Destination Local Tour Guides by State/Province (54)

State/Province Local Tour Guide Destination Company
Alabama

    Red Clay Tours: Offers brewery, bar-b-que, Civil Rights and city tours. They can provide transportation as well a guide for the city. English spoken. Contact: Clay Cornelius, infor@redclaytourism.com


    Birmingham Pedal Tours: A safe and eco-friendly way to tour the Magic City. The pedal powered trolley takes groups up to 14 passengers to some of the city’s best watering holes. English spoken. Contact: Claire Kobza, info@birminghampedaltours.com


    Barry McNealy Tour Services: Step-on guide service providers that specializes in the Civil Rights history. English spoken. Contact: Barry McNealy, Mstrmac200@yahoo.com


    Jim Kelly Tour Services: Step-on guide that specializes in city tours. English spoken. Contact: Jim.kelley1943@gmail.com


    A Day Away Tours: Step-on guide specializing in city tours. English spoken. Contact: Linda Fryer, adayawaytours@charter.net


GREATER BIRMINGHAM CVB
Alabama

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ALABAMA TOURISM DEPARTMENT
Alaska EXPLORE FAIRBANKS
Alaska

    Alaska Step-On Guides, LLC: offers you and your company a way to be represented in Alaska.  We have tour guides for day tours and multi-day tours as well. German, French, Spanish and Russian spoken. Contact: alaskaguides@yahoo.com


    Salmon Berry Tours: Our team of professional tour guides strive to provide you with a truly genuine and memorable Alaska experience.


    All Alaska Tours: For 20 years, our company has been committed to providing expert advice and the best value for the widest selection of Alaska group vacation packages. Contact: groups@allalaskatours.com


    Explore Tours: As a local tour operator, we specialize in creating unique itineraries customized according to YOUR needs. We carry contracts with hundreds of different Alaskan vendors, offering a variety of products. Contact: info@exploretours.com


    Alaska Travel Connections: With over 20 years in the Alaska tourism industry, we specialize in creating customized Alaska vacations for individual travelers and small groups. Contact: aktravelconnections@outlook.com


VISIT ANCHORAGE
Arizona

    DETOURS tour guides come from a varying array of backgrounds including teachers, archaeologist, historians and adventure guides but they all have one thing in common: a passion for travel and exploration. English, German & Spanish spoken. Contact: info@detoursaz.com


    Janette Bell: Self employed tour guide for the State of Arizona. President of the Arizona Guides Association. English spoken. Contact: jinglebelljfb@gmail.com

ARIZONA OFFICE OF TOURISM
California

    YExplore Global Adventures YExplore is the only Yosemite Tour Company offering custom guided Yosemite experiences (Adventure Hikes, Half Dome Hikes, Multi Day Backpack Trips, Nature Walks, Birding Walks, Wildflower Walks, Snowshoe Hikes and Photography Workshops) 12 months a year. English spoken. Contact: John P. DeGrazio, john@yexplore.com


    Yosemite Family Adventures: Yosemite Family Adventures offers private, customized tours that are perfect for guests of all ages and experience levels. Reserve our sightseeing tours and become captivated by the glory of Half Dome, the power of Yosemite Falls or the sheer monolithic presents of Yosemite's Giant Sequoias. English spoken. Contact: David Furry, info@yfaguides.com


    Yosemite Close-up Tours: We guide you on an unforgettable adventure featuring the crown jewel of America’s national parks. Our experienced tour leaders will help you connect deeply with Yosemite’s unequaled scenic beauty. English spoken. Contact: Ken Boche, info@yosemitecloseup.com

    Discover Yosemite: We specialize in coordinating activities for any size group. Discover Yosemite can handle your transportation needs from arrival to departure and everything in between. English spoken. Contact: info@discoveryosemite.com


YOSEMITE/MARIPOSA COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU
California

    Desert Adventures: Since 1987, Desert Adventures has provided the most highly regarded outdoor adventures in the Greater Palm Springs area. As the original, largest, and most respected outdoor adventure and eco-tour company in the California desert, Desert Adventures offers a vast array of tour and activity choices. Contact: Kim Nilsson, kim@red-jeep.com


    Best of the Best Tours: The Best of the Best Tours is Southern California's premier entertainment and informational tour service with professionally trained guides knowledgeable in all aspects of Greater Palm Springs. Contact Christy Regalado, pscjt@aol.com


    Big Wheel Bike Tours: Founded in 1996, Big Wheel Tours offers various guided tours on bicycles, jeeps and hiking throughout Greater Palm Springs. Contact: Evan Trubee, gotouring@bwbtours.com


    Palm Springs Mod Squad Architecture & Design Tours: Your guide will lead you on “The Essential Palm Springs Tour”.  This tour focuses on the six local architects that made Palm Springs the modern city it is today. These architects lived and raised their families in the city in which their buildings were built. Contact: Kurt Cyr, info@psmodsquad.com


GREATER PALM SPRINGS CVB
California

    San Diego Professional Tour Guide Association: Our talented guides are experienced in every area of tour guide work, including step-on tours of the San Diego Area, meetings and incentive programs and airport meet and greets. Contact: president@sdtourguides.com


SAN DIEGO TOURISM AUTHORITY
California

    Marion Renk-Rosenthal: I am outgoing and easy-going, multi-lingual (English, German, French, Spanish) and multi-cultural personal guide with 20+ years experience as VIP host, guide, translator and instructor. I offer personalized custom tours. Contact: Marion@Renk-Rosenthal.com


    Ria Freudenstein: Seasoned personal guide who speaks German and English. Contact: riacreative@aol.com


    International Tour Guide Service: At ITGS, we provide experienced certified tour guides, tour directors, cruise & travel staff / meet & greet and hosts for tour operators, for both receptive and foreign inbound tours. Contat: travel@itmisf.com


    Red Line Tours: Our expert guides reveal the stories behind filming locations, classic movie palaces, the Hollywood Sign, Walk of Fame... and Hollywood's hidden hideaways of the Stars.


