Historic Pennsylvania Educational Tours

 

Destination Suggestions

Gettysburg

  • Museum & Visitor Center, including the new film, A New Birth of Freedom
  • Candlelight Ghost tour
  • Tour of the Civil War Battlefield
  • Shriver House and Farnsworth Houses (historical homes)


Lancaster

  • Pennsylvania-Dutch style dinner
  • Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
  • Jacob’s Choice multi-media show
  • Amish Farmlands tour
  • Strasburg Railroad
  • Amish markets and Amish Homestead
  • Kitchen Kettle shopping area


Hershey

  • Hershey Park and Chocolate World
  • Indian Echo Caverns


Philadelphia

  • Liberty 360 3-D Show
  • Liberty Bell Pavilion
  • National Constitution Center
  • Carpenter’s Hall
  • Congress Hall
  • Christ Church
  • Independence Hall
  • The Franklin Institute
  • Betsy Ross’ house
  • Franklin Court
  • Valley Forge
  • Philadelphia Mint
  • Battleship New Jersey
  • Adventures Aquarium (Camden, NJ)
  • Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Mapcap Comedy Theatre
  • Six Flags (Jackson, NJ)
  • Society Hill ghost tour
  • Museum of Art (Rocky steps)
  • Dinner cruise
  • Philadelphia Flyers game
  • Philadelphia 76ers game
  • Philadelphia Phillies game
  • Philadelphia Eagles game
  • Comedy Sportz interactive improv comedy show, student appropriate
Historic Pennsylvania Educational Tours
 

Sample Itinerary
PHILADELPHIA - 
CRADLE OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

Day 1

Afternoon arrival in Philadelphia: National Constitution Center including live presentation of Freedom Rising

Dinner in Philadelphia

Evening: Attend "madcap" theatre presentation of a "concise" version of history!

Day 2

Morning: guided walking tour of Independence Mall area including Betsy Ross' House, Liberty Bell, Society Hill, Carpenter's Hall, Congress Hall, Elfreth's Alley

Afternoon: Liberty Bell, Franklin Court, Christ Church

Dinner

Evening: Lights of Liberty sound and light show

Day 3

Morning: US Mint tour, "Rocky" steps at the Museum of Art

Afternoon: Franklin Institute and Omnimax Theatre production

Evening: Dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia

Day 4

Morning: Valley Forge, Washington's headquarters, Washington Memorial Chapel and Bell

Afternoon: say farewell to Philadelphia and depart for home!

 

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