Don Beesley

Don and Annette Beesley are so excited to have the opportunity to travel with you. They have been directing tours together for thirty years. Whether overseas or in the states, they love taking people to new and exciting places and watch them experience it for the first time. Their travels have taken them to many wonderful and exciting places all over the world.

Don is a retired educator with a doctorate in Education from the University of Southern California. He also has degrees from the University of Utah as well as Brigham Young University.

Don Beesley is a retired institute instructor and director who had taught with the Church Educational System for almost four decades. He taught at the Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center for a year in 1991–92 and during the 1996 spring term and the 2000 summer term. He has been the director of numerous tours to the Holy Land for BYU Travel Study and LDS Travel.

Dr. Beesley is eager to share his experiences in the Holy Land with others. His familiarity with the area, his love for the people, and his enthusiasm for teaching are clear as he helps tour members gain new insights and a better understanding of the scriptures by visiting historical sites of the Holy Land and feeling the Spirit there. The experiences of teaching, bearing testimony, and hearing testimonies of others borne at especially significant sites highlight each of his tours.

Brother Beesley is accompanied on his tours by his wife, Annette, who assists with lectures and assures the comfort and well-being of the tour participants. Brother and Sister Beesley have seven children and twenty-nine grandchildren. Don and Annette have been married for 57 years.

"We agree with President Kimball that visiting the Holy Land will literally change one’s life. And I do not believe anybody goes to the Holy Land by chance."

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