Across the United States, the weather is improving and spring here. Get ready to take advantage of spring (or summer) break by planning a family field trip!
There are many spring field trip ideas you can try if you’d like to go somewhere nearby, but if you want to do something special, consider going a little farther and visit a prominent museum, park, or other big landmark. Take a look at our list of field trip ideas throughout the five regions of the United States.
Field Trips in the Northeast
The Liberty Bell Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See the bell that has symbolized freedom in the United States for over 200 years.
Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Use the official field trip planner to organize your trip to the park’s Museum and Visitor Center, battlegrounds, and Soldiers’ National Cemetery.
Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Explore exhibits, from Roboworld™ to the USS Requin submarine, that fit your family’s interests.
Ellis Island in New York City, New York. Take a boat ride and see the nation’s historical entryway—and the Statue of Liberty—up close.
America on Wheels in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Visit this museum to learn about the history of transportation.
Field Trips in the Southeast
Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia. Meet over 100,000 animals, including dolphins, sharks, and otters, as you walk through over 60 exhibits.
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site in Juliette, Georgia. See what life was like on a cotton plantation during the 1800s.
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