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Thank you so much. All of us attending the trip to Atlanta have been singing your praises since our return!! Everything was so organized and personable. We had a great visit and your Son Tours staff were the greatest hosts a group could ever have!! Thank you so much!

Rachel S.,
Ray D. Molo School

I want to thank you for leading such an excellent tour! I felt that this has been the best tour experience our students have enjoyed in years. How refreshing to deal with professionals who plan well and see service as their primary goal. You truly did all you promised to do and renewed my faith in touring.

Principal,
Bethlehem Lutheran School

Thank you for making my job as group leader so easy! The care which you took in planning our activities and in arranging our lodging and meals was clearly evident. The parents were impressed with the quality of your work. I look forward to traveling with you again.

Pam N.,
Andrew Jackson Middle School

We thank our Son Tours escort who took the time to stand in line for tickets so we did not have to. Thanks for always being one step ahead of us so the tour went smoothly. And thanks for making sure everything was perfect. The care and professionalism you and your staff have shown us, indicates what a top-notched company you have.

Barbara B.,
Marion County School

Famous as the birthplace of freedom, the city of Philadelphia is brimming with unique opportunities to educate and enlighten students of all ages. That’s why, at Son Tours, our Philadelphia educational tours are completely customizable, allowing you to pick and choose which attractions and historical sites best fit your curriculum!

Our experienced educational tour operators are intimately-familiar with the city of Philadelphia. Here are just a few of the experiences you can expect from a trip with Son Tours:

  • Get up close and personal with the Liberty Bell to learn how it became a powerful symbol of freedom
  • Tour Independence Hall, where our founding fathers first inked the Declaration of Independence
  • See where Betsy Ross stitched together the stars and stripes on the first American flag at the Betsy Ross House
  • See great works at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (and take a jog up the famous Rocky steps!)
  • Visit Christ Church, where a number of Revolutionary-era leaders gathered and worshipped
  • Discover fascinating scientific exhibits at the famed Franklin Institute
  • Honor the soldiers of Washington’s army with a tour of Valley Forge
  • Take a buggy ride through Amish Country to learn about a simpler way of life
  • Enjoy a quick photo op at John F. Kennedy Plaza, also known as “LOVE Park”

Don’t miss out on these unique and memorable experiences! With our Philadelphia educational tours, you can also arrange a trip to nearby Gettysburg or double-down on the fun with a visit to Hersheypark – simply call one of our helpful educational tour operators today at .

Knowledgeable Educational Tours Operators

With decades of experience offering educational tours to groups of all ages, Son Tours knows what’s most important to achieve successful and fun-filled school travel to Philadelphia. Let our expert educational tour operators provide you with a customized itinerary, and your group will also receive:

    • Knowledgeable, on-site tour guides who are capable of making executive, last-minute decisions if necessary

 

  • Complimentary security personnel, who ensure the safety of your entire group 24/7

 

 

 

 

For further information about our Philadelphia educational tours, call our team at or fill out a quick contact form online. You can also request a quote or browse the sample itineraries provided by our school travel company below!

Download Sample Itinerary (PDF)

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Day One – Itinerary for 3 Day / 2 Night Student Tour of Philadelphia / Amish
Country
Time Activity Notes
7:30a Breakfast enroute at McDonalds
10:00a Arrive in Philadelphia Son
Tours staff member and guide meet group
Liberty Bell
Independence Hall
Christ Church
12:00p Lunch at the Bourse at own expense
3:00p Tour of Valley Forge to include: Memorial Arch,
Washington Chapel Visitors Center Museum
6:00p Dinner at convenient location
Check-in at hotel in Philadelphia
10:00p Security Arrives
Day Two – Itinerary for 3 Day / 2 Night Student Tour of Philadelphia / Amish
Country
Time Activity Notes
7:30a Hot breakfast at convenient
location
Visit the New Jersey Aquarium
12:00p Lunch at own expense
Betsey Ross House
US Mint
6:00p Dinner at Hard Rock Café
8:00p Return to hotel/pool time
10:00p Security Arrives
Day Three – Itinerary for 3 Day / 2 Night Student Tour of Philadelphia / Amish
Country
Time Activity Notes
6:30a Hotel checkout/Depart for Lancaster
Breakfast en route ($6 cash
allotment)
9:00a Old Order Amish Quilt and Craftshop
Hayloft Petting Zoo and Candle Factory
12:00p Lunch at convenient location at own expense
Bird-in-Hand Farmer’s Market
Kitchen Kettle Shop
Rolling tour of the farmland & villages of
Lancaster County (Amish Country!)
5:00p Dinner at Home of real Amish
Family
6:00p Depart for home

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