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Travel with Harford

Visit museums, the theater, historical sites, and Instagram-worthy destinations without the bother of driving or planning.

Harford Community College's travel opportunities range from local day trips, to overnight adventures, and international destinations that take you to places that give you plenty of memories to bring home.

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Travel Opportunities

The Kennedy Center- Swan Lake

The Kennedy Center, Swan Lake

Washington, DC
Friday, FEB 23  |  8 AM6 PM
Cost: $150  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

  SOLD OUT   Join the Waitlist.

The American Ballet Theatre’s quintessential production of Swan Lake returns to Washington, DC. Prior to the show, we will be taking a guided tour of the original Edward Durell Stone building. We will also enjoy a boxed lunch at the KC Café. Fees include guided tour of the Kennedy Center, an orchestra seat ticket to Swan Lake and lunch.

 

 

 

Washington DC On Your Own

Washington DC On Your Own

Washington DC
Friday, FEB 23  |  8 AM6 PM
Cost: $80  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

Fee includes round-trip charter bus transportation from Harford Community College to Washington DC. The bus will drop you off outside The Kennedy Center. Meals and any other museum or tourist admissions are not included in this fee.

The National Air & Space Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

The National Air & Space Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Chantilly, VA
Tuesday, FEB 27  |  9:45 AM4:45 PM
Cost: $80  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

The National Air and Space Museum’s Smithsonian Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center displays over 3,000 aviation and space artifacts, including the space shuttle Discovery, a Blackbird SR-71 and a concorde in two large hangars. We will be taking a guided highlights tour and then there will be time on your own to explore the museum, have lunch on site, try a simulation, visit the observation tower or see an IMAX movie. Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College, admission ticket and guided tour. All meals are on your own.

Philadelphia Flower Show

Philadelphia Flower Show

Philadelphia, PA
Friday, MAR 8  |  8:30 AM6 PM
Cost: $110  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Philadelphia Flower Show is both the nation's largest and the world’s longest running horticultural event, featuring stunning displays by premier floral and landscape designers from around the globe. Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College and admission to the event. All meals are on your own.

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Garden

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Garden

Washington, DC
Tuesday, MAR 12  |  9 AM5 PM
Cost: $104  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

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Nestled in the hills of Northwest Washington, DC is the former residence of businesswoman, socialite, philanthropist, and collector Marjorie Merriweather Post. Her home, Hillwood, is known for its large decorative arts collection that focuses heavily on the House of Romanov, including Faberge eggs. Peek into the world of someone once known as the wealthiest woman in America. Explore the grounds, gardens, greenhouse and gift shop. Other highlights you will see are 18th and 19th century French art and one of the country’s finest orchid collections. Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College, admission, tour ticket, and afternoon tea.

Smithsonian National Zoo

Smithsonian National Zoo

Washington DC
Tuesday, MAR 12  |  9 AM5 PM
Cost: $80  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

The National Zoological Park is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. Explore the 163 acres on your own - see how many of the 400 different species you can find! Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College. All meals are on your own.

Cherry Blossom Boat Cruise & Lunch

Cherry Blossom Boat Cruise & Lunch

Washington, DC
Friday, MAR 22  |  8 AM8:30 PM
Cost: $180  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

  SOLD OUT   Join the Waitlist.

Take in the cherry blossom views from a glass enclosed boat! Treat yourself to a luxury lunch with white tablecloths, views of the Potomac River, and a narrated landmark tour. Enjoy freshly prepared entrées, salads, and desserts—you will be contacted for your meal preference upon registration. There will be time following our boat cruise to explore the wharf area or monuments. Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College and your ticket on the Odyssey premier lunch cruise. 

