The Best Travel Agents for the U.S. and Canada
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The Best Travel Agents for the U.S. and Canada

A List 2016
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Hawaii

Marilyn Clark

Let Clark, one of only 11 individuals with Master Specialist certifications for Hawaii’s six major islands, be your source for trips that combine culture, history, romance, and local intel (Maui’s best gluten-free sweetshop, an exoticanimal sanctuary on the Big Island).

Best for foodies, culture buffs, history lovers, wellness, honeymooners, destination weddings 844-339-1774; marilyn@lighthousetravel.net

Napa Valley and Sonoma

Michelle Murré

Tap Murré if you want to visit wineries that aren’t open to the public, take part in harvest parties at top vineyards, or venture beyond Napa to littleknown hiking trails and cliff-side beaches.

Best for foodies, couples, multigenerational families 415-796-3869; michelle@azurinetravel.com

New York City

Lia Batkin

Batkin and her partner, Seth Kaplan, are known for granting unprecedented access to her hometown’s greatest hits—they can line a Manhattan street with food trucks for a birthday, arrange an Eloise-themed tea party at the Plaza, and schedule a dance lesson with the Rockettes.

Best for millennials, foodies, fashion lovers, luxury seekers 212-776-1784; lia@itkexp.com

Pacific Northwest and Canada

Sheri Doyle

Doyle excels at planning itineraries that pair cuisine with adventure, such as gourmet kayaking trips through the San Juan Islands or scenic drives punctuated by farm-fueled restaurants with overnights at independently owned inns.

Best for foodies, adventure, road trippers 800-935-9730; info@pnwjourneys.com

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