Public Tours for Individuals
Tours By Design offers several bus tours that depart from Central New York. Most leave from Rome and Utica (and Herkimer on east bound tours). We seek out new sites & sounds for you to visit - we love to learn about new places & things for you to enjoy across the USA!
Find full details about each trip including itinterary, costs, and reservation info by clicking on each trip.
Sep 3 – Sep 8
Great Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Blue Mountain Lake, New York
Oct 3 – Oct 4
Oct 17 – Oct 20
Lincoln, New Hampshire
Syracuse, New York
We've been traveling with Tours by Design since 2006. We started doing day trips and weekend getaways but now we're addicted! We are so pleased with this company we never want to travel with another. Carol Hamlin-Buczek does an amazing job putting these tours together. Whether you're going to the next county or halfway around the world,Carol makes sure a good time is had by all. Two of our bucket list destinations, Ireland and Alaska,have been met and both were trips of a lifetime. Can't wait to see where she will take us next!!!!
– Lori and Buzz Hawkins
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- Life of the Vanderbilts
- Corning Museum of Glass
- Atlantic City
- A Taste of the Finger Lakes
- Hunting Buffalo (NY) ... with Teddy and Tim
- New York Yankees August 2016 - SOLD OUT
- Woodstock Revisited - HURRY, TIME IS RUNNING OUT
- Lake George - SOLD OUT, WAIT LIST
- The Wild Center
- Niagara Falls NY Getaway
- National Parks - SOLD OUT
- Tropicana Casino - Atlantic City
- Autumn Wine & Dine - BRAND NEW
- Christmas at the Sands with Tony Orlando
- Wicked - Broadway Theater Series - WAITING LIST
- Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park - SOLD OUT
- Atlantic City - Resorts Casino - 3 day getaway
- St. Patrick's Celebration with Rattlin' Bog - NEW DATE
- Connecticut Shore Tour
- Alex Bay "Rum Running"
- New York Yankees Game - LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE
- Erie Canal Cruise