West Coast USA Study Trips

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Bespoke School Trips to 

West Coast USA

Study trips to the West Coast of USA allows your group to explore some of the most spectacular and exciting geography in the world, in combination with some world famous cities, and being the epicentre of the 21st Century Digital Age in Silicon Valley.

The states of California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada are covered in awe-inspiring natural and man-made wonders. From spralling mega cities to ghost towns, mighty meandering rivers to huge man-made super dams, spectacular gorges and canyons to thrilling theme parks. Explore the cities of San Francisco, Los Angeles and the most famous oasis of them all, Las Vegas! Take in the beautiful national parks of Zion, Death Valley, The Grand Canyon, and Yosemite.  There is just so much to see in the magnificent region and numerous itinerary options. Why not undertake a grand tour travelling from San Francisco to Los Angeles via Las Vegas, or simply concentrate your trip on a smaller area, we work with you to build your own bespoke itinerary.

If you are considering a USA West Coast tour with Adaptable Travel then please get in touch with us today.

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You can enhance your tour with our expert battlefield gudes to guide you on your tour to the Battlefields.

Meet some of our expert guides below. All of the battlefields guides we use for our tours are Guild of Battle Guides registered meaning you will always get the best possible experience.
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Suggested Itinerary

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Fly to San Francisco where a guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in San Francisco. In the evening you will have free.

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Guided tour of San Francisco, including Union Square, China Town, the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will then transfer to Oakhurst in the afternoon for an overnight stay.

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Visit Yosemite National Park, learning more about the formation of this U-shaped valley. Visit Mirror Lake and take learn about the granite landforms El Capitan and Sentinel Dome. Continue your journey for overnight stay in Bakersfield.

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Travel to Las Vegas to explore the bright lights of one of the USA’s famous Mega Cities. Take a city tour to consider topics such as tourism and water resource management. Stay overnight in Las Vegas.

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Visit the Grand Canyon National Park, head over to the visitor centre and then take a walk along the “Rim Trail”. Consider how the many years of erosion by the mighty Colorado river has carved this unique deep and wide gorge landscape. Continue on route for overnight stay in Kingman.

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In the morning transfer to Los Angeles, another one of the USA’s mega cities. Take a tour of the main sites including the Hollywood Hills, Rodeo Drive and the beaches and pier of Santa Monica.

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Free time in the morning, before you transfer to Los Angeles airport for your return flight home.

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Arrive back in the UK.

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Fly to San Francisco where a guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in San Francisco. In the evening you will have free.

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Guided tour of San Francisco, including Union Square, China Town, the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will then transfer to Oakhurst in the afternoon for an overnight stay.

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Visit Yosemite National Park, learning more about the formation of this U-shaped valley. Visit Mirror Lake and take learn about the granite landforms El Capitan and Sentinel Dome. Continue your journey for overnight stay in Bakersfield.

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Travel to Las Vegas to explore the bright lights of one of the USA’s famous Mega Cities. Take a city tour to consider topics such as tourism and water resource management. Stay overnight in Las Vegas.

05

Visit the Grand Canyon National Park, head over to the visitor centre and then take a walk along the “Rim Trail”. Consider how the many years of erosion by the mighty Colorado river has carved this unique deep and wide gorge landscape. Continue on route for overnight stay in Kingman.

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In the morning transfer to Los Angeles, another one of the USA’s mega cities. Take a tour of the main sites including the Hollywood Hills, Rodeo Drive and the beaches and pier of Santa Monica.

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Free time in the morning, before you transfer to Los Angeles airport for your return flight home.

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Arrive back in the UK.

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This is a suggested itinerary - we are happy to work with you to develop a suitable package for your group.


