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West Coast USA
Basic price from
6 nights accom. & travel  for 40 students and 4 staff

travel to West Coast USA

Student trips to West Coast USA

The City of Angels

The West coast of the USA has arguably been at the cutting edge of Western culture since the start of the Twentieth century. Art, music, health, lifestyle trends, major developments such as Silicone Valley’s technological revolutions, car culture, counter-culture, new media, and of course the television and film industry that was born in the orange groves of Southern California and spread its influence all over the world.

A stunning coastline with sunsets out over the immense Pacific, the mighty majesty of Yosemite, and the harsh beauty of the Mojave Desert: the West Coast’s natural attractions are sublime. The lights of Los Angeles and the sights of San Francisco have their own beauty, and both attract millions of visitors each year.

The list of things to do in Los Angeles is as long as the city is vast. The accommodation selected is well located and suits various budgets. Equity has intimate knowledge of the destinations it provides for college and university trips, ensuring your stay will be easy and affordable.

N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price...

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How Equity can help

A typical Student tour to West Coast USA would run between 4 and 8 nights and would include air travel for 30 students and 3 staff. These numbers can be flexible to your requirements. Our basic price does not include excursions and will vary depending on the travel dates and the final itinerary.

Equity deal with all the administration of the excursions, the admissions, travel and accommodation details before your trip- allowing you to focus on the learning objectives for your students. While you are on your trip our support team can be contacted 24/7 should you require any assistance.

If you are interested in taking your students on a trip then fill out our quick 'get a quote' form and we will get back to you with a non-obligational, tailor made quote for your group trip.

West Coast USA Accommodation

West Coast USA Accommodation - HI - San Francisco Downtown

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 us 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.

West Coast USA - Radisson’s Hotel – Fisherman’s Wharf

Radisson’s Hotel – Fisherman’s Wharf

  • 2 miles from San Francisco 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.

West Coast USA - Sportsmen Lodge Hotel – Los Angeles

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.


Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!


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

Universal Studios

A full day of action-packed entertainment all in one place: thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at CityWalk.

Madame Tussaud’s visit

Come and meet filmstars Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson, Jenifer Lopez or Marilyn Monroe; and pop stars such as Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift , Michael Jackson and Elvis amongst many others!

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market is a chain of seafood restaurants inspired by the 1994 film Forrest Gump.


Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch anyway as we may still arrange it for you!

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