San Francisco Computer Science

from £1100pp

Based on 5 days

Suitable for Secondary Schools

Overview

Since the 1990s, San Francisco has been the scene of the dot-com revolution’s meteoric rise, fall and recovery.

Home to the famous Silicon Valley with many of the world's largest technology corporations, as well as thousands of small start-up companies, it is a fascinating destination for technology students.

Our Suggested Itinerary

  1. Day 1

    Flight to San Francisco International Airport and transfer to your accommodation.

    Explore Chinatown, one of the biggest attractions of the city and the largest Chinatown outside of Asia, as well as the oldest in North America.

  2. Day 2

    Take a guided tour of Silicon Valley, including stops at the HP Garage, the Googleplex and the Apple Campus.  You’ll learn about the area’s ascent from humble beginnings to its current role as a world hub of high-tech businesses.

    A visit to the Computer History Museum will reveal the fascinating and often surprising connections between past innovations, people and stories, and the technologies that pervade our lives today.

    Return to central San Francisco for an evening at Pier 39, with sea lions, waterfront restaurants and street performers!

  3. Day 3

    Visit the world-famous Stanford University for a guided tour.

    Visit the Intel Museum at Intel’s headquarters, with exhibits of their products and history as well as semiconductor technology – a highly popular museum!

    Spend the evening shopping in Union Square.

  4. Day 4

    Visit the Tech Museum of Innovation, a hands-on technology and science museum.

    Relax and explore San Francisco’s Presidio and the Golden Gate Bridge.

    Transfer to the airport for an overnight flight back to the UK.

  5. Day 5

    Arrive back home.

School Trip Accommodation

Accommodation

There is a good choice of accommodation in the States suitable for school groups.  Our groups tend to stay at the Hostelling International San Francisco and we always quote on a no bed-sharing basis.  Let us know if you have any particular favourites, otherwise we'll recommend the best option for you and your budget.

Testimonials about this trip:

Absolutely fantastic trip and all loved how I was able to make it bespoke.
Bethany School

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San Francisco Computer Science

from £1100pp

Based on 5 days

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