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USY on Wheels, West

Cruise down the sunny Pacific Coast Highway with other Jewish teens on this West Coast bus tour, stopping along the way to relax on the beaches of California and explore the natural beauty of the American West.

USY on Wheels, West is a four-week trip for first-time travelers to visit new sights, adventure in the outdoors, and experience meaningful Jewish living, all the while forming lasting friendships by taking on new challenges together. You’ll explore unique cities from San Francisco to Denver, reach new heights hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon national parks, and discover your own hidden depths.

Highlights Include

Zion National Park. Disneyland. The Grand Canyon. Hoover Dam. Bryce Canyon National Park. Ghirardelli Square

*Subject to change


What is the typical group size?

“Classic”, East, and West groups typically range from 40-48 teens per bus with each bus grouped by participant age. There are typically 24-36 teens on Pacific Northwest trips.

How do teens travel on Wheels?

Teens travel on a fully equipped motor coach, driven by a professional who remains with each bus for the duration of the trip.

Where do teens stay while traveling?

Teens stay in major hotels fully equipped with swimming pools and recreational facilities. The number of teens per room varies from three to four depending on the facility.

Teens also have the opportunity to participate in a Home Hospitality program. For approximately ten nights over the course of the trip, teens stay at local USCJ congregants’ homes in a number of communities throughout North America. Teens also spend time with local USYers in each community, participating in activities and seeing what Jewish life is like from Buffalo to Baltimore, Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

Read more summer FAQs here.


  • Not offered for summer 2018
  • $ 5,799
    • 28 DAYS
    • Grades 7-8*

    *Current grade as of 2017-2018 school year

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  • Deluxe motorcoach
  • Accommodations (hotels and lodging)
  • All meals
  • Programming and sightseeing fees
  • Staff gratuities

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