Philadelphia has been thought to be a modern renaissance city, from hands-on learning at the Franklin Institute or explore the nation’s roots at the National Constitution Center.  Visit the oldest residential street in the nation with a stroll down Elfreth’s Alley.  Your students can learn how the founding father’s strived to create a new nation at the Independence National Historic Park by visiting Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, or a mixture of historical landmarks within “America’s most historic square mile”. 

If your students are up for a challenge stop by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, famous for their flight of steps to the main entrance due to the film Rocky (1976).  The students can take in any many forms of entertainment in the evening to include sporting events, the opera, ballet, or a visit to one of their many theaters.