Philadelphia is home to the Liberty Bell and to Benjamin Franklin, as well as the site of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and of the writing of the Constitution.
The Lights of Liberty Tour is a sound and light show that re-tells American Revolutionary history, bringing it to life.
You can see how Uncle Sam makes money at the U.S. Mint. Visit the Franklin Institute Science Museum or the Museum of Fine Art.
Only a short distance away are the Valley Forge National Historical Park, the Gettysburg National Military Park, and the National Civil War Museum. A little farther into central Pennsylvania, you can visit the Pennsylvania Dutch region, also known as “Amish Country,” where farm families live much as their ancestors did, without electricity or modern conveniences.
This area is also home to Harley Davidson and Hershey’s Chocolate! Philadelphia – the City of Brotherly Love, Gettysburg, the Amish Country – Pennsylvania offers a rich educational experience for students of all ages.