5 days
New York, Philadelphia
From big city schools to small liberal arts colleges, this tour will help you get a feel for the college experience that fits your lifestyle. Please note: This tour is for high school students only.
  • Day 1: New York City

    Arrive in New York City

    Take a guided tour of Pace University

     Take a guided tour of New York City

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy
    • 9/11 Memorial

    Participate in an orientation workshop

  • Day 2: New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York University

    Take a guided tour of Columbia University

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows)

  • Day 3: New Jersey • Philadelphia

    Travel to New Jersey

    Take a guided tour of Rutgers University

    Take a guided tour of Princeton University

    Travel to Philadelphia

  • Day 4: Philadelphia

    Take a guided tour of Lehigh University

    Take a guided tour of Lafayette College

    See the "Rocky Steps" in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • Day 5: Philadelphia

    Take a guided tour of University of Pennsylvania

    Take a walking tour of Philadelphia

    • Chinatown
    • Reading Terminal
    • Midtown Village
    • Rittenhouse Square

    Depart for home
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  • Day 1: New York City

    Arrive in New York City

    Take a guided tour of Pace University

     Take a guided tour of New York City

    • Greenwich Village
    • SoHo
    • Chinatown
    • Little Italy
    • 9/11 Memorial

    Participate in an orientation workshop

  • Day 2: New York City

    Take a guided tour of New York University

    Take a guided tour of Columbia University

    Visit Times Square

    Attend a Broadway show (based on a select list of current shows)

  • Day 3: New Jersey • Philadelphia

    Travel to New Jersey

    Take a guided tour of Rutgers University

    Take a guided tour of Princeton University

    Travel to Philadelphia

  • Day 4: Philadelphia

    Take a guided tour of Lehigh University

    Take a guided tour of Lafayette College

    See the "Rocky Steps" in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • Day 5: Philadelphia

    Take a guided tour of University of Pennsylvania

    Take a walking tour of Philadelphia

    • Chinatown
    • Reading Terminal
    • Midtown Village
    • Rittenhouse Square

    Depart for home
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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to discover the life-changing power of travel—at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Round-trip Transportation

    Round-trip transportation on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach throughout the tour.

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Overnight stays in safe, quality hotels.

  • Overnight Security

    Professional security guards on watch nightly from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • All Gratuities

    Tips included for your Tour Director, bus driver, licensed guides, restaurant and hotel staff.

  • Guided Tours and Activities

    Sightseeing tours led by expert and licensed local guides; tickets to all activities.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director stays with your group 24/7, providing local insight and knowledge, while handling every on-tour detail.

  • Training and Support

    We prepare new Group Leaders on a free Training Tour and provide personal support every step of the way.

  • Traveler Resources

    We offer travelers flexible payment options as well as a dedicated support team to manage finances and answer tour questions.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team while on tour.

  • Expert Tour Planning

    Your dedicated EF team provides expertise every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Illness and Accident Coverage

    Rest easier knowing your travelers are covered on tour with EF's comprehensive coverage plan.

  • $50 Million Liability Policy

    Group Leaders and schools are protected while on tour.

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