Owner, Senior Staff Member 

   801 N. Bridge Street (Route 47) 
   Yorkville, IL 60560 

   (630) 553-7200  Phone


Since office opening in 1985, Cara has been a familiar face at Travel Services of Yorkville.


Traveling is a passion, Europe or anywhere new is a favorite!


Having traveled extensively, overseas travels include England, Scotland, France, Ireland, Germany, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, , Spain and more.


Mid East travels include escorting a group to Israel & the Holyland, Greek Isles & Athens and fascinating Istanbul & Turkey.



Cruising is an all time favorite for Cara having lead many cruise groups on the big ships of the Caribbean to visit extensive Caribbean Islands from the Western, Eastern & Southern islands.


Favorite islands include Labadee, Haiti, Curacao, St Maarten & Antigua and the pink sand beaches of Bermuda.  Most recent added favs are Cuba and  Turks!


Royal Caribbean large ships.. Oasis, Symphony and Allure of the Seas (6000 passengers), Liberty & Freedom of the Seas (4000 pax) are top choices while Cara has additionally sailed Princess, Carnival, Holland, Celebrity and others on 20 plus cruises.


River Cruising has proven to be a winner with Cara as well having cruised the Romantic Rhine escorting a group from Lucerne, Switz, to Basel and on to Amsterdam and ending with the breathtaking Ku​e​kenhof Gardens during tulip season.  


River Cruising the Mighty Mississippi has been another trip to remember having sailed on the lovely American Queen Riverboat from New Orleans to Memphis and stopping at historic homes & Civil War battle sites along the way.


An avid Disney & Universal fan, Cara is comfortable recommending stays at either park & their onsite resorts.  


Other U.S. travel city favorites include Boston, San Fran, San Diego, Napa, NYC, D.C., Savannah, Charleston, Colorado  Springs, Gulf Coast of Florida, Keys and Hilton Head.


As a snow skier, favorite ski resorts are Beaver Creek and Steamboat, CO as well as Big Sky, MT.


Rounding out U.S. travel, Cara has enjoyed visiting Hawaii-4 isles, as well as Alaska.


She has visited a variety of all inclusive resorts in Mexico (Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Riv Maya, Cozumel, Cabo), Jamaica & D.R. as well as traveled S. & Central America to include Belize, Caracas, Costa Rica & a  Panama Canal Transit.


Whether working with families, multigenerational groups, couples, individuals or small groups, Cara looks forward to helping with whatever your travel needs!

Owner, Cara Purcell Behrens