500 Tours Sample Itinerary

The following is a SAMPLE itinerary. Please note that this is not the itinerary you or your child will necessarily be following on your trip. You will receive your custom itinerary from the teacher and/or tour director for your trip.

Sample 2 Night Program starting Saturday


Day 1


5:00 p.m. - Group departs hometown for Dearborn, Michigan
6:30 p.m. - Dinner: McDonalds
10:00 p.m. - Arrive at hotel and check in (curfew)

Day 2


8:00 a.m. - Breakfast: buffet at hotel
8:45 a.m. - Depart hotel
9:00 a.m. - Arrive Greenfield Village
  • Henry Ford birthplace
  • Harvey Firestone birthplace and farm
  • Textiles Demonstration
  • Pottery Demonstration
  • Printing Demonstration
  • Glass Demonstration
  • Armongton & Sims Machine Shop
  • Hanks Silk Mill
  • Richart Carriage Shop
  • Plymouth Carding Mill
  • Edison Illuminating Company
12:30 p.m. - Lunch: A Taste of History (Greenfield Village)
1:00 p.m. - Continue with Greenfield Village
  • Martha - Mary Chapel
  • Scotch Settlement School
  • Stephen Foster Memorial
  • Noah Webster House
  • Edison Homestead
  • Luther Burbank birthplace
  • George Washington Carver Memorial
  • Edison's Menlo Park Laboratory
  • Orville Wright Home
  • Wright Brother's Cycle Shop
  • Greenfield Village Store
5:00 p.m. - Depart Greenfield Village
5:15 p.m. - Dinner: McDonalds
6:30 p.m. - Arrive back at hotel
7:00 p.m. - Swimming and evening activities
10:00 p.m. - Curfew all students must be in their rooms

Day 3


8:00 a.m. - Breakfast: Buffet at hotel
8:45 a.m. - Depart hotel
9:00 a.m. - Arrive Henry Ford Museum
  • Made in America Exhibition
  • Home Arts Exhibition
  • Agriculture Exhibition
  • Communication Exhibition
Aviation Exhibition
Automobile in American Life
Allegheny Locomotive
Presidential Vehicles
Museum Store
12:30 p.m. - Lunch: American Cafe (Henry Ford Museum)
1:15 p.m. - Depart Dearborn
5:30 p.m. - Arrive home