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Travel Type: Domestic Travel Programs

Mini Tours

Rein Mini Tours allow travelers to tour weekdays and spend the weekend at home. You can choose from 2, 3 or 5 weeks of adventure. The perfect summer for students in the New York/New Jersey Metro area and the Philadelphia/Cherry Hill area completing 6th, 7th and 8th grades!

Series 1: Three Weeks

Yankee Clipper
New England • Boston • Cape Cod
June 27 – July 1

Pennsylvania Playland
Hershey • Amish Country
July 4 – July 8

Northern Lights
Lake George • Lake Placid
July 11 – July 15

$5399

Series 1 Itineraries

Series 2: Two Weeks

Northern Wonderland
Niagara Falls • Rochester • Syracuse
July 18 – July 22

Eastern Frontiers
Williamsburg • Busch Gardens • Virginia Beach
July 25 – July 29

$3599

Series 2 Itineraries

Rein Teen Tours offers our Mini Teen Tour Program as a great introduction to the world of Summer Teen Tour Travel! Teenagers completing 6th, 7th and 8th grades from the New York/New Jersey Metro Area and the Philadelphia/Cherry Hill Area can arrange two, four, or six week teen tours, traveling Monday through Friday while spending the weekends at home. Mini Teen Tour Travelers can experience the excitement of great US cities, the natural beauty of the East Coast, and enjoy the action of our carefully selected destinations.

ACCOMMODATIONS

On all tours, you’ll stay in fantastic hotels and resorts. Enjoy the LUXURY of Embassy Suites, Homewood Suites, Doubletree Suites, Great Wolf Lodge and more. All hotels are centrally located and feature private baths, individual beds, swimming pools, and many have special indoor and outdoor facilities. Sleep in the comfort of your own bed every night!

Western Skies

Western Skies will begin by flying to Phoenix. It’s a fabulous stay at our spectacular resort in Scottsdale, while we start making friends that will last a lifetime. Time to get the action started as we head to the Grand Canyon, hike on the famous Kaibab Trail to view this massive National Park. Next visit is to Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks and Sedona where we will enjoy the rugged Pink Jeep Off-Road Adventure. After that it’s Las Vegas for two days of exploring everything it has to offer.
Next we head to Sunny California for 6 days of fabulous teen tour adventure. Stay at our spectacular resort in San Diego, where we enjoy professional surfing lessons and visit the world-famous San Diego Zoo. When your teen tour hits Los Angeles, get ready for Hollywood excitement at Universal Studios and the fantasy of Disneyland. After an exciting farewell party, board our regularly scheduled jet for our flight home with your new teen tour friends and memories of the greatest summer imaginable.

Tour & Service

Project Hawaii


Project Hawaii

Choose one of the following Community Service Programs:

Volunteer with Children
Volunteer with Animals
Group Size
The Project Hawaii summer community service program accommodates 30-40 participants, which fosters expanded social interactions and friendships within the group during evening activities and weekend excursions. Depending on the specific site, each service project will consist of 5-15 participants. This enables our teenagers to benefit from small group and one-on-one interaction at the service project.
Accommodations
During the week, the Doubletree Grand Naniloa Hotel is our home away from home. Enjoy the beautiful banyan tree grounds and the relaxing bay-front views of our hotel, the nearby zen pathways at Liliuokalani Japanese Gardens, and views of Mauna Kea standing in the distance. All rooms are doubles and have private bathrooms, air-conditioning and flat screen tvs with cable-television. Our participants enjoy hotel amenities, including a swimming pool, fitness center, full service restaurant, free wifi, gift shop and more.
Meals
During the week, our group eats breakfast and dinner together at our hotel’s restaurant. Lunch is provided at the various service projects. While traveling on weekends, breakfast and dinner are provided in various local restaurants and food establishments at our hotels. On occasion we divide into smaller groups allowing teenagers to choose from a greater variety of restaurants.
Staff
Our summer community staff members are teachers and graduate students who are committed to Project Hawaii’s ideals of volunteering and giving back to the community. Rein staff members are always present at each service project. All staff members attend our professional training workshops where the emphasis is placed on the safety and well being of our teenagers. All staff are certified in Basic First Aid and CPR.
Transportation
Rein Project Hawaii uses bus transportation with professional drivers to transfer our participants to their various projects, activities, and weekend excursions.
Activities
After volunteering each day, enjoy different late afternoon activities including relaxing at the hotel pool, walking or jogging along the trails of nearby Liliuokalani Japanese Gardens, or using the wifi in the lobby to catch up with family and friends. Afternoon fun also includes local field trips to the rainforest where we hike to beautiful waterfalls, exciting trips to Volcanoes National Park and Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, and visits to the famous Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory, Big Island Candies and the local Farmers Market. The group will enjoy a fun evening activity every night, including: our authentic cultural immersion program two nights each week, nights at the movies, Rein’s famous Minute to Win It competition, and lots of other fun local evening activities. On our weekend excursions, activities include banana boating, snorkeling, surfing lessons, and trips to Pearl Harbor and Diamond Head.
Communication:
The Rein Communication Center is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week throughout the program. Teenagers are permitted to bring cell phones and the lobby of our hotel is equipped with wifi.

