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.

Upcoming Trips

Rockettes dance troupe in line for the Parade of the Wooden Soldier

Radio City Christmas Spectacular *SOLD OUT*

Nov 17 – Nov 18

Manhattan, New York

Photo of entertainer Jimmy Mazz

Holiday Legends Show - 2 Dates to choose from

Nov 27 – Nov 28

Twin Ponds Golf and Country Club, 169 Main Street, New York Mills, NY

Photo of tulips and windmill

Tulip Time on the Rhine & Mosel Rivers - Limited Cabins remain

Apr 19 – Apr 29


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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We have access to 250 Guaranteed Departure tours around the country and around the world, thanks to our partnership with TAP. See our Guaranteed Departures page for all upcoming trips!

Guaranteed Departures Around the World by T A P

Past Trips