GROUP TOUR

Welcome to Escape to the Southeast’s Group Tour Section!

Are you interested in traveling through the Southeast as a part of a group tour? Are you a Group Tour Operator or Group Tour Leader interested in group tour itineraries featuring destinations in the Southeast region? This new Group Tour section provides resources for individual travelers looking for qualified and reputable Group Tour companies and tour leaders, and destinations offering group tour itineraries and services for Group Tour professionals. Themed group tour itineraries developed by the State Tourism offices are also available.

Group Tour Planners Based in the Southeast

FLORIDA

America & Beyond
Miami, Florida
[email protected]
347-578-1931
www.americabeyond.com

AmericanTours International
Orlando, Florida
[email protected]
407-370-3701
www.americantours.com

GEORGIA

Brilliant Edventures
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
[email protected]
912-434-3088
www.brilliantedventures.com

LOUISIANA

Journeys with Ginger
Henderson, Louisiana
[email protected]
337-962-5709

Rey Royal
New Orleans, Louisiana
[email protected]
504-269-1818
www.ReyRoyal.com

TripShock
Thibodaux, Louisiana
[email protected]
985-859-2332
www.tripshock.com

MISSOURI

Branson Ticket & Travel
Branson, Missouri
[email protected]
417-335-2707

Mid-American Coaches
Washington, Missouri
[email protected]
636-432-7882

NORTH CAROLINA

One If By Land Tours Inc.
Charlotte, North Carolina
[email protected]
704-844-2415
www.oneifbylandtours.com

SOUTH CAROLINA

Eastside Transportation Services
Boiling Springs, South Carolina
[email protected]
864-384-0019
www.eastsidetransportation.com

Pear Travel
Charleston, South Carolina
[email protected]
843-501-7800
www.peartravel.com

TENNESSEE

Southern Escape Tours
Nashville, Tennessee
[email protected]
615-861-1655
www.southernescapetours.com

VIRGINIA

Mid Atlantic Receptive Services
Stephens City, Virginia
[email protected]
540-869-1864
www.takeafuntrip.com

2021 STS Domestic Discovery Tour Planners

CALIFORNIA

SKOUT the Americas
Oakland, California
[email protected]
310-321-2326

Sports Leisure Vacations
Sacramento, California
[email protected]
916-361-2051
www.sportsleisure.com

Vacations By Robin / Host Agency CP Trips Inc.
Fremont, California
[email protected]
510-676-7015
https://cptripsinc.com/Page/RobinWilfong

ILLINOIS

Mayflower Cruises and Tours
Lisle, Illinois
[email protected]
630-742-3259
www.mayflowercruisesandtours.com

MASSACHUSETTS

Funtastic Getaways
East Falmouth, Massachusetts
[email protected]
508-457-7461
www.fungetaways1.com

MICHIGAN

LBHS TOURS LLC
Inkster, Michigan
[email protected]
313-318-3390

MINNESOTA

PTS Tours
Brainerd, Minnesota
[email protected]
218-831-3557

NEVADA

Mid-Americancoaches.com
Bonotel Exclusive Travel
Las Vegas, Nevada
[email protected]
702-250-0489
www.bonotel.com

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New England Coach Inc.
Raymond, New Hampshire
[email protected]
603-895-3000
www.newenglandcoach.com

NEW YORK

Breezy Tour & Travel Inc.
Breezy Point, New York
[email protected]
718-945-3989
www.breezytourandtravel.com

OHIO

Kenley Konnection
Columbus, Ohio
[email protected]
614-898-9505

ONTARIO, CANADA

Niagara Bound Tours
St. Catharines, Ontario
[email protected]
905-685-5375
www.niagaraboundtours.com

Shoreline Charters and Tours
Leamington, Ontario
[email protected]
519-322-2855
www.shorelinetours.com

PENNSYLVANIA

Adam’s Travel
Erie, Pennsylvania
[email protected]
814-881-1101

TEXAS

Bilbrey Tours
Abilene, Texas
[email protected]
325-692-1308
www.bilbreytours.com

Destinations Offering Group Tour Services

ALABAMA

Alabama Tourism Department
Montgomery, Alabama
Rosemary Judkins
[email protected]
334-242-4493
www.alabama.travel

