Educational Travel for the Curious Adventurers | Blake McCoy | Chicago, IL

Blake McCoy
2 min readJun 2, 2022

Feeding an inquisitive mind can be challenging but far from impossible. Creating an educational travel plan is one ideal way to keep the mind busy — while providing unique sights and experiences.

The simple truth is that traveling can do wonders for the mind — and the spirit. More and more people are looking for vacations that sate their curiosity . This means more trips to the museums alongside finding wondrous places to visit. Here is a list of some of the best places to visit, especially for those with curious minds.

Rome, Italy

When looking for a city full of history and educational experiences , few places are better than Rome, Italy. Not only does Rome offer an immense amount of history, but there are many tours and museums worth checking out while enjoying the sights. While there, visit the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, and the Roman Forum.

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Those looking for a city full of history should consider stopping by Plymouth, Massachusetts. Plymouth hosts a plethora of historical events and sites, such as Plymouth Rock, the Mayflower, and Plymouth Plantation.

London, England

London offers many sites worth seeing — and plenty of experiences to fill the mind . Trafalgar Square and the Tower of London are but two stops that tourists need to make time for. There’s also the British Museum, the Museum of London, and the Natural History Museum.

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. is another destination for tourists with a curious mind. It is full of historical monuments, museums, and scenic views. Countless tours are available in Washington D.C., making it easy to find all the best spots worth visiting. Don’t forget to swing by the Smithsonian Museum while there!


There are so many educational places to visit in Turkey that it is impossible to narrow them down to just one or two. While touring Turkey, one should make time to visit the famous Trojan Horse, followed by a trip to Ephesus — the famous Roman ruins in Turkey. Finally, make a point of witnessing the Fairy Chimneys. The Fairy Chimneys are formed from volcanic ash and are a sight to behold.

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

It’s essential to remember that there are educational experiences closer to home. Mesa Verda National Park has one of the best-preserved ancient Pueblo dwellings. These dwellings are tucked beneath cliffs and can date back to 550 AD. Seeing them is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many.

Originally published at on June 2, 2022.