About Us


Lauren Schultheiss, Owner / Travel Advisor

Lauren has come full-circle in the world of travel.  Having started in the industry over 25 years ago, she spent time as an agent and in project and corporate management before opening Big Creek Travel in 2018.  Travel is her passion, and her goal is to help people save time, money and stress while offering top notch customer service.  She holds specializations from Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Princess, and Holland America cruise lines and the Globus Family of Brands and is a Disney Destination Specialist.  She is also an expert in travel to Alaska, Europe and the Caribbean and can help design custom itineraries to nearly every destination throughout the seven continents.  

When Lauren isn't planning fantastic getaways for her clients, she enjoys traveling to new destinations, spending time with her family, and working on family history or getting lost in a good book.  She serves on the board of the Forsyth County Women's Club and her neighborhood HOA, is a member of BNI, edits a local publication called Foco Woman, founded the Facebook group Roswell Recommends and leads the Cumming location of Xperience Connections, a women's networking group.  She earned a degree in Media Relations from Bowling Green State University and an MBA from Colorado State University. 



Lauren is professional, creative, knowledgeable, detail oriented, and very helpful when planning a trip! Highly recommend Big Creek Travel!

Lauren is amazing! She doesn't stop until she finds the right options for YOU!!

Wonderful customer service! Had a fantastic trip to Hawaii with absolutely NO hickups or problems! Thanks for your hard work!