Field Trips

This February, take a field trip that celebrates special events like Black History Month, American Heart Month, National Freedom Day, National Stop Bullying Day, and Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday. To explore these themes, use the ACTIVITY filter below and search under Multicultural & Heritage; Life Skills; Science Museums & Exhibits; History Museums, Exhibits & Sites; Government, Civics & Presidents; and more! Plan for March>>

Luthy Botanical Garden

ACTIVITY - Botanical Gardens & Arboreta GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool ILLINOIS, PeoriaTEL - 309-681-3506 Read More

Peoria Riverfront Museum

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits, Planetariums & Astronomy, Science Museums & Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool ILLINOIS, PeoriaTEL - 309-686-700 Read More

Peoria Zoo

ACTIVITY - Birds, Butterflies, Bees, Zoos, Wildlife, Vertebrates GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, School, Homeschool ILLINOIS, PeoriaTEL - 309-686-3365 Read More

Dome Planetarium at the Peoria Riverfront Museum

ACTIVITY - Planetariums & Astronomy GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool ILLINOIS, PeoriaTEL - 309-686-7000

Linden Hill Farms

ACTIVITY - Farms, Mazes, Pick-Your-Own GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool ILLINOIS, PeoriaTEL - 309-697-4041

Peoria Playhouse Children’s Museum

ACTIVITY - Children's Museums & Indoor Fun GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School ILLINOIS, PeoriaTEL - 309-323-6900

Spirit of Peoria

ACTIVITY - Historical Boat Excursions GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool ILLINOIS, PeoriaTEL - 309-637-8000


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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 Peoria—for early childhood through college. Search for class trips in Peoria 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 Peoria art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
    Find class trips to Peoria children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
    View Peoria history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
    Find Peoria team building field trips, health & safety exhibits, and character education experiences.
    Find Peoria aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
    Find Peoria 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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