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"Nothing was ever too much to ask and always fast turn around on emails"
RE Teacher
"Alexandra was great throughout. Well organised, all information sent through in timely manner"
Head Teacher
"Fantastic trip - well organised, everything went to plan"
English Teacher
"The children always enjoy this trip. We have been several times before and would definitely go again"
Deputy Head Teacher
"Thank you so much to all the staff involved in the organisation of our trip. For their patience and help along the way; was much appreciated by a first time trip organiser!"
Head of Music
"Overall this was a really informative trip which allowed the students to see the knowledge they have developed in class via a real life perspective"
Geography Teacher
"Great trip, the students were very happy and impressed with the sights. ADP did a great job in organizing everything and the customer service was very good. Thank you."
Class Teacher
"I would like to thank Holly and Andrea for their support with organising this trip. Their customer service has been excellent throughout!"
Beauty Lecturer
"Thank you very much to everybody and especially to Andrea who found us some great eating venues and set us up with a perfect itinerary- and for not complaining about all the name changes! We would definitely choose Adaptable again"
Spanish Teacher
Adaptable travel (especially Catherine and Andrea) were just incredible. The organisation of the trip was incredibly smooth, the choices of activities were brilliant and they were incredibly helpful every single step of the way. The sudden closure of our second restaurant choice was dealt with so professionally and effectively. I honestly cannot thank them enough. The trip ran exceptionally smoothly and the whole process was a joy.
Primary School Teacher
"Whole process was very smooth, thank you"
PE Teacher
Super easy and extremely helpful. The trip was extremely good value for money and logistically was planned down to a fine art so the timings of the day ran smoothly.
Geography Teacher
"Really speedy email responses, any questions/issues resolved quickly"
Art & Design Teacher
"From start to finish it was an excellent experience booking through Adaptable Travel. Catherine and Andrea were extremely helpful and supportive and answered all of my questions quickly with no query an issue. I will definitely recommend them to other staff members"
Primary School Teacher
"Debbie Catling has been utterly brilliant every step of the way - so helpful and has always responded to queries at the first available opportunity,"
Safeguarding Lead
"Adaptable travel have been absolutely fantastic. Patient and organised. The trip ran smoothly because of your guidance and support. Thank you. Will certainly use again"
Art & Design Teacher
"This is the third time we've used Adaptable and have been generally very pleased with the organisation and support. Alexandra was very helpful when, on the morning of the departure, we realised there was an issue with one of the tickets which she rectified quickly. We had a really successful trip and Adaptable made organising it relatively easy. We are looking to use Adaptable again for this trip next year"
Science Teacher
"Fantastic as always, thank you. You are unbeatable in every aspect of what you do. I always recommend you to colleagues in other schools. So efficient and nothing is too difficult for you to organise or answer"
Art & Design Teacher
"Very friendly Adaptable staff and excellent communication throughout. Thanks"
Science Teacher
"Throughout the process, staff at Adaptable travel have been really helpful and adapted things to suit our needs"
EVC
"I cannot recommend highly enough the company. The organisation of the trip from your end is first-rate"
Head of Modern Languages
"Catherine and Andrea were great at ornganising the tour and answering any questions. They were very patient and couldn't have done more to make this a successful trip, thank you so much"
History Teacher
"Working with Adaptable Travel had made organising this trip a lot less stressful. Communication was outstanding, responding to any queries as soon as possible. Debbie was always very helpful and professional and was a great help. I would definitely use again. Thank you"
MFL Teacher
"I was really happy with the service and support I received from Adaptable Travel. As it was my first trip abroad I was constantly changing things and asking questions but the team were really helpful and I felt like I could ask the questions and make the changes without any issues. I thought Debbie was wonderful in her support and was really helpful"
RE Teacher
"I have booked school trips several times through Adaptable Travel and plan to book many more. As the name suggests the customer service has certainly been very adaptable sorting everything from trips to rooming to suit our needs. Adaptable Travel customer service is amazing. Emails are answered promptly and I know I can phone and there is always someone to speak to if needs be. Have absolutely no qualms in using Adaptable for Travel for future trips"
Languages Teacher
"Thank you for your hard work and efforts in making our trip a success! All went well and Adaptable Travel was very helpful. The trip was well organised and AT was on top of everything"
English Teacher
"Could not ask for more and would recommend to anyone"
RE Teacher
"Adaptable have been endlessly helpful throughout this entire process from quotation stage to our journeys to and from the airport. Their organisation allowed us to be able to rest in the knowledge that there was a highly knowledgeable team at our disposal any time we needed it who had a rep in the city should anything go wrong."
Educational Visit Co-ordinator
"Overall we had a fantastic time. The pupils loved the whole experience"
History Teacher
Drivers were friendly and on time for collection and drop off. Hotel was lovely and we will use again
Head of History
We just wanted to send you a message to say thank you so much - we are nearly home now. The trip was great and the students all had a good time. The staff at the hostel were so friendly and accommodating. Our driver, Sajid, was fantastic. Warm, friendly, flexible and made our trip run so smoothly. We would love to have him again on a future trip. Could you pass this onto AVA coaches please? Thanks for your work too Andrea - you’ve been great.
EVC
Both Jack and Alexandra were really helpful throughout the booking process. A really easy and stress free set up for a trip.
PE Teacher
"Adaptable travel made all the organisation easier and everything worked so well when we got there as it had been booked"
Languages Teacher
"Fantastic! I felt very supported through the whole process. Organising a trip as a teacher represents a lot of extra work, but Catherine and Debbie make things very easy and straightforward"
MFL Teacher
"I have used Adaptable for a number of years organising school trips and I find everyone involved to be extremely friendly and efficient. Nothing is ever too much trouble and I will definitely continue to use for future enrichment activities"
Maths Teacher
"I love working with Debbie. She is so helpful and nothing is too much to sort for us. She gave her personal number to ensure that things ran smoothly whilst in New York. She is an absolute superhero!"
English Teacher
"I just wanted to say an absolutely enormous thank you to you and your colleagues for the trip. It was my first experience of leading an international trip and so I apologies for the many mistakes I have undoubtedly made and for any work this has created. From your end you have been amazing, from dealing with late requests and changes, to support whilst we were away. I am very grateful"
Head of Physics
"Absolute pleasure to work with and amazing communication. Debbie was outstanding sorting our last minute changes out"
Computing Teacher
"Excellent I would use again and recommend to others"
Art & Design Teacher
"The trip had to be rearranged 3 times since 2020 because of Covid, during this period the company have been great and transparent with costs and changes that needed to be made. Special mention for Debbie, who is always there to answer any questions and offer support from start to finish"
RE Teacher
It was a lovely trip, thank you for all your help.
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