Group Travel & Bus Tours made easy in Central New York

We are excited to be celebrating our 20th year in business!  Thank you for your support, friendship and business since 2002.


NEW tour:   Rock Island Lighthouse on the St. Lawrence River.  June 13

NEW tour: In Full Bloom featuring Longwood Gardens including the Illuminated Fountain Performance, and the Philadelphia Flower Show! June 18-18

NEW tour:  Fingerlakes Water & Wine  Cruise on Seneca Lake, wine tasting and more  July 12

Find the link to the full itineraries under the Public Tours tab.  

More tours are being added, keep an eye out on this page!


From the Rockies to the Red Rocks - Waiting List... Availability changes often, please call to inquire

This NEW tour departs September 26, 2022.  While it is currently sold out, cancellations happen.  So find the itinerary on the Public Tours page or call us and we'll send you a flyer.     If the tour is sold out when you inquire, we'll put you on a waiting list as things change often.  

Experience the Rocky Mountaineer from Denver to Moab, Utah!  


THANK YOU to all of those who traveled with us on a variety of tours in 2021!  We had so much fun sharing new sights and ideas and creating new memories with you.  


Health and Safety - Coronavirus 

Covid-19 remains a threat.  We will continue to take precautions for your health and safety during our tours and we ask you to do the same.  We will follow CDC guidelines and the policies at each destination we visit.  Per current federal mandate, passengers are required to wear a mask or face covering (over nose and mouth) at all times on the motorcoach.  Hand sanitizer is available and travelers are encouraged to bring their own.  We will do our part and ask travelers to do theirs.  Most importantly, if you do not feel well the morning of departure, please do not travel.  There is always a risk of exposure to harmful viruses and other illnesses in any public place.  When traveling, you do so at your own risk.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Providing customized group tours and trips for the general public.  Now in our 20th year!

Thank you for your business, it is our pleasure to work with you and travel with you.  



We customize tours for pre-formed groups.  Do you belong to a club, business, organization or school

and would like to have a tour set up just for you?   Call us today!


If you don't have a group to travel with, be sure to check out our Publc Tours for Individuals page

and make a reservation for yourself and meet new friends.  We'd love to travel with you! 




With more than 25 years of experience, Carol Buczek of Tours By Design provides quality tour planning

for pre-formed groups and for the travelling public and individuals.  Trust your travel plans to a professional.


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Arranged Group Travel Services

Why choose Carol to plan your group's next trip?


Carol has over 25 years of experience in the bus tour industry and can plan trips with destinations spanning from near and far; one-day tours to multi-day tours.

Fully Insured

Although not a bus company itself, Tours By Design utilizes only professional, fully licensed, and fully insured motorcoach carriers to get you to your destination and back home safely.

Prepared for Disruptions

Don't get stuck without a hotel due to a hotel error. Carol is a member of the American Bus Association which gives her access to a broad network of support services for when something unexpected occurs.

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