Celebrate Smithsonian <p>Go behind the scenes for an insider's look at Smithsonian treasures, an exclusive tour offered only through Smithsonian Journeys! This year, Smithsonian Journeys is celebrating 50 years and reflecting on the Smithsonian's mission of the increase and diffusion of knowledge.</p>

Celebrate Smithsonian

4 days | Sep 9 - 12, 2020

Portrait of Portugal <p>Delve into the Age of Discovery on our exciting river and land journey to Portugal. Explore the fascinating history of Lisbon and charming Old World towns such as Porto, then enjoy a seven-night cruise of the Douro River, stopping off at vineyards and villages along the famous wine trail. </p>

Portrait of Portugal

12-26 days | Multiple departures between 2020 & 2021

Bryce, Zion, and the Grand Canyon <p>Enjoy an overview of the natural wonders of three iconic national parks in Arizona and Utah, all in one exciting tour!</p>

Bryce, Zion, and the Grand Canyon

10 days | Multiple departures between 2020 & 2021

Treasures of Southern Spain and Portugal <p>Stay in historic paradores and pousadas as you explore lively cosmopolitan cities, striking Roman sites, medieval white hill towns, and rich Moorish strongholds that speak of the many cultures that graced southern Spain and Portugal.</p>

Treasures of Southern Spain and Portugal

15 days | Multiple departures between 2020 & 2021

Hiking Through Patagonia <p>Go hiking amid the breathtaking beauty of Patagonia! Take in views of pristine glacial lakes, iconic snowcapped peaks, and dramatic glaciers and learn about the region's natural wonders as you trek amid Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares National Parks, both World Heritage sites.</p>

Hiking Through Patagonia

14 days | Multiple departures between 2020 & 2021

Classical Greece <p>Trace the spark of Greek genius—from the Cycladic and Minoan civilizations to the classical era—that blossomed in the Aegean and left an indelible mark on our heritage. Our new Classic Land Journey features mainland Greece as well as the islands of Santorini and Crete.</p>

Classical Greece

14 days | Multiple departures between 2020 & 2021

Berlin <p>Explore Berlin's world-class cultural institutions and the city's transformation since reunification during this special one-week Cultural Stay. Gaze in awe at important museum collections, experience poignant historic sites, and listen to residents discuss modern times as your Smithsonian Journeys Expert provides a window into the city’s tumultuous history. </p>



9 days | Aug 19 - 27, 2020 | Oct 7 - 15, 2020

The Battle of Britain <p>"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." Churchill's words still ring true today at the outset of the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Join us to commemorate this decisive turning point in World War II, which proved the strength of air power, and attend either the Farnborough or Duxford Air Show.</p>

The Battle of Britain

9 days | Jul 17 - 25, 2020 | Sep 14 - 22, 2020


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Spain's Andalusia

Spain's Andalusia

Save $250 per person when you book by March 13, 2020! Explore the influence of Moorish, Christian, and Jewish cultures in Andalusia—as reflected in its art and architecture, cuisine, and culture—during this one-week stay in Antequera. Located in the heart of Andalusia, this lovely white hill town and the Parador de Antequera are an ideal home-base for exploring the region.

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France and Spain's Basque Region

France and Spain's Basque Region

Save $250 per person when you book by March 13, 2020! Settle in and explore the cultural traditions and wide-ranging soul of the Basque region in both France and Spain. Your one-week stay at the Parador de Hondarribia, a historic upscale Spanish property that overlooks the Bay of Biscay near the French border, adds to the special spirit of this cultural program.

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                      Enjoying the cruise on the Yangtze River 

                      Arctic-blue glaciers and spectacular scenery of Alaska 

                      Fiordland National Park on New Zealand's South Island. Credit: Ed Kanze 

                      Exploring Antarctica. Credit: Jim Zimbelman 

                      Smithsonian Around the World by Private Jet traveler in India. Credit: Dr. Richard Kurin 

                      On Easter Island 

                      At Potala Palace, Tibet 

                      In Agra, India 

                      In Bali. Credit: Dawn Rooney 

                      Aboard Zodiacs in Alaska 

                      In Singapore. Credit: Dawn Rooney 

                      On a hike in Europe 

                      Relaxing on the dunes in Morocco 

                      In the Baltics  

                      Legendary Peru travelers at Machu Picchu 

                      Enjoying the Highlights of Italy 

                      Loch Lomond, Scotland. Credit: Katherine Forsyth 

                      Railroading in New England. Credit: Jen Slowey 

                      Exploring the Galápagos Islands 

                      At Cannes Film Festival 

                      On an Expedition to Antarctica 

                      On an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 

                      On an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 

                      Enjoying the Great European Journey  

                      Enjoying the Emerald Isle in front of Blarney Castle 

                      In Potsdam, Germany