Travel

Hit the open road and discover the America of your dreams

The Au Pair in America program is a great way to explore the United States of America with its awesome natural beauty, landscapes like you’ve never seen before and some of the coolest cities in the world!  Are you dreaming of endless highways, bright city lights and huge desert skies? Always wanted to shop at the mall, eat hotdogs in New York and shake hands with Mickey Mouse?  How about gazing at the awesome beauty of the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls or the Golden Gate Bridge? Snap a selfie on Santa Monica Pier and cheer with the crowds at a baseball game?  Watch real life cowboys at a rodeo, celebrity spot in sunny Los Angeles and get your glamour on in glitzy Las Vegas? Then grab your notepad and pen and write down your US bucket list, because your dreams are about to become a reality.

As an Au Pair in America participant you will have plenty of time to travel, whether it's during your weekends off, your 2 weeks paid vacation or during your travel month.  To help connect you with some of the best guided tour options Au Pair in America has partnered with Trek America. Trek America offer a fantastic range of treks and guided tours throughout the USA.…the possibilities are endless!

Whatever you imagine when you think of the USA, becoming an Au Pair in America means being able to see that dream come alive.

The diverse and incredible USA is waiting for you to discover it your way!  

“To travel is to take a journey into yourself.” Danny Kaye - US Actor

Explore the usa

See the America of your dreams become a reality

Free Time to Travel and Explore

You will have at least one weekend off a month, 2 weeks paid vacation and an entire month dedicated for travel on completion of your 12 months with your host family. That’s a lot of opportunities to travel and explore a whole new country!  Travel broadens the mind and helps you grow as an independent individual in life.  You might choose to explore the US with the new au pair friends you make, or you can venture off alone!  The possibilities are endless. 

Choose your adventure

There is also the chance to join one of our organized tours with Trek America.  Watch the sunrise over the Grand Canyon, take a limo ride in Las Vegas, experience the Nashville live music scene or venture over the border into Canada…the possibilities are endless!

With over 40 years' experience showing groups of travellers the USA, Canada, Alaska and Central America, Trek America know a thing or two about putting on a good show and today they are firm leaders in small group tours across North America.   With year round departures and over 50 unique itineraries from 3 to 80 days in length, Trek America offers the widest range of tours you'll find anywhere and guarantees you the experience of a lifetime!

CREATE A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES

However you choose to do it, the travel aspect of your cultural year with Au Pair in America is where you get to embrace your dreams!  75% of our au pairs travel to other US cities with their host families, and 95% travel with friends or on their own.  A big wide world of adventure awaits: cosmopolitan cities and mythical landscapes, wild coastlines and historical monuments. Be inspired, open your mind and live and breathe America. These are the moments you will remember for the rest of your life!

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