National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of the American Indian

Washington, DC
Friday, APR 5  |  9 AM4 PM
Cost: $36  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

In support of Harford Community College's Diversity, Inclusion, Culture and Equity Committee, we are offering a trip to Washington, DC's National Museum of the American Indian! This museum cares for one of the world's most expansive collections of Native artifacts including objects, photographs, archives and media covering the entire Western Hemishpere. Explore the four floors of the museum at your leisure! All meals are on your own. Fees include round-trip transportation to Washington, DC.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

New York City, NY
Wednesday, APR 24  |  9 AM9 PM
Cost: $165  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

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Don't miss your chance to see Boy George* starring as Harold Zidler! This musical is based on the 2001 film and opened on Broadway in 2019. Since then, it has received 10 Tony Awards. Before our show begins at 2 PM, there will be time for you to explore the city on your own! Fees include round-trip transportation and an orchestra seat in the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. All meals are on your own. *All actors subject to change.

NYC On Your Own

NYC On Your Own

New York City, NY
Wednesday, APR 24  |  7 AM9 PM
Cost: $80   |  Registration  |  Liability Form

Fee includes round-trip charter bus transportation from Harford Community College to New York City. The bus will drop you off outside the Food Emporium on 8th Avenue. Meals and any other museum or tourist admissions are not included in this fee.

Philadelphia Food Tour

Philadelphia Food Tour

Philadelphia, PA
Wednesday, MAY 1  |  9:30 AM6:30 PM
Cost: $140  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

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A guide will hop on our coach bus for a three-hour Flavors of Philly tour, narrating sites as we drive. You won’t go hungry after our five stops! We will be feasting on Philly soft pretzels, cheesesteaks with wiz fries, San Marzano tomato pie, and to go desserts. A short tour of a kitchen allows you to see true Italian cannoli being prepared. Our tour concludes at ReadingTerminal Market where you will have time to explore on your own. Fees include round-trip transportation and Flavors of Philly tour/food.

Philadelphia On Your Own

Philadelphia On Your Own

Philadelphia, PA
Wednesday, MAY 1  |  9:30 AM6:30 PM
Cost: $80  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

Fee includes round-trip charter bus transportation from Harford Community College to Philadelphia. You will be dropped off outside the Bourse, located at 111 S.  Independence Mall. Meals and any other museum or tourist admissions are not included in this fee.

Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Cruise

Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Cruise

Annapolis, MD
Thursday, MAY 16  |  9:45 AM5:15 PM 
Cost: $136  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

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Pass under the twin spans of the Bay Bridge to view three Chesapeake lighthouses: Sandy Point Shoal, Baltimore Harbor and Thomas Point on this award-winning cruise. A historically attired lighthouse keeper will be our guide and lunch will be served onboard. There is a full bar with beverages available for purchase. Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College, lunch and a ticket on the boat tour.

Annapolis On Your Own

Annapolis On Your Own

Annapolis, MD 
Thursday, MAY 16  |  9:45 AM5:15 PM
Cost: $80  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

Fee includes round-trip charter bus transportation from Harford Community College to Annapolis Boat Dock. Meals and any other museum or tourist admissions are not included in this fee.

Brandywine Valley Getaway

Brandywine Valley Getaway

Brandywine, PA
Wednesday, MAY 29Friday, MAY 31   Multi-Night  
Cost: $655  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

Home to world-class museums and gardens, the Brandywine Valley offers breathtaking scenery and award-winning sights. We will be staying at Mendenhall Inn for two nights as we explore the du Pont properties and a local art museum. Day one includes admission to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library and Hagley Museum & Library. Day two includes admission to Brandywine Museum of Art and Longwood Gardens. Our final day will be spent at Nemours Estate. For a tentative itinerary, call 443.412.2784 or email repple@harford.edu. Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College, two nights at Mendenhall Inn, admission tickets, guided tours and some meals.

Kitchen Kettle Village & Amish Life Tour

Kitchen Kettle Village & Amish Life Tour

Lancaster County, PA
Thursday, JUN 6  |  9 AM5 PM
Cost: $80  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

Kitchen Kettle Village showcases all that Lancaster County has to offer—spend the day shopping at the 40 distinct shops offering everything from locally-made art, pottery and PA Dutch quilts to name-brand favorites. Upon arrival, a guide will hop on our coach bus for a narrated tour of Lancaster. Once back in Kitchen Kettle Village, you will have time on your own to explore. Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College, admission and guided tour. All meals are on your own.