LOS ANGELES TOURISM & CONVENTION BOARD
California

    Cal Events: From big city sightseeing to wine tasting in the vineyards & gold panning in the countryside, Cal events, Inc. can create the perfect tour for you or your group. Contact Brad Wentzel: Brad@cal-events.com


    Delta Heartbeat Tours: Specializing in entertaining and educational tours of the Sacramento delta Region (wine, farmland, history). Historic Gold Rush tours & city tours are also available. Contact Barbara Daly: deltaheartbeattours@frontier.com


SACRAMENTO CVB
California

    Local Food AdventuresBooking a Private Group Tour with Local Food Adventures is the perfect way for any groups to have a great time, try a wide variety of yummy food and spend quality time in the Bay Area’s best kept secret. Contact: Lauren Herpich, lauren@localfoodadventures.com


    Exceptional Community Connections: Exceptional Community Connections, LLC offers services that facilitate authentic connections for individuals, organizations and companies that result in awareness building, quality service delivery, investment in local establishments, and opportunities to make meaningful contributions. Contact: Letitia Henderson, ExceptConnect@gmail.com


    Passage Nautical Tour: Passage Nautical Enterprises is your Bay Area source for everything boating. We are a full-service yachting company offering services from yacht sales to lessons to chartering on the bay with a skipper or bareboat. If you want to have a boating lifestyle, we can make it happen. Contact: Bily Sarno, charter@passagenautical.com


    SF Air Tour: Your tour will begin at the historic and renowned Oakland International Airport. Immediately after take-off, you’ll see the most beautiful and breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay Area. Enjoy a flight with views of the SF Bay Area. Contact: Nastasja Gjorek, info@sfairtours.com


    Segway Off Road: If you’re looking for adventure, thrills, and fun on the most eco friendly, cutting-edge gizmo around you’ve come to the right place! Drew Foster, drew@segwayoffroad.com


VISIT OAKLAND
Colorado

    Aspire ToursAspire Tours provides in-depth unique experiences to explore, play, and connect in Denver and beyond. Urban Adventure tours, Wild West history, architecture and craft brewery tours in Denver. Tours to the Foothills and Rockies that incorporate sightseeing, history, hiking, photography and gold panning! English spoken. Contact info@aspire-tours.com 

    A Private Guide: apgsid@comcast.net Groups from half-day to multi-day tours in the Rocky Mountain West - we can handle all your transportation and touring needs. itinerary planning, multi-lingual step-on guides and competitive charter rates. English spoken.


    A Guide Out West: aguideoutwest@ymail.com Whether you require a unique Denver city tour or a longer trip "Out West" visiting national parks, red rock canyons, wineries, and more. Certified, highly experienced Step-on Guides and Tour managers. Large / small groups / VIPs / private parties. English spoken.


    M.E.M. Japanese Travel Agency: memworld@msn.com Specialize in tours with Japanese speaking guides, sightseeing, technical visits, and home stay arrangements. In business since 1960 and located in downtown Denver. English & Japanese spoken.


    Rocky Mountain Guides Association: lbfoos@comcast.net Your best resource for professionals, whether you are seeking step-on guides, walking guides, foreign speaking guides, or naturalist guides. our members also include docents, destination management companies, tour operators, transportation companies, travel agencies and guide educational institutions. Please contact us for a complete directory and listing of experience and specialties. English spoken.


VISIT DENVER
Florida

    True Tours Inc.: Walking Tours for history and public art for downtown Fort Myers, Matlacha and Sanibel. Step on guides available for your bus or motor coach. Groups welcome and luncheon package is available. Detail descriptions on our website. English spoken. For Spanish - arrangements need to be made prior. Contact Gina Taylor (Owner / President) at 239-945-0405 and info@truetours.net


THE BEACHES OF FORT MYERS-SANIBEL
Florida

    Gulf Coast Destinations, Transportation & DMC: Choices of Activities including local Tours & Attractions, Golfing, Fishing, Sailing & Team Building.  Coordination of Dine-Around and Restaurant selections as well as Decor & Themed Events & Entertainment, Guests Amenities & Gifts for all occasions. English and Spanish spoken. Contact: CJ Brader at 941.927.3737 and cj@gcdmc.com


    Myakka Wildlife Tours: One-hour narrated tour aboard the "world's largest airboat" to see 'gators in the wild. The land tour is a one-hour tram tour through Myakka State Park. English only spoken. Contact: Mark Hember at 941.365.0100 and myakkawildlife@aol.com


    Key Culinary Tours: A fun-filled adventure that combines fine cuisine and a unique, intimate peek into the rich history of the city. Experienced tour guides share their knowledge of the culture and tradition while introducing guests to a handful of specially selected restaurants for a memorable event and some gourmet treats. English, French and Italian spoken. Contact: Maggie Deitsch at 941.893.4664 and md.keyculinarytours@gmail.com


    Center for Architecture Sarasota: Center for Architecture provides weekly architectural trolley tours on Thursday mornings from October-May, lectures, films, home and walking tours, gallery exhibits, and programs designed to engage the public about architecture and design in Sarasota. English only spoken. Contact: Tamara Hauser at 941.350.5430 and Tammy@cfasrq.org


    Sarasota Bike Tours: Casual bicycle tours in Sarasota's Downtown area, and two barrier islands. Siesta and Lido Key tours include kayaking. All tours are 7-10 miles on comfort cruiser bikes, and are designed to accommodate people of all physical fitness levels. English and Spanish spoken. Contact: Jason Crain at 941.313.0613 and sarasotabiketours@gmail.com


    Newtown Alive: Newtown Alive documents the history of Sarasota's African American Communities of Overtown and Newtown through 15 Historic markers, a website, mobile app and trolley tours. English only spoken. Will provide translater for an additional fee. Contact: Vickie Oldham at 941.962.8761 and vickieoldham1@icloud.com


    Sarasota Honey Company: Free Tour of Sarasota Honey Company that will discuss beekeeping in FL, benefits of the hive, agriculture, and what makes Sarasota Honey Co. unique. You will see some or our honey bees in their garden and taste three varieties of our local raw honey!!! English only spoken. Contact: Denise Griffin at 941.726.8755 and sarasotahoneyco@yahoo.com


    Sarasota Walking Tour: RELIVE the past, engage the present and look forward to the future!  Your walk through downtown will unveil historic buildings and some of the colorful characters that shaped today's Sarasota. English spoken. German by request. Contact: Rob Thierfelder at 941.400.8583 and sarasotawalkingtours@gmail.com


