Field Trips

This March, take a field trip that celebrates special events like Music in Our Schools Month, National Irish-American Heritage Month, Plant a Flower Day, International Earth Day, and Take a Walk in the Park Day. To explore these themes, use the ACTIVITY filter below and search under Theater, Dance, Music, Shows; Multicultural & Heritage; Botanical Gardens & Arboreta; Environmental Studies & Nature Centers; and more! Plan for April >>

Luthy Botanical Garden

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

Peoria Zoo

ACTIVITY - Birds, Butterflies, Bees, Zoos, Wildlife, Vertebrates GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. 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

Peoria Riverfront Museum

At the Peoria Riverfront Museum visitors can learn about the world—from their own backyards to far-off galaxies. The museum offers virtual programming with daily content.

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits, Planetariums & Astronomy, Science Museums & Exhibits, Virtual Arts Field Trips, Virtual Science Field Trips, Virtual Social Studies Field Trips GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool ILLINOIS, Peoria
TEL - 309-686-700

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.
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    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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We have added a new section for Virtual Field Trips on so that students can experience the fun and enrichment of field trips from the safety of their home computer. Assign a virtual field trip with a follow-up assignment or discussion.

To explore Virtual Field Trips in the Arts, Science, Social Studies, and more, select “Virtual” in the Destinations menu or select your state and search “Virtual Field Trips” using the Activity filter.