Project California


Project California

Choose one of the following Community Service Programs:

Volunteer with Children
Protect the Environment
Volunteer at Unity Shoppe
Volunteer at Kids Cooking Camp
Group Size
The Project California summer community service programs accommodate up to 40 participants, which fosters expanded social interactions and friendships within the group during evening activities and weekend excursions. Depending on the specific site, each service project will consist of 5-15 participants. This enables our teenagers to benefit from small group and one-on-one interaction at the service project.
Accommodations
During the week, the University of California Santa Barbara is our home away from home. Our dorm features an incredible array of facilities, including an Olympic-size swimming pool, computer room, recreation room with pool tables and ping pong tables, floor lounges with sofas and cable television, linen service, and laundry room.
Meals
During the week, the group will eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Portola Dining Commons, the dormitory dining hall. Portola is cafeteria-style, consisting of various stations with plenty of choices at each meal for all types of diets. Enjoy everything from made-to-order omelets to lasagna to delicious desserts. While traveling on weekends, breakfast and dinner are provided at our hotels and in various local restaurants.
Staff
Our summer community service staff members are teachers and graduate students who are committed to Project California’s ideals of volunteering and giving back to the global community. Rein Community Service staff members are always present at each service site. All staff members attend our professional training workshops where the emphasis is placed on the safety and well being of our teenage volunteers. Program leaders are trained in Basic First Aid and CPR.
Transportation
Rein Project California Community Service uses professionally driven buses and vans to transfer our participants to their various projects, activities and weekend excursions. There is no additional fee for transporting participants to and from the airport on arrival in California and departure from California.
Communication
The Rein Communication Center is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week throughout the program. Teenagers are permitted to bring cell phones and our free wifi is available throughout our dormitory.

Hawaiian Caper

Hawaiian Caper is the ultimate summer teen tour adventure. Our journey begins as we jet to Seattle, where we’ll enjoy ice breakers as we meet all of our new friends. In Seattle, we’ll walk though Pike Place Market, go to the top of the Space Needle, rock out at MoPOP (Museum of Pop Culture) and battle our friends at Whirlyball.

The action continues on our teen tour as we make two stops in Oregon. In Eugene, our teenagers will visit the University of Oregon and we’ll fly across the sand dunes along the coast on our outrageous Sandrail Dune Buggy Ride. In Medford, we’ll get soaked on our thrilling jet boat trip up and down the Rogue River.

The fun continues as we head to Lake Tahoe, where our teen tour travelers will enjoy action-packed days tubing, water skiing and wake boarding on Lake Tahoe. We have one exciting stop left before heading to Hawaii – San Francisco! Here we’ll ride the cable cars up and down the hills of the city, explore Fisherman’s Wharf, walk down Lombard Street and enjoy delicious ice cream sundaes at Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory.

