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Student Trips to the USA

Student trips to America provide a wealth of learning opportunities for college students. With its mammoth size and global pulling power, a visit to the USA is a must for any international study trip. The US is almost as large as the whole of Europe and many states are bigger than the whole of the UK! This means that a visit to a different state can be as exhilarating as visiting an entirely different country.


Our America student trips highlights:

America is a fantastic trip destination, with a huge array of locations to explore. Some of our destination highlights include:

From buzzing cities and tourist hotspots like New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles to the capital of world politics in Washington DC, the US has an enduring and exciting appeal.

The big apple 

Our most popular destination for a study tour in the US is undoubtedly New York City. This incredible city is known for being vibrant, fast-paced and is always at the forefront of finance, fashion and all forms of art. Iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and Central Park feature on any visitors’ must-see attractions list.

College trips to America’s Capital

A college trip to Washington DC is just a coach trip away from New York. With the political and historical relevance of this city, it’s great for a standalone or multi-centre educational visit. This capital city is home to an array of monuments and museums; your students may get to see the declaration of independence or stand on Lincoln’s Memorial steps, for a sense of standing in the steps of US history.

Other monuments include: Capitol Hill, Washington Monument, Thomas Jefferson Memorial. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution. From this list alone a USA college trip has much to offer students studying anything from geogrpaghy, history to even fine art. 

College Trips To The West Coast 

On the West Coast, you can embark on an action-packed Los Angeles college trip, otherwise known as the City of Angels or La La Land. This city is world-renowned for being the home of Hollywood and makes for an interesting visit particularly for students of film, media studies and performing arts. Follow in the footsteps of Hollywood Greats, giving your students an inspirational visit with memories to last a lifetime.

Computing and business students can even benefit from going to Silicon Valley and exploring the wealth of technology companies based here.

Whatever your subject, a student visit to the USA will offer an unrivalled opportunity to discover more about the world’s most influential superpower.


Our range of college trips to the USA...

Our college and sixth form tours to the USA cover a fantastic range of subjects, making them the perfect accompaniment to any A-Level or Further Education curriculum. Check out our selection of America student trips below, or get in touch with our team to discuss a more bespoke offering for your sixth form class.

Los Angeles student trips

We have a brief introduction to particular trips you may want to take in LA below, but there is more detailed information about student trips to Los Angeles on our LA college trips page.

English, Drama & Performing Arts

From studio workshops to theatre tours, the heart of the movie industry cannot fail to inspire students of English, drama and performing arts, giving them a wealth of first-hand experience. Take a look at our English, drama and performing arts student trips to LA.

Media & Film Studies

A sprawling metropolis and home to the stars. Los Angeles is the epicentre of glitz and glamour but has plenty more to offer if you scratch beneath the surface for your media and film students. Learn more about our media and film student trips to LA.

New York student trips

We offer a wide range of college and university trips to New York. This is one of our most popular student trips to America and it's easy to see why!


Famous for its skyline, New York is home to some of the first ever skyscrapers, making it the perfect location to visit with architecture students. We provide immersive architecture college trips to New York to help you make the most of this city's incredible highrises and architectural design.

Art & Design

Students on an educational art & design trip to New York will be in awe of the fabulous array of art galleries and museums that the city has to offer.

Business Studies

Students on a business studies trip to New York will be able to soak up the city’s unique atmosphere as they visit educational points of interest.

Computer Science

A combination of workshops, tours and museums around the city prove New York to be a great destination for computer science students to visit. Learn more about our computer science student trips to New York.

Cultural Trips

The fast-paced, vibrant city of New York has a great choice of must-see attractions including Times Square, Central Park, the Empire State Building, Broadway and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This offers groups on cultural student trips to New York an experience they'll never forget.

English, Drama & Performing Arts

Famous for being home to Broadway, New York is an ideal destination for English, drama & performing arts students. Learn more about our subject-linked trips to New York here.

Fashion & Textiles

Home to some incredible museums and galleries including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Design Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art, there is a wealth of inspiration for your fashion & textiles students to be found throughout New York. Take a look at our fashion and textiles study trips to New York to see what's on offer.

Hair & Beauty

New York, the city that never sleeps, plays host to a selection of globally-known salons, international make-up brands, fashion shows and more. This makes the city a great destination for a hair & beauty study trip!


New York has a rich history; with historical buildings that have significant links to the past. Take a look at our history student trips to New York to see what your students could learn.

Law & Politics

Teach students about the U.S. legal system and political background in an exciting way on one of our law and politics trips to New York.

Media & Film Studies

With the Museum of Moving Image, NBC Studio Tour and New York Film Academy, New York presents a great choice of visits for media & film students. Learn more about our media and film studies trips to New York.


Take advantage of the city's incredible skyline, architecture and cultural landmarks on a photography study trip in New York.

Psychology & Sociology

Book a psychology & sociology trip to New York to help college students explore themes of social influence and memory through New York’s excellent museums and memorials.

Public Services

A public services student trip to New York will allow your college class to gain an insight into the feted New York City police and fire departments.

Religious Studies

Explore this multi-cultural city on a religious studies trip to New York, so students can gain an invaluable insight into different faiths.

Urban Planning

New York City's constant developments provide fantastic educational opportunities for urban planning students. Learn more about our urban planning student trips to New York.

Silicon Valley student trips 

We can create a bespoke student trip to Silicon Valley based on your needs and requirements.

Computer Science

San Francisco’s Silicon Valley, the most innovative region in the world is home to the technology powerhouses of Facebook and Google. This city will inspire the next generation of programmers and coders and is the perfect destination for a computer science study trip.

