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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 >>

African American Museum in Philadelphia

ACTIVITY - Multicultural & Heritage GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, PhiladelphiaTEL - 215-574-0380 Read More

Ally Charter Bus

ACTIVITY - Transportation Services GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool CONNECTICUT
MASSACHUSETTS, Boston
PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia
TEL - 617-202-9113
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Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

ACTIVITY - Theater, Dance, Music, Shows GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, PhiladelphiaTEL - 215-746-7997 Read More

Awbury Arboretum

ACTIVITY - Botanical Gardens & Arboreta GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, PhiladelphiaTEL - 215-849-2855 Read More

Barnes Foundation

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp PENNSYLVANIA, PhiladelphiaTEL - 215-278-7300 Read More

Bartram’s Garden

ACTIVITY - Botanical Gardens & Arboreta GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, PhiladelphiaTEL - 215-729-5281 Read More

Big Red Pedal Tours

ACTIVITY - Historic Places, History Behind-the-Scenes Tours GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family PENNSYLVANIA, PhiladelphiaTEL - 215-625-2509 Read More

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve

ACTIVITY - Botanical Gardens & Arboreta GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool PENNSYLVANIA, New Hope, PhiladelphiaTEL - 215-862-2924 Read More

Brandywine River Museum of Art

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits, American Revolution GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp PENNSYLVANIA, Chadds Ford, PhiladelphiaTEL - 610-388-2700 Read More
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FieldTripDirectory.com (formerly ClassTrips.com and CampDirectorsResources.com) offers field trip ideas for class trips, scout group trips, camp group field trips, and homeschool group field trips in Philadelphia—early childhood through college. Search for class trips in Philadelphia by 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 Philadelphia art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD
    Find Philadelphia class trips to children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
  • HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
    View Philadelphia history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
  • LIFE SKILLS
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  • SCIENCE & NATURE
    Find Philadelphia aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
  • RECREATION
    Find Philadelphia 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 expPhiladelphiance 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 expPhiladelphiance. 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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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.