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Explore with an Expert

I know you are just as eager to learn as I am to share my in-depth knowledge alongside you while exploring each destination.

Exceptional Experiences 

Each year I create unique itineraries that focus on everything from food and culture to history and adventure, allowing you to fulfill your passion for travel and discovery. 

Affordable Adventures 

Travel should not be a once-in-a-lifetime event. We create itineraries and offer full-service travel planning with every budget in mind that will allow you to continue exploring year after year. 

Quality Vacations only happen when you have quality travel planning

Since when did we start having to choose between good service or good value? 


When it comes to travel planning, you should be able to have both. 


I strive to deliver the best travel and planning experience by offering exceptional service. 


At Journey Travel, I will work to ensure that your next vacation is everything you want and more.

Your Travel Journey Starts Here

Welcome to Journey Travel! 


I’m Jene’e Bearden, the President & Owner of Journey Travel. 


My travel journey began at a young age after a foreign exchange trip in high school. Ever since then, I have been passionate about helping people find value in well-planned travel experiences. As a travel professional, I know first-hand that planning the perfect vacation can be confusing and sometimes frustrating.


With so many options to choose from, researching and booking everything from cruises and tours can quickly get messy, causing anxiety and confusion. It shouldn't be that way.


When I help plan vacations for my clients, I want them to feel joy and confidence in their choices.


Whether clients are joining one of my escorted group trips, taking a river cruise down the Danube River, or embarking on a solo adventure around Europe, I believe that everyone should be able to enjoy the experience of a lifetime. 


I look forward to working with you to help make your next vacation the best one yet!

Don’t let the fear of travel planning keep you from seeing the world. 
  • As a travel expert who has been in the industry for over 40 years, I have helped hundreds of clients confidently travel the world while exploring enchanting castles in Germany, discovering the rugged landscape in Iceland, and cruising down the grand rivers of Europe.  

  • From the beginning, I realized that it was not enough to simply walk the streets of a destination. To fully appreciate your surroundings you have to have authentic experiences and immerse yourself in the culture. This is why I’ve been escorting groups around Europe for more than a decade. I love sharing my vast knowledge about history, culture, and more with my clients while also connecting them with like-minded travelers. 

  • As Certified Travel Counselors (CTC), I am prepared to face the new challenges surrounding travel for you. I take pride in making the travel planning process and your vacation as seamless as possible. 



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The Plan

Meeting with Clients

The Consultation

During our initial conversation, we will discuss where you want to go and why so I can build an itinerary that suits your travel style. 

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Your Itinerary 

Once you have paid the one-time professional planning fee, I will begin customizing travel options from air, hotel, cruises, tours, transfers, private experiences, and insurance options to provide you with clear itineraries.


Let’s Book It!

Once we have finalized the details of your itinerary, it’s time to book your trip. Before you depart, I will ensure you have all of the information you need, from insurance and documentation to dining reservations, so that you will travel with confidence. 


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What our clients are saying

Jenee Bearden has been our travel agent for many years.  I believe Jenee has provided us with excellent travel services, including arranging air travel within the U.S. and to Mexico, trips to Hawaii, vacations in Europe, and cruises. 


In addition to purchasing airline and train tickets, arranging car rentals and hotels, she has advised us on passport requirement and whether immunizations have been recommended.  She was super helpful and considerate when we had to cancel plans for a cruise due to Covid-19, and got our money back.


I am always confident Jenee will get us the best value and make sure no travel details are overlooked.

Pam Earnest