New York and Philadelphia Art

School tours

An opportunity to see some of the USA’s most important art collections.


  • The huge inspiring Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC
  • Contemporary installations at MOMA in NYC
  • Renaissance, American art and Impressionists at Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Largest collection of Rodin sculpture outside Paris at Rodin Museum, Philadelphia
Typically £1198 per student.
Based on a 7 day, 5 night tour for 30 students travelling October 2018

What's included: 

  • Return flights UK to New York/Philadelphia to UK
  • Return airport coach transfers to your accommodation
  • Transfer by coach between New York and Philadelphia
  • Accommodation, room only
  • Insurance
  • 1 teacher place for every 10 students

Please note, activities and excursion entrance fees are not included in typical price.

Suggested itinerary for School groups

Day 1

Flight to New York. Flight time approximately 7 hours
Airport transfer to your accommodation included
Arrive at accommodation. Evening meal own arrangements

Day 2

Breakfast (own arrangements)
Frick Collection
Museum of Modern Art and Top of the Rock
Evening meal (own arrangements) and Broadway Show

Day 3

Breakfast (own arrangements)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park
Evening meal (own arrangements) before visiting the Empire State Building

Day 4

Breakfast (own arrangements)
Depart by coach to Philadelphia included (approximately 3 hours)
Reading Terminal Market. Walking tour of Independence National Historic Park, Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Center
Evening meal (own arrangements)

Day 5

Breakfast (own arrangements)
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Rodin Museum
Evening meal (own arrangements)

Day 6

Breakfast (own arrangements)
Barnes Foundation. Academy of Fine Art
Airport transfer included
Overnight flight to the UK, flight time approximately 8 hours

Day 7

Arrive in the UK

In New York, it’s best to go up the Top of the Rock in daylight for best views of the city. The Empire State gives great night views across the Manhattan skyline. In Philly, Reading Terminal Market makes a great lunch stop.

Lucy Poole-McKenzie
Travelbound USA Specialist
Typically £1198 per student.
Based on a 7 day, 5 night tour for 30 students travelling October 2018

Promote this trip to students

We provide you with promotional materials to help you get your students excited about their trip.

Tips for travelling around New York and Philadelphia with students


New York and Philadelphia both have excellent public transport systems for conveniently getting round the city by subway. We can provide pre-purchased tickets for New York.

We can arrange coaches if you wish to tour the city sites in the comfort of your own coach or tickets for the Hop on Hop Off bus tour. 


With so much to see and do in New York and Philadelphia we will work with you to plan your tour and pre-book all your excursions and activities. Entrance fees for many visits and NY Broadway shows can be pre-paid before travel. 


We can book half or full day guides to enhance your experience for walking tours or coach tours.


We can arrange breakfast in your hotel (if available) in a local café or a packed breakfast delivery service in New York. Evening meals can be pre-booked at themed restaurants such as The Hard Rock Café in both New York and Philadelphia.

Travelbound helps you every step of the way

Find your ideal trip

Choose a tour and get a quote, then we can discuss your options and tailor your trip

Raise awareness

Our PowerPoint presentations and posters help you promote your tour

Prepare to go

Your dedicated Tour Co-ordinator does all the pre-tour administration for your trip

Typically £1198 per student.
Based on a 7 day, 5 night tour for 30 students travelling October 2018