School Trips in Boston
School Trips to Boston
The school year is just around the corner and parents and teachers alike are bracing themselves for another round of class projects, homework, team sports, and of course, school trips.
It is such an amazing town for school trips and Home School experiences you are sure to find something to please every age group. Check ’em out!
The Skywalk Observatory is on the 50th floor of the Prudential Tower, in the heart of the city. With 360-degree views, school groups can see the Boston Harbor Islands, Logan Airport, Fenway Park, Copley Square, Boston Common, Cambridge and the Charles River. Check out this lesson plan to make the experience both about history and geography as well as a day of fun for students.
Join Samuel Adams and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty as they protest the King’s unjust taxes. Students will get to play an active role in a riveting reenactment of the historic events that led to the Boston Tea Party.
Visit the historic John Adams Courthouse, the headquarters of the Massachusetts judicial branch. It houses the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Massachusetts Appeals Court, and the Social Law Library. The John Adams Courthouse provides free educational opportunities for educators and youth group leaders, including group tours, historical theater performances, and observations of the court sessions.
Explore America’s story through the art, history, and science of textiles . ATHM holds the world’s largest collection of tools, spinning wheels, hand looms, and early production machines, as well as more than five million piece of textile prints, fabric samples, and much more.
On the Black Heritage Trail® students will have the opportunity to learn about the remarkable men and women who, together with their allies, were leaders in the Abolition Movement, the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, and the early struggle for equal rights and education.
The Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile, red-lined route that leads to 16 historically significant sites, each of which is an authentic treasure. On the trails, students will explore museums and meetinghouses, churches, and burying grounds.
Recreation School Trips
Rock Spot Climbing offers a climate-controlled safe environment where students can explore the sport. All gear and instructors are provided.
You’ll have to schedule this in September or wait until the Spring, but this is a great way to enjoy Boston Outdoors.
Spend an hour cruising the scenic Charles River and see Boston from the water like Beacon Hill, Esplanade Park, Back, Bay, Harvard, BU, and MIT.
The Common was designated as a Boston Landmark in 1977 and declared a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 1987. It is part of the Emerald Necklace of parks and parkways that extend throughout the Boston area. A stroll through the park will provide history (stop at the welcome center), entertainment, exercise, and fun.
Museum School Trips
There are so many Boston Museums we aren’t sure if you will find another city with as many museums per square mile as this one. Click here for a details and descriptions of 9 of the most popular museums for students and adults alike!
Staying in Boston
If you are planning a school trip to enjoy the rich history and educational experiences that Boston has to offer, consider staying in a short-term apartment rental rather than a hotel. This is particularly perfect for a small home school group or family. You can experience one of Boston’s historic neighborhoods like a local and have all the conveniences of home in one of our gorgeous apartments. We have several locations spread out throughout the city to choose from. Give us a call today and start planning your next trip to historic Boston.