Tour Overview

  • Bus OR flight to Huntsville, AL
  • Charter bus for use for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Two breakfasts, three lunches, and two dinners
  • Guided walking tour of downtown
  • Secret Artemis Trail competition
  • Admission to Stars and Strikes
  • Admission to U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Ultimate Field Trip
  • Admission to Huntsville Botanical Garden
  • Admission to Huntsville Museum of Art
  • Visit to Big Spring Park
  • Free Tour Leaders 1 Per 15 Paying Students
  • Zoni Tour Manager

Day 1: Arrival and Downtown Exploration

Depart from your school and travel to Huntsville, Alabama.

Upon arrival in Huntsville, meet your Zoni Tour Manager at the hotel for check-in.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

Take a guided walking tour of downtown Huntsville. As you stroll the streets, you'll also take on the Secret Artemis Trail, a fun and educational experience related to the Apollo program. You'll see plenty of public art as you compete to finish the scavenger hunt first.

Wrap up your first day with a friendly bowling competition at a local bowling alley, providing students with an enjoyable bonding experience.

Return to your hotel to rest and prepare for the days ahead.

Day 2: Space Exploration and Natural Beauty

Breakfast at the hotel.

Begin your day at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, where you'll enjoy the Ultimate Field Trip. Explore the fascinating world of space through interactive exhibits, artifacts, and even a chance to see a space shuttle up close.

Have lunch at the Space Center.

Continue your exploration of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center where you will participate in a science lab directed by museum staff and try out the G-Force Accelerator so you can feel the force of 3 Gs pushing on your body.

Visit the Huntsville Botanical Garden, a serene oasis of natural beauty. Stroll through themed gardens, admire the diverse plant life, and participate in educational programs related to botany and conservation.

Enjoy a group dinner at a local restaurant and discuss the exciting experiences of the day.

Return to your hotel for the night.

Day 3: Art and Free Time

Breakfast at the hotel.

Begin your morning with a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Tour at the Huntsville Museum of Art. Explore the intersection of art and science, with interactive exhibits and creative displays. With its permanent collection of over 3000 pieces, there is something for everyone.

Enjoy lunch at a local eatery in downtown Huntsville.

Spend some leisure time in Big Spring Park, located in the heart of the city. Students can relax, take in the beautiful scenery, and perhaps engage in outdoor activities.

Depart from Huntsville, reflecting on your educational and enjoyable trip, and return to your school.

Must Know

Educational and Engaging: This itinerary offers a well-rounded mix of activities that cater to different interests, from space exploration at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center to art and science at the Huntsville Museum of Art.

Cultural Understanding: Students will delve into the history and culture of Huntsville through guided tours and museum visits, gaining a deeper understanding of the city's past and its role in space exploration.

Outdoor Exploration: The visit to the Huntsville Botanical Garden provides a serene contrast to the more educational activities, allowing students to unwind and appreciate the beauty of nature.

Team Building: Bowling and the Secret Artemis Trail offer opportunities for students to bond and build camaraderie, making this itinerary not only educational but also a memorable and enjoyable experience.

  • Huntsville experiences a humid subtropical climate. Summers are hot and humid, while winters are relatively mild with occasional cold snaps. Check the weather forecast for your travel dates and pack accordingly.
  • Try Southern cuisine and local specialties like barbecue, catfish, and biscuits. Be open to trying new foods and exploring the local dining scene.
  • Embrace the friendly Southern hospitality and engage with locals in a polite and respectful manner.
  • You'll likely be doing a fair amount of walking, so comfortable shoes are a must.

  • Travel time to and from different parts of the country may modify these itineraries.
  • Itineraries are fully customizable.
  • Flexible payment plans are available.

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General information regarding student tours and field trips.

We offer a wide variety of customized educational itineraries based upon your curriculum requests and budget.

Tour inclusions vary depending on your itinerary, but all include transportation, accommodations, venue admissions, and most meals (as outlined in your proposal).

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Yes. All itineraries are fully customizable based upon your desired destination, curriculum requests, and budget needs.

Because we fully customize every itinerary, we can offer tours to any and every age group.

No, Zoni educational tours are not limited to school students alone. They can be arranged for college students, adult learners, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, language organizations, home-school co-ops, cultural schools/organizations, businesses, or individuals with an interest in acquiring knowledge and exploring new environments.

Absolutely. We cater to various group sizes, including homeschoolers, with fully customizable itineraries.

We require a minimum of ten paying passengers per group. We have no maximum group size.

Planning should begin as soon as possible. International travel is typically planned 12-18 months before departure.

Zoni Educational travel tours have trained Tour Managers and Tour Leaders accompanying the group. For domestic travel there will be one Tour Leader for every 10 students and for international travel, there will be one Tour Leader for every 6 students.

The Tour Leader is a representative from your school. The Tour Manager is affiliated with Zoni Tours and is well versed in the destinations visited.

Yes, for domestic travel we offer one free tour leader per ten paying passengers. For international travel, we offer one free tour leader per six paying passengers.

The itineraries listed on our website include examples of destinations that we travel to, but we are happy to customize a tour of any destination you wish to visit.

While many of our domestic tours are two-night/three-day itineraries, we can customize a tour for any desired length of time.

Your transportation needs will be provided by Zoni Tours, unless otherwise noted in your proposal.

Full names, dates of birth, emergency contacts, dietary restrictions, and any other relevant information needed for your itinerary.

Students and tour leaders will be responsible for securing traveler documents and information. Zoni will keep digital copies of passports and visas for international travel in case of emergency.

All forms are signed at registration along with terms and conditions. Documentation required by your school or organization may vary.

No. Group travel is secured under one booking.

No, seats will be assigned at the time of booking.

While not guaranteed, Zoni Tours will do everything possible to accommodate this request.

Flight changes are available at your own expense, subject to group leaders' approval.

Zoni Tours will accommodate special needs per ADA and section 504. We can secure accommodations in motorcoaches, hotels, and most eateries. However, elements of certain itineraries are not accessible to wheelchairs and other devices. Please make your Educational Group Tour Coordinator aware of any special needs when you begin your travel planning.