Special Interest

Hamilton's Caribbean <p>Enjoy a delightful winter interlude on this seven-night cruise aboard the luxurious tall ship <em>Sea Cloud II. </em>Take in balmy Caribbean breezes as you gain new insights into the often-overlooked story of Alexander Hamilton, who was born in this region.</p>

Hamilton's Caribbean

8 days | Jan 25 - Feb 1, 2018

Christmas in Victorian London <p>Celebrate a traditional English Christmas in London! Explore neighborhoods with festive decorations, savor holiday culinary treats, learn about Christmas traditions dating to Queen Victoria and Charles Dickens, and enjoy the camaraderie of newfound friends during this special season. </p>

Christmas in Victorian London

8 days | Dec 22 - 29, 2017

Grand Canyon and Sedona in Winter <p>Enjoy the inspiring landscape of the Grand Canyon when it’s quiet, uncrowded, and even more visually stunning—during the splendor of winter.</p>

Grand Canyon and Sedona in Winter

7 days | Jan 27 - Feb 2, 2018

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Pursue your particular passion in depth on one of our special interest tours that are truly unique. Join travelers who share your interest in topics ranging from art to aviation, and from British mystery writers to cars. Take a course at Oxford, witness the famous Palio horse race in Siena, or watch the skies for the Northern Lights in Iceland. Or delve into the theater scene in New York City or astronomy in Arizona. Wherever you go, Smithsonian Journeys opens doors, assuring you of a topnotch learning experience. 

Special Interest Journeys

chautauqua

Smithsonian at Chautauqua

8 days | Starting at: $3,595
(Departed, returns Jul 29, 2017) Jul 22 - 29, 2017

maine-cruise

Art Along the Coast of Maine

9 days | Starting at: $4,825
Jul 28 - Aug 5, 2017
Jul 27 - Aug 4, 2018

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2017 Total Solar Eclipse

8 days | Starting at: $6,295
Aug 16 - 23, 2017

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The Arts of Chicago

6 days | Starting at: $3,490
Multiple departures between 2017 & 2018

toronto-film-festival

Toronto Film Festival

6 days | Starting at: $3,995
Sep 6 - 11, 2017

russian-space-program

Inside the Russian Space Program

10 days | Starting at: $14,295
Sep 6 - 15, 2017

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Celebrate Smithsonian

4 days | Starting at: $3,495
Sep 13 - 16, 2017

iceland-northern-lights

Northern Lights of Iceland

7 days | Starting at: $6,595
Multiple departures between 2017 & 2018

hudson-river-cruise

Art Along the Hudson

9 days | Starting at: $4,825
Oct 13 - 21, 2017
Oct 12 - 20, 2018

cuba

Discover Cuba: Its People and Culture

7-9 days | Starting at: $6,090
Multiple departures between 2017 & 2018

france-germany-markets

Holiday Markets

12 days | Starting at: $3,090
Multiple departures between 2017 & 2018

christmas-london

Christmas in Victorian London

8 days | Starting at: $5,995
Dec 22 - 29, 2017

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Hamilton's Caribbean

8 days | Starting at: $6,995
Jan 25 - Feb 1, 2018

cuba-cruise

Cuba by Land and Sea

11 days | Starting at: $7,295
Feb 11 - 21, 2018

new-york-theater

Spotlight on New York Theater

5 days | Starting at: $4,695
Apr 8 - 12, 2018

american-art

Masterpieces of American Art

5 days | Starting at: $2,995
Apr 10 - 14, 2018

france-reims-stay

France’s Champagne Region

9 days | Starting at: $4,090
May 8 - 16, 2018
Oct 2 - 10, 2018

santa-fe-photo

Smithsonian Photo Journey: Focus on Santa Fe

6 days | Starting at: $3,795
May 13 - 18, 2018
Aug 26 - 31, 2018

astronomy-arizona

Astronomy in Arizona

5 days | Starting at: $3,195
May 14 - 18, 2018

grand-safari-by-plane

Africa's Grand Safari by Private Plane

15 days | Starting at: $29,950
Jun 5 - 19, 2018

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Vancouver and Victoria

7 days | Starting at: $4,995
Jun 6 - 12, 2018

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Smithsonian at Il Palio di Siena

7 days | Starting at: $5,495
Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2018

oxford

Smithsonian at Oxford

8 days | Starting at: $4,995
Jun 30 - Jul 7, 2018

battle-britain

The Battle of Britain

9 days | Starting at: $6,795
Jul 13 - 21, 2018

mystery-lovers-england

Classic Mystery Lover's England

9 days | Starting at: $5,995
Oct 19 - 27, 2018