Go somewhere where you can involve all of your senses.
Take in the sights:
Using the sense of touch helps some students retain information better:
As a mom, more that ever before, it is always important to involve your sense of taste (absolutely no sack lunches allowed):
Field trips always did make me feel like I played hooky from the "real" work for the day. But now that I'm older and wiser, I can see that field trips are such a valuable teaching tool in and of themselves. Today I was reminded that changing your scenery on occasion makes those "classroom" days more enjoyable.