Larry Bell


Years Experience: 15+

UTGA Certified: Yes

ITMI Certified: Yes

Services Offered:

Step on Service for Salt Lake City and Surrounding area. Tour management for over-the-road tours in Western and Southwestern United States and Western Canada.


Larry has over 17 years in the tour and travel industry. He is an active step-on-guide for Salt Lake City and the surrounding area and has directed over-the-road tours in the West and Southwest United States, Western Canada, Washington D.C., the Yucatan Peninsula, France, Italy, England and Morocco. He has acted as cruise host in South America on Princess Cruise Lines and aboard Le Levant for small ship cruising from Venice to the Dalmation Coast.

Larry's love of travel was acquired during a career in the United States Air Force where he traveled extensively on assignment, including two diplomatically accredited embassy assignments in Paris France (Defense Attache) and Rabat Morocco (Director of Security Assistance). During this time, Larry was involved in the planning and management of tours for host country officials visiting the United States on official visits, as well as United States visiting dignitaries visiting his his host country.

In 2006 Larry founded Destination Discovery, a tour and travel operation that specializes in small group travel where travelers can establish long-lasting relationships and gain unforgettable personal experiences. Larry shares his passion for travel and love of new cultures with the Destination Discovery Family and the guests that Travel with him. His philosophy is that travel should be life enhancing and that the goal of travel should be to discover-not just visit.

Larry is a graduate of the International Tour Management Institute. He is a founding member and first president of the Utah Tour Guide Association (UTGA) - established to raise the bar and encourage excellence in tour guiding and tour directing within Utah and other regional destinations.

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Contact Information:

Larry Bell

5437 Holladay Blvd

Holladay, Ut 84117

Phone: 801-274-2793

Cell: 801-245-0598

Toll Free: 866-970-5515