Our Tour Directors

Brenda Snook

Brenda Snook has a love of travel and the outdoors – having been to 49 states. She’s been on many wonderful adventures as a tour director, her favorite of which was an exciting 11-day trip to view the New England fall foliage.

She is a University of Louisville graduate and cheers for both the cats and cards (unless they are playing each other)!She’s been married to her husband, Steve, for 28 awesome years and they have two amazing children together, Brittany and Michael.

Brenda recently retired from a sales position after 42 years from GE Appliances. She plays competitive tennis in both USTA and River City leagues.She’s ready to travel with you on the trip of a lifetime!


Jody is thrilled to be returning as a tour guide for another season! In addition to providing tours across the country, Jody is a tour guide on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

Louisville, KY is Jody’s new “adopted hometown”. Originally from Bourbon County just north of Lexington, she hails from the heart of the Bluegrass, growing up a country girl among beautiful horses and strong women!

After graduating from the University of Kentucky, Jody turned to traveling where her PASSION for exploring and meeting people around the globe began.

Jody has traveled abroad to Europe on three separate occasions seeing the sights, biking the back roads, hiking, and climbing the mountains. She has toured 35 American states and enjoys getting to know people, hearing individual stories, listening and learning, and sharing the sites often unseen by the average tourist.

When she is not on a tour, Jody is in her vegetable garden by day and reading a great piece of classical literature while listening to Vivaldi by night! Jody eagerly awaits your acquaintance and sharing with you all small and large pieces of American history that will make your tour ever that much more enjoyable!

Darlene Hoover

Darlene Hoover is a native of Kentucky currently living in Frankfort. She retired from Kentucky State Government after 31 years of service and loves country music, attending concerts, and traveling.

She was motivated to become a Tour Director based on many wonderful experiences traveling to destinations in Canada, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas with Jefferson Tours and Charters. She has also traveled to Alabama, California, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, and Washington DC.

Darlene is a graduate of Midway University with a degree in Organizational Management, has received a Certificate of Travel & Tourism Customer Service from the Oxford Home Study Center, and recently completed studies in Hospitality and Tourism Essentials from NYU Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality.

Darlene has an upbeat and friendly personality, a passion for meeting new people, and looks forward to delivering safe and happy tour experiences as well as lifetime memories. She is ready to help you check destinations off your bucket list!