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At Nowak Tours, we pride ourselves on designing trips that are as enjoyable and carefree as possible for our travelers. We offer customized itineraries, so our travelers can enjoy a trip that meets all of their needs as well as their budget. Nearly all of our tours include a Company Tour Manager on each motor coach from departure to return, which allows your staff to maximize their time with their group members, leaving the logistics and trip details to us.

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Travel Tips - Nowak Tours
25 Nov

5 National Parks Tips from a Cross-Country Road Tripper

  The United States' National Parks are world-famous for their stunning beauty. There are at least a few National Parks on most people's bucket list and some adventurers even have the goal of visiting all of them! We truly believe every human should find their way to a National Park at least once in their lives. As experienced travelers, we love to pass along the tips that we've learned along the way and we won't hide our tips for National Parks! We've gathered 5 essential tips for epic adventures in America's National Parks...

Travel Tips - Nowak Tours
21 Oct

3 Travel Tips We Think Are Missing from the Internet

  Every month, we scour the internet looking for travel tips to share with you. In all of our learning and reading, we have come to realize that for all the tips about flying, the best travel apps, bringing extra socks, etc., there are a few tips that seem to be missing. Having done a lot of travel ourselves, we often chuckle and nod our heads as we read stories and pro travel tips from fellow travelers. Occasionally, we come across new travel tips which we, of course, love because we love...

Chicago Boat Tour
7 Oct

Tour Manager of the Month: Vicki Melega

  CONGRATS, Vicki! You're Tour Manager of the Month! Vicki is in her 13th year managing tours for us. Prior to coming on board to Nowak Tours, she was a high school English teacher. Since Nowak Tours is a seasonal responsibility for Vicki, she also gets the pleasure of working simultaneously in retail and as a Shaklee Distributor. FUN FACTS! Q: What is the funniest thing that has happened to you while on one of our tours? A: Several years ago on our way to Washington, D.C.. we received word that a powerful storm had hit our destination...

Creative Travel Photography
21 Aug

Creative Travel Photography

  When you Google "travel photography" of where you’re off to, the photos that come up are stunning and devoid of people, trash, and the random items that often accompany your own. You’ve read about how it’s better to be “in the moment” instead of trying to capture that elusive photograph. You’ve booked your next trip, bought new sunscreen because your bottle expired, and maybe bought a new outfit or two, and it hits you. Standing there with your camera and phone in hand, you wonder whether to take photos on this trip or...

Camera-less traveling
12 Apr

Camera-less Traveling

  Trading adventure for beautiful photo ops? I know, I must be crazy. I drove across the country for 2 1/2 months and I didn't take my DSLR. This wasn't an accident - I actually thought a lot about this tough decision of camera-less traveling. I was a professional photographer for 5 years and the first form of art I fell in love with was landscape photography. I remember buying my first camera. I saved for so long and I finally had enough money to buy my own--a Canon point and shoot. I...

Travel Apps
12 Mar

Travel Tips: Best Travel Apps

As we head into our busiest season we thought we'd prepare you by showing you travel tips and ideas. Our first post on the topic deals with something we know our travelers will appreciate: Travel Apps. From students to seniors - all of these applications are great to know about. Whether you use them or not is entirely up to you. Take advantage of the resources that are literally at your fingertips. Travel is always well worth it but the planning and navigating of your destination can be a hassle at...

5 Dec

5 Tips to Keep Holiday Travel Jolly

  We know travel. We know the good, the bad, and the ugly. And in an effort to replace the ugly that can sometimes accompany such a cheerful time, we’ve gathered some tips and tricks to do holiday travel right.   Watch airline prices and check your dates. If you’re planning on flying somewhere around the holidays, there can be a lot of nuances that can help or hurt. If you’re looking to save money and fly on a smaller airline, beware of blackout dates and fees. You might end up paying the...