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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Spend a jam-packed long weekend discovering the renowned cultural treasures of Philadelphia, one of America’s top cities for the arts. Dive into fascinating expert-led and self-directed field trips to important historic locales like the National Constitution Center, Independence Hall and Liberty Bell and iconic arts institutions like the Rodin Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art and Barnes Foundation. Deepen your understanding of the city and its institutions through scholarly lectures, and round out your cultural immersion with a ticketed performance one evening and seasonal narrated excursions of local interest.


• Experience the extraordinary Barnes Foundation at its new Philadelphia campus, explore the galleries of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and see bronze casts of Rodin’s greatest works at the Rodin Museum.
• Examine architecture from three centuries and visit acclaimed landmarks of American history at Independence National Historical Park.
• Enjoy a performance of opera, theater, ballet or another cultural event from current offerings.

Activity Notes

Walking up to a few blocks; some uneven brick sidewalks. Walking and standing in museums. Some use of public transportation, including getting on and off city buses.

Coordinated by The Philadelphia Society For The Preservation Of Landmarks.

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at no additional cost on this date ...
3 nights of accommodations
8 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
2 Performances


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