Cultural Perspectives Tours

U.S. history through a different lens

Cultural Perspectives Tours

How you see the world is all about where you’re standing and how wide your lens is. Cultural Perspectives tours connect students with stories that have shaped our country’s past, and people and communities who are shaping its future. Students will return home with a greater sense of understanding, appreciation, and empathy for a wide variety of cultures.

The Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta Explore the cradle of the modern Civil Rights Movement and visit important sites like the APEX Museum.
3 or 5 days View tour
Language & Culture in Puerto Rico Experience daily life in Puerto Rico as you explore the island's language, history, and culture.
7 days View tour
Nueva York: A Latin-American Perspective Discover NYC's Latin American influences and how they've continued to shape this city's identity.
4 or 5 days View tour
Black History & Culture in New York City Stand where intellectual and cultural greatness was born as you tour historic sites in Harlem.
4 days View tour
Language & Culture in Quebec Experience local culture and practice your French in two of Canada's most captivating cities.
6 days View tour
Puerto Rico: Island of Natural Wonders See where Spanish, African, and Taino influences come together to create a uniquely vibrant culture.
7 days View tour
Montreal & Quebec Stroll down Rue Petit-Champlain, visit Le Château Frontenac, and tour a traditional sugar shack.
6 days View tour
African American History in D.C. & Williamsburg Learn about the important role Black voices have played in shaping our nation today.
5 days View tour
New York City: Visual Arts See New York City through the eyes of the world's most influential and inspiring artists.
4 or 5 days View tour


Isla Caribe

In Ponce, experience a Puerto Rican city through the eyes of insiders. Isla Caribe’s local tour guides are passionate about their home and give students an insider look at the past, present, and future of this historic city. As you spend time with locals you’ll gain new cultural perspective, discover why Ponce is a hub of art and culture, and (definitely!) begin to love it for yourself.

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A portrait of George Washington that students see on their class trips

A (literal) taste of NYC
From empanadas to Belgian waffles—the ultimate guide to the food cart culture of New York City.

3 minute read

Two students on a class trip use a smartphone to manage their money

Learning beyond a textbook
Discover three ways EF connects your students to history through intergenerational learning on tour.

2 minute read

A tour director poses with a student on a class trip that is a teacher favorite

Growing through travel
Watch Group Leader Edith experience her students' growth in real time on their D.C. to NYC tour with EF.

5 minute watch

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