Monthly Archives: October 2018

10 Things to Do in Philadelphia with Children under 10

Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, is a city full of learning opportunities, iconic historic landmarks, great food, and above all, tons of fun attractions!! Perhaps when you first think of Philadelphia you don't necessarily think of it as a very kid-friendly place, but trust us, there is so much to see and do with…
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Spruce Street Harbor Park

Spruce Street Harbor Park If you are visiting Philadelphia during the summer, more specifically anytime May - September, you are going to have to make a stop at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 'one of the best urban beaches in America'! (Jetsetter) Spruce Street Harbor Park is an 'essential warm weather attraction' located on Penns Landing.…
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Treetop Quest Philly

Treetop Quest Philly Jump, Soar, Climb, Zip! If your group is craving a little bit of adventure during your Philadelphia visit be sure to save time for Treetop Quest, Philly's first treetop obstacle course! This aerial adventure park is perfect for field trips and team building, offering guests from ages 4 and up the opportunity…
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Franklin Square

Franklin Square Welcome to Franklin Square, a public park space that serves as an integral part of Historic Philadelphia. This 8-acre park is one of the five original public greenspaces planned by William Penn in his original city layout in 1682. Today the park serves as 'Center City's favorite playtime oasis', holding a gorgeous fountain, the Parx…
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Please Touch Museum

Please Touch Museum Where lifelong learning begins, curiosity is encouraged and every child is always welcome. Forget everything you know about keeping your hands to yourself at a museum and get ready for a seriously fun, seriously educational hands-on adventure at Philadelphia's Please Touch Museum. Meant for children around age 7 and younger, the Please…
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Love Park

Love Park [caption id="attachment_28767" align="alignright" width="300"] Love park[/caption] One really quick stop we like to suggest to groups when visiting Philly is Love Park, otherwise known as the John F Kennedy Plaza.  This park is quite small but serves as the 'grand entrance to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway', getting its nickname from the iconic reproduction…
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Best Destinations for 6th Grade Field Trips

6th Grade is a seriously pivotal time in your student's educational lifetime. This is the period in which they have so much energy and interest to learn that it's best to jump on it while you can and show them unbelievably fascinating things about our world. That's why we think field trips are so crucial…
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Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum

Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum ENJOY NOSTALGIA FROM THE EARLY YEARS OF THE TELEPHONE. IT’S A FUN FAMILY ADVENTURE, AN EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIP FOR STUDENTS AND AN ENJOYABLE GROUP OUTING. Welcome to the Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum, the self-guided and accessible museum dedicated to the nostalgia of the early years of the telephone. This museum is…
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Philadelphia City Hall

Philadelphia City Hall [caption id="attachment_28744" align="alignright" width="325"] Philadelphia City Hall Tower Credit Paul Loftland[/caption] Welcome to Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia's seat of government that is considered to be the countries largest municipal building, sitting on 14.5 acres of floor space. This building has over 700 rooms inside and took over 30 years to complete, a very…
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United States Mint – Philadelphia

United States Mint - Philadelphia To hold a coin or medal produced by the Mint is to connect to the founding principles of our nation and the makings of our economy. The United States Mint in Philadelphia, or rather, the First United States Mint, is a highly interesting and educational facility created a couple centuries…
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