Portugal's Douro River <p>Explore Madrid and the Douro River while enjoying a cruise aboard <em>AmaVida.</em></p>

Portugal's Douro River

11 days | Sep 26 - Oct 6, 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 in 2015

The Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Seaway  <p>Join us for a new cruise that explores all five of the scenic Great Lakes aboard the <em>M.S. Saint Laurent</em>.</p>

The Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Seaway

11 days | Jul 13 - 23, 2015

Northern Italy <p>Travel to the Italian Lake District, the Riviera, and other gems of Northern Italy as you soak up Italian culture</p>

Northern Italy

14 days | Multiple departures in 2015

Tanzania Safari: A Family Adventure <p>Choreographed for families so that everyone has a great time, from children to parents to grandparents, explore the dusty tracks of the African wilderness on a fabulous family safari in search of the "Big Five" on the Serengeti.</p>

Tanzania Safari: A Family Adventure

12 days | Multiple departures in 2015

Around the World by Private Jet 2016 <p>Exotic adventure awaits you at every turn as you journey across five continents, experiencing the world's legendary sites up close, from climbing the terraced steps of Machu Picchu to traversing the Serengeti Plain on safari.</p>

Around the World by Private Jet 2016

27 days | Sep 26 - Oct 22, 2016

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45 YEARS IN TRAVEL

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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Cruise of the Aegean: Ancient Cities of Greece and Turkey

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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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Matthew Larsen

Matthew C. Larsen is the director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama...

Mary O'Neill

Mary O'Neill is an accredited art appraiser who lectures regularly on all aspects of art hist...

Briana Pobiner

Briana Pobiner holds a B.A. in Evolutionary Studies from Bryn Mawr College, where she created her...