Where do you want to go? Download our new catalog and find inspiration for your next Journey!
Where do you want to go?
Download our new catalog and find inspiration for your next Journey!
New Active Journeys We are thrilled to present Active Journeys, a new collection of culture-rich trips developed for travelers who seek to explore the world more actively.
New Active Journeys
We are thrilled to present Active Journeys, a new collection of culture-rich trips developed for travelers who seek to explore the world more actively.
Small-Ship Cruising Smithsonian-crafted cultural experiences onboard the elegant PONANT fleet.
Small-Ship Cruising
Smithsonian-crafted cultural experiences onboard the elegant PONANT fleet.
River Cruising Wake up to a new side of your destination every day, wending your way along historic waterways aboard a deluxe riverboat.
River Cruising
Wake up to a new side of your destination every day, wending your way along historic waterways aboard a deluxe riverboat.
Tailor-Made Journeys Experience the world your way – let's start planning your custom-made itinerary today!
Tailor-Made Journeys
Experience the world your way – let's start planning your custom-made itinerary today!
Smithsonian Journeys Newsletter Be the first to hear about new tours, exciting travel experiences, and special offers on our 350+ departures.
Smithsonian Journeys Newsletter
Be the first to hear about new tours, exciting travel experiences, and special offers on our 350+ departures.
Meet Our Experts Chosen for their charisma, expertise and affability, these Experts are the secret ingredient that turns a fine tour into an unforgettable experience.
Meet Our Experts
Chosen for their charisma, expertise and affability, these Experts are the secret ingredient that turns a fine tour into an unforgettable experience.
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Our Travel Styles

Classic Land Journeys

Classic Land Journeys

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

Tailor-Made Journeys

Discover the world your way—when and how you want and with whom you want. It’s that simple.
River Cruises

River Cruises

Experience leisurely river cruising throughout the world aboard deluxe riverboats and sail into the heart of your destination.
Cultural Stays

Cultural Stays

Become immersed in a single European cultural capital or region that showcases your destination’s intrinsic character.
Private Jet

Private Jet

Explore some of the world’s most iconic destinations on a private jet journey. 
Small-Ship Cruises

Small-Ship Cruises

Unpack once and enjoy an informal, relaxed ambiance aboard our ideal small ships and ply the oceans of the world.

Special Offers

A Danube River Cruise

A Danube River Cruise

Save $250 per person when you book by August 30, 2024! See tour page for details.

Discover nine countries and many World Heritage sites as you cruise the Danube River through the heartland of Central and Eastern Europe between Germany and Bulgaria, with stays in Prague and Sofia.

Portrait of Portugal

Portrait of Portugal

Save $250 per person when you book by August 30, 2024! See tour page for details.

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.

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See the World Through the Smithsonian Lens

Our world-class experts bring unique insights, in-depth understanding, and a sense of wonder to your travels. See the world through the Smithsonian lens!

Be inspired by our curated photo galleries!

None Gardens of the World
None On Top of the World
None Ancient Egypt and the Nile
None Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia
None Gardens of the World
None Amazon River Cruise
None African Wildlife
None Castles of Europe
None Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia
None Holland and Belgium