North America Trips




Oct 22, 2020 to Oct 29, 2020
Price: From $5,440
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover the history, geology, excellent food and wine, and the sheer beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The powerful Columbia and Snake Rivers flow through a beautiful land and offer access to fantastic wineries, places to kayak and hike, and extraordinary scenery—you’ll experience it all.

Sep 12, 2020 to Sep 19, 2020
Price: From $4,995
Duke Leaders: TBD

Explore the vast breadth of the Great Lakes during this eight-day travel program.

Jun 4, 2020 to Jun 16, 2020
Price: From $4,395
Duke Leaders: TBD

Experience the remarkable history, charming coastal towns, and extraordinary natural beauty that make up the Saint Lawrence Seaway.

Jul 13, 2019 to Jul 20, 2019
Price: from approximately $4,295 per person

Join this one-of-a-kind, seven-night, exploration-style cruise through the Inside Passage from Vancouver to Juneau during the long days of summer.

The Majestic Great Lakes
Aug 2, 2019 to Aug 11, 2019
Price: from approximately $5,499 per person INCLUDING AIRFARE

Explore the verdant wilderness, rocky shores, and pristine islands of North America as you sail the Great Lakes aboard the 202-guest M/V Victory I.

Mar 7, 2020 to Mar 12, 2020
Price: $3,740

Spend several extraordinary days in the company of majestic gray whales in Mexico’s Bahía Magdalena, one of the best places in the world to witness interactions between gray whale mothers and their curious calves.

Jul 28, 2018 to Aug 7, 2018
Price: from $4691 (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: Jesko A. von Windheim

One of North America’s great unspoiled wildernesses, the Canadian Rockies offer bountiful rewards for lovers of the outdoors as you discover on this 11-day adventure, shared by no more than 24 fellow travelers.  Your nature-focused itinerary brings you face to face with some truly stunning s

Aug 2, 2020 to Aug 9, 2020
Price: From $7,100 ($500 discount for age 17 and under) plus airfare
Duke Leaders: TBD

Unique, immersive style of travel

Exploring Southeast Alaska on our expeditions is an unrivaled experience, and your guarantee of an in-depth encounter with all its wonders. Our expedition ships are fully equipped with tools for exploration that will enable you to:

Mar 10, 2018 to Mar 18, 2018
Price: from $5,490
Duke Leaders: M. Susan Lozier P'17

Board the new, 100-guest National Geographic Quest to explore some of the 65 species of stony coral and 500 species of fish on the Belize Barrier Reef. Snorkel or dive on colorful reefs, and kayak or paddleboard over turquoise lagoons. Then venture to the ancient Maya ruins of Tikal.

Feb 15, 2018 to Feb 24, 2018
Price: from approximately $6,995 per person
Duke Leaders: Michael A. Gillespie

Experience this distinctively designed people-to-people itinerary featuring three nights in the spirited, soulful capital city of Havana followed by a six-night cruise along the island’s southern coast to Santiago de Cuba—an extraordinary opportunity to traverse the entire breadth of Cuba.

Aug 13, 2017 to Aug 21, 2017
Price: from $3,999 per person
Duke Leaders: TBD

Welcome to the Pacific Northwest—where the Columbia and Snake Rivers wind through gentle hills, imposing mountains, dramatic canyons, and fertile fields. The land appears today much like it did to Lewis and Clark in 1805: majestic, unspoiled, and unimaginably glorious.

Jul 17, 2019 to Jul 27, 2019
Price: from $4,795 per person (including airfare)

One of North America’s great unspoiled wildernesses, the Canadian Rockies offer bountiful rewards for lovers of the outdoors as you discover on this 11-day adventure, shared by no more than 24 fellow travelers.  Your nature-focused itinerary brings you face to face with some truly stunning s

Jul 10, 2017 to Jul 19, 2017
Price: $3,995

Trace the legends and natural splendors of the American West. The country our ancestors dreamed about—and that still resides in our nation’s great parks—is filled with beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, hiking, storytelling, and incredible historic lodges you will write home about.

Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 14, 2017
Price: $6,295 per person
Duke Leaders: Gary Gereffi P'06

This trip has been canceled, but will be offered again in fall 2018. For more information, please email travel@daa.duke.edu.