If you’re not up to planning a family history vacation on your own—particularly for a first trip overseas—check out these travel companies and organizations that specialize in genealogy trips:
- European Focus
Box 550, Bountiful, UT 84011-0550, (800) 401-7802 or (801) 397-0686.
Private tours of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland and Alsace, France, plus assistance with tours to Italy, Scandinavia and Great Britain.
- Routes to Roots
136 Sandpiper Key, Secaucus, NJ 07094, (201) 866-4075.
Specializes in Jewish heritage tours to Eastern Europe; offices in Poland and the Ukraine.
- Caravella Italia
2112 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103, (215) 665-1233.
Specializes in Jewish heritage tours of Italy.
- Ashton Drye Associates
95 Squire Dr., Orchard Park, NY 14127, (800) 785-7785.
Specializes in arts-related tours, but developing genealogy tours of Great Britain as a sideline.
- Mir Corp
Suite 210, 85 S. Washington St., Seattle, WA 98104, (800) 424-7289.
Tours of Eastern Europe and the Far East; offices in Russia.
- Extraordinary Places
2325 NW Market St., Seattle, WA 98107, (800) 891-4706.
Custom tours worldwide.
- P.A.T.H. Finders International
2225 Crestline Blvd., Olympia, WA 98502, (360) 754-2093.
Specializes in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
75 Federal St., Boston, MA 02110-1941, (877) 426-8056.
Wide variety of tours both in the United States and abroad, aimed at older travelers.
- History America Tours
Box 797687, Dallas, TX 75379, (800) 628-8542.
US tours and cruises with historians.