     ((ecko)) Tours: Sustainable, curated, all-inclusive ecotours that showcase Gulf Coast Florida's stunning natural diversity and fascinating cultural heritage, combining exploration, education, and relaxation while living up to stringent standards of environmental stewardship. English only spoken. Contact: Christine Quigley at 630.415.4210 and christine@ecko.tours


    Around the Bend Nature Tours: Explore natural Sarasota with a professional guide. Net in the grassflats, identify and release. We provide all equipment and a load of fun! English only spoken. Contact: Karen Willey at 941.794.8773 and karen@aroundbend.com


VISIT SARASOTA COUNTY
Illinois

    Various Vetted “Step-on” tour guides are available upon request.  Contact DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau. English spoken. Contact: miriam@discoverdupage.com


    DuPage CVB is a proud member of Chicago Tour Guide Professional Association. DuPage CVB  has access to certified tour guides that specializes in 21Different languages, for more information contact miriam@discoverdupage.com at DuPage CVB.


DUPAGE COUNTY CVB
Illinois

    My Kind of Town Tours:   Offering over 40 itineraries covering the fascinating Milwaukee and Chicago scenes and everything in between. Creative customized narrated tours examine the ethnic, historical and cultural heritage of the North Shore. For groups of all sizes, ages and interests. Established in 1975. Receptive Operator. Special Events and dinners. English spoken. Contact: Leah Axelrod, tourtimeinc@att.net

CHICAGO’S NORTH SHORE CVB
Illinois

    Altrusa Service Club is an international service organization specializing in community needs as well as literacy, the environment and AIDS/HIV. The local Quincy chapter serves as step on tourism guides to bus tours, offering local history and tours. Language: English Contact Mary Harshman: genemary@adams.net


    The Quincy Area Convention and Visitors Bureau promotes Quincy and its events and attractions. The Bureau has two step-on tour guides. Language: English. Contact Ron Frillman or Judge Robert Cook: rfrillman@samronqmarketing.com or qcycooks@iacookie.net


    Bluff City Tours: The Mother/Son Team of Pat and Greg Gelzinnis have been providing Destination Management Services for the River Bend Region since 1986. “We have strived to provide each client with the personal touch that we built our business on for almost 3 decades”. Language: English. Contact: info@bluffcitytours.com


    Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society: Highly-qualified museum guide provides historically accurate and enlightening tours. 30 minute (downtown and residential district) or 60 minute (30 minute tour plus countryside mini/geographical tour). Language: English. Contact Ray Werner: admin@galenahistorymuseum.org


    Old Fashioned Tours of Galena: Local historian rides along and gives a narrated tour of Galena’s past. Walking tours and ghost tours are also available. Please call for information 815-777-9252. Language: English. Contact Steve Repp: repps@galenalibrary.org

GREAT RIVERS COUNTRY, ILLINOIS
Illinois

    Bluff City Tours: The Mother/Son Team of Pat and Greg Gelzinnis have been providing Destination Management Services for the River Bend Region since 1986. Check out our website for available tours. English spoken. Contact Greg Gelzinnis: greg@bluffcitytours.com

ALTON REGIONAL CVB
Kentucky

    Mint Julep Tours specializes in custom and public bourbon trail tours, culinary tours, and horse farm tours. Official sponsor of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. English spoken. Contact: Lisa Higgins, lisa@mintjuleptours.com


    Destination Louisville: As the only accredited Destination Management Company (DMC) in Kentucky, we have provided ground receptive operators services since 1976. English spoken. Contact: Mike Kleine-Kracht, mike@destinationky.com


    Essential Details, a full-services receptive operator, can customize tours to showcase bourbon and Kentucky. English spoken. Sheryl Thompson, wecandoitall@essentialdetails.biz


    City Taste Tours of Louisville: A great city tour and a fun taste tour in one! See Louisville from the comfort of our shuttle and taste the town as you see unique areas/eateries around town. English spoken. Contact: Leslie Burke, info@citytastetours.com


GREATER LOUISVILLE CVB
Kentucky

    From fully customized outings to crafted public experiences, Mint Julep Tours is Kentucky’s premier destination management company for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®, legendary horse farms, historic landmarks and the Commonwealth’s rich culinary scene. English only spoken. Contact: Sean Higgins, Sean@mintjuleptours.com


    Blue Grass Tours is Lexington’s oldest horse farm tour company.  Learn about us and the Lexington area on one of our many tour offerings. Chose from horse farm tours, bourbon trail tours, and tours of the Bluegrass Region for individuals, families or groups Hop aboard the coach for one of our “Horses, Hooch, and History” tours combining horses and bourbon for that true Kentucky experience! English only spoken. Contact: Pam Upton,  Tourdirector@bluegrasstours.com


KENTUCKY TOURISM
Louisiana

    Rey Royal Excursions: Unique experience of New Orleans and Louisiana, assuring a memorable visit. Full-service dmc/receptive operator offering accommodations, transportation, events, tours. Personalized service for small and large groups. English, Spanish, French, and Italian spoken. Contact: Tomas Rey, tomas@reyroyal.com


    Livery Tours: Offers a wide range of tour options from ice breaker cocktail tours to haunted houses, city, plantation, walking, swamp and cultural tours. We can customize tours that are a specific interest to your group. French, Chinese and German spoken. Contact: Stevie Garcia, sgarcia@limolivery.com


    Shun Fa Travel (Best Express Inc.): Local travel agency specializing in Chinese groups. Contact: Allen Chuang, hyc5168@aol.com


    Destination Management Inc.: Experience, knowledge, contacts; hotel and venue selection, logistics, ground transportation, theme events, hospitality staff, unique tours, VIP services, deluxe motorcoaches, Mississippi riverboats, airport shuttle, meet and greet. Contact: bbourg@visitnola.com


    Le Monde Creole: French Quarter walking tour of courtyards and cemetery. This two-hour tour explores the city's fascinating history through the true story of a prominent New Orleans' family. Daily in English/French. Reservations required. Contact: Paul Nevski, creolwrld@aol.com


NEW ORLEANS & COMPANY
Louisiana

    Tour Guides Association of Greater New Orleans: The professional association of city-certified tour guides. Their website allows for specific tour guide requests, even in foreign languages.


