Celebrate Smithsonian <p>Go behind the scenes for an insider's look at Smithsonian artifacts and state-of-the-art research facilities. This year our exclusive one-time only program reflects on Smithsonian's mission of the increase and diffusion of knowledge. </p>

Celebrate Smithsonian

4 days | Sep 5 - 8, 2018

Machu Picchu and the Galápagos <p>Visit the mystifying ruins at Machu Picchu then travel to the fascinating Galápagos Islands to observe abundant wildlife, including giant tortoises, Blue-footed Boobies, and sea lions.</p>

Machu Picchu and the Galápagos

16 days | Multiple departures between 2018 & 2019

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 5 - 18, 2019 | Jan 26 - Feb 8, 2019

Holiday Markets <p>Get away next holiday season and discover festive traditions and holiday markets in charming riverside towns in Germany on an unhurried river cruise.</p>

Holiday Markets

12 days | Nov 27 - Dec 8, 2018 | Dec 1 - 12, 2018

Railroading in New England <p>Experience New England's breathtaking fall foliage, weathered mountains, rocky coastlines, and charming towns aboard historic train lines during the height of autumn. </p>

Railroading in New England

6 days | Sep 20 - 25, 2018

A Cruise of Panama and Costa Rica <p>Explore Costa Rica's natural wonders and cruise the mighty locks and waterways of the Panama Canal during a day-time transit, plus meet with scientists at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.</p>

A Cruise of Panama and Costa Rica

9 days | Feb 2 - 10, 2019

Exploring Costa Rica: A Family Journey <p>Take your family to Costa Rica for fun and learning! Enjoy an active adventure that also teaches the kids about nature, conservation, and sustainability. </p>

Exploring Costa Rica: A Family Journey

9 days | Jun 29 - Jul 7, 2018 | Dec 25, 2018 - Jan 2, 2019

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 days | Multiple departures between 2018 & 2019

Hiking the Emerald Isle  <p>Blend vigorous tramps with insightful cultural visits as you explore Ireland's dramatic west coast. In addition to hikes along the Gap of Dunloe, the Dingle Peninsula, the Aran Islands, and Connemara, you'll discover iconic and lesser known cultural sites and enjoy a tasty pint and Irish hospitality at local pubs.</p>

Hiking the Emerald Isle

11 days | Jul 14 - 24, 2018

Paris <p>Explore the art, history, and <i>joie de vivre</i> of Paris during this cultural stay program showcasing the City of Light, where you'll enjoy insightful excursions and time to follow your own pursuits.</p>

Paris

9 days | Multiple departures between 2018 & 2019

The Great War in France <p>Explore battlefields, military cemeteries, World War I museums, memorials, and monuments as you trace the footsteps of those who sacrificed so much. In Paris, discover the influences of French culture on American veterans who stayed on after the war and made their presence felt through dance, music, entertainment, and intellect. </p>

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The Great War in France

9 days | Oct 12 - 20, 2018

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                      Smithsonian travelers observing the Arctic-blue glaciers and spectacular scenery of Alaska 


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


                      Smithsonian travelers in Antarctica. Credit: Jim Zimbelman 


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


                      Smithsonian travelers on Easter Island 


                      Smithsonian group at Potala Palace, Tibet 


                      Smithsonian traveler in Agra, India 


                      Smithsonian travelers in Bali. Credit: Dawn Rooney 


                      Smithsonian travelers aboard Zodiacs in Alaska 


                      Smithsonian travelers in Singapore. Credit: Dawn Rooney 


                      Smithsonian travelers on a hike in Europe 


                      Smithsonian travelers in Morocco 


                      Smithsonian travelers at dinner on our Old World Europe trip 


                      Smithsonian travelers in the Baltics  


                      Smithsonian Journeys Legendary Peru travelers at Machu Picchu 


                      Smithsonian travelers enjoying the Highlights of Italy 


                      Smithsonian travelers enjoying the international Cannes Film Festival 


                      Smithsonian travelers at Loch Lomond. Credit: Katherine Forsyth 


                      Railroading in New England. Credit: Jen Slowey 


                      Smithsonian Journeys travelers exploring the Galápagos Islands 


                      Smithsonian Journeys travelers at Cannes Film Festival 


                      Smithsonian Journeys travelers on an Expedition to Antarctica 


                      Smithsonian Journeys travelers on an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 


                      Smithsonian Journeys travelers on an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 


                      Smithsonian Journeys traveler on an Expedition to Antarctica

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