Expedition to Antarctica <p>See the White Continent in its unspoiled state—turquoise glaciers, bustling penguin rookeries, and breaching whales.</p>

Expedition to Antarctica

14 days | Jan 15 - 28, 2020 | Jan 28 - Feb 10, 2020

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

11 days | Multiple departures between 2019 & 2020

Cruising Southern Coastlines <p>Savor the charm of the South and gain insight into its history during a cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway.</p>

Cruising Southern Coastlines

9 days | Multiple departures between 2019 & 2020

Waterways of Holland and Belgium <p>Enjoy a river cruise along the canals and waterways of Holland and Belgium as you take in their magnificent art collections, spellbinding gardens (including more than seven million tulips at Keukenhof Gardens), and enchanting medieval villages.</p>

Waterways of Holland and Belgium

9 days | Multiple departures in 2020

Eternal Japan <p>Discover the essence of Japan—from Mt. Fuji, Kanazawa, and Kyoto to Tokyo—and discover a land of sublime art, unsurpassed natural beauty, and fascinating traditions as well as bustling modernity.</p>

Eternal Japan

13 days | Multiple departures between 2019 & 2020

Cruising the Rhine: A Family Voyage <p>Cruise the Rhine River with your family, watch the hillsides for fairy-tale castles, learn about the Middle Ages, and explore historic sites from Basel and Strasbourg to Amsterdam.</p>

Cruising the Rhine: A Family Voyage

9 days | Jul 1 - 9, 2019 | Jul 5 - 13, 2020

Alaska Adventure <p>Take an adventure-filled journey to wild, wonderful Alaska. Experience at glittering glaciers and calving icebergs, take a catamaran across the marine-rich waters, and wind through cottonwood and alder forests. </p>

Alaska Adventure

7 days | Jun 7 - 13, 2020 | Jun 21 - 27, 2020

Around the World by Private Jet <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

24-25 days | Sep 29 - Oct 22, 2019 | Feb 21 - Mar 16, 2020

Italy’s Apulia <p>Join us in southern Italy's Apulia (sometimes called Puglia) on this new Cultural Stay and discover a magical landscape of ancient towns with unique architecture, diverse cultural sites, and outstanding culinary traditions.</p>

Italy’s Apulia

9 days | Multiple departures in 2020

Smithsonian at Space Academy <p>Go behind the scenes at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for a VIP experience. Meet scientists, engineers, and astronauts and participate in space exploration simulations and astronaut training activities. </p>

Smithsonian at Space Academy

5 days | Multiple departures between 2019 & 2020

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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 


                      Enjoying the international Cannes Film Festival 


                      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 


                      African Safari – group photo with surprise guest in the background 


                      In Potsdam, Germany 


                      Doubtful Sound in New Zealand