    Allons a Lafayette: Based in Lafayette but serving the whole state, Allons a Lafayette provides itineraries and step on tour guides.


    Acadiana Bayous and Byways: Acadiana Bayous and Byways provides an interactive cultural and heritage experience, with tour guides.  


    Rey Royal Excursions: FIT and group tour operator with hotels and packages throughout the United States. Website in English, Spanish, and French.


    Destination Management: Louisiana’s largest multi-faceted hospitality company, including tour guides, daily tours, transportation, and destination management.


LOUISIANA OFFICE OF TOURISM
Louisiana LAKE CHARLES/SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA CVB
Massachusetts

    Sunshine Travel: Founded in 1989, Sunshine Travel offers bilingual tour guides in English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) with years of experience and local tours that depart from Boston to the East Coast USA year around. Contact: sunshinetravelboston@gmail.com          .


      

    TOS (Tour Operation Services): Japanese and English tour and destination management services. specialize in transportation, dining, entertainment, ticket arrangement, and interpretation services, customized for executives, students, and other groups. English and Japanese spoken.Contact: suzuki@tos-usa.com  


    Hawthorne Tours: Full service receptive tour operator providing custom group tours and local step on guide servies for schools, corporations, military reunions, senior travel clubs, churches, civic organizations, private clubs, reunion groups and more. English and German spoken. Contact: helen@hawthornetours.com


    Acorn Tours of Bosto  n: We provide experienced, knowledgeable, step-on guides for Boston and Cambridge, and other destinations in New England. English, French and German spoken. Contact: info@acorntoursboston.com


    Bay Colony Historical Tours, LLC: Step-on sightseeing guides for motorcoach tours; customized itineraries of Greater Boston, Salem, Plymouth and Cape Cod. Corporate and convention services; student tours; art and museum groups. Multilingual staff. Contact: kikiboston@aol.com


    Guide Service of Boston, Inc.: The Guide Service of Boston is a full service tour guide company providing local step-on guides for motorcoach groups.  Standard or customized tours and meet and greet service available. English, Spanish, Italian, French, German and Portuguese spoken. Contact: info@bostonguides.com


    Don Quijote Tours of New England, Inc.: Foreign Language tour guide service conducted by a knowledgeable bilingual tour guides experienced with the customs and cultures of the Spanish and Portuguese speaking visitor. English, Spanish and Portuguese spoken. Contact: donqt@earthlink.net


    Wolfe Adventures & Tours, LLC.: Experienced step on guides. Private shore excursions, Weekend Getaways & Movie Tours for small to large groups. Customized day & overnight tours for students & adults. Go off-the-beaten-path & behind-the-scenes with culture, culinary, history & fun. Receptive Operator. English spoken. Italian & German limited availability. Contact: tours@wolfetours.com

     

     

     


GREATER BOSTON CVB
Minnesota

    Renee Splittgerber: Twin Cities Tours arranges charter bus tours and step-on guides for tours of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota - two beautiful cities nestled among lakes, rivers, waterfalls and hardwood forests. Languages: English only. Contact: rsplittgerber@metroconnections.com 

    Twin Cities Tours: Contact: Captain Doug, (no email) 612.240.6048 Languages: English only.

    The Duluth Experience: Great storytelling and local insight are key for creating high-quality tours and memorable experiences. We have done the research to discover some of the most compelling stories from Duluth’s history. Then we combined that local knowledge with amazing guides who weave Duluth’s story in fun and interactive tours designed to introduce your groups to Duluth’s rich history and exciting. Languages: English only.

EXPLORE MINNESOTA
Missouri

    Destination St. Louis: St. Louis’s premier destination management company, accredited by the Association of Destination Management Executives. English spoken. info@destinationstlouis.com


    Discover St. Louis: Enjoy fun, educational tours with St. Louis' longest running receptive tour operator. Have a worry free vacation in the Gateway City in our competent hands. A WBE-certified business. English spoken. Contact: dea@discover-stlouis.com


    MAC Meetings & Events: MAC's certified, professional tour guides provide a memorable experience for you and your attendees. English spoken. Contact: sales@macmeetings.com


    Professional Tour Guide association of metropolitan St. Louis: Founded in 2004, the PTGA of Metropolitan St. Louis works to raise the public awareness of the tour guide profession and insures the highest quality of services. English spoken. Contact: info@ptgastl.org


EXPLORE ST. LOUIS
Nevada

    Convention Activites: Northern Nevada's Premier Destination Management Company, soon to celebrate our 34th year! We have both the imagination and the experience to help your group enjoy the splendor of Northern Nevada. English only. Contact Toni Kozlowski: tkozlowski@conventionactivities.com


    At Patty's Tours, we are committed to delivering exciting group and individual tours around the Reno Tahoe destination.  Step on Guide Service available. English only. No contact. 


    Language Bank/Northern Nevada International Center/University of Nevada: The Language Bank of Northern Nevada has over a decade of professional experience in providing translation and interpretation services in over 25 languages to the Northern Nevada community of businesses and organizations. English only. No contact. 


RENO TAHOE
New Jersey

    A1 ToursA1 Tours offers tours of historic attractions in the Atlantic City and southern NJ area. The "Family Fun Day," "Ultimate Wine & Dine," the "Sightseers/Shoppers Delight " and the "Nature & Eco" tours are certain to delight the entire family. Leaving from Brighton Park in Atlantic City.


    Atlantic City Trolley Tours: Fully-guided sightseeing trolley tours showcase the region's exciting attractions. Delightful tours feature stops at the Absecon Lighthouse, Atlantic City Aquarium, James Saltwater Taffy Factory, Cape May and more.

    Customized group tours available. Tours are operated by the Great American Trolley Company. Rent a trolley for your event and ride in style!


