January Tour News

Hi from Rick: Bring the Family!

The gift of good travel is always a beautiful thing, and that's especially true when one generation shares the adventure with another. This past year 3,000 of our tour members shared the wonders of Europe as a family experience. Parents and grandparents traveled across… Read more

Raves About Family Touring

Whether you're planning a trip with your teens, pre-teens, or young-adult kids, a Rick Steves tour can open up the world for them — and just about eliminate the stress for you! But don’t take our word for it… Read more

Slideshow: Family Europe, Amsterdam to Rome in 14 Days

Our Amsterdam to Rome family tour makes the wonders of Europe come alive for kids — and cuts the stress for parents, too. Your enthusiastic Rick Steves guide will introduce your family to Amsterdam's… Read more

Slideshow: Family Europe, London to Florence in 13 Days

Our London to Florence family tour delivers a colorful mix of must-see cities (London, Paris, Florence), and stroll-around charms (Burgundy, the Swiss Alps, Italy's Cinque Terre). Along the way, you and your kids… Read more

Slideshow: My Way® Europe, Paris to Rome in 14 Days

Following a two-week, "greatest hits" route, this free-spirited, "un-guided" vacation lets you break away from the crowd to choose your own sightseeing priorities and pace — flexibility that traveling families can appreciate… Read more

Interview with Keith Stickelmaier

Keith Stickelmaier leads Rick Steves Best of Europe tours with a shared love of history and people. He gets rave reviews for his historical storytelling, teaching of travel skills, and transforming his tour groups into traveling families… Read more 

Gelato break in Riomaggiore (Cinque Terre), Italy

Video of the Month: Family-Friendly My Way® Vacations

Dreaming of a Rick Steves travel experience — but without the strict schedule and group sightseeing of a guided tour? Watch this video preview to see if one of Rick's My Way Vacations is just the ticket for you… Read more

Tour Forum: When to Buy Plane Tickets?

Nicole from Virginia writes, "We are going on the Best of Europe in 14 Days at the end of May — a little over 5 months! But we are not sure when is the best time to purchase our plane tickets. We were going to…" Read more

Rick’s Biggest Event of the Year!

You're invited to our annual Test Drive a Tour Guide event on Saturday, Jan. 26, in Edmonds, WA. Enjoy 20 free presentations on our top tour destinations for 2019 and chat with dozens of Rick's guides… Read more

Win Your Next Tour!

Did you travel on a Rick Steves tour in 2018? Create a website of your tour experience and enter it into our online Scrapbook Contest for your chance to win your next tour… Read more