Croatia's Adriatic Coast <p>Explore Croatia in depth from Zagreb to Dubrovnik, as you discover pristine parkland and miles of sun-drenched Adriatic coastline and experience its vibrant cultural heritage.</p>

Croatia's Adriatic Coast

12 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Art Along the Coast of Maine <p>Discover the enduring appeal of Maine's magnificent coastline, an inspiration for evocative seascape paintings by renowned American artists, during our unique cruise.</p>

Art Along the Coast of Maine

9 days | Jul 31 - Aug 8, 2015

African Safari <p>Take part in an extraordinary journey to South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia as you take part in thrilling game drives in search of the elusive “Big Five” and witness the largest concentrations of wildlife and birds in Africa.</p>

African Safari

14 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Stratford Theatre Festival <p>Enjoy prime seating for Shakespearean plays as well as modern classics</p>

Stratford Theatre Festival

5 days | Aug 5 - 9, 2015

Cruising the Mekong River <p>Explore the trade routes of the Mekong River as you float through Cambodia and Vietnam.</p>

Cruising the Mekong River

14 days | Oct 18 - 31, 2015

Treasures of Italy: A Family Adventure <p>Grab your family for a fun-filled journey to Venice, Florence, San Gimignano, and Rome! You and your kids or grandkids will stay in a Tuscan villa, learn about Ferraris, attend gelato classes, and go to gladiator school.</p>

Treasures of Italy: A Family Adventure

11 days | Jun 20 - 30, 2015 | Jul 18 - 28, 2015

Eastern Europe & Beyond <p>Explore Eastern Europe's most fascinating sites as you travel on a custom-configured Boeing 757 from Berlin to Prague, featuring Poland, Montenegro, Russia, and more.</p>

Eastern Europe & Beyond

20 days | Sep 17 - Oct 6, 2015

Celebrate Smithsonian <p>Go behind-the-scenes for an insider's look at iconic Smithsonian artifacts, beloved American treasures, and state-of-the-art research facilities on this exclusive tour led by top curators and collections managers.</p>

Celebrate Smithsonian

4 days | Sep 22 - 25, 2015


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Smithsonian Journeys marks its 45th anniversary in 2015! We, along with our travelers, continue to be inspired by the Smithsonian’s mission of “the increase and diffusion of knowledge.” This dedication to lifelong learning and passion for exploring the world drives us to develop authentic and exceptional cultural experiences. Since 1970, our collection of diverse tours and cruises has grown to more than 150 destinations on all seven continents.


Expedition to Antarctica

Expedition to Antarctica

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Panama Canal Passage and Costa Rica Cruise

Panama Canal Passage and Costa Rica Cruise

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Smithsonian’s world-class Experts will bring your destination alive. These men and women are the secret ingredient that turn a fine tour into an unforgettable experience.
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Richard Kurin

Dr. Richard Kurin serves as the Smithsonian Institution’s Under Secretary for History, Art, and C...

Patricia Hostiuck

A popular and respected naturalist, Patty Hostiuck is well-versed in tropical as well as polar ec...

Nadieszda Kizenko

Nadieszda Kizenko teaches Russian and East European History at the State University of New York a...