New London
Field Trips

This January, take a field trip that celebrates National Bird Day, National Technology Day, Earth’s Rotation Day, Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Chinese New Year, and more. To explore these themes, use the ACTIVITY filter below and search Birds, Butterflies, Bees; STEM/STEAM Enrichment; Planetariums & Astronomy; Government, Civics & Presidents; History Museums; and Multicultural & Heritage. Plan for February >>

Connecticut College Arboretum

ACTIVITY - No Fee, Botanical Gardens & Arboreta GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool CONNECTICUT, New LondonTEL - 860-439-5020 Read More

F.R.E.S.H. New London

ACTIVITY - No Fee, Farms, Mazes, Pick-Your-Own GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool CONNECTICUT, New LondonTEL - 860-376-9970 Read More

Garde Arts Center

ACTIVITY - Theater, Dance, Music, Shows GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool CONNECTICUT, New LondonTEL - 860-444-7373

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School COST - Fee, Title I GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool CONNECTICUT, New LondonTEL - 860-443-2545


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About us offers field trip ideas for class trips, scout group trips, camp group field trips, and homeschool group field trips in New London—for early childhood through college. Search for class trips in New London by group type, cost, activity/curriculum type, grade level, distance, and venue name or keyword.

Day class trips are divided by curriculum and subject area:

    Find New London art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
    Find class trips to New London children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
    View New London history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
    Find New London team building field trips, health & safety exhibits, and character education experiences.
    Find New London aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
    Find New London field trip ideas for adventure parks, ropes courses, ziplines, boat excursions, amusement parks, waterparks, kayaking, rafting, tubing, laser tag paintball, roller skating rinks, ice-skating rinks, mini-golf attractions, indoor amusement & recreation centers, and outdoor amusement & recreation centers.

Overnight field trips & retreats are available for environmental education, team building, and recreation.

We created field trip lesson plans to help teachers, scout leaders, camp counselors, and homeschool parents provide an enriching experience for their groups. We know funds for class trips are limited, so we’ve included grants for field trips that cover admission, transportation, and more.

It’s important that students and youth explore new environments, learn about other cultures, and develop an understanding of inclusivity as part of the educational process. People learn in different ways—through hearing, seeing, touching, talking, or doing. Class trips can provide a multi-dimensional learning experience. can help you find the right trip for your group. A world of experiences is just a click away at

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