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Please be aware that many venues are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. We have added a new section of "Virtual Field Trips" on FieldTripDirectory.com in your state and beyond! Use the activity filter below to search for virtual trips, resources, and distance learning options in Maryland or CLICK HERE for a list of virtual trips nationwide. Explore topics in the arts, science, social studies, and more from anywhere.

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Adkins Arboretum

Adkins Arboretum focuses solely on plants native to the Mid-Atlantic coastal plain, including diverse habitats that support more than 600 species of native shrubs, trees, wildflowers, grasses, and ferns.

ACTIVITY - Botanical Gardens & Arboreta GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MARYLAND, RidgelyTEL - 410-634-2847 Read More

Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center

Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center is the headquarters of the Environmental Literacy and Outdoor Education Office that provides interdisciplinary outdoor education for visitors.

ACTIVITY - Environmental Studies & Nature Centers GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School MARYLAND, MillersvilleTEL - 410-222-3822 Read More

Banneker Planetarium

In operation since 1966, the Community College of Baltimore County Benjamin Banneker Planetarium is a classroom-sized facility that hosts free shows for student and scout groups throughout the spring and fall.

ACTIVITY - Astronomy & Planetariums GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances. COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool MARYLAND, CatonsvilleTEL - 443-840-5939 Read More

Brookside Gardens

Brookside Gardens is a 50-acre public display featuring aquatic, azalea, rose, Japanese-style, rain, and children’s gardens, a butterfly exhibit, and a woodland walk. Its two conservatories offer year-round enjoyment.

ACTIVITY - Botanical Gardens & Arboreta GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MARYLAND, WheatonTEL - 301-962-1400 Read More

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

Preserving America’s early transportation history, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal began as a dream of passage to Western wealth. Today it endures as a pathway for discovering historical, natural, and recreational treasures.

ACTIVITY - Historic Places GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Free, Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, School, Family MARYLAND, HagerstownTEL - 301-739-4200 Read More

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company lets students unlock the magic of Shakespeare’s words with 110-minute matinee professional performances for schools. Also family friendly performances.

ACTIVITY - Theater, Dance, Music, Shows GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Family MARYLAND, BaltimoreTEL - 410-244-8570 Read More

Clagett Farm

Clagett Farm is a commercial and educational property that uses sustainable farming methods. The farm raises crops, trees and cattle.

ACTIVITY - Farms, Mazes, Pick-Your-Own GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool MARYLAND, Upper MarlboroTEL - 301-627-4393 Read More

College Park Aviation Museum

An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the College Park Aviation Museum preserves and promotes aviation innovations fostering curiosity about the history and science of flight.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family MARYLAND, College ParkTEL - 301-864-6029 Read More

Cromwell Valley Park

Cromwell Valley Park is 460 acres comprised of pastures, cultivated gardens, open fields, woods, hedgerows, orchards, and wooded piedmont hills.

ACTIVITY - Environmental Studies & Nature Centers GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MARYLAND, BaltimoreTEL - 410-887-2503 Read More
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FieldTripDirectory.com offers field trip ideas for class trips, scout group trips, camp group field trips, and homeschool group field trips in Maryland—for early childhood through college. Search for class trips in Maryland 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:

  • ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
    Find Maryland art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD
    Find class trips to Maryland children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
  • HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
    View Maryland history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
  • LIFE SKILLS
    Find Maryland team building field trips, health & safety exhibits, and character education experiences.
  • SCIENCE & NATURE
    Find Maryland aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
  • RECREATION
    Find Maryland 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. FieldTripDirectory.com can help you find the right trip for your group. A world of experiences is just a click away at FieldTripDirectory.com.

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Please be aware that many venues are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. See the individual websites for updates.

In the meantime, we have added a new section of Virtual Field Trips on FieldTripDirectory.com! These virtual resources cover topics in the arts, science, social studies, and beyond.

Please enjoy the resources and stay safe.