Great Adventure Tours Inc.
Phone: (800) 638-3945
Fax: (519) 727-6988
4 Day Packages starting at $269.00 USD
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Great Adventure Tours is a proud member of SYTA (Student Youth Travel Association)
Planning a Philidelphia class field trip, school trip, educational tour, or student tour? Let Great Adventure Tours experienced staff plan all of your student travel needs.
A student tour to Philadelphia will allow your students to experience the past and present as they visit Philadelphia's numerous historical sites. Students learn first hand about our countries freedom and heritage.
These days it is hard enough being a teacher without also having to be a "travel agent", that is why we are here !
When you book your class field trip to Philadelphia with Great Adventure Tours we offer 'One Stop Shopping For Teachers', one call, one contact, one bill, it's that easy! Just give our experienced travel staff a call and let us design a customized class trip for you that will meet you and your schools needs.
Your Philadelphia student tour will include such "must see" attractions as: Independence National Historical Park see the Graff House, where Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence, visit the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and Carpenters' Hall, Valley Forge National Park, The Franklin Institute Science Museum, tour the Betsy Ross House and experience a sound-and-light show like nothing else in the world with "Lights of Liberty" in Independence National Historical Park.
Visit Gettysburg and let your students see the battlefields and learn about the history that took place here.
But don't forget to include in your student tour a visit to Lancaster County and have your students experience and learn about the Amish people and their special way of life.
Many Philadelphia institutions now offer new experiential tours - exclusively designed for groups of students. Take sculpture classes at museums, see rare artifacts, meet musicians and dancers, explore gardens with experts, participate in dinner theater and converse with historical characters.
Only in Philadelphia can your student groups enjoy so many behind-the-scenes and hands-on tours.
"Lights of Liberty Show" - Experience the American Revolution, as it happened, where it happened – through state-of-the-art technology at the Lights of Liberty Show, the first ambulatory sound and light show of its kind in the world. Five-story projections on historic buildings and wireless headsets equipped with 3-D sound bring Colonial Philadelphia to life.
Vist the Franklin Institute Science Museum - Experience the wonder and amazement the Franklin Institute Science Museum has to offer. There is so much to see and do! Such as Planetarium shows*, live daily demonstrations, IMAX Shows*, the Sky Bike*, Flight Simulator and much, much more...
Independence Seaport Museum - Explore the region's maritime heritage with interactive exhibits, magnificent ship models and more than 14,000 artifacts. Visit Admiral Dewey's 1892 cruiser Olympia and the World War II submarine, Becuna.
Betsy Ross House - Visit the house of Betsy Ross – the Philadelphia patriot believed to have made the first American flag – and see how working-class people lived in Colonial Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Museum of Art & Rocky Steps – One of the most famous scenes, a classic moment from the ultimate boxing film Rocky Balboa, is when you see Rocky raising his arms in victory after running up the stairs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Before making your dash to the top, get a photo taken with the Rocky statue to the right of the steps. Explore one of the largest and most comprehensive art museums in the United States featuring collections from around the world, including more than 300,000 works spanning 2,000 years.
Eastern State Penitentiary: America's most historic Prison – Visit this former state prison that has became a museum and a US National Historic Landmark.
Walking Ghost Tour of Philadelphia - In the mood for something truly spooky? You will certainly enjoy this walking tour of America's most historic and haunted cities, where enchanting tour guides will lead you through Independence Hall and Washington Square to show you the haunted spots of Philadelphia. Hear chilling tales of Benedict Arnold and other Founding Fathers that may have you looking over your shoulder as you cruise through Society Hill.
National Constitution Center - Tells the story of U.S. Constitution through more than 100 interactive and multimedia exhibits, photograph, sculpture, text, film and artifacts.
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PHILADELPHIA CAMPUS TOUR
3 Nights Hotel Accommodation in greater Philadelphia
3 Days / 2 Nights Philadelphia International Flower Show
Experience the nation's largest indoor flower show, which blooms in Philadelphia every March. The Show features the country's premier landscape designers and florists, who turn 10 acres of the Convention Center into a floral fantasy world with beautiful plants and cutting-edge designs.