The Destination Designer

why custom travel planning?

The Destination Designer is a custom travel brand that provides travel planning services to over 20 international destinations. We believe that travel should be immersive, an escape, an opportunity to connect, and most importantly, personal.


Like you, we are frustrated by the growing unreliability of online resources and the time-consuming feat of sifting through it all. For this reason, The Destination Designer personally scouts all serviced destinations and partners with locals guides that are experts in their fields. As a result, you gain access to the best local experiences, accommodations, hisorical sites, cultural experiences, and dining.


We guarantee to remove all of the guesswork in travel and grant you the resources and freedom to discover and immerse yourself in new destinations, cultures, and experiences.

7+ Years of International Travel Industry Experience

Preferred Partnerships in over 20 Worldwide Destinations

Expertise in Maximizing Travel Reward Points

expert local guides & immersive experiences

The Destination Designer
Meet the Founder

Lexi Doerfler, The Destination Designer

Lexi is originally from Seattle but currently lives in Rome, Italy. She has personally scouted over 20 international destinations, specializes in Mediterranean travel, and speaks Italian fluently.


Her custom itineraries are designed to fit your travel preferences and style, so that you can spend your holiday relaxing and exploring, rather than scrutinizing over details and sifting through online reviews.


With years of travel industry experience, Lexi has developed an extensive international network to ensure that you are receiving the best travel advice, rates, and services. ​Join her, as she gives you the tips and guides to travel the world with her insider knowledge.