Pennsylvania

Celebrate our freedom and heritage in Pennsylvania. Past and present will come alive as students see some of Pennsylvania’s numerous historic sites. In Gettysburg, see the battlefields, towns and points of interest where our historically important, yet devastating fight for equality and freedom took place. Visit Lancaster county, where you will mingle with the gentle, friendly Amish people and learn about their very special way of life. In Philadelphia, celebrate our freedom and heritage. Past and present will come alive as students spend time visiting Philadelphia’s numerous historic sites, exquisite architecture and impressive waterfront.

Lodging: Most of our Philadelphia hotels are conveniently located a short walk from the historic area. Pennsylvania Dutch and Gettysburg hotels are located a short bus ride from all of the attractions that your group will want to see in this fascinating areas.

All Itineraries are Custom Designed to Suit The Needs of Our Clients.

Sample Itinerary

DAY I
•    Bus arrives at your school.
•    Depart for Gettysburg. Bring a morning snack and box lunch from home.
•    Approximate time of arrival in Gettysburg. Bus to the Gettysburg National Military Park.
•    See the Electric Map presentation and the Cyclorama.
•    Bus to your hotel. Check in and refresh before the evening activity.
•    Board your bus for an Historic Gettysburg Tavern. Enjoy dinner followed by an unforgettable visit with James A. Getty as Abraham Lincoln in his performance of “Mr. Lincoln Returns to Gettysburg”.
•    Following performance, bus to your hotel.
•    Hotel Security.

DAY II
•    Breakfast at your hotel. Pack your bus and check out.
•    Board your bus for Gettysburg National Military Park.
•    Guided bus tour of the Gettysburg Battlefields.
•    Bus to the Amish Country. Meet your guide. Pick up lunch at the Kitchen Kettle – own expense.
•    Begin your tour of the Amish Country. Bus to an Amish Farmhouse for a tour and an explanation of a the Amish culture, clothing and worship. Continue on to an Amish home. Visit the barn and quilt shop. Visit an Amish market – schedule permitting.
•    Amish Wedding Dinner at an Amish family farm. Your guide will leave you here.
•    Evening of Miniature Golf in a beautifully landscaped woodland setting.
•    Bus to your hotel. Check in.
•    Hotel security.

DAY III
•    Breakfast at your hotel. Pack your bus and check out.
•    Bus to Philadelphia.
•    Visit the National Liberty Museum.
•    Pick up lunch in the historic district – own expense.
•    Meet your guide. Begin a Walking Tour of Historic Philadelphia. Visit Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell Pavilion, the Betsy Ross House, Franklin Court Print Shop, Benjamin Franklin’s Gravesite and more as time permits. Bus to your hotel and check in. Your guide will leave you here.
•    Dinner in the City.
•    Enjoy the “Lights of Liberty” light show, an outdoor walking sound and light show. ?OR?Enjoy a Dinner Dance Cruise on the Delaware River (extra expense).
•    Return to your hotel for the night.
•    Hotel security.

DAY IV
•    Breakfast at your hotel. Pack your bus and check out.
•    Visit the Independence Seaport Museum . Enjoy an educational program about colonial life in a large seaport followed by a visit to Commodore Dewey’s 1898 Flagship and a WWII submarine.
•    Pick up lunch at the Bourse Building – own expense.
•    Board your bus for return trip to your school. Dinner stop along the way – own expense.

PLEASE NOTE
Our itineraries are custom designed and priced accordingly, and include 1 complimentary chaperone for every 10 Students. Please contact us for additional details.

Insurance:
Student Tours, Inc. is insured by a National Tour Association sponsored Comprehensive Liability, Errors and Omissions Insurance Plan. Terms: Student Tours, Inc. acts in the capacity as a middle man only, for making the tour available to your group in all matters pertaining to transportation, accommodations, meals, sightseeing and any other services described in our flyers. Student Tours, Inc. has agreed to so act as a middle man on the condition that its officers, servants, agents and employees are not to be held liable or responsible for any accident or injury of any other sort of nature sustained by anyone while on or participating in this tour, or any delay, loss or inconvenience that may result from situations beyond our control such as weather, mechanical failures, etc., and that it be held harmless and indemnified from any and all claims or demands. Student Tours, Inc. reserves the right to alter the itinerary, to make comparable substitutions in transportations, accommodations and other services where necessary. Student Tours, Inc. makes no implied representations or warrants whatsoever.