Uptown Travel & Tours was established in 1987 and is locally owned and operated. Our goal is to change the way people experience the world. With that in mind, it would be a bit of an understatement to just say we Love to book travel. What we do and who we are goes far beyond that. Travel is about fulfilling life long dreams and creating amazing memories. Let our Travel Professionals help you handcraft your next trip.

Jill & Kip Vanfleet
Travel Coordinator, Guide & Owner

We have a passion for exploring the world around us that we combine with a dedication of wanting to share with others. Escorting groups is our number one favorite way to travel as those have been our most memorable trips. We love the adventures, memories and experiences we have shared along the way with others who have all become like part of the family. Our favorite place is somewhere we haven't been yet... Come join us.

Scott Lilli & Phil Bowlin
Travel Coordinators & Guides

Our love of travel is what drives us every day. Having traveled to over 60 destinations, corporate, group and pleasure, gives us the unique ability to customize the perfect trip for you.

Give us the opportunity to plan the perfect vacation, destination wedding or group trip. Be sure to ask us about the latest trends and hot spots to travel.

Laura Eubanks
Tour Guide

Laura enjoys taking groups on trips including bus tours to casinos, Wine Country and unique destinations. Since Laura's an educator, she loves the learning /teaching aspect of trips.

She enjoys organizing student trips and she has several tours planned that you can sign up for. Take a look under our "Uptown Guided Trips" to check out where her next tour is.

Ruth Fuehring
Tour Guide

Ruth has over 40 years of experience in organizing and conducting group tours. She specializes in rail and motor coach tours in the US and Canada. Her tours last from a single day up to 3 weeks.

When traveling with a group, whether by rail, air, cruises or motor coach, the beauty is that all your arrangements are handled by professionals giving you the opportunity to relax and enjoy your much deserved vacation.

Melvin Saylor
Tour Guide

Mel's specializes in tours to Italy and Ireland. His in depth knowledge of the area allows him to customize tours for each group.

Look at our "Uptown Guided Tours" to see when his Italy and Ireland trips are.


Thinking of planning a trip in the near future, a year or two from now? Then put Uptown Travel and Tours at the top of your planning agenda to start your trip off on the right foot. We're a full service travel agency now in our 32nd year and are able to help you with all of your travel needs. We have unlimited services available from tours, vacation packages, cruises, trains and lots more.

We also love to do groups and if you, your club or organization have ever talked about going on a one day or multi-day tour, now is the time to give us a call. One of our trained travel consultants will be glad to customize a tour and will even give your group a free presentation and will provide marketing materials to promote it.

It's never too late to start planning your trip even if it's a year or two away. This will allow you to find out the cost so that you can start saving for that special vacation and if we know your destination in advance we can advise you of any price wars or specials that are available.

Uptown Travel & Tours would love to help you plan that special trip and we look forward to working with you!

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