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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 travel opportunities range from local day trips to overnight adventures. From the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC and a tour of the Naval Academy in Annapolis, to battlefield tours in Pennsylvania and holiday celebrations at Longwood Gardens, Radio City and Cape May, Harford takes you to places that give you plenty of memories to bring home.

Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall

Friday, December 2, 2022  |  7 AM–7:30 PM

CURRENTLY FULL - submit a registration form to be added to waitlist

Join us for a fun-filled day in New York City’s Rockefeller Center!  You will have time to explore the city before the performance.  Choose to visit the amazing window displays or ice skate in Rockefeller Center. Tickets are for the 1:00 pm performance, orchestra seating. Round trip transportation, show admission and snack box included. Lunch and Dinner is own your own.

Course number: 45424  |  Fee: $175

Longwood Gardens

A Longwood Christmas

Sunday, December 4, 2022  |  1:15 pM–9:30 PM

Experience Longwood Gardens in its holiday finery. Have an early dinner or late lunch in The Cafe and afterwards wander the Conservatory to see thousands of poinsettias, decorated trees and other fragrant holiday flowers! Stroll through a half-millions lights in the outside gardens and enjoy cozy fire pits and a festive Garden Railway. Don't forget to enjoy time in the Open Air Theatre and witness a wonderful fountain display with holiday color and festive music. Round trip transportation and Garden admission included. Lunch and Dinner is on your own.

Course number: 45425  |  Fee: $70

Cape May

Victorian Christmas Cape May

December 5 or 6, 2022  |  7 AM–9 PM

CURRENTLY FULL - submit a registration form to be added to waitlist

Welcome the holidays in charming Cape May, NJ. Start with a Christmas tour of the Physick Family house that includes the Old-Fashioned Christmas exhibit at the Carroll Gallery, followed by lunch at the Lobster House. While finishing your meal, enjoy a Victorian Christmas traditions lecture. You may be surprised what you learn! Next, visit three of Cape May's Victorian Bed & Breakfast Inns and private homes decorated for the holidays. Each visit includes a tour by the innkeeper. Your final treat for the day is a trolley tour to see the historical town lit up for the holidays. Grab a snack for the ride home - no stops will be made. Indicate your lunch choice on the liability form: Lobster Salad Sandwich, Crab Cake Sandwich, or Charbroiled Chicken Sandwich. All lunch options are served with clam chowder or house salad (choose one), fries, cole slaw and a chocolate parfait for dessert.

  • Session 1  |  DEC 5  |  7 AM - 9 PM
    Course Number 45497   |  Fee: $144

  • Session 2  |  DEC 6  |  7 AM - 9 PM
    Course Number 45498  |  Fee: $144  

Departure from the W lot on campus. Trip is rain or shine.

A Soldier's Play and Tour at the Kennedy Center

A Soldier's Play and Tour at the Kennedy Center, Washington DC

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2023  |  8 aM–6 PM

A Soldier’s Play at the Kennedy Center In 1944, on a Louisiana Army base, two shots ring out. A Black sergeant is murdered. And a series of interrogations triggers a gripping barrage of questions about sacrifice, service, and identity in America. Broadway’s Norm Lewis leads a powerhouse cast in the show Variety calls “a knock-your-socks-off-drama,” directed by Tony® winner Kenny Leon. Prior to the performance, enjoy a guided tour of The Kennedy Center, followed by lunch on your own. Orchestra seating for the 2:00 p.m. performance.

Course number: 25598  |  Fee: $142

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Lion Dance Family Celebration

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2023  |  1-3 PM
Harford Community college | chesapeake theatre

Join us for an educational and multicultural celebration of Chinese New Year. This "Spring Festival" of dance, demonstrations, food samples, cultural learning, and shared community holds an exciting afternoon for all ages. Experience the traditional Lion Dance, Kung Fu Demo, and culinary demonstrations by US JOW GA Martial Arts and Chef Woo Can.

Course number: 25607  |  Fee: $20

Rosa Parks Tour

Mansion on O: Rosa Parks Tour, Washington DC

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17  |  8 aM–5:30 PM

Join us for the Mrs. Rosa Parks Tour at the Mansion on O & O Street Museum in Washington, DC. Experience the history and beauty of Mrs. Parks inspiring life, lessons, and leadership. After the tour, enjoy a 2-course lunch and dessert in the beautiful Cabinet Room at Old Ebbitt Grill on 15th Street, NW. Tour tickets, lunch, and transportation is included in the travel fee.

Course number: 25604  |  Fee: $150

Philadelphia Flower Show

Philadelphia Flower Show

TUESDAY, MARcH 7, 2023  |  8:30 aM–6 PM

Give yourself something to look forward to this spring with tickets to the 2023 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show! This year's theme is: "The Garden Electric!" The show returns to the Philadelphia Convention Center and offers visitors an indoor venue to celebrate the spectacular and decadent floral displays the award-winning Flower Show is known for. Walk through exciting, energetic, and passionate displays of flowers, gardens, and horticulture. Enjoy dynamic hands-on demonstrations, terrific food vendors, and shopping opportunities. Lunch is on your own. Ticket cost includes transportation, show ticket, and the Butterflies Live! experience.

Course number: 25600  |  Fee: $110

Cherry Blossom Cruise

Cherry Blossom Cruise

FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2023  |  7:30 aM–4:30 PM

Experience Washington D.C. and the cherry blossoms like never before! The Odyssey is a glass-enclosed cruise vessel offering a lunch experience characterized by elegant, high-quality cuisine, atmosphere, and service. Guests will have spectacular views of the nation's greatest monuments as we cruise along the Potomac River. Bus leaves campus at 7:30 a.m. Course fee includes lunch, cruise, and round-trip transportation from HCC.

Course number: 25607  |  Fee: $160

More details coming soon for Spring and Summer Trips:

The Harry Potter and the Cursed Child live on Broadway at the Lyric TheatreThe Harry Potter and the Cursed Child live on Broadway at the Lyric Theatre

SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2023  |  7 aM–8 PM

More details coming soon.

Course number: To Be Announced

  • Fee: $205 (Orchestra Center Tickets)
  • OR NYC on your own.



General Information

  • Seats are assigned by date registration is received.
  • Travelers must complete a registration form and 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.

NOTE: The College sends current COVID-19 protocols prior to all trips and experiences. As COVID-19 protocols are evolving, we ask that you visit each location/cities’ webpage for the latest updates.