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 in 2020

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

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 in 2020

A Seine River Cruise  <p>The Seine River led to the development of Paris as the center for French trade, politics, religion, and culture. Like travelers of old, cruise the legendary Seine and discover the significant historic, artistic, and cultural highlights of Ile-de-France and Normandy.</p>

A Seine River Cruise

9 days | May 23 - 31, 2020 | Jun 6 - 14, 2020

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 in 2020

Exploring London and Paris: A Family Journey <p>Explore museums and historic sites during engaging, specially arranged excursions with your family in these two European capitals. Plus, take the Eurostar from London to Paris.  </p>

Exploring London and Paris: A Family Journey

10 days | Jun 27 - Jul 6, 2020 | Jul 11 - 20, 2020

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


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Save $1,000 per person when you book by April 17, 2020! Experience some of the rich highlights of England, France, Spain, and Portugal—four nations that have had a major impact on European and world history.

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Meet our Smithsonian Journeys Travelers

                      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