USA

  • citizenship / government & politics school trip to New York
    Gateway to America for millions of immigrants, New York offers educational context for citizenship, government & politics students.
  • San Francisco school trip
    San Francisco is a fantastic starting point for a school trip to Silicon Valley.
  • Boston school trip
    Boston offers a wide range of visits and educational experiences.
  • Washington DC school trip
    Be sure to see the US Capitol building in Washington DC.
  • Orlando school trip
    A visit to the Kennedy Space Center is an essential component of an Orlando school trip.

The trip was an outstanding success and we would recommend your company very highly. It could not be faulted. Thank you so much.MB, Parkstone Grammar School

It’s quite simply impossible to sum up the United States of America in a few short words, however you can guarantee that whichever destination you choose, East Coast or West, your group is set to have the educational experience of a lifetime.

Always a popular choice with school groups, New York offers a wealth of attractions guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on both students and teachers alike. Boston meanwhile is a city with a rich academic and historical heritage with oodles to offer school groups, be it as part of an enrichment programme or a more specific subject-led tour.

Whilst we only mention a few select US destinations on this page, suffice to say that we can put together a bespoke itinerary to cater for your precise requirements. So if it’s a science-centred tour to Orlando, delving into the fascinating world of computer science in Silicon Valley, exploring America’s civil rights history in Atlanta and Alabama or a political overview in Washington DC, we’ll work with you to create the perfect American adventure.

Atlanta & Alabama

Capital of the US state of Georgia, Atlanta has played a central role in American history, from its destruction during the Civil War to its pivotal position as the home of the Civil Rights Movement. Heading over the border into Alabama meanwhile, discover the importance of towns and cities such as Montgomery, Selma and Birmingham in shaping American civil rights in the 1950s and 1960s.

Los Angeles

640px-Hollywood_SignA dream destination for aspiring actors, directors and producers of the future, Los Angeles is indisputably the worldwide capital of the film industry. An ideal venue for those studying Drama and Performing Arts or Film and Media, visits to Hollywood Boulevard and the Walk of Fame, Universal Studios, Sony Pictures and Warner Brothers are natural itinerary inclusions.

New York

leisure & tourism school trip to New York
There’s nowhere quite like New York, probably the most exhilarating and cosmopolitan city in the world. From its breathtaking skyline to the vibrant atmosphere on the streets, the Big Apple never ceases to amaze. If you are interested in the political or social history of New York and the United States, we can design a tailor-made tour just for you.

San Francisco & Silicon Valley

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San Francisco is a supreme destination with plenty of iconic landmarks and historic attractions to satisfy all interests. Couple this with Silicon Valley a short distance away and students of Computer Science will be in seventh heaven! Visits to the Tech Museum of Innovation, Computer History and Intel Museums are an absolute must. There’s also an Apple Visitor Center coming soon!

Boston

(c) Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum - smallBoston promises a diverse and fascinating experience for any visitor. One of the oldest cities in the United States, this is a city rich in history, culture, architecture and academia. It has nonetheless evolved into an important commercial centre, all the while retaining its strong architectural heritage, elite universities and prominent cultural institutions.

Memphis & Nashville

halloffame (c) Nashville convention & visitors bureau - smallTwo powerhouse cities in the southern state of Tennessee, Memphis and Nashville are unsurpassed when it comes to America’s rich musical history. From Elvis Presley’s Graceland and Sun Studio to Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame, RCA Studios and Grand Ole Opry, students won’t fail to be inspired by the sheer abundance of musical talent at every turn.

Orlando & Florida

A popular destination for holidaymakers thanks to the city’s abundance of theme parks, Orlando is an ideal venue not only for students of Leisure & Tourism but also for Science groups, too. Participate in Disney’s Youth Education Series, take a swamp tour of the Everglades and visit the Kennedy Space Center, all ideal components of an Orlando school trip.

Washington DC

WhiteHouseSouthFacade (c) HiravThe nerve centre of American politics, a tour of the US capital provides a fascinating insight into centuries of US political history. From Capitol Hill and the Lincoln Memorial to the White House, a Washington DC school trip will leave a lasting impression. And beyond politics there’s plenty to engage all interests, be it the Air & Space Museum, American Art Museum or Newseum.

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