Our Hawaiian Caper finally heads to the land of paradise as we jet to Maui to begin the Hawaiian leg of our summer teen tour adventure. Enjoy the beautiful pools and beach at our beach-front resort, the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa. Dive 100 feet below the ocean’s surface on our out-of-this-world Submarine Trip. Have a blast on our banana boating trip on the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific. A great day of snorkeling awaits us as our 65-foot catamaran sails to Molokini Crater. We’ll enjoy glass bottom viewing, a fun waterslide, and superb snorkeling amongst colorful tropical fish and giant sea turtles, during our snorkel cruise adventure.

Our short jet flight takes us to the "Big Island" where we will soak up the sun at our outrageous resort. We'll tour the Big Island, visit Volcanoes National Park, hike through Lava Tubes and run barefoot on the Black Sand Beaches.

The last three nights of your summer teen paradise are spent on the island of Oahu, at the amazing Hyatt Waikiki in Honolulu. Visit Pearl Harbor, enjoy the view from the top of Diamond Head and take a fun trip to the University of Hawaii. Professional Surfing lessons on Waikiki Beach will make the final day of our summer teen tour unforgettable!

You’ll board our regularly scheduled jet for our flight home with your new teen tour friends and unbelievable memories of your summer teen tour adventure to Hawaii and the Pacific Coast.

California Cruisin’

California Cruisin’ begins as we jet to San Francisco. In San Francisco it’s cable car rides, Fisherman’s Wharf, and crooked Lombard Street. The action continues as summer teen tour travelers enjoy action-packed days water-skiing and tubing in Lake Tahoe and challenging themselves on a professionally guided rafting adventure. Head to your beachfront hotel in Monterey for some classic California sights up Seventeen Mile Drive.

Next we head to beautiful Southern California to stay at our spectacular resort in San Diego, where we enjoy professional surfing lessons and visit the world-famous San Diego Zoo. When your teen tour hits Los Angeles, get ready for Hollywood excitement at Universal Studios and the fantasy of Disneyland. After an exciting farewell party, board our regularly scheduled jet for our flight home with your new teen tour friends and memories of the greatest summer imaginable.

Hawaiian / Alaskan Adventure

Hawaiian / Alaskan Adventure is the ultimate summer teen tour adventure. Our journey to the Lands of Ice and Tropical Paradise begins as we jet to San Francisco. In San Francisco it’s cable car rides, Fisherman’s Wharf, Lombard Street and Ghirardelli ice cream sundaes.

The action continues as summer teen tour travelers enjoy action-packed days water-skiing and tubing in Lake Tahoe. Next, we’ll visit the beautiful campus of the University of Oregon, take an outrageous Sandrail Dune Buggy Ride across the sand dunes of Oregon, and share a thrilling jet boat trip down the Rogue River.

After several power-packed days on the Pacific Coast, our teen tour flies to Alaska where we’ll enjoy the beauty, grandeur, and excitement of the 49th state. Our time in the “land of the midnight sun” includes Fairbanks, Denali National Park, and Anchorage. In Denali National Park and Fairbanks, we’ll raft the most popular whitewater river in Alaska, visit a dogsledding base camp, and find gold on our gold panning adventure. In Anchorage we’ll see glaciers and icebergs up close on our glacier boat trip, kayak on a stunning turquoise lake, reach new heights at the top of Mt. Alyeska, and tour a wildlife conservation center. During our time in Alaska, we’ll be mesmerized by the abundant beauty and wildlife all around us, including bear, moose, caribou, dall sheep, and whales.

Next, your teen tour adventure heads to Whistler for a high-speed Zipline Canopy Tour in the mountains and a relaxing bike trip along the meadows of Whistler’s valley trails. From there we take in the sites of Vancouver and Seattle, including the Capilano Suspension Bridge, Granville and Pike Place Markets, the Seattle Space Needle and the Museum of Pop Culture. Finally, we are ready for the grand finale of our summer teen tour – our 10 day Hawaiian Adventure.

