Welcome to the Sunnyland Travel Center website!

2018-19  Escorted Fly-aways

2018-19  Motor Coach Tours

Welcome to the Sunnyland Travel Center website. We are a full service travel agency serving the independent traveler; and, a tour company that specializes in escorted tours for people that want to leave all of the planning to us.  As you browse through our site, you will find a section for Fully Independent Travel where you explore various travel companies and options.  This is a great way to narrow down your decision to determine the best vacation for you.  Enjoy your travel experience by contacting one of our travel consultants at (800) 283-0404 or (417) 864-4444 and use their expertise to get you the most amazing travel options available.

If you are interested in one of our escorted tours, peruse the list of tours on your right or go to the Motor Coach Tours or Escorted Tours tabs at the top.  Please call our office if you have questions or would like to book a tour.  You can book from this website, but we consider it a “soft” booking.  We will call you to confirm the booking and get your payment information at that time.  For your protection, we do not take any credit card information through this website.  We also accept your personal check as a form of payment.

Call one of our friendly agents/motor coach escorts today to start your next great adventure:

Lesley Daniel






Lesley is a local gal, born and raised in Nixa, MO.  She has owned and operated several businesses in the Nixa and Springfield area over the past 20 years.  Lesley has finally found the business that allows her to experience her dream career and enjoy every working moment.  Travel has been a passion of Lesley’s throughout her life and she feels she has found her calling.  What is there not to love?  This past year, she visited Rome, Venice, Florence, Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Thomas, St. Kitts,  the Albuquerque Balloon Festival, West Virginia, and many more wonderful places!  Lesley tries to include her husband in most of her travels and her goal is to take each one of their children on a special dream trip in the next few years.

Kimberly Moyna

Born and raised in Colorado, Kimberly has been a travel agent for over 20 years. Her parents instilled a love of travel at a very young age, and she feels very blessed to have been able to visit many places around the world. The U.K., South Africa, and Peru have been some of her favorite adventures so far. While willing to travel almost anywhere, her next priority is to take her husband to see the Beaches at Normandy.

 Lou Zimmerman

Lou Zimmerman





This Missouri native came to Springfield as a student and has never left.  After spending 20 years serving Missouri State University as Assistant Director of the Student Union and Director of Student Activities, where she developed her interest in travel, Lou owned and operated a travel company in Branson, worked in sales for hotels, a Branson theatre and a charter transportation company, and spent plus 5 years planning group travel for Great Southern Travel. Having retired twice, Lou is once again back in her prime – planning group motor coach travel throughout 48 States.  While she would love to see other parts of the world, Lou is excited to be offering our Sunnyland family the very best experience in stateside leisure travel. 

Samantha (Sam) Mann






A born-and-bred Kansas City gal, Sam recently graduated from Missouri State University, earning a degree in Geography Geotourism and International Marketing.  She spent four months with the Semester At Sea Program, sailing around the world in 106 days and visiting 9 countries including Ghana and Vietnam. Sam joined Sunnyland as an Intern in March 2019 and is now one of our Travel Consultants, aspiring to serve as our Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialist.  Sam also occasionally steps out as a Tour Director on Sunnyland motor coach excursions.


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