Washington DC student trips

We offer a wide range of college and university trips to Washington DC. Please contact our team for more information.

Art & Design

During an art & design study tour to Washington DC, a visit to the Smithsonian Institution to see some of the world’s greatest works of art spread across a number of themed museums and the sculpture gardens is a must.


Washington DC's grand buildings, parks and monuments present a calm and ordered façade, the antithesis of the political debates and scandals that take place within, making it a fascinating destination for a cultural study tour. Learn more about our cultural student trips to Washington DC of our USA student trips.


Without a doubt, the city’s political significance dominates the Washington landscape and as arguably one of the world’s most powerful capital cities, it provides plenty of inspiration for economics students. Take a look at our economics student trips to Washington.


The capital city is home to an array of monuments and museums that are perfect for history students to explore. Your class have the opportunity to see the declaration of independence or stand on Lincoln’s Memorial steps, for a sense of standing in the steps of US history. Learn more here.

Law & Politics

Washington DC is the decision-making capital of arguably the most powerful country in the world and will provide plenty of opportunities to students of law & politics. Learn more about our law and politics trips to Washington.

West Coast student trips

The West Coast of America is comprised of an array of breathtaking natural wonders, world-famous landmarks and star-studded streets. Book a student trip to America's West Coast to take advantage of all of this and more.

Geography, Geology & Environmental Science

The cities and landscapes of the USA's West Coast offer a wealth of captivating visits of world-class proportions. Take your class on a geography, geology and environmental science trip to the West Coast to explore these incredible geographical wonders.


Cultural study 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.


The Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park have earned the area the title of America's 'Golden West' and offer fantastic landscapes for students of photography to capture.

Our range of university trips to the USA...

We’re a one-stop shop for your university group travel package to the USA. 

Whether you’re looking for a travel package, or a comprehensive subject-linked itinerary, we’ll work with you to pull together exactly what you need.  

We've created group travel packages to the USA across a broad spectrum of subjects including: art, architecture & landscape architecture, business management, computer science, fashion management & marketing, geography, geology & environmental science, history, law & politics, photography, digital media and accounting.


Preferential group travel rates for flights to the USA, plus increased flexibility & convenience:

Seats are secured with an initial deposit, the full fare is not required when you book. 

Passenger names don’t need to be confirmed upfront & can be switched at a later date.

For certain periods we also offer guaranteed preferential rates with key airline partners meaning we’ll guarantee the quoted fare and seats until you’re ready to book.




Centrally-located accommodation at preferential group rates

Our room rates are guaranteed, so you can reserve your beds whilst you confirm your passenger numbers. 





Pre-booked visits & attractions - planned around your own group activities 

Through our partners based in the USA we’ll pre-book tickets at top visits and attractions at preferential group rates, we’ll plan these visits to fit around your own schedule.  USA trip highlights include Central Park, Lincoln Centre, Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, Universal Studios, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, Paramount Studios, Hollywood Boulevard and Warner Bros Studios. 




Services available from StudyLink in the USA:

• Airport transfers

• Pre-booked meals at a range of restaurants 

• Local Guides for key visits & walking tours 

• Pre-booked & pre-paid subway tickets

  • Support from one of our award-winning group travel Account Executive with excellent knowledge of the USA
  • A one-stop shop for your student group travel package to the USA
  • Multiple quote options to help you make the best value choice for your group 
  • Preferential rates with airlines, hotels & hostels, rail & other transport options & flexible flight booking options – reserve seats for longer than if you book direct
  • On-the-ground support & assistance from our representatives in the USA 
  • Convenient and time-saving online travel technologies
  • Risk management services for complete peace of mind
  • External accreditations providing reassurance, including ABTA, ATOL & IATA licences

Price promise - we’ll beat any like-for-like quote 

We’ll also beat any like-for-like quote to ensure you’re getting the most competitive price for your travel requirements. 

What our customers are saying about us...

"Hotel is perfect - amazing location and reception size...a true NYC experience. Thank you StudyLink. The trip was everything we hoped for and your patience with passenger number changes. Everything ran smoothly and it was a great adventure." 

Mr Derek Johnson, Director of School at West Suffolk College


"Annabelle was very pleasant, friendly and helpful. We had a few changes to deal with along the way such as increasing the group size by ten and this was all dealt with very smoothly. The online My Tour Manager was very easy to use and helpful. It was always easy to contact Anabelle who dealt patiently with all our queries and requests."

Ms Norma Kennedy, Textiles Teacher at Godalming College

Speak to one of our Group Travel Account Executives

A dedicated Account Executive will manage your tour organisation from start to finish. Our award-winning team each have years of experience in travel and will provide you a complete solution for your group travel requirements. They’ll use their knowledge of the USA and group travel expertise to create a custom-made itinerary just for you. Whether you’re looking for a travel package or a comprehensive curriculum-linked itinerary, your Account Executive will work with you to pull together exactly what you need.

College trips to America freqeuently asked questions

Will students be safe on a student trip to America?

Safety is our number one priority for groups student trips to America. We have a Safety Management System that is audited by an external company for an unbiased view of our safety processes.

What subjects are covered in college and university trips to the USA?

College and university trips to the USA cover a wide range of subjects. Some of the subjects include art, architecture, business management, computer science, fashion management and marketing, geography, geology, environmental science, history, law, politics, photography, digital media, and accounting. The trips can be tailored to specific curriculum needs and interests.

What services does Studylink provide in the USA?

StudyLink offers various services in the USA to support university study tours. These services include airport transfers, pre-booked meals at a range of restaurants, local guides for key visits and walking tours, and pre-booked and pre-paid subway tickets.