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School Trips to Georgia & Alabama

From slavery through to the Civil Rights Movement, the treatment of African Americans has been a stain on the nation’s history.  As the birthplace of both Confederate America and the Civil Rights Movement Georgia and Alabama are great destinations for history students.

There are an increasing number of memorials and museums documenting the events of the Civil Rights Movement. Students can stand in the pulpit where Dr. Martin Luther King preached and learn obout the bravery behind Rosa Parks refusal to give up her bus seat at this time of institutional inequality.

A visit to America’s historic heartland is sure to leave a lasting impression and will give context to the events that have shaped modern America, providing a fascinating school trip.

Top Visits in Georgia

<p>Ebenezer Baptist Church&nbsp;</p>

Ebenezer Baptist Church 

<p>Martin Luther King Birthplace&nbsp;</p>

Martin Luther King Birthplace 

<p>Center for Nonviolent Social Change</p>

Center for Nonviolent Social Change

<p>Sweet Auburn Avenue Visitor Center&nbsp;</p>

Sweet Auburn Avenue Visitor Center 

Top Tips from Our Travel Experts

"Georgia and Alabama are the perfect destinations for history students studying Civil Rights in the US. Alabama is famous for its role in the struggle for equality. It’s here that Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., preached, marched and changed history. Sample some home-cooked Southern-style meals with fried chicken, collard greens and of course fresh seafood as the main Alabama favourites.  Georgia offers a rich heritage in history and music as well as adventure and cultural attractions. Before your visit ends don’t forget to visit Coca Cola World in Atlanta, which attracts millions of visitors each year."

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