Welcome to The Joy of Travel

The Joy of Travel is a privately owned and operated professional travel agency staffed with experienced agents who live and breathe to plan great trips for you.  Our promise to you is simple- we won't recommend anywhere we haven't tried first.  Find out for yourself if our first hand experience doesn't make all the difference.  Small Town friendly-Big City expertise. 

The Joy of Travel-where we put the JOY back in travel.

Isn't it time for your "Trip of Lifetime"?

Are you a discerning traveler who can appreciate the destination-focused approach to cruising Viking is famous for?  The world's leading river cruise company is waiting for you, and we have Viking Master Agents here at The Joy of Travel who can not only help you select the perfect ship and itinerary, but also save you money in the process. We offer two for one cruising, up to free airfare, and best of all we've "been there done that" so our advice is based on firsthand knowledge.  Give us a call and let us prove it to you.  The Joy of Travel River Cruise Specialist Team can be found under the "Meet Us" tab at the top of the page.  If you want to have the river cruise of a lifetime, join us on one of our personally escorted river cruise adventures.  Find out more under the "Travel With Us" tab.  The Joy of Travel-we put the JOY back in travel!



So many people love traveling with a group. Our personally escorted groups have become our most requested form of travel. They are a fun, fabulous, affordable way for you to experience exciting new destinations. See the world, make new friends, and have the best time of your life doing it....   more»
Love is in the air, and romance travel is our specialty. If you’re looking for the perfect honeymoon, anniversary celebration, or destination wedding, you’ve come to the right place.   more»

The Latest from Our Blog

Northern Ireland and Scotland

We just returned from another amazing group adventure, this time in Northern Ireland and across Scotland.  If you’re looking for gorgeous scenery, amazing history and a friendly and inviting culture Ireland and Scotland are perfect for you.

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The Islands of Hawaii

Hawaii seems to be at the top of everyone’s bucket list these days.

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The Caribbean - Multi-Cultural Experience Close to Home

If you’re wanting to having an authentic cultural experience but don’t want to travel too far from home, have you considered the Islands of the Caribbean?


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What Does “All-Inclusive” Really Mean?

There is so much confusion out there about “all inclusive” vacations I thought a little clarification might help you out.


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