Student Trips to the USA
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 with many states being larger than the whole of the UK; this ensures that a visit to a different state can be as exhilarating as visiting an entirely different country. 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.
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.
A visit to Washington 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.
On the West Coast, you’ve got Los Angeles, 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.
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 trips below, or get in touch with our team to discuss a more bespoke offering for your sixth form class.
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 available here.
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.
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.
We offer a wide range of college and university trips to New York. For more information, contact our team today.
Famous for its skyline, New York is home to some of the first ever skyscrapers, offering those on architecture educational trips access to some of the world’s most stunning architecture.
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.
Students on an 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.
A combination of workshops, tours and museums around the city prove New York to be a great destination for students of the computer science.
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, offering students on cultural 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 students of the English, drama & performing arts.
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.
Hair & Beauty
New York, the city that never sleeps plays host to an exciting and ever developing world of educational opportunities for hair & beauty students.
New York has a rich history; with historical buildings that have significant links to the past. The city provides excellent educational opportunities for students of history.
Law & Politics
New York offers a diverse range of visits to bring the study of law & politics off the page.
Media & Film Studies
With the Museum of Moving Image, NBC Studio Tour and New York Film Academy, New York has a great choice of visits for any media & film studies students.
Famous for its skyline, New York is home to some of the first ever skyscrapers, offering those on photography study trips in New York access to some of the world’s most stunning architecture.
Psychology & Sociology
New York offers all you need for the perfect psychology & sociology trip. Core study themes of social influence and memory can be expertly explored through New York’s excellent museums and memorials.
A visit to New York will allow your public services students to gain an insight into the feted New York City police and fire departments.
Through a multi-cultural city, such as New York your religious studies students can gain an invaluable insight into different faiths.
With New York City constantly developing it provides fantastic educational opportunities for urban planning students.
We can create a bespoke student trip to Silicon Valley based on your needs and requiements. You can check out further information here.
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.
We offer a wide range of college and university trips to Washington. 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 sculpture gardens is a must.
Washington’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.
Without doubt the city’s political significance dominates the Washington landscape, and as the arguably one of the world’s most powerful capital cities, it cannot fail to inspire students of economics.
The capital city is home to an array of monuments and museums; perfect for students of history. your students 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.
Law & Politics
Washington is the decision-making capital of arguably the most powerful country in the world and as such cannot fail to inspire students of law & politics during an educational tour.
Geography, Geology & Environmental Science
The cities and landscapes of the USA's West Coast offer a wealth of captivating visits of world-class proportions ideal for students of Geography, Geology and Environmental Sciences.
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 earnt the area the title of America's 'Golden West' and offer fantastic landscapes for students of photography.
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