Some highly-rated tour companies offering services in the United States include Mayflower Tours, Intrepid Travel, Trek America and Grand American Adventures. Caravan Tours is another tour company offering extensive travel options for tourists.
Mayflower Tours organizes group as well as individual tour arrangements. With its offices located in Downer's Grove, Illinois, Mayflower Tours is part of the United States Tour Operators Association, The American Society of Travel Agents, American Bus Association and the Travel Industry Association of America. In 2012, John Stachnik, president and co-founder of Mayflower Tours, received the United States Tour Operators Association Lifetime Achievement Award.
Intrepid Tours, founded in 1989, has a staff of over 1,000 located around the world and leads 100,000 travelers on excursions throughout the globe annually. It features a loyalty program, with its customers receiving the 10th trip free after purchasing nine previous trips through the company.
Trek America first began offering tours in 1972, making it one of North America's longest-running tour companies. Its tours are specially designed for young adventurers ages 18 to 38.
Grand American Adventures specializes in small group tours, with its maximum group size limited to 13 people, allowing for a more personalized travel experience.
Caravan Tours, a member of ASTA, or the American Society of Travel Agents, began offering escorted tours in 1952.