Home to the most historic square mile in the country, not to mention great museums and entertainment, Philadelphia is where fun and learning meet. Kids are like sponges so take them someplace where they can really soak up the fun. The home of the Phillies, will not just keep their attention, but the trip will inspire them for years to come.

As the second largest city on the East Coast and in perfect proximity to many other popular group destinations, Philadelphia is a top pick for student group planners.


Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, Pa.
Credit: Anthony Sinagoga, Philadelphia CVB

The American Revolution was dramatic, gritty, and full of uncertainty – it was anything but dry and inevitable! The Museum of the American Revolution invites students and educators to explore this rich and complicated era and its connections to our world today. Through immersive environments, powerful theater experiences, and an unmatched collection of artifacts, students will experience the Revolution through the lens of real people of the Revolutionary Era.


Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pa.
Credit: Scott Spitzer, Philadelphia CVB

Walk (or run) up the world-famous steps of the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art to experience one of the largest art collections in the country. Discover of 2,000 years of artistic expression from the Renaissance and Impressionist Movement to Modern art. And it’s about to get even better as another 90,000 square feet of galleries will be yours to discover come Fall 2020!


Fashion District, Philadelphia, Pa.
Credit: Kyle Huff, Philadelphia CVB

Over three blocks in Center City, Philadelphia, have been transformed into an exciting retail experience. Boasting not only big-name stores and discount outlets, but a dynamic mix of social spaces, entertainment, art, and of course, food. Take a shopping break, catch a movie or go bowling. And with our help, you can make sure not to miss any of the pop-up fashion shows or special events throughout the season.


Campos Cheesesteaks, Philadelphia, Pa.
Credit: Kyle Huff, Philadelphia CVB

Has all that walking made you hungry? We’ve got just the thing: Campos in the heart of Old City has been satisfying big appetites with the best cheesesteak in the city since 1947. Get a taste of authentic Philadelphia favorites from classic cheesesteaks and hoagies to cannoli’s and more. Whether students get in before the lunch rush or make it the last stop of the night, no trip to Philadelphia is complete without the official cheesesteak of the Flyers or Phillies. Talk about an Instagram-worthy meal! 

Jim DePhilippo
Tourism sales manager for Philadelphia’s Convention & Visitors Bureau