Educational Tours of Philadelphia and Hershey Park
Our Philadelphia-Hershey educational tours offer a unique, dual-purpose experience – a combination of meaningful, historical sites throughout the birthplace of freedom coupled with a fun-filled visit to a nearby theme park that’s brimming with its own “sweet” history. These tours start in Philadelphia, where students visit a variety of significant locales before taking a short bus trip to “Chocolate Town, USA”, where Hershey Park opened in 1906. Here, tour groups learn about the history of this American company while also participating in a number of fun-filled activities.
Why Choose Son Tours for Your Philadelphia Field Trip?
At Son Tours, we want to make sure that your trip runs as smoothly as possible – so leave the planning to us! Our experienced educational tour operators understand how to make the most out of school travel while keeping the entire group safe and happy. Find out how your trip can be easy and hassle-free when you book with us!
Philadelphia & Hershey Park Student Tour Highlights
- Liberty Bell: Visit the famed bell to see the storied crack and find out how it transformed from a simple signal to a symbol of freedom.
- Independence Hall: Go inside this seat of history to see where revolutionaries signed the Declaration of Independence.
- Betsy Ross House: Tour this legendary woman’s home to see where the first American flag was sewn and learn more about her life.
- Franklin Institute: Make science fun with the plethora of exhibits at this museum.
- Hershey Park: Find thrills at the main theme park, which has more than 65 rides, including 12 exciting roller coasters.
- The Boardwalk at Hershey Park: Dive into this water world adventure, which features towering waterslides, a peaceful tidal pool, and an adrenaline-pumping Wave Rider.
- ZooAmerica: Visit the North American Wildlife Park to see animals like mountain lions, black bears, bald eagles, and more.
- Hershey’s Chocolate Word: Take an immersive tour to learn the art of chocolate making and tasting—students can even create their own candy bar.