London: A Stay in England’s Vibrant Capital <p>English author Samuel Johnson has been quoted as saying “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” Experience the history, culture, and tradition of this compelling city while allowing you time to follow your own path.</p>

London: A Stay in England’s Vibrant Capital

12 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Amazon River Cruise <p>Experience one of the greatest voyages in natural history as you navigate more than 500 miles of the Amazon and its tributaries.</p>

Amazon River Cruise

9-10 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

France Through the Ages <p>Discover the essence of France as you travel from Carcassonne to the chateaux of the Loire Valley, Mont-Saint-Michel, the D-Day beaches of Normandy, and Paris.</p>

France Through the Ages

15 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Voyage on the Mississippi <p>Experience the spirit, grandeur, and tradition of cruising down the Mississippi River aboard a nostalgic riverboat as you make the journey from lively Memphis to spirited New Orleans.</p>

Voyage on the Mississippi

9 days | Nov 13 - 21, 2015

Northern India’s Royal Rajasthan <p>Travel through Rajasthan as you visit the best of Northern India by land and train, including Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur, and Udaipur</p>

Northern India’s Royal Rajasthan

14 days | Feb 17 - Mar 1, 2016

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 on the Serengeti.</p>

Tanzania Safari: A Family Adventure

12 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

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

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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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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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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Dr. Carol Reynolds

Dr. Carol Reynolds weaves history, humor, and high energy into everything she does.  She has...

David Scott Palmer

David Scott Palmer is Boston University's Founding Director of the Latin American Studies Pro...

Gail Cornell

Gail Cornell is an architectural historian and graduate of Harvard University's Graduate Scho...