Welcome to Educational Discovery Tours

Thank you for visiting our website for Educational Discovery Tours. Our company was founded on the principles of matching classroom curriculum with real-world environments by providing safe, low cost, high-quality student travel programs for educational institutions throughout the United States. For each of the past 42 years, we have been committed to assembling the best team of service-oriented staff members to organize and execute travel programs for our teachers.

Our collective mission is to make the job of organizing an event for your students cost-effective, effortless, efficient and safe. Finally, we seek to enhance a learning environment that will create memories retained for a lifetime.

We at Educational Discovery Tours know that organizing a student trip can feel like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. With our extensive experience and knowledge, we make providing your students with an enriching educational experience as stress-free as possible.

Our team is committed to ensuring that your trip is of the highest quality, with the best vendors and the greatest trip leaders, provides the best value for the budget, has a creative itinerary customized to your unique goals, and is a memorable learning experience which encourages your students to discover their world.

We are confident that after you experience Educational Discovery Tours’ superior customer service and 24-7 support you won’t want to travel with anyone else. We look forward to hearing from you and are eager to start planning your next trip!


Kris Partain

Owner & President

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Why Experience Matters

For over 40 years, Educational Discovery Tours has offered student travel services for educational purposes to enhance the curriculum of educators nationwide.

Understanding the needs of teachers & students allows us to provide the most educational & memorable experiences.

We go to great lengths to ensure that your group absorbs the educational purpose of the event.

Our vision consists of hands-on experiences and a classroom without walls approach to engage students and assist teachers our curriculum supported programs are designed to reinforce study in the following areas:

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U.S. History


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California History


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Performing Arts


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Ski & Snowboard


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Youth Group


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& More…


Our specialty areas of group student travel include servicing Performing Organizations, East Coast Educational Travel, California History Experiences, Responsible Graduation Events and Ski & Snowboard Tours.

Why We’re The Best

Our knowledgeable staff takes pride in providing the best service in the Educational Student Travel industry. We exist as a company to make the job of organizing an event for your students easy and efficient. Our services include informed itinerary planning, complete pre-trip support and the finest in tour operation. With Educational Discovery Tours you can expect:

  • Competitive Student Tour Prices
  • Complimentary Trips for Organizers & Chaperones
  • The Best Tour Support System in the Business
  • The Highest Quality Charter Buses, Airlines, Hotels, Meals & Activities

Whether watching your class learn first hand about history, celebrating their graduation, performing publicly or enjoying a winter getaway, Educational Discovery Tours is here to make the planning a breeze.