Ages 10 & up
Start Your Engines!
Another destination in the 10-Days Travel Series… You have 10 Days in the USA – Travel the country by jet, car, and on foot. Plan your trip from start to finish using destination and transportation tiles. With a little luck and clever planning, you just might outwit your fellow travelers.
The first traveler to make connections for their 10 day journey wins the game.
Other games in the 10 DAYS series:
- 10 Days in Africa
- 10 Days in Asia
- 10 Days in Europe
Educational Aspects of the 10 Days Series:
10 Days in Africa, 10 Days in Europe, and 10 Days in the USA
Although the 10 Days series of games is designed primarily for game value, each country and state tile displays the capital name and population information. This information is not used in the game but included for the interest of the players. The tiles can be used as flash cards or for reference.
Please keep in mind that geographic information is constantly changing: the 10 Days series is current as of the date of publication. The CIA World Factbook, and the National Geographic websites, are both excellent sources for more information.
Develops interpersonal skills
- Recommended for 2-4 players
- Opportunity to learn/practice social skills in a competitive setting
Improves geography skills
- Familiarity with maps of specific areas
- Use of maps as a source of information
- Ability to locate places on a map
- Familiarity with place names–countries and states
- Familiarity with place locations–countries and states
- Pattern recognition
- Geographic sequencing
- Utilize probability in decision-making
- Strategic planning
- Adaptive reasoning
- Maps and travel theme are engaging
- Players improve their skills as they play
Note: In the interest of map readability and game-play several quite small countries and island countries are not included in the 10 Days in Africa and 10 Days in Europe games, although they are outlined on the maps in grey.
Countries located in continental Africa which are not included in the 10 Days in Africa game: Burundi, Djbouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland and Western Sahara.
Countries located in Europe which are not included in the 10 Days in Europe game: Andorra, Gibraltar, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City.
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 14 May, 2008.