USY on Wheels, Pacific Northwest

Capture the excitement of Seattle, the uniqueness of Portland, and the beauty of Vancouver, British Columbia. Explore some of North America’s most spectacular wonders of nature from Mount Rainier in Washington State to Crater Lake in Oregon to the glaciers of Alaska. Enjoy a week-long Alaskan cruise and then travel down to Los Angeles.

Note: this trip begins in Seattle and ends in Los Angeles. USYers will be responsible for making their own arrangements to get to Seattle and to return home from Los Angeles at the conclusion of the trip.

Highlights of USY on Wheels, Pacific Northwest include (subject to change at anytime, without notice):

  • WEEK 1: Space Needle; Pike Place Market; Mt. Rainer; Mt. St. Helens;  Vancouver Olympic Venues; Whistler; Sea to Sky Bridge; and Shabbat in Seattle
  • WEEK 2: ALASKAN CRUISE: Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Ketchikan, and Shabbat at Sea
  • WEEK 3: Portland, Oregon; Crater Lake National Park; and Shabbat in San Francisco
  • WEEK 4: Meet up with other USY on Wheels buses in Los Angeles
  • Click here to read more about the day-to-day activities for this group during the Summer of 2014.
  • Click here to download a sample itinerary for USY on Wheels, Pacific Northwest.
  • Click here to read Frequently Asked Questions about USY Summer Programs.

Ready to make your escape with USY?

Click here to complete the 2015 USY Summer Program Preliminary Registration (using our online application tool).

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