MEET AC
New York NYC & COMPANY
New York

    Motherland Connextions: Specializing in Underground Railroad tours. English only spoken. Contact: Kevin Cottrell, Tours@motherlandconnextions.com


    Niagara Falls Walking Tours: Customized, unique tours highlighting the humorous and historic stories of Niagara Falls. English only spoken. Contact: Joel Dombrowski, joel@niagarafallswalkingtours.com


    Gray Line Niagara Falls: Entertaining and informative Step-on Guides. English and foreign language guides available. Contact: Verity Folan, verity@graylineniagarafalls.com


    Bedore Tours, Inc.: Entertaining and informative Step-on Guides. English and foreign language guides available. Contact: Kim Hunt, kimhunt@bedoretours.com


DESTINATION NIAGARA USA
New York

    Dutchess Tourism, Inc.: Call Dutchess Tourism for contacts for step-on guide services in the Hudson Valley. Contact: Dawn Hopper, dawn@dutchesstourism.com

DUTCHESS TOURISM
New York

    Hayfield Quality Tours: Full Service Receptive, Tour Operator offering professional tour guides and step-on guide service. Services include itinerary planning, day trips, overnights and extended tours. French speaking guides available. English spoken. Contact: hayfield@capital.net


    North Country Tours: Step-on guide service, day trip packages, overnights, ghost tours and costumed walking tours. English spoken.


THE LAKE GEORGE AREA IN NY’S ADIRONDACKS
New York

    Experience! The Finger Lakes: Committed to sharing the best the Finger Lakes has to offer with their guests. English only. Contact person Laura Winter Falk (see website). 

VISIT ITHACA
Oklahoma

    Judith Hilbun specializes in Downtown, Bricktown Oklahoma History and Oklahoma City attractions. English only. Contact: joyfuljudith@gmail.com


    Brian Ferrell, Factor 110:  Services groups of all types – from step-by-step planning of activities and tours, including walking, limo and coach tours. English only. Contact: brian@factor110.com


    Pam Chain specializing in interactive dialogue of the historic perspective with a hint of passion of Oklahoma including the Oklahoma City Area attractions as well as surrounding destinations. English only. Contact: somekindanurse@yahoo.com


    Be Native Tours: Tour operator, OKC day and half-day excursions, step-on guide service, convention and meeting transportation services, Native American tours. English only. Contact: Max.paty@benativetours.com


    Kincaid Coach: Complete travel services for groups or individuals with assistance or expert travel planners. English only. Contact: wjones@kincaidcoach.com

OKLAHOMA CITY CVB
Oregon

    Portland Step On Guide Service: Portland Step-On Guide Service offers event planning activities for small and large groups, conferences and conventions. Services include step-on guide services and VIP excursions in cars, passenger vans, and buses. Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and French spoken. Contact Debbie Carlson: Debbie@portlandsteponguideservice.com


    David Schargel: Resident experts provide step-on guide and meet-and-greet services as well as transportation, logistics, team building, and event miracles for corporate, incentive, association, and non-profit groups from 2 to 5,000. Spanish, German, French, Mandarin and Japanese spoken. Contact David Schargel: David@Hometownadvantage.com


    Portland Polyglot Tours: specializes in step-on guides and private tours, tailored to the needs and interests of each client. English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese and Japanese spoken. Contact Emily Liedel: eliedel@aol.com

    Columbia Crossroads: Columbia Crossroads is a full service inbound receptive operator and destination management company that is dedicated to providing clients with authentic experiences in the Northwest. Chinese, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian (Swedish and Russian on a limited basis) spoken. Contact Cynthia Billette: cynthia@columbia-crossroads.com


    Slow Poke Tours: Slow Poke Tours has been in business for 25 years. Guides are knowledgeable about the area and speak slowly and clearly for the benefit of people with hearing or language difficulties. English spoken. Contact Thelma Haggenmiller: thelma.haggenmiller@msn.com


TRAVEL PORTLAND
Pennsylvania

    A1 Specialty Tours: Full-service Receptive Tour Operator offering group & VIP accommodations, transportation, dining, attractions, custom tours, itinerary planning and guide service in multiple languages. English only. Contact: Mark Beyerle, mark@specialty-usa.com


    Centipede Tours, LLC: From Independence Mall to Valley Forge, from the Brandywine Valley to Amish Country, our guides will detail the unique history of each area. English only. Contact: Virginia Roberts, virginia@centipedetourspa.com


    Awfully Nice Tours / Philadelphia Urban Adventures / Philly Tour Hub: We provide walking and driving tours, Segway tours and scavenger hunts, private and group, scheduled and custom. Full service arrangements can include transportation, itinerary, restaurants, admissions. Experienced, certified, fun and enthusiastic guides. English only. Contact: Andy Maunder, andy@awfullynicetours.com


    Philadelphia Trolley Works and Big Bus Philadelphia: Allow us to show you the sights through one of our tour products including hop-on hop-off tours, horse carriage rides, walking tours and the Philly By Night! tour. English only. Contact: Terese Balzereit, terese@phillytour.com


    The Constitutional Walking Tour offers a comprehensive guided walking city tour, group tours, audio tours or VIP tours that feature the historic area. English only. Contact: Leslie Bari, leslie@theconstitutional.com

PHILADELPHIA CVB
Pennsylvania

    The Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides: The oldest professional guide service in the U.S., licensed battlefield guides provide personalized tours to the Gettysburg area and battlefield.


    Gettysburg Licensed Town Historians: Licensed town historians will bring history alive through their walking town tours. Learn about Gettysburg's civilian experience, President Lincoln's visit in 1863, the years President Eisenhower spent in Gettysburg and more. 


    Savor Gettysburg Food Tours: There is no better way to see the town you're visiting than to eat your way through it. Enjoy a culinary and cultural experience through historic downtown Gettysburg, one taste at a time.


    Victorian Carriage Company: Experience the Gettysburg battlefield at the speed of history. Learn about the three-day battle from the comfort of a horse drawn carriage.

DESTINATION GETTYSBURG
Pennsylvania

    Amish Farm & House:  The Amish Farm & House strives to provide a quality educational experience for your group - an experience that is authentic, accurate, cooperative and respectful of our Amish neighbors. French, German, Hebrew, Russian, Chinese and Spanish spoken. Contact: peggy@amishfarmandhouse.com


    Amish Country Tours at Plain & Fancy Farm:  For over 50 years, Amish Country's oldest regularly scheduled tours through the Amish Farmlands. Certified guides. 14-passenger vehicles used for a more intimate experience. Come for a 90-minute tour. English spoken. Contact: padutch@amishexperience.com


    Mennonite Information Center Tours:  Soak in the beauty and simplicity of Amish Country as you roam the back roads of Lancaster County with your own personal guide. All our guides have a Mennonite or Amish heritage. English spoken. Contact: info@mennoniteinfoctr.co


    The Amish Village: Following the house tour, join us for a guided farmland tour aboard our 14-passenger bus. The 90-minute tour will take you off the beaten path, past working farms and along country roads where buggies roll along and farmers work their fields. English spoken. Scripts in Spanish, Polish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, and English for those with physical disabilities and cannot reach the second floor or hearing impairment. Contact: amishvillg@aol.com


DISCOVER LANCASTER
Pennsylvania

    Harrisburg Tours, Talks and Walks: Experience the full story of William Penn, John Harris, Simon Cameron and many more with my exclusive historical WINDSHIELD TOUR tailor made for your group. You’ll see the sights and visit the attractions making your Harrisburg experience come to life. Memories are made here!

