eduJoin our Facebook page: (search for “Barrett Great American Cities”)