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Smithsonian Journeys and Ponant Cruises feature Smithsonian-crafted cultural experiences onboard and on land
Smithsonian Journeys and Ponant
Cruises feature Smithsonian-crafted cultural experiences onboard and on land
Smithsonian Student Travel Explore the Past. Experience the Present. Shape the Future.
Smithsonian Student Travel
Explore the Past. Experience the Present. Shape the Future.
Virtual Journeys Experience a selection our journeys from the comfort of home.
Virtual Journeys
Experience a selection our journeys from the comfort of home.
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!
Journey through North America! See North America through the Smithsonian lens!
Journey through North America!
See North America through the Smithsonian lens!
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!
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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 up to $250 per person on select departures when you book by September 2, 2022! 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 up to $250 per person on select departures when you book by September 2, 2022! 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