May 25, 2019

Welcome to Prime Tours!

We specialize in tours for private groups. Most of our tours are for private groups and are not shown here, but some are open to any traveler, including these featured tours to Ireland’s Tradfest Music Tour, Alaskan Cruise, Haunted Ireland and Scotland, The British Invasion’s Return to England and a wine river cruise featuring Bordeaux and Paris. And a specialty since our founding is educational tours. Scroll down and start your enriching vacation here.

Serving World Travelers with Educational and Leisure Tours Since 1996

Hawaii Cruise November 2020!

Watch for the official Dublin, Ireland Tradfest Tour with Nashville’s WSM Opry Radio

Details coming soon for our amazing official musical journey to Ireland for the February 2020 Dublin Tradfes

t in the heart of Temple Bar. This tour will feature exclusive VIP music and culture insider events WSM Radio, Tradfest. Visit

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Navy Midshipmen Football in Dublin, Ireland. We took fans there when they played in 2012 and we’ll do it again for the game on August. 29, 2020. Details coming soon. 

British Invasion “Returns to England AGAIN!” Tour October 2020

2021 HAUNTED TOURS of Scotland and Ireland

with Sherri Brake 

Highland Reign Ireland & Scotland 2020


Take your school or adult group to our #1 destination – Washington D.C.!

Click here for more information on a Prime Tours Education Adventure.

Since 1996, Prime Tours has provided custom group tours for private groups: schools, corporations, senior centers, social clubs and families, plus some tours that anyone can join. It’s fun to create adventures that provide a great time, educational enrichment and lifelong memories for travelers. We have met and traveled with so many wonderful people, and we are happy to be taking you places for many more years to come! Our deepest thanks to every one of our guests for an amazing 22 years. Call us at 614-766-5553 or e-mail us at about your group’s dream tour. – Dave Matthews, founder

Thanks for the referrals! Nearly all of our groups come from word of mouth referrals from past guests or other group leaders from clubs, churches, musical groups, corporations, schools and universities. We really appreciate your support. Or get your own group and travel free!

Paris, A River Cruise and The Great Wines of Bordeaux

April 2020: Watch for details  

Join us for an unforgettable experience with two nights in Paris, one in the Loire Valley and five nights on a luxury river cruise, starting and ending in Bordeaux. 



Check out our Boomer and Senior Tours 

including New York, Nashville, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.




Schools: See our customized Education Adventures for school groups to Washington, D.C., New York, Chicago, L.A., Philly, Toronto and Europe, including STEAM & IB Tours. To visit our Education Division click here.

Some tour companies are getting big publicity these days for stopping their practice of offering elephant rides on some tours. At Prime Tours, we have NEVER offered elephant rides on any of our tours, and we will continue this practice.



Band Fan Tours to Ireland, Scotland, England, Caribbean Cruises, Nashville and more! Have an idea for a tour? Want a quote? Send us a message on Facebook or email us!

Looking for travel ideas for your family, group or school? Check out our GREATEST HITS TOURS page for some ideas!

Travel Protection: Now’s the time to consider purchasing a travel protection plan to help protect your travel investment. For more information on the available plans or to enroll, click on the link to the left or contact Travelex Insurance Services at 800-228-9792 and reference location number 35-6094.

“It’s wise to always consider a travel protection plan to cover your trip costs from the unexpected.” – Frommer’s, May 2016


Our Prime Tours Match Service  Show us any published packaged tour AND we will show you specifically how we provide a better tour at a better price.

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