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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 New York or CLICK HERE for a list of virtual trips nationwide. Explore topics in the arts, science, social studies, and more from anywhere.

National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

Hear the story of this historic woman and her lifelong struggle to gain voting rights for women and equal rights for all at the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool NEW YORK
Rochester
TEL - 585-235-6124
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Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Founded by George Eastman in 1922, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) aims to educate and engage students, scouts, and homeschoolers through music.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool NEW YORK
Rochester
TEL - 585-454-2100
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Seneca Park Zoo

See 300 animals on 15 acres of land at the Seneca Park Zoo! Groups will enjoy getting up-close with all kinds of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fish.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Rochester
TEL - 585-336-7200
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Charlotte-Genesse Lighthouse of Rochester

At the Charlotte-Genesse Lighthouse of Rochester, guests tour America’s Oldest Surviving Light House on Lake Ontario. Visitors are able to enjoy a recently restored tower and lantern room during their visit. 

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Rochester
TEL - 585-621-6179

DEEP Arts

DEEP Arts offers high quality, cultural experiences that entertain while fostering enrichment, communication, positive values and an awareness of literature, social and historical issues.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Rochester
TEL - 585-385-0510

George Eastman Museum

The George Eastman Museum, located on the estate of George Eastman the pioneer of popular photography and motion picture film, is the world’s oldest photography museum and one of the oldest film archives.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Rochester
TEL - 585-327-4800

Highland Botanical Park

Highland Botanical Park is a 150-acre park and home to the Lamberton Conservatory, an extensive collection of native and non-native plants, and a number of memorials and gardens.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Rochester
TEL - 585-753-7270

Rochester Contemporary Art Center

Founded in 1977, Rochester Contemporary Art Center is a venue for the exchange of ideas and a space for thoughtful contemporary art, providing a unique experience for audiences.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Rochester
TEL - 585-461-2222

Rochester Museum and Science Center

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of science at Rochester Museum & Science Center. Follow your curiosity from the depths of the oceans to the edge of the universe.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool NEW YORK
Rochester
TEL - 585-271-4320
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  • ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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  • EARLY CHILDHOOD
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  • HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
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  • LIFE SKILLS
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    Find Rochester aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
  • RECREATION
    Find Rochester 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 include trips to NYC, trips to Boston, trips to Philadelphia, trips to Washington, DC, trips to Chicago, trips to Atlanta, trips to Austin, and other historic cities throughout the US. 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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