Journeys from Home Discover the world through the Smithsonian lens from the comfort of your living room.

Journeys from Home

Discover the world through the Smithsonian lens from the comfort of your living room.

Take a Virtual Smithsonian Journeys Tour Explore the wonders of Ancient Egpyt and the Nile on this virtual tour of the highlights from this popular journey!

Take a Virtual Smithsonian Journeys Tour

Explore the wonders of Ancient Egpyt and the Nile on this virtual tour of the highlights from this popular journey!

Get to Know Our Experts Learn more about Smithsonian Journeys Experts who provide in-depth understanding and a sense of wonder to our tours.

Get to Know Our Experts

Learn more about Smithsonian Journeys Experts who provide in-depth understanding and a sense of wonder to our tours.

New Flexible Payment Terms Plan your 2021 journey with confidence and peace of mind.

New Flexible Payment Terms

Plan your 2021 journey with confidence and peace of mind.

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Classic Land Journeys

Classic Land Journeys

Join us on an exciting foray into the history, culture, and natural world of 32 destinations around the globe.
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Tailor-Made Journeys

Tailor-Made Journeys

Experience the world your way – when and how you want, with whom you want, and nothing more.
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Waterways of Holland and Belgium

Waterways of Holland and Belgium

Save $250 per person when you book by May 29, 2020! 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.

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Expedition to Antarctica

Expedition to Antarctica

Save $1,000 per person when you book by June 1, 2020! Experience the White Continent of Antarctica in its unspoiled state—fantastically shaped icebergs, vast rocky promontories, and turquoise glaciers—during the lingering light of the austral summer. And discover first-hand how a diverse array of marine wildlife flourishes in this seemingly harsh environment.

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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