(18 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Karen Soltis

North Oaks, MN

Worldwide Travel Consultant

I have been in the Travel Industry for 30 years and I have traveled throughout the United States, Caribbean, Mexico, and Europe. I've planned personalized European trips to suit my client’s specific needs. I have years of experience working with corporate travelers, both domestic and internationally. I believe it's important to keep up on my education and industry trends to better serve my clients. With my attention to detail, I can help you plan the vacation of your dreams.

My Travel Specialties

Ocean & River Cruise Specialist

Ready to sail away? What's your style ... River cruise? Ocean cruise? No matter which I can help. Having traveled on more than 10 cruises, I have first hand knowledge on Avalon, Viking, Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruise Line, Princess Cruises ... an MORE!

My favorite...
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European Travel Specialist

Whether you prefer a guided vacation, or if you would like to explore Europe on your own, I'm here to help!  If you're ready to immerse yourself in to the local culture, try authentic cuisine and explore historical sites ... Europe is the place to go.

I have personally visited Italy, Switzerland,...
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The Wonders of Alaska

If you are looking for an adventure Alaska may be the perfect destination for you to consider. Plenty you can see and do in this beautiful state. There are both land and sea options for Alaska that will allow you to explore multiple areas of this glorious state.

I recently traveled to Alaska...
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Denali National Park

Warm Weather Escapes

Are you looking for a romantic getaway or escaping the cold with your family? If sun, fun and adventure is on the menu I can help. 

I'll match you to the right destination based on your wants and needs. Finding the right resort can be difficult, but working together we can find you the perfect...
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My Travel Albums

Beach Vacations
Alaska Adventure

My Travel Stories

Croatia has Something for Everyone 

Croatia is a fantastic experiential destination that offers a diverse range of experiences for travelers. It’s a very safe destination with a little bit of everything, from beautiful beaches to mountainous landscapes. The country is particularly appealing to adventurous travelers because of its stunning...Read more.

My Reviews

52 of 82 people found this review helpful
Our trip exceeded our expectations!
We worked with Karen several times to put together our trip. Karen did an excellent job finding hotel locations and pick-up and drop-off recommendations to get us to and from several locations.
By  Canadian Experience  from  Shoreview, MN
Traveled to  Calgary ~ Alberta ~ Canada
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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67 of 113 people found this review helpful
50th Wedding Aniversary Celebration
We were looking for a place our whole family could go to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. This meant finding a place children, teenagers and adults could all enjoy. Karen gave us several options and we settled on Tulum, MX. Karen made all the air travel, local transportation and lodging arrangements for us. Gave us good suggestions of things to do there. Everything was provided as promised. She is a great vacation planner.
By  Ron  from  Gilbert, AZ and Blaine, MN
Traveled to  Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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52 of 85 people found this review helpful
Great Senior trip!!
Got everything in a timely manner
By  MJ  from  Shoreview Minnesota
Traveled to  Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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64 of 114 people found this review helpful
One more great cruise with Karen
Completely professional knowledgeable efficient and caring
By  Dan old man  from  White bear lake
Traveled to  Canada
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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68 of 122 people found this review helpful
A great time on Kauai
Karen did an excellent job setting up our Hawaii trip. Flight connections worked well. The condo on Kauai she selected far exceeded our expectations. The beach, the grounds, and accommodations were outstanding.
By  Ken  from  Twin Cities, MN
Traveled to  Kauai Island ~ Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Alaska
  • Caribbean
  • Mexico
  • Costa Rica
  • Hawaii
  • Denali National Park
  • Dominican Republic
  • Rhine River
  • Fairbanks
  • Europe
  • Danube
  • Fox Island
  • Norway
  • Anchorage
  • South America

Travel Specialist:

  • Adventure
  • Beach Vacations
  • Cruises
  • Luxury Cruises
  • All Inclusive
  • Luxury
  • River Cruises
  • Adult Only
  • Celebration Travel
  • Christmas Markets
  • Couples & Romance
  • Escorted Tours
  • National Parks

Top Travel Partners:

  • Avalon Waterways
  • Delta Vacations
  • Globus
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Princess Cruises®
  • Viking
  • Holland America Line
  • Hurtigruten
  • Inclusive Collection – World of Hyatt
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Disney Cruise Line
  • Classic Vacations
  • Royal Caribbean


  • Hurtigruten Certified Agent
  • Rocky Mountaineer Specialist
  • Hawaii Specialist
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Globus Tours

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