About Us

  • Grand Circle Family of Travel Companies

    When you discover the world with the Grand Circle family, you can travel by ship, explore by land, or do a little of both. The choice is yours ...

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  • Our History

    Ethel Andrus, a retired teacher and principal, had a vision of helping Americans lead more vital, challenging, and politically active lives. Pursuing this dream, she founded the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)—and Grand Circle Travel—in 1958.

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  • In The News & Press Releases

    See what travel writers, reporters, and fellow travelers are saying in the national media about Grand Circle, our trips, and more ...

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  • Our Vision, Mission, and Values

    Our culture started from the minute we decided to acquire Grand Circle in 1985, and it has been shaped by countless events and people over our history. Parts of our culture were very well considered, such as when we crafted a Vision and a Mission and identified the Values we believed in.

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  • Environmental Policy

    Grand Circle is committed to lessening our impact on the planet, while encouraging our suppliers and customers to do the same.

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  • Directions to Grand Circle Travel

    Grand Circle Travel is located at 347 Congress Street in Boston, Massachusetts, across from the Fire Museum.

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