Auburn Opelika Tourism
Auburn, Alabama
Cindy Pugh
[email protected]
334-704-0114
www.aotourism.com

Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau
Tuscumbia, Alabama
Susann Hamlin
[email protected]t
256-383-0783
www.colbertcountytourism.org

Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau
Birmingham, Alabama
Tara Walton
[email protected]
205-458-8000
www.inbirmingham.com

Huntsville-Madison County CVB
Huntsville, Alabama
Jennifer Moore
[email protected]
256-551-2368
huntsville.org

Huntsville-Madison County CVB
Huntsville, Alabama
Pam Williams
[email protected]
256-551-2204
huntsville.org

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Tourism
Little Rock, Arkansas
Jessica Ledbetter
[email protected]
501-682-1219
www.arkansas.com

North Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Scott Sudduth
[email protected]
501-404-0397
www.northlittlerock.org

Visit Rogers
Rogers, Arkansas
Ronnie Webb
[email protected]
479-619-3198
https://visitrogersarkansas.com

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Destination DC
Washington, District of Columbia
Lindsay Hill
[email protected]
202-789-7088
washington.org

FLORIDA

Martin County Office of Tourism
Stuart, Florida
Ian Centrone
https://discovermartin.com

Martin County Office of Tourism
Stuart, Florida
Nerissa Okiye
[email protected]
772-288-5445
https://discovermartin.com

Visit Sarasota County
Sarasota, Florida
Kelly Defebo
[email protected]
941-955-0991
visitsarasota.com

GEORGIA

Discover DeKalb
Tucker, Georgia
Michael Vescio
[email protected]
404-234-7589

Explore Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Mandy Barnhart
[email protected]
404-357-7582
www.exploregeorgia.org

Explore Gwinnett
Duluth, Georgia
Maurice Odoms
[email protected]
770-814-6059
Exploregwinnett.org

Villa Rica Convention & Visitors Bureau
Villa Rica, Georgia
Sharon Dupont
[email protected]
678-840-1442
www.visitvillarica.com

Visit Savannah/Visit Tybee
Tybee Island, Georgia
Kim Webster
[email protected]
912-644-6471

KENTUCKY

Bardstown/Nelson Tourist & Convention Commission
Bardstown, Kentucky
Samantha Brady
[email protected]
502-348-4877
visitbardstown.com

Heaven Hill Distillery
Louisville, Kentucky
Jean Michalak
[email protected]
502-272-2625
https://heavenhilldistillery.com/visit-us.php

Kentucky Department of Tourism
Danville, Kentucky
Margaret Fuqua
[email protected]
502-892-3232
www.kentuckytourism.com

Louisville Tourism
Louisville, Kentucky
Saundra Briggs-Robertson
[email protected]
502-472-6016
www.gotolouisville.com

ShelbyKY Tourism
Shelbyville, Kentucky
Chenelle McGee
[email protected]
502-633-6388
www.visitshelbyky.com

LOUISIANA

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana CVB
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Kaitlyn Gallegos
[email protected]
337-661-9618
www.visitlakecharles.org

Louisiana Northshore
Mandeville, Louisiana
Tanya Leader
[email protected]
800-634-9443
www.LouisianaNorthshore.com

Louisiana Office of Tourism
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Matthew Cope
[email protected]
225-287-2288
www.LouisianaTravel.com

Louisiana Travel Association
Saint Francisville, Louisiana
Laine Garner
[email protected]
225-505-5782

Visit Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Tracy Francis
[email protected]
225-382-3573
www.visitbatonrouge.com

MISSISSIPPI

DeSoto County Tourism
Southaven, Mississippi
Kim Terrell
[email protected]
901-870-3578
visitdesotocounty.com

Greenwood CVB
Greenwood, Mississippi
Danielle Morgan
[email protected]
662-453-9197
www.visitgreenwood.com

Tunica CVB
Tunica, Mississippi
Mary Catherine Webb
[email protected]
662-363-5144
www.tunicatravel.com

Visit Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi
Karen Gates Matlock
[email protected]
601-359-3528
www.visitmississippi.org

Visit Vicksburg
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Ashley Gatian
[email protected]
601-883-9939
www.visitvicksburg.com

