While there are many amazing group tour destinations in Wisconsin, there’s no doubt that the Northwest region holds a unique charm of its own. Washburn County, located in the heart of Northwest Wisconsin, is the ideal destination for your Northwoods tour. Located at the intersection of most Northwest Wisconsin highways, groups find that Washburn County…

 
 

Secluded and peaceful with winding mountainside streets, Eureka Springs, Arkansas has flair like no other town. A community of internationally known artists, musicians and performers, or merchants and residents whose smiles welcome you and bring you back time and time again. Life in this Victorian Village brings one surprise after another. Around every corner, you’ll…

 
 

We asked our staff, “If you could attend a concert by any musician, past or present, what show would you choose?” See what sounds they long to hear in their responses below. Past: Prince. Present: Adele — Kelly Tyner, director of sales and marketing I would love to see U2 in concert. I came so close last summer…

 
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Make the Most of Their Time

Posted by Brian Jewell in Travel Thoughts on February 01, 2018

 
 

Are you wasting people’s time? Lost time is a fundamental part of travel, and many of us are accustomed to delays resulting from weather, mechanical failures, flight issues and other misfortunes on the road. And although they’re frustrating, delays aren’t often anyone’s fault. What is much more frustrating is when someone demands your time and…

 
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2017, the Best Year Ever

Posted by Brian Jewell in Travel Thoughts on January 15, 2018

 
 

Irecently retweeted an interview with the CEO of Delta Air Lines that SKIFT published following its annual forum in New York. As I have previously written, I recommend its free daily e-newsletter about travel industry issues and trends. You can sign up at www.skift.com. Delta CEO Ed Bastian admitted he thought his company’s business would…

 
 

Like a call-and-response spiritual sung by a choir, African American history in Georgia tells a story of triumph over tears, of hope despite hardship. Many sites honor achievements that would be remarkable under any circumstances, but prove even more impressive given the obstacles of slavery, Jim Crow and segregation. Center for Civil and Human Rights,…

 
 

Visiting Clarksville, Tennessee ensures that you will have a trip full of Southern hospitality, unique attractions and shopping, a good dose of patriotism, and memories that will last a lifetime. From our picturesque historic downtown to our rolling countryside, Clarksville welcomes visitors with open arms.  Tours in Clarksville blend the old and the new. The…

 
 

We asked the GTL Staff,We asked our staff,”What do you look forward to eating when you travel South?”Find out what tastes they crave on their southern travels with their responses below. There’s only one thing I look for on the menu when traveling in the South: shrimp and grits. — Kelly Tyner, Director of Sales and…

 
 

You know you’re about to encounter something profoundly powerful and moving when you see tissue boxes stationed throughout a museum exhibit. Though our group only visited the Newseum in Washington D.C. for a brief time, I made sure to stop by the 9/11 Gallery, which showcases the personal stories, footage and photos of journalists who…

 
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When Gas is Cheap

Posted by Brian Jewell in Travel Thoughts on January 01, 2018

 
 

It’s hard to believe that a gallon of gasoline once cost $4. It was the summer of 2008. Fuel prices had been climbing steadily for about five years, and nobody knew where they would stop. We watched as the average price of fuel broke the $3 mark, then $4. For all we knew, those prices…