San Francisco’s Silicon Valley, the most innovative region in the world is home to Apple, Google, Facebook as well as thousands of small start-ups who have revolutionised global communications. To see the range of careers available in this sector and inspire the next generation of programmers and coders this is the perfect destination for a computer science school trip.
Take a tour of Stanford University, which was the starting point for so many of the digital pioneers. See the garage dubbed as the "Birthplace of Silicon Valley” where David Packard and Bill Hewlett built their first processor. While a veil of secrecy surrounds the headquarters of the digital giants your students will soak up the atmosphere of the area and gain valuable insight into the subject visiting the Intel Museum, Tech Museum of Innovation and the history of the subject at the Computer History Museum. Add in some sightseeing at the cities iconic sites and you have an unforgettable and memorable tour guaranteed to inspire your students.