Castles of Bucks County

Castles of Bucks County

Bucks County, PA
Thursday, JUN 27  |  8 AM6:30 PM
Cost: $130  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

Doylestown has three of Bucks County’s five castles, an impressive belt of historical attractions known as the Mercer Mile. Henry Chapman Mercer’s former home, Fonthill Castle, includes 44 rooms, more than 6,000 books and 18 fireplaces! Six floors of history await you at the Mercer Museum, which features 40,000 artifacts on display from the Industrial Revolution. A tile maker at heart, Mercer also built the Tileworks next door to his home. Today, it is a "working museum" that produces handmade tiles and mosaics. Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College and admission tickets. A boxed lunch will be provided

Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon

Mt. Vernon, VA
Monday, JUL 8  |  7 AM7 PM
Cost: $128  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

An American landmark, the estate of George Washington lies on the banks of the Potomac River in Virginia. We will be taking a guided tour before enjoying lunch at the Gristmill. Enjoy the historic area, Ford Orientation Center, Donald W. Reynolds Museum & Education Center and the Distillery on your own. Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College, admission ticket, tour and lunch.

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

New York, NY
Saturday, JUL 27  |  7 AM7 PM
Cost: $155  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

See Lady Liberty up close and personal! Admission to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Museum also includes three interactive galleries that tell the history of the iconic figure. For a fantastic panoramic view of the New York Harbor, join us on a visit to the Pedestal. There are 215 steps or approximately 10 stories to climb to the top of the pedestal, but there is an elevator if you need it. Your ticket also includes admission to the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration. Meals are on your own at concession stands located on both islands. Fees include round-trip transportation aboard a luxury motor coach, a “New Jersey Pedestal Reserve” ticket, and audio tours of Liberty Island and Ellis Island.

The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation

Philadelphia, PA
Thursday, AUG 8  |  9 AM5 PM
Cost: $110  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

An art collection and an educational institution, the Barnes Foundation promotes the appreciation of art and horticulture. We will be taking a guided highlights tour of the museum and then you may explore the museum on your own. Fees include round-trip transportation from Harford Community College, admission to the Barnes Foundation and a guided tour. All meals are on your own.

Philadelphia On Your Own

Philadelphia On Your Own

Philadelphia, PA
Thursday, AUG 8  |  9 AM5 PM
Cost: $80  |  Registration  |  Liability Form

Fee includes round-trip charter bus transportation from Harford Community College to Philadelphia. You will be dropped off outside the Barnes Foundation. Meals and any other museum or tourist admissions are not included in this fee.

Niagara Falls & Toronto

Niagara Falls & Toronto

Sunday, AUG 25Thursday, AUG 29
Cost: Double: $1,619  |  Single: $2,079

Niagara is not only home to the Falls, but it is a place rich in history, culture, and adventure! From a guided ride on Hornblower Niagara Cruise in front of the Falls to Niagara on the Lake, this trip will transport you to paradise. Our trip includes a guided tour of the city of Toronto, a winery tour, a stop at a chocolate factory and admission to CN Tower Elevation. Fees include round-trip motor coach transportation, four nights' accommodation, four breakfasts, four dinners, three guided tours, and admission tickets. A passport is required on this trip.

Boston’s Freedom Trail & Food Tour

Boston’s Freedom Trail & Food Tour

NOV 2024

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Colonial Williamsburg Grand Illumination

Colonial Williamsburg Grand Illumination

DEC 2024

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General Information

  • Seats are assigned by date registration is received.
  • Travelers must register and complete a liability form with emergency contact information for each tour.
  • Letters of confirmation are sent 7–10 days prior to departure.
  • Refunds are not available after tickets/meals are purchased unless a substitute can be found.