MISSOURI

Branson CVB
Branson, Missouri
Lenni Neimeyer
[email protected]
417-243-2105
www.explorebranson.com

Missouri Division of Tourism
Jefferson City, Missouri
Ashley Sneed
[email protected]
573-751-1907
VisitMO.com

Visit Cape
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Alyssa Phares
[email protected]
573-335-1631
www.visitcape.com

Visit Independence
Independence, Missouri
Kristi Franz
[email protected]
816-325-7114
visitindependence.com

NORTH CAROLINA

Alamance County Visitors Bureau
Burlington, North Carolina
Grace VandeVisser
[email protected]
336-570-1444
www.VisitAlamance.com

Cabarrus County CVB
Concord, North Carolina
Jarrod Rabatin
[email protected]
704-575-3738
www.visitcabarrus.com

Heart of North Carolina Visitors Bureau
Asheboro, North Carolina
Amber Scarlett
[email protected]
336-626-0364
www.heartofnorthcarolina.com

Jackson County Tourism Development Authority
Sylva, North Carolina
Caleb Sullivan
[email protected]
828-508-0243
www.discoverjacksonnc.com

Outer Banks Visitors Bureau
Manteo, North Carolina
Lorrie Love
[email protected]
252-473-2138
www.outerbanks.org

Visit North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina
Amanda Baker
[email protected]
919-447-7765
www.visitnc.com

SOUTH CAROLINA

Explore Charleston
Charleston, South Carolina
Jennifer Cecil
[email protected]
843-805-3066
www.meetcharleston.com

Greater Beaufort-Port Royal Convention & Visitors
Beaufort, South Carolina
Linda Jeffries
[email protected]
843-525-8526
beaufortsc.org

Myrtle Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Sandy Haines
[email protected]
843-916-7248
www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/groups

South Carolina Tourism
Columbia, South Carolina
Peach Morrison
[email protected]
843-717-3090
SouthCarolinaLowcountry.com

Visit Oconee SC
Walhalla, South Carolina
Ken Sloan
[email protected]
864-380-3976
www.visitoconeesc.com

TENNESSEE

Graceland & The Guest House at Graceland
Memphis, Tennessee
Lori Huffstutler
[email protected]
901-473-6087
graceland.com

Tennessee Department of Tourist Development
Nashville, Tennessee
Kimberly Leonard
[email protected]
615-532-0484
TNVacation.com

Visit Clarksville
Clarksville, Tennessee
Frances Manzitto
[email protected]
931-245-4345
www.visitclarksvilletn.com

VIRGINIA

Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau
Chesapeake, Virginia
Jo Slack
[email protected]
757-382-1351
www.visitchesapeake.net

City of Lynchburg Office of Economic Development &
Lynchburg, Virginia
Andrew Marks
[email protected]
434-485-7298
www.lynchburgvirginia.org

City of Staunton
Staunton, Virginia
Katie Campbell
[email protected]
540-332-3865
www.VisitStaunton.com

Virginia Tourism Corporation
Richmond, Virginia
Joni Johnson
[email protected]
804-545-5544
Virginia.org/Groups

Visit Norfolk
Norfolk, Virginia
Melissa Hopper
[email protected]
757-403-5802
www.visitnorfolk.com

WEST VIRGINIA

Greenbrier County CVB
Lewisburg, West Virginia
Kara Dense
[email protected]
304-645-1000
greenbrierwv.com

Hatfield McCoy CVB
Logan, West Virginia
Kathryn Johnson
[email protected]
304-752-6020
www.hatfieldmccoycvb.com

Huntington Area CVB
Huntington, West Virginia
Anna Adkins
[email protected]
304-525-7333
www.visitHuntingtonWV.org

West Virginia Tourism Office
Charleston, West Virginia
Samantha Nygaard
[email protected]
304-352-0503
wvtourism.com

State Itineraries

ALABAMA

ARKANSAS

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

GEORGIA

KENTUCKY

LOUISIANA

MISSISSIPPI
– Music Themes

MISSOURI

NORTH CAROLINA
– U.S. Civil Rights Trail

SOUTH CAROLINA

TENNESSEE

VIRGINIA