VISIT HERSHEY & HARRISBURG
South Carolina

    Leisure Time Unlimited/Grayline Tours of Myrtle Beach: Full service package tours, sightseeing tours, ground transportation providing step-on guide services when necessary for leisure and corporate groups. English spoken. Contact: Patti Williams, info@graylinemyrtlebeach.com


    Second Wind Tours: Full-service multiple destination management company specializing in group tours of all types, sizes and budgets delivering great service, reliability and excellent value.  Available to offer step-on guide services for groups. English spoken. Contact: Robin Harvey, robin@secondwindtours.com


    Sunway Charters: A division of Trolleys Inc offering charter service, tours, custom packages and step-on guide services for groups. English spoken. Contact: Brenda Sherlin, info@sunwaycharters.com


    Envents: Personalized Destination Management Company (DMC) transforming corporate meeting planning, team building activities, tours, transportation, program logistics and special events into Inspired Event Experiences. English spoken. Contact: Jessica Cutler, hello@envents.com

MYRTLE BEACH CVB
South Dakota SOUTH DAKOTA TOURISM
South Dakota

    Affordable Adventures: Tell us what you need! Tours, transportation, convention and reunion services with historic and cultural emphasis for motorcoach as well as smaller groups. Knowledgeable, professional guides. Creative and flexible service. English spoken. Contact: Ann Thompson, affordableadventuresbh@yahoo.com


    ABS Travel Group offers personalized group itineraries/packages and premium sightseeing tours throughout the Black Hills Region and into Yellowstone National Park/Grand Tetons. Small/large groups welcome. English spoken. Contacts: Stuart Hall, stuart@abstravelgroup.com and Gemma Hall, gemma@abstravelgroup.com


    Black Hills Adventure Tours is not your average tour company. Experience the Black Hills and Western South Dakota first hand, up close and personal. Adventure and cultural experts. English spoken. Contact: Carrie Bowers, carrie@blackhillsadventuretours.com


    GeoFunTrek combines art and science into an entertaining and intelligent tale, offering insights, not just the sites. Touring experiences are unique, intelligent and intimate. Contact us for a custom experience. English spoken. Contact: Jon Esposti, geofuntrek@mt-rushmore.net


    Mt. Rushmore Tours / Stagecoach West: Experience a fully-narrated tour of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park and more. Will customize based on your group’s needs. Group rates or comps for driver/escort. English spoken. Contact: Debb Bakken, Debb@mountrushmoretours.com


VISIT RAPID CITY
Tennessee

    Sweet Magnolia Tours: Full-service receptive tour operator offering complete tour planning for groups and individuals. Specializing in customized itinerary planning for Memphis and all of the Deep South, a wide selection of hotel choices, attraction tickets, meal planning and a step-on guide service. Contact: Memphis@SweetMagnoliaTours.com


    A Tour of Possibilities, LLC: This tour is an enlightening journey showcasing contributions made by African Americans on Memphis' business, music, sports, politics, education and religion. See historical and cultural gems including the National Civil Rights Museum, Withers Collection Museum Gallery, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Slave Haven and more. Contact: atopmemphiscmb@gmail.com


    Memphis Best Tours will provide customer satisfaction to our guests, help you discover the rich history of Memphis and the blues, and rock and roll fun that was born here. Our professional humorous guide will help you discover our beautiful city. Contact: samkingtours@yahoo.com


    Backbeat Tours: Move and groove and see Memphis in a whole new way. Backbeat Tours features sightseeing tours led by Memphis musicians who perform live aboard the city's only music bus. The tours offer a unique and entertaining insider's view of the city's rich musical heritage. Contact: tours@backbeattours.com


    Sprock ‘n Roll: Memphis' Best Party Bike is the perfect way to celebrate any occasion! Our beer bikes are available for single seat or private reservations and can seat 8-16 people. BYOB and stop 2-3 times to receive drink specials from some of Memphis' best bars and restaurants. Contact: ashley@sprocknrollmemphis.com

MEMPHIS CVB
Tennessee

    Sharinnashvilletours: Norman Weber: French spoken. Brenda Best: French spoken. Contact sharcole@gmail.com


    Sweet Magnolia Tours: Maria Stevens: French spoken. Dr. Michael Groth: German spoken. Contact keith@sweetmagnoliatours.com


    Kristin Matthews: French spoken. Andrea Ferrer: French spoken. Contact: judy@letsgotravelin.com


    Let's Go Travelin: Emily Johnson: Portuguese and Spanish spoken. Natalia Mayer: Spanish and Russian spoken. Contact judy@letsgotravelin.com


    Let's Go Travelin: Dzmitry Charnou: Russian, Arabic, Belarusian spoken. Nicole Carr: German spoken. Contact: judy@letsgotravelin.com


NASHVILLE CVC
Tennessee

    Tennessee Express Tours: Since 1974 – that is over 40 years – we have been the best at packaging in Tennessee.  We have great relationships with our clients and our travel partners.  If you are not currently one of our clients, try us now. You will not be disappointed! English spoken. Contact: Bill Oliver, info@tnexpresstours.com


    Smoky Mountain Tour Connection: This is your one stop shop for vacation packages. We specialize in making your Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Tennessee vacation hassle free and a pleasant one. English spoken. Contact: Lora Stormes, lora@traveltn.com


    Sweet Magnolia Tours has been making memories for over 22 years. Hospitality isn’t a motto, it’s our heritage. We believe in a personal relationship approach when dealing with our clients. Our mission is use that personal service to develop and deliver southern tours that exceed your expectations.

