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Caravan Tours
Company logo
Slogan53 Years - Fully Escorted Tours
Type [[Company_Type:=Private|Private]]
Founded [[Year_Started:=1952|1952]]
Headquarters Template:Country data US [[City:=Chicago|Chicago]] [[State_Name:=Illinois|Illinois]]
Industry[[NAICS_Code1_Title:=Tour operators|Tour operators]]
[[NAICS_Code2_Title:=Tour bus, scenic and sightseeing, operation|Tour bus, scenic and sightseeing, operation]]
Contact 401 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-0000
[ Caravan Tours website]
Reference NAICS: 56152
NAICS: 48711
Latitude: 41°53'20.15"
Longitude: -87°37'28.03"

Caravan Tours is one of the oldest Tour operators companies in the United States, having begun selling escorted travel tours in 1952. The company has been under the same family management and ownership since then. The company's tours are very popular, and they frequently sell-out, especially in the summertime. [1]

In 1966, the television journalist Roger Mudd hosted a two-hour travel special on CBS, utilizing Caravan Tours for the production. The success of that show inspired the 1969 romantic comedy film If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium.

Caravan Tours is a member of the American Society of Travel Agents, the National Tour Association, Cruise Lines International Association, and an allied member of the Alliance of Canadian Travel Agencies.


  1. ^ <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>Unknown (June 27, 2006). "National Park Hopping". Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel. Retrieved 2006-08-17.

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