School trips to West Coast USA
Rich in geographical features, celebrated cities and iconic landmarks, we promise to deliver an incredible journey of enlightenment and discovery. Undertake a fantastic adventure of unparalleled experiences and awe-inspiring sights, a school trip to the West Coast of America will motivate and invigorate your students. An impressive visual feast of manmade and natural highlights, a West Coast tour will certainly not disappoint.
From San Francisco to Los Angeles, prepare to amaze your students with some of the most magnificent places in the world. Discover a land of 'happy ever after' and cartoon fantasy at Disneyland® Resort, marvel at the beautiful design of the Golden Gate Bridge and be moved by the sheer expanse of the breathtaking Grand Canyon. Admire the natural beauty of Yosemite National Park, experience the remoteness and wilderness of Death Valley, dazzle in the glamour and illuminations of Las Vegas and wander down the star studded Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Whether you are exploring this area from a geographical perspective or from a cultural standpoint, a West Coast tour is a once in a life time experience and an incredible trip not to be missed!
Below is a sample of excursions Equity can organise for your trip to West Coast USA - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for West Coast USA
Tour of Silicon Valley
Take inspiration from some of the world’s largest tech companies and most successful start-ups, as you tour the world’s number one district for innovation and development, where the likes of Ebay, Google and Facebook are headquartered.
Step behind the scenes of California’s Silicon Valley with a peek inside Intel’s headquarters. Find out how silicon chips are made and work, see cutting-edge technologies and get involved with the interactive learning exhibits.
Federal Reserve Bank
Visit the bank responsible for the twelfth, and largest, District of the Federal Reserve. America’s third-largest bank by assets held, it’s home to one of the largest collections of paper money in the US.
This National Historic Landmark was once a military fortification and federal prison and now stands abandoned for groups to tour.
California Academy of Sciences
This natural history museum is amongst the largest in the world with a great range of changing exhibits and housing over 26 million specimens.
This shopping centre and popular tourist attraction is a great addition to any West Coast school trip as students learn about tourism whilst taking a look at the famous seals.
Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!
West Coast USA Accommodation
HI - San Francisco Downtown
- Fantastic Location
- Recently renovated
The HI-San Francisco Downtown is a popular, clean and central hostel that is great for groups.
Location: Just a block from Union Square and is at the centre of everything such as the Cable Carts, China Town and the many shops, restaurants and theatres.
Facilities:There is a common room, kitchen area and a theatre style TV room. Free WiFi is also available.
Accommodation: The hostel has 4 to 8 bedded dorm rooms with private and shared facilities. Private rooms are also available at an extra supplement.
Meals: Free breakfast available.
- 2 miles from airport
- Swimming Pool
You can see fantastic views of the famous San Francisco Bay at this elegant hotel.
Location: Minutes away from San Francisco’s best attractions such as the world famous Pier 39, the ferries to Alcatraz and the historic cable cars.
Facilities: Free Wi-Fi is available and the hotel has an outdoor swimming pool.
Accommodation: Recently renovated rooms with en-suite facilities with double or double/double rooms with king sized beds and air conditioning. These will be based on a bed share basis, with single bed accommodation available at an extra supplement.
Meals: A variety of fantastic restaurants are close by to the hotel and we can arrange meals upon request.
Sportsmen Lodge Hotel – Los Angeles
- Near Universal Studios
- Swimming Pool
Location: Located on Ventura Boulevard and is just 4 miles from Universal Studios.
Facilities:The hotel has a great outdoor swimming pool and spa tub. WiFi access is also available.
Accommodation: En-suite with double or double/double rooms with king sized beds and air conditioning. These will be based on a bed share basis, with single bed accommodation available at an extra supplement. The rooms also feature private balconies and patios where you can enjoy the city and pool views.
Meals: The hotel has restaurant facilities and all meals can be arranged upon request.
Clarion Las Vegas
- Excellent Location
- Swimming pool and Spa
The Clarion Hotel® is close to the activity of Las Vegas strip while still being safe and convenient for schools.
Location: : Located within walking distance of the north end of Las Vegas strip and the Las Vegas Convention centre.
Facilities:With an on-site casino the hotel also features an outdoor pool and hot tub, fitness centre, picnic area and public computers with Internet access.
Accommodation: Guest rooms offer coffee makers, hair dryers, pillow-top mattresses, cable television.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.
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Recommended Educational Trips to West Coast USA
Equity can recommend West Coast USA for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.