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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Phantastic Philadelphia: An Intergenerational Adventure in the Cradle of Liberty

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Program #2562RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.

Program intended for grandchildren from 9 - 12 years of age.

Why is Philadelphia one of the best cities in the country for grandparents and grandkids? Because there is so much history to learn about together and so many sights, sounds and fun experiences for them to share! Explore the homes and hang-outs of America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, observe animals from faraway lands at the country’s first-ever zoo, learn amazing facts about the human body inside a two-story model of the human heart and much, much more.


Highlights

• Explore Colonial Philadelphia and learn how 13 British colonies became the United States of America at Independence National Park, home of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
• Visit the Franklin Institute to see an automaton — a mechanical robot from before the era of electronics — and get to know the most-famous Philadelphian at the Benjamin Franklin Museum.
• Spend the night in the Philadelphia Zoo and wake up the next morning to encounter animals while learning about their habits and the importance of animal conservation.

Activity Notes

Walking one mile per day on city streets, standing at historic sites and museums. Use of public transportation, getting on and off city buses.

Coordinated by The Philadelphia Society For The Preservation Of Landmarks.


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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
4 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances

Ratings

5
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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