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Tailor-made School Trips to Los Angeles & West Coast USA

Overview
Reasons to Visit
Places to Stay
  • Overview

    School trips to the West Coast of America are simply unforgettable. The glittering cities of Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco offer diversity, glamour and a sprinkling of movie magic that cannot fail to impress.

    Students of film and performing arts will learn so much about their craft in the back- lots, theatres and studios of Los Angeles as well as find their favourite stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    For geographers the region offers amazing biodiversity from arid deserts, awesome canyons to waterfalls and giant sequoias. These physical wonders provide amazing opportunities for field study while the cities, which battle drought and the threat of earthquake daily, demonstrate mans triumph over the elements better than almost anywhere else in the world.

  • Reasons to Visit
    1. Nevada Test Site

      You can't get much further behind the scenes than this tour! Encompassing an area larger than the state of Rhode Island, the Nevada Test Site is one of the most restricted-access areas in the United States.

    2. Hearst Castle

      Nestled in the hills, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Hearst Castle is one of the largest historic house museums with one of the most sophisticated guided tour programmes in the country. The tour takes visitors back through time exploring the life of William Randolph Hearst and his family, the art of collection, architecture, gardens and history of the Castle.

    3. Alcatraz Island

      Alcatraz Island is ideal for school trips to West Coast USA, especially for students of history, law or sociology, as this abandoned prison is rich with tales of some of the most famous criminals of all time including Al Capone and George 'Machine Gun' Kelly. Students will take the boat to Alcatraz, a short 15 minute trip, and on arrival, can explore exhibits on the island, an audio tour and absorb the history of the world’s most infamous prison.

  • Places to stay
    • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Grand Canyon

      The hotel is located one mile from the Grand Canyon National Park South Rim entrance. The park, IMAX theatre and Lake Powell are all close by -2 bedded rooms all with private facilities, TV, telephone & air conditioning -Swimming pool & restaurant

    • Sportsmen's Lodge Hotel

      Located in the west Los Angeles district of Studio City, approximately 20 minutes drive from Beverly Hills and Hollywood. All rooms have private facilities, television, hairdryer and telephone. All rooms have either a balcony or a terrace. The hotel has a large reception and lobby with a bar, ATM, vending machines, a swimming pool and a restaurant.

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