We jet to Maui to begin the Hawaiian leg of our summer teen tour adventure. Dive 100 feet below the ocean’s surface on our out-of-this-world Submarine Trip. Have a blast on our banana boating adventure on the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific. A great day of snorkeling awaits us as our 65-foot catamaran sails to the Molokini Crater. We’ll enjoy glass bottom viewing, a fun waterslide, and superb snorkeling amongst colorful tropical fish and giant sea turtles, during our snorkel cruise adventure.

Our short jet flight takes us to the "Big Island" where we will soak up the sun at our outrageous resort. We'll tour the Big Island, visit Volcanoes National Park, hike through Lava Tubes and run barefoot on the Black Sand Beaches.

The last three nights of your summer teen paradise are spent in Honolulu at the amazing Hyatt Waikiki. Visit Pearl Harbor, enjoy the view from the top of Diamond Head and take a fun trip to the University of Hawaii. Professional Surfing lessons on Waikiki Beach will make the final day of our summer teen tour unforgettable!

You’ll board our regularly scheduled jet for our flight home with your new teen tour friends and unbelievable memories of your summer teen tour adventure to the 49th and 50th states.

Grand Adventure

Grand Adventure is one of Rein Teen Tours most spectacular summer teen tours. Your tour starts in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains with stops in Denver, the Black Hills of South Dakota, Badlands National Park, Mt. Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park and the old western town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Your summer teen tour continues as we head to our neighbors in the North. Your Canadian Adventure includes natural hot springs, canoeing on Lake Louise, zipline canopy adventure in Whistler, and an unforgettable tour of the Athabasca Glacier in Jasper National Park.

After exploring the gem of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle, we’ll jet to Utah. The beautiful Southwest unfolds before your eyes as our Grand Adventure teen tour journeys into Bryce Canyon National Park. We’ll walk along the rim of the Grand Canyon and then navigate the Broken Arrow Trail on our Pink Jeep Off-Road Adventure in Sedona, Arizona. Next it’s the bright lights and excitement of Las Vegas.

Next, Rein Teen Tour travelers head to Sunny California for more fabulous teen tour adventure. Stay at our spectacular resort in San Diego, where we enjoy professional surfing lessons and visit the world-famous San Diego Zoo. When your teen tour hits Los Angeles, we’ll checkout all Los Angeles has to offer before visiting Universal Studios and Disneyland. Teenagers enjoy action-packed days water-skiing and tubing on Lake Tahoe and sightseeing in San Francisco. Teenagers spend three exciting days exploring the city by the bay before traveling home with your new teen tour friends and summer memories from the experience of a lifetime.

Crossroads

Crossroads features the perfect mix of the finest hotels and exciting college dorm stays at UCLA in Los Angeles and University of Michigan.

Our journey begins by traveling to Syracuse, New York and continues to Niagara Falls where we take an action packed jet boat trip on the rapids of the Niagara River. The best roller coasters in the world await us at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Cleveland. We’ll visit the home of the Michigan Wolverines when we stay in the dorms at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Our teen tour continues through the Mid-West as we catch the antics of the Blue Man Group in Chicago, and check out the Mall of America in Minneapolis.

More summer teen tour highlights await us as we enter the Rocky Mountains: the Badlands National Park, Mt. Rushmore, a Wyoming whitewater raft adventure, Yellowstone National Park, Salt Lake City and a taste of the old west in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

The beautiful Southwest unfolds before your eyes as our Crossroads teen tour journeys into Bryce Canyon National Park. We’ll walk along the Rim of the Grand Canyon and then navigate the Broken Arrow Trail on our Pink Jeep Off-Road Adventure in Sedona, Arizona. After our relaxing resort stay in Scottsdale, it’s the bright lights and excitement of Las Vegas.

Sunny California is the next destination on your summer teen tour! Stay at our spectacular resort in San Diego, where we enjoy professional surfing lessons and visit the world-famous San Diego Zoo. We’ll checkout all Los Angeles has to offer before visiting Universal Studios and Disneyland. Next, it’s on to Lake Tahoe for water-skiing and tubing on our beach day. Finally we head to San Francisco for the final stop of your Crossroads teen tour. Teenagers spend three terrific days exploring the city by the bay before traveling home with your new teen tour friends and summer memories from the adventure of a lifetime.

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