Special Interest Travel

The Beatles and Beyond  <p>Immerse yourself in the evocative history of The Beatles. Travel to the childhood homes and haunts of John, Paul, George, and Ringo and discover the world that these men lived in before and after they changed the course of musical history. </p>

The Beatles and Beyond

8 days | May 28 - Jun 4, 2017 | Aug 23 - 30, 2017

Remembering the Great War <p>Explore battlefields, military cemeteries, World War I museums, memorials, and monuments, as you trace the footsteps of those who sacrificed so much.</p>

Remembering the Great War

8 days | Sep 16 - 23, 2016

Tracing the War in Vietnam <p>Travel from Hanoi, Hue, and Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City to meet with veterans of the war and explore sites relevant to the conflict—from major battlefields to underground networks of tunnels.</p>

Tracing the War in Vietnam

14 days | Multiple departures between 2016 & 2017

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Pursue your particular passion in depth on one of our specialty tours that are truly unique. Join travelers who share your interest in topics ranging from art to astronomy, and from film festivals to military history. Celebrate a Victorian Christmas in London in the tradition of Charles Dickens, take a course at Oxford University, walk the Way of Saint James to Santiago, or explore our national parks and view a total solar eclipse. Wherever you go, Smithsonian Journeys opens doors, assuring you of a topnotch learning experience. 

Special Interest Journeys

european-cars

European Cars and the German Grand Prix

10 days | Starting at: $6,950
(Departed, returns Aug 2, 2016) Jul 24 - Aug 2, 2016

maine-cruise

Art Along the Coast of Maine

9 days | Starting at: $4,660
(Departed, returns Aug 6, 2016) Jul 29 - Aug 6, 2016

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Venice Film Festival

7 days | Starting at: $6,490
Aug 29 - Sep 4, 2016

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Northern Lights of Iceland

7 days | Starting at: $5,995
Multiple departures between 2016 & 2017

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Toronto Film Festival

6 days | Starting at: $3,695
Sep 7 - 12, 2016

ww1-tour

Remembering the Great War

8 days | Starting at: $4,995
Sep 16 - 23, 2016

french-riviera-arts

The French Riviera and Modern Masters

9 days | Starting at: $5,490
Oct 1 - 9, 2016

impressionism

Paris and Normandy: Masters of Impressionism

8 days | Starting at: $5,850
Oct 8 - 15, 2016

hudson-river-cruise

Art Along the Hudson

9 days | Starting at: $4,860
Oct 14 - 22, 2016

astronomy-arizona

Astronomy in Arizona

5 days | Starting at: $2,895
Oct 30 - Nov 3, 2016

cuba

Discover Cuba: Its People and Culture

9-10 days | Starting at: $5,895
Multiple departures between 2016 & 2017

vietnam-war

Tracing the War in Vietnam

14 days | Starting at: $5,995
Multiple departures between 2016 & 2017

christmas-london

Christmas in Victorian London

8 days | Starting at: $6,395
Dec 22 - 29, 2016

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Havana and Eastern Cuba

10 days | Starting at: $6,695
Multiple departures in 2017

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American Art in Philadelphia

5 days | Starting at: $3,395
Mar 6 - 10, 2017

american-art

Masterpieces of American Art

5 days | Starting at: $2,850
Apr 4 - 8, 2017

italian-cars

Italian Cars

Coming in 2017

heartland

Iconic Art and Architecture of America’s Heartland

4 days | Starting at: $2,550
May 16 - 19, 2017

russian-space-program

Inside the Russian Space Program

9 days | Starting at: $14,295
May 24 - Jun 1, 2017

beatles

The Beatles and Beyond

8 days | Starting at: $6,395
May 28 - Jun 4, 2017
Aug 23 - 30, 2017

spoleto-festival

Smithsonian at the Spoleto Festival

6 days | Starting at: $3,695
Jun 5 - 10, 2017

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Art Across Switzerland

8 days | Starting at: $5,195
Jun 12 - 19, 2017
Sep 3 - 10, 2017

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Smithsonian at the San Francisco Opera

4 days | Starting at: $3,695
Jun 13 - 16, 2017

oxford

Smithsonian at Oxford

8 days | Starting at: $4,895
Jul 2 - 9, 2017

chautauqua

Smithsonian at Chautauqua

Coming in 2017

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2017 Total Solar Eclipse

8 days | Starting at: $6,295
Aug 16 - 23, 2017

chicago-stay

The Arts of Chicago

6 days | Starting at: $3,490
Sep 3 - 8, 2017
Sep 24 - 29, 2017