What You Need To Know About The Philadelphia Student Youth Trip

Philadelphia is a city with a historic story like no other. The foundations of a nation can be traced to the heart of this vibrant city from the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the origins of the oldest Thanksgiving Day parade! Philadelphia can be combined with other east coast cities or is a fulfilling destination on its own!

Why Travel Here?

Philadelphia has been thought to be a modern renaissance city, from hands-on learning at the Franklin Institute or explore the nation’s roots at the National Constitution Center. Visit the oldest residential street in the nation with a stroll down Elfreth’s Alley. Your students can learn how the founding father’s strived to create a new nation at the Independence National Historic Park by visiting Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, or a mixture of historical landmarks within “America’s most historic square mile”.

If your students are up for a challenge, stop by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, famous for the “Rocky” (1976) steps! Groups can choose many forms of evening entertainment including sporting events, the opera, the ballet, or a visit to one of many theaters.

The Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade is a national institution, as the oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade in America! Marching bands from around the nation are invited to apply for the honor of performing in this televised parade!

Go – See – Do!

  • National Constitution Center
  • Franklin Institute
  • Independence Hall
  • Liberty Bell
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Barnes Foundation
  • Reading Terminal Market
  • Mutter Museum
  • Rocky Statue

  • Betsy Ross House
  • Rodin Museum
  • Love Park
  • Museum of the American Revolution
  • Elfreth’s Alley
  • Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

  • Academy of Natural Sciences

Destinations Best For:

Senior trips, adventure trips, family trips, education, art, parades, ecological trips, science, history, cultural trips.

Performance options to consider: Thanksgiving Day Parade, community concert venues, church performances, choir competition, historic venues