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North America

June 3 to June 12, 2018

Alaska's Inside Passage

GLACIERS, GRIZZLIES AND EAGLES

WAIT LIST ONLY

Aboard the MV Alaskan Dream, cruise with faculty leader Barton “Buzz” Thompson, ’73, MBA ’76, JD ’76, past rain forest-carpeted mountainsides as seals cavort shipside.

June 23 to 30, 2018

The Mighty Five: Utah's National Parks

AMID THE NATURAL SPLENDORS OF RED ROCK COUNTRY

Explore Utah’s national parks with professor of environmental studies Tim Duane, ’82, MS ’83, PhD ’89, learning of the fierce and relentless forces of nature that have carved and shaped the region’s dramatic domes, bridges, canyons and cliffs.

June 24 to July 1, 2018

Civil Rights Route

FROM JACKSON TO MONTGOMERY

SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS: WAIT LIST ONLY

Journey through four southern states to some of the most iconic sites of the 1960s’ civil rights movement with Professor Allyson Hobbs, the director of Stanford’s Program in African and African-American Studies.

June 24 to July 8, 2018

Greenland to Iceland

DRAMATIC LANDSCAPES AND VIKING HISTORY

In Greenland, search for the wildlife that lives among the glittering icebergs or on the wildflower-carpeted tundra, then discover the ethereal beauty of Iceland—element sculpted landscapes, mighty glaciers, and geothermal hotspots.

July 15 to 27, 2018

Great Lakes

A NORTH AMERICAN TREASURE

Cruise from Toronto to Chicago, plying the waters of Lakes Huron, Ontario, Michigan and Erie. Faculty leader Gavin Wright, whose research focuses on the relationship between natural resources and economic development, leads our group.

July 17 to 25, 2018

Canadian Heli-Hiking

PEAKS AND GLACIERS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Fly by helicopter to breathtaking locales in British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains, exploring vast areas of high-country terrain that, at one time, only the most hardy of adventurers could access with Professor Elizabeth Hadly.

August 16 to September 3, 2018

Great Northwest Passage

IN THE WAKE OF PAST EXPLORERS

SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS: WAIT LIST ONLY

Ply the waters of legendary straits, passages, bays and fjords, stopping at centuries-old villages and outposts from Greenland to northernmost Canada during the Arctic summer. Cruise aboard a stalwarwt expedition vessel that provides us access to remote locals that many vessels can't navigate.

September 10 to 17, 2018

Columbia and Snake Rivers

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LEWIS AND CLARK

Cruise the entire length of the magnificent Columbia River Gorge aboard the 62-passenger National Geographic Sea Lion, gaining a fresh perspective on the Bonneville Lock and Dam, Beacon Rock and Multnomah Falls—Oregon’s tallest.

September 25 to October 3, 2018

Railways of New England

AUTUMNAL SPLENDOR IN NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND

From bustling coastal cities such as Portland, Maine, and Boston, Massachusetts, to charming mountain towns like North Conway, New Hampshire, experience the historic and modern rail culture of northern New England.

November 6 to 14, 2018

Polar Bear Expedition

JOURNEY TO CHURCHILL

Spend three nights at the Tundra Buggy Lodge, a string of tundra vehicles that allows us to wake up in our semi-private bunk beds with polar bears right outside our window.

May 13 to 27, 2019

Cruising the Eastern Seaboard

MIAMI TO HALIFAX

Take in the art deco architecture of South Beach with faculty leader Bryan Wolf, professor emeritus of American art and culture, before setting sail aboard the Victory II.

June 23 to 30, 2019

Canadian Rockies by Rail

PRISTINE WILDERNESS AND MAJESTIC MOUNTAINS

Be awed by the glacier-sheared cliffs, snowy peaks, cascading waterfalls and sapphire lakes of the Canadian Rockies—every bend in the rail is utterly breathtaking.

August 27 to September 12, 2019

Path of the Vikings

ICELAND, GREENLAND AND CANADA

Follow in the path of the Vikings on a voyage aboard the Le Champlain from Iceland along the coast of Greenland and on to Canada. 

August 29 to September 7, 2019

Alaska's Inside Passage

GLACIERS, GRIZZLIES AND EAGLES

Cruise aboard the MV Alaskan Dream past carpets of rain forest as seals cavort shipside, and be enlightened by faculty leader Rob Jackson about Alaska’s wealth of natural riches.

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