Costa Rica's Natural Treasures <p>Discover exotic flora and fauna as you traverse treetop bridges, float along the Tempisque River, trek to a volcano, and take guided walks at Monteverde's biological reserve.</p>

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

12 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

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

Imperial China and the Yangtze <p>Discover China's treasures, including the Forbidden City, the Terra-Cotta Warriors, and Yu Yuan Gardens, on a classic journey through China's Middle Kingdom and a three-day cruise on the Yangtze River.</p>

Imperial China and the Yangtze

14 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Everglades & South Florida National Parks <p>This winter, travel to Florida to explore two important national parks: Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park. Enjoy a ferry ride to colorful Key West where you'll be on the lookout for dolphins and green turtles!</p>

Everglades & South Florida National Parks

6 days | Feb 7 - 12, 2016

The French Riviera and the Modern Masters <p>Soak up the beauty of the <em>Cote d’Azur</em> and explore the towns and landscapes that inspired such iconic painters as Matisse and Renoir</p>

The French Riviera and the Modern Masters

9 days | Apr 22 - 30, 2016 | Oct 1 - 9, 2016

Legendary Turkey and the Turquoise Coast <p>Uncover Turkey's landmark classical sites, from Istanbul to Troy, Pergamum, and Ephesus, and enjoy a four-day cruise aboard a traditional Turkish <em>gulet</em>.</p>

Legendary Turkey and the Turquoise Coast

15 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Exploring Peru: A Family Adventure <p>Open new windows of understanding in your grandchildren's eyes as they discover ancient Incan heritage at astonishing Machu Picchu and go off the beaten path to meet the Uros people of Lake Titicaca.</p>

Exploring Peru: A Family Adventure

7-10 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Islands Around the World by Private Jet <p>For the ultimate island hopping experience, take-off around the world as you visit Hawaii, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Bermuda, and more!</p>

Islands Around the World by Private Jet

24 days | Jun 7 - 30, 2016

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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.
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Joseph Snyder

Joseph Snyder was a U.S. Department of State Foreign Service officer for 30 years, serving at dip...

Howard Topoff and Carol Simon

Howard Topoff and Carol Simon are biologists specializing in the fields of Animal Behavior, Ecolo...

Cathleen Cummings

Cathleen Cummings is an Associate Professor of Art History at The University of Alabama at Birmin...