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Country Travel DISCOVERIES, LLC provides thoroughly planned, unique and off-the-beaten-path vacation experiences designed to give travelers peace of mind, while maintaining professionalism, consistency and a friendly atmosphere. We offer guided motorcoach, rail and cruise tours in dozens of destinations in the United States, Canada, Central America and Europe, largely emphasizing small-town and rural attractions. We also work with travel group leaders to create custom tours for private groups, including travel clubs, banks, schools, reunions, community and senior centers, and other organizations.

Headquartered in Elm Grove, Wisconsin, the company was formed in 2012 by staff members of World Wide Country Tours, which was closed after four decades because its new parent company wanted to exit the travel business. Country Travel DISCOVERIES' founding president and owner, Steve Uelner, served as WWCT's Director for 25 years.  Uelner and his team of travel experts remain dedicated to providing the high quality, service, and unique experiences their customers have always enjoyed in favorite destinations throughout the world.

Meticulous Preparation

Our tour packages are carefully planned with attention paid to detail. Travelers are impressed with the thoroughness of tour preparation (both on tour and before tour). They enjoy their vacations with full comfort of Country Travel DISCOVERIES having taken care of every essential travel detail. Travelers feel like they have their hand lightly “held” throughout their program … but not too tightly.

Locals-Only Access

Country Travel DISCOVERIES specializes in bringing destinations to life by providing unique experiences that travelers can’t get on their own, whether in rural or city destinations. Rather than exclusively travel by interstate and visit museums, statues and cathedrals, our customers have a chance to travel down County Highway “A” and visit “local-only, favorite spots”—many arranged exclusively for Country Travel DISCOVERIES.  In addition to touring "bucket list" sites, our travelers interact with and learn from local step-on guides, host families or area experts, such as a Maine lobsterman, a horse-breeder in Germany, an Embera Indian tribe in Panama, a lumberjack in Wisconsin, a rose expert and past judge of the Tournament of Roses, or a "grave-witch" in eastern Iowa.

Serving a Variety of Tastes & Interests

Country Travel DISCOVERIES' Classic Experiences program currently offers about 32 destinations in the United States, Canada, Central America and Europe, and includes motorcoach, rail and cruise travel experiences. The Personalized Vacations and Groups Programs cater to families and small groups (including special interest groups) traveling together, whether on rural or frontier getaways, or on global city adventures with a personal, local twist.  We welcome seniors, couples, families, single and solos-share travelers, as well as groups and travel clubs of all sizes, and others with a passion for discovery.


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