Travel | smithsonianmag.com feed for TravelenWed, 08 Mar 2023 16:00:58 +0000Adventurer Elise Wortley Recreates the Journeys of Famous Female Explorers historical accuracy, the 33-year-old Brit wears only the cotton dresses, yak wool coats and hobnail boots that her predecessors would have hadWed, 08 Mar 2023 16:00:58 +0000For 100 Years, the Alaska Railroad Has Been a Critical Artery Pumping Passengers and Freight Through the State with celebrations, the centennial offers a chance to consider the effects the rail system has had on the state and its peopleTue, 07 Mar 2023 15:59:09 +0000The River That's Kept Alaska Guessing for More Than a Century Nenana Ice Classic, started in 1917, is a high-stakes guessing game over the date, hour and minute of the ice breakup on the Tanana RiverMon, 27 Feb 2023 16:17:14 +0000What Is Paczki Day? Fat Tuesday tradition centered around eating fried, filled Polish pastries is celebrated across the Midwest, but especially in ChicagoTue, 21 Feb 2023 12:03:07 +0000An Abandoned, Industrial Ruin Bursts With New Life in Delaware to a few horticulturalists with an eye for history, a garden lost to time peeks out from the creeping vinesFri, 17 Feb 2023 11:00:00 +0000The Best Mardi Gras Parades Beyond New Orleans may think of the “Big Easy” on Fat Tuesday, but other towns throughout Louisiana and the wider Gulf Coast play host to raucous celebrationsThu, 16 Feb 2023 12:30:00 +0000Author Jan Brett Pans for Creative