SEVIERVILLE CVB
Texas

    Austin Overtures: The tour gives you insights into the up-and-coming urban scene, highlighting it’s unique and popular shopping, rich history, extraordinary food, outdoor life-style, the local arts, culture and music scene, hip and trendy East Austin, and a peek at the beautiful Texas Hill Country and Lakes. Contact: info@aotoursaustin.com


    Austin Duck Adventures: A fun, narrated, amphibious tour of downtown Austin that ends with a splash on Lake Austin. Tours and tickets available at Austin Visitor Center. Contact: splash@austinducks.com


    Austin Eats Food Tours: Taste quintessential local Austin via walking/bus/bike food tours. Contact: info@austineatsfoodtours.com


    Austin Historic Walking Tours: Learn about the history and architecture of downtown Austin on free, guided walking tours of Congress Ave., E. Sixth St. and the Bremond Block.


    Double Decker Austin Hop On/Hop Off Tour: Enjoy Austin’s only hop on/hop off sightseeing and historic double decker tour!
    You will learn all about Austin and it’s rich history while enjoying an awesome view of the city from atop of a double decker bus. By hopping off of the bus you can self-explore the downtown districts.


VISIT_AUSTIN
Texas

    All In One Tour Services: Alice, alice@allinonetourservices.com Specializing in events and tours coming to Texas. Handle all convention and tourism needs, such as transportation, accommodations, tours, meet and greet, and event planning. We're your "one stop shop" for all of your tour and meeting needs. All major languages available.


    Big D Fun Tours: Michael "Scott" Aston, info@bigdfuntours.com Go back in time to November 22, 1963.  Experience the JFK assassination as if you were there.  Ride in the comfort of our climate controlled trolley and travel the motorcade route and the timeline of Lee Harvey Oswald.  Was it as simple as a lone gunman?...or something more? Big D Fun Tours provides two tours to FITs, their award-winning JFK Trolley Tour and the Dallas City Tour. English.


    Discover Dallas Tours, Inc.: rebecca@discoverdallastours.com  A local tour company and receptive tour operator specializing in sightseeing tours led by experienced tour guides. We provide customized group tour itineraries and assist with attractions, accommodations, dining and transportation requirements. Whether you are with a student group, convention, family reunion or senior travel, we are your resource for all your travel needs. English.


    Heritage Tours, LLC: byronwc@texastourstrade.com A Dallas-based tour operator since 1992, we specialize in historical and cultural tours of the area.Tours are customized to the time, length and cost of the group.We serve individuals as well as groups of any size.Most popular themes are Dallas history and culture, the Arts Scene, and JFK Assassination sites.A+ Rating from the BBB.


    Dallas Fort Worth Area Tour Guide Association: info@dfwtourguides.com The Dallas/Fort Worth Area Tour Guide Association, organized in 1999, provides continuing education, training and certification programs. DFWATGA provides a forum for tour guides and hospitality professionals. The Dallas CVB recommends requesting a Certified Tour Guide when reaching out to the DFW Tour Guide Association. English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Russian, Cantonese, Mandarin, German, Italian.


    Dallas Segway Tours:  Glide in style with the original and most respected Segway touring company in North Texas. We provide up front pricing with no hidden fees. Our guides are seasoned Segway PT riding professionals and each hold the accreditation of "Certified Tourism Ambassador" through the Tourism Ambassador Institute of North Texas. Experience the most unique and fun guided sightseeing tours of downtown Dallas imaginable. With several daily tours to choose from. Discover the sights and history of Dallas in a whole new way, riding a Segway. BY RESERVATION ONLY 


    Dallas Nation Tours: Dallas is an amazing city to take a Segway tour of. Our Segway tours are offered 6 times daily. Depending on the tour you choose, your will visit historic Thanksgiving Square, world famous Dealey Plaza, the 6th Floor Museum where Lee Harvey Oswald fired at JFK, newly built Victory Park, the Dallas Maverick's American Airline's Arena, the JFK Memorial, and many other great historic sites. 


    Dallas Trolley Tours: ALL ABOARD! Get acquainted with the popular sights and local favorites that Dallas has to offer during our fully narrated 80-minute tour aboard an authentic, climate-controlled trolley with brass rails, bells and all! Stops scheduled at Dealey Plaza, The Omni Hotel, Reunion Tower, DWA, The Perot Museum, Hooters, American Airlines Center (AAC), Kylde Warren Park, DMA, Thanksgiving Square, Deep Ellum, Famers Market, Neiman Marcus, Pioneer Plaza and West End.


    Hop On Hop Off Tours: Enjoy sightseeing at your own pace on the only fully narrated hop-on hop-off trolley tour in Dallas! With 16 stops and 100 points of interest (including highlights of the JFK Tour), it's the easiest way to explore the unique, big blend of modern entertainment, history, and culture you'll only find in Dallas. Learn where the city got its start, where it is today and where it's going, with lots of unexpected surprises along the way. Contact: info@bigdfuntours.com


    Dallas food Tours of America: Enjoy amazing food while soaking up Dallas history on our Dallas food Tours. Come hungry, and eat your way through 125 year old Uptown, Dallas. Considered the most pedestrian friendly neighborhood in Dallas, Uptown is just one mile north of downtown Dallas, minutes from most hotels and the Downtown Dallas Convention Center. All of our narrated Dallas tours end in the West Village, a walkable, urban living, dining and shopping district in the heart of affluent Uptown Dallas. This food tasting experience is hands down one of the top things to do in Dallas. foodtoursusa@gmail.com 


    Efrogs City Tours: Enjoy a tour in Efrogs luxury golf carts with 6 leather bucket seats through a tour of 3 local Dallas craft breweries. The tour guide will educate you about each brewery along the way and then you will spend 45 minutes at each brewery for a tour of free samples of their beer or cider. You’ll end the night at Tutta's pizza in downtown Dallas for a free pizza. info@efrogsdallas.net


VisitDallas
Texas

    City of Port Aransas/Nature Preserves: Great for hiking, biking, bird watching and photography, the Port Aransas Nature Preserves include multiple trails, boardwalks and overlooks. These sites focus on preserving history, protecting habitat and promoting harmony with nature. Contact: Colleen Simpson, Joan and Scott Holt – English speaking. csimpson@cityofportaransas.org, scott.holt@utexas.edu, joanholt@utexas.edu


