Two teens take on Philadelphia – home of the Super Bowl champs
is Lucy Kelley and Margot Schneider at Dilworth Park at City Hall

Two teens take on Philadelphia – home of the Super Bowl champs

We are talking with local kids around the country and the world to get their take on what they think visiting kids would like. This stop: Philadelphia!

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Mixing American history with holiday fun in Valley Forge and Philadelphia
Reenactment of Valley Forge encampment

Mixing American history with holiday fun in Valley Forge and Philadelphia

Every Dec. 19, an annual event commemorates the arrival of the rag-tag Continental Army to Valley Forge PA, and its determination to persevere against hardship to become the first American Army.

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Kids conquering fears and having fun on a canopy tour in Pennsylvania
Manassas Ogutu overcomes height fear ziplining backwards

Kids conquering fears and having fun on a canopy tour in Pennsylvania

We were at Spring Mountain, a modest ski area just outside Philadelphia but a mighty fine adventure place for a canopy tour with four expert guides -- and six high-school scholars

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Learning Revolutionary War history in Valley Forge PA
Westport ABC scholars with park ranger in Valley Forge PA

Learning Revolutionary War history in Valley Forge PA

On a beautiful fall day, the contrast could not have been more different than what George Washington and his Continental Army found here in Valley Forge during the winter of 1777-78

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Cheesesteak and history for all – fun in Philadelphia with teenaged boys
Westport ABC scholars in Signers Hall of National Constitution Center

Cheesesteak and history for all – fun in Philadelphia with teenaged boys

Cheesesteak and ice cream. The Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution and a galaxy of top-flight colleges... that's what we found on a whirlwind day in Philadelphia with a group of teenaged boys.

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