Welcome to TripSchool! 2018-05-30T17:09:54+00:00

Intensive destination training trips across the U.S. and Canada.

Whether you’re a recent guiding school graduate or a lifelong tour director, we’re here to help you learn new destinations, quickly and masterfully. TripSchool offers hands-on, intensive training trips to get you up to speed quickly with logistics, commentary, and off-the-beaten path sights to make you look like a pro from your first tour.

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Praise from our students!

“Thank you Mitch Bach and Alan Armijo for an unforgettable experience on your MegaTraining!!!! Y’all are at the top of your game and offer us so much more than the basic where to go and how to get there!!! Your passion and enthusiasm for the industry is unsurpassable, and your energy is infectious!! Thank you for sharing all your secrets and not keeping them to yourselves. I am so grateful and privileged to be a part of such a wonderful community.”

  Shelba Bell, MegaTraining Graduate ’18

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More than just FAM tours.

You’ll certainly learn tour logistics and visit all the necessary itinerary sites. But we don’t stop there. We go behind the scenes and organize special experiences just for you. We share our special tricks and hidden gems and that will make your trips stand out as special and spectacular. You’ll meet locals in each city that explain their careers and lives, so you get first-hand experiences to share with your guests.

Enjoying a private, behind-the-scenes tour of Fenway Park!

The TripSchool Experience

Upcoming Training Trips

Advanced NYC

May 20-24, 2018

Pick just the training days you want! Five separate explorations of the lesser-known, more interesting areas of NYC! Plus a one-day Manhattan bootcamp for those newer to the city.

Just completed!


Fall Foliage & Boston Extension

July  28-August 1, 2018

Get prepared for the fall foliage itineraries throughout New England! Or join us just for a 3-day Boston training tour, too.

5 remaining spots for Boston


September East Coast MegaTraining

September 6-14, 2018

It’s back! February was amazing, and once again we’re offering 9 incredible days of learning and experiencing DC, NYC and Boston!


Charleston, Savannah & Jekyll Island

December 6-10, 2018

5 Days of one of the most beautiful itineraries out there! 2 days in Charleston, a day of coastal exploration on the road, plus 2 more days in Savannah.


TripSchool Certified.

We stake our reputation on you. After completing a course, we reach out to our network of tour operators to vouch for your ability to lead incredible tours. Which means more work for you!

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