    Port Aransas Historical & Preservation Association: Dedicated to promoting citizen participation in preserving Port Aransas' history, environment & ambiance. Contact: Rick Pratt- English speaking, rickpratt45@gmail.com


    Port Aransas and Mustang Island Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau: Variety of tours of Port Aransas on Mustang Island. Contact: Jeff Hentz, Joan Garland, Sheri Johnson -  English speaking: jhentz@portaransas.org, jgarland@portaransas.org, sheri@portaransas.org


    The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute Wetlands Education Center: Visitors to the Wetlands Education Center will gain an understanding and appreciation for the role each facet of a wetland plays in supporting and maintaining the productivity of the coastal zone. Contact: Kristin Evans – English speaking Education Coordinator -  University of Texas-Austin, Marine Science Institute Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR), klevans@utexas.edu

PORT ARANSAS/MUSTANG ISLAND TOURISM BUREAU
Virginia

    Phillips DMC offers a full range of services for groups of all sizes and types ranging from customized sightseeing tours, transportation logistics and special events to receptive services and cruise ship shore excursions. Phillips DMC will create a personal experience that fits the needs of your group. English spoken. Contact: erin@phillilpsdmc.com

    Colonial Connections: provide complete tour planning including air and ground transportation or if you need fewer services, we provide fully licensed and experienced tour escorts and step-on guides and evening programs only. English spoken. Contact: info@colonialconnections.com

VISIT NORFOLK
Virginia

    Alexandria Colonial Tours: Learn about America’s Colonial culture and history with Alexandria’s original ghost tour filled with ghost stories, legends and folklore led by colonial-costumed guides. Additional tours and professional guides available.       


    DC Metro Food Tours: DC Metro Food Tours offers guided step-on and walking tours of the greater metropolitan area – from Mt. Vernon, to Old Town, to Del Ray and D.C.  Choose from pre-planned itineraries or let one of our professional guides custom tailor a fun and informative tour.


    DC Military Tours: Washington’s only veteran owned and operated military historical tour guide company specializing in tours of the area’s military installations and other points of interest.  Get behind the scenes access to historic sites in the National Capital Region with a veteran guide. English.


    Fetching Photos: Discover Old Town through the eyes of a local photographer. See beauty that is often hidden in plain sight, hear carefully researched and historically accurate stories about Alexandria, all while learning to capture your best images, whether you’re using a Smartphone or SLR. English.


    Manumission Tour Company: Curates guided cultural heritage tours designed to highlight Alexandria’s extensive African American History. English.


VISIT ALEXANDRIA
Virginia

    Prince William County Historic Preservation Division: Guides dressed in period uniforms discuss life during Civil War battles, as well as what occurred beyond the battlefield. Tours available in English. Contact David Born, dborn@pwcgov.org


    Warpath Tours: Guides dress in period uniforms and explain life through a Civil War soldier's eyes. Can also go into detail about Civil War equipment and weaponry. Tours available in English and German. Contact Erek Dorman, guide@warpathtours.com


    Manassas Museum System: Guided tours discuss Manassas’ pivotal role as a train junction during the Civil War and the varying sites which contributed to its growth. Tours available in English. Contact Doug Horhota,  dhorhota@ci.manassas.va.us


    Mid-Atlantic Tours and Receptive Services: A full-service receptive tour operator offering step-on guide service. Tours available in English, German, French. Contact Kate Scopetti, mars@takeafuntrip.com


VISIT PRINCE WILLIAM
Virginia

    Let's Get Frank: Specializing in tours that include “Richmond Then ... Richmond Now” and “Glimpses of Richmond” motorcoach and walking tours. All guides have been certified by the Historic Richmond Foundation. Frank Williamson was honored with the Partner of the Year award in 2013 by the Richmond Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau. English spoken. Contact: Frank Williamson, Franksfuntours@aol.com


    Richmond Discoveries: Richmond Discoveries specializes in group tours for ages, offering dozens of tours from half-day options to four-night all-inclusive packages.  We offer excellent step-on guide service with friendly, professional, and knowledgeable guides.  Be sure to ask about our unique Richmond Alive! living history programs, bringing the past to life for your group. English spoken. Contact: Debbie Phillips, richmonddiscoveries@cavtel.net


    Richmond History Tours: Richmond History Tours is a service of the Valentine Museum and offers a wide variety of tours that explore the rich history of the Region. Sunday walking tours focus on historic areas. City Center Walks and Themed bus tours are scheduled throughout the year. English spoken. Contact Dean Knight, tours@thevalentine.org 


    Elegba Folklore Society: African American history. Join an interactive experience along the Trail of Enslaved Africans. Walk in ancestors’ footsteps from their river’s edge arrival to holding pens, jails, blocks and burial ground. English spoken. Janine Bell, jaybee@efsinc.org


    Real Richmond Food Tours: Seasoned with Richmond's lively, multi-faceted history, discover distinct neighborhoods with a walking “foodie” tour. Stop in local restaurants and gourmet food purveyors for samples and insider info from chefs and owners with expert guides.  Enjoy the present flavors of Richmond while exploring it’s past. English spoken: Contact Maureen Egan, maureen_egan@comcast.net

RICHMOND REGION TOURISM
Washington PORT OF SEATTLE
Washington

    Tours Northwest specializes in informative and engaging small group tours with convenient front door, hotel pick-ups. English only spoken. Contact: Nicole Baade, nicoleb@toursnw.com


    Customized Tours gives you a unique and informative look at The Emerald City like no one else. English only spoken. Contact: Joel Mensonides, joel@toursofseattle.com


    Totally Seattle Tours:  Private, customized tours of Seattle and beyond by knowledgeable, multilingual guides. English, Spanish and French spoken. Contact: Kay Rodriguez, info@totallyseattle.com


    Show Me Seattle Tours: With over 20 years of experience and tens of thousands of happy customers, they’ve built a reputation for delivering intimate and entertaining experiences that highlight the people, places, and stories that make Seattle so unique. English only spoken. Contact: Michael Rogers, info@showmeseattle.com


    With Toney Tours Seattle, visitors can count on a guide service that will mesh notable attractions with other interesting sights. The entire city is their canvas. English only spoken. Contact: Ron Butler, info@toneytoursseattle.com


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