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Yellowstone – Breath, Bison & Babies

So we did it. Took the family on that great American road trip to Yellowstone. We had lots of great stops along the way, and got our money’s worth from our National Parks Annual Pass. (Turns out that great 4th-graders-and-family deal only applies during the school year!) If you’re... Read More>>

Witte Travel & Tours Turns 40!

August 2015 marks our 40th year of sharing the world with others. We’ve come a long way since Henk Witte first started Witte Travel in the basement of his home in Ada, Michigan in 1975, and to celebrate this anniversary, we want to give you– our fellow travelers and travel-lovers... Read More>>

Traveling In Europe By Train

Have you ever decided to do something while traveling and then wondered if that was a good decision? Recently, I planned a trip for my family to travel around Europe by train. We planned on visiting four countries during our vacation. After considering the pros and cons of renting a car or... Read More>>

Witte Travel Guide: Using Your Smartphone Abroad

    [col_wrapper] [col2][/col2] [col2_last]These days, we rely on our smartphones for just about everything. They function as a computer, an MP3 player, a camera, and a GPS. We need them to make calls, send emails and text messages, update social media, take and share photos of our trips,... Read More>>

Fundraising is Key to a Great Student Tour

Fundraising is Key to a Great Student Tour As featured in the 2015-2016 issue of the NTA Student Trip Planner A tour operator has provided a great itinerary, the logistics are falling into place, and students are getting excited and encouraging their friends to sign up for the big trip. Now for the... Read More>>

Do’s & Don’ts for a Perfect Performance Tour

In early March, I had the pleasure of joining the University of South Dakota Chamber Singers during their concert tour of Germany and Austria. This was my first time traveling with a choir, and since I was primarily there to watch and learn, I compiled a list of a few things to keep in mind when... Read More>>

Give the Gift of Multi-Generational Family Vacation

Witte Travel & Tours In the News As featured in the April 2015 issue of Grand Rapids Magazine HEADQUARTERED IN GRAND RAPIDS, West Michigan’s premier travel company, Witte Travel & Tours, has been helping people explore the world since 1975. According to Karen Chircop, who co-owns the... Read More>>

Witte Travel & Tours In the News

Witte Travel & Tours In the News As featured in the November 2014 issue of Grand Rapids Magazine WHETHER YOUR TRAVEL ASPIRATIONS lean toward an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, cruising the rivers and oceans of the world, tracing ancestral roots through small European towns with your... Read More>>

Witte Travel & Tours In the News

Witte Travel & Tours In the News As featured in the November 2014 issue of Grand Rapids Magazine WHETHER YOUR TRAVEL ASPIRATIONS lean toward an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, cruising the rivers and oceans of the world, tracing ancestral roots through small European towns with your... Read More>>