(45 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Steve Lord

Lakewood, CO

Active and Adventure Escorted Touring

With my 20 years of experience and industry connections, you'll receive privileged access to active and adventure vacations.

I've toured 32 countries on five continents and have taken more than 20 cruises... all with one goal in mind: to help you experience your "one-of-a-kind" Vacation.

Many travelers come to me feeling overwhelmed by the amount of information they've seen or heard... and the amount of time it takes to research travel online.

With my background and deep travel industry connections, I'll provide you with honest feedback and help you separate the hype from reality.

  • Your initial vacation exploration session is complimentary - I'll ask detailed questions about what you do want and what you don't want on your vacation.
  • I'll listen carefully to your answers so I can focus on the best-fit vacation for you and your tribe.
  • I'll move quickly to provide you with a unique "first-look" itinerary.
  • You'll provide me with feedback so I can make changes if necessary, as well as answer your questions. 
  • After you've decided on the perfect vacation, I'll get it booked and will pay attention to all the many details on your behalf.

Why Active and Adventure Escorted Touring?

  • Experience a variety of physical challenges (within your comfort level)
  • Meet the locals
  • Genuine cultural immersion
  • Travel solo or in small groups
  • "Exotic" destinations are made more easily accessible

I enjoy active vacations. Whether I'm on the beach or on a hiking trail, I like to meet the locals, and enjoy what makes them proud of their community and country.

Some examples of my favorite active and adventure vacations include a Kenyan Safari to the Masai Mara with National Geographic Journeys; my four-day hike in the Andes Mountains to reach Machu Picchu, Peru; and riding on the Northern Explorer train through the heart of New Zealand's North Island.

I look forward to providing you with unique, life-changing moments...that will become the hallmark of your travel career. 

What do my clients say?

Waterfall Climbing in Costa Rica
Waterfall Climbing in Costa Rica

"Best trip I've ever taken. Every step of the way had been planned in advance. I never once had to think 'Uh-oh. Now what?' All the thorny details... like who would pick us up at the airport, how would we get from Point A to Point B, will our hotels be where we want to be... had been worked out in advance. It was nearly effortless on my part! All I had to do was relax & enjoy. I'm very grateful to Steve for handling everything so professionally, for listening thoughtfully while we described the perfect trip, then steering us in all the right directions."   

Rebecca J. from Denver CO - Vacationed in Australia and New Zealand 2019

My Reviews

12 of 16 people found this review helpful
Awesome Vacation
We had a wonderful time on our vacation. It was beautiful there and we did many fun activities. We appreciate your help. Everything went very smooth. We will give your name and contact info to others looking for a wonderful trip, if that is okay with you. :)
By  Amy B  from  Fort Collins, CO
Traveled to  Playa Del Carmen ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Steve Lord responded:
Hi Amy, I enjoyed working with you. Thank you for making the process fun. Please come back. And thank you for referring me to your friends and family. I would be honored to help them, when and where I can. Best Regards, Steve.

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28 of 49 people found this review helpful
So helpful!
Steve was fantastic to work with - knowledgeable, informative, thorough and always kept our best interest in mind. I look forward to working with him on our future travel endeavors!
By  positivepolly  from  Iowa
Traveled to  Jamaica ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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19 of 33 people found this review helpful
Best Cruise Ever
Steve is very knowledgeable and all of the arrangements for the cruise went very smoothly. I would definitely recommend him and use him in the future
By  Herb  from  Dallas, Pennsylvania
Traveled to  Mediterranean ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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6 of 8 people found this review helpful
Fabulous Vacation
Steve is the BEST Travel Agent Ever!!! Steve goes above and beyond to help us with all our Travel needs...
By  Brock  from  Spirit Lake
Traveled to  Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Steve Lord responded:
Jerry, you and Teresa are a delight to work with. You appreciate good service and are quick to compliment. Those little compliments go a long way when I've had a rough day at the office. I am so glad for your kind words and soft demeanor. Stay well my friends and see you again in 2022. Steve Lord

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4 of 5 people found this review helpful
Our fantastic honeymoon!
Steve did an amazing job planning our honeymoon during the time of COVID - and even helped us out with some unforeseen circumstances without a hiccup. He made everything easy and affordable for us and we will definitely have him help us with future trips!
By  Trista & Shane  from  Rapid City, SD
Traveled to  Cozumel ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Steve Lord responded:
Thank you Trista and Shane, We never want our clients to be surprised (unless it's in a good way) but when an airline makes a last-minute schedule change, we know how to react swiftly and i am thrilled you loved the alternative destination of Cozumel. Than you for your business and I hope you two have a safe and happy 2021!

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Destination Expert:

  • New Zealand
  • Peru
  • Egypt
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador

Travel Specialist:

  • Outdoor Activities & Sports
  • Hiking & Backpacking
  • Small Ship Cruises
  • Water Sports
  • Groups

Top Travel Partners:

  • G Adventures
  • African Travel Inc.
  • Intrepid Travel
  • SITA World Tours
  • UnCruise Adventures

Certifications/Awards:

  • New Zealand Travel Specialist
  • Hawaii Travel Specialist
  • Mexico Beach Vacation Specialist
  • Cruise Vacation Specialist
  • Better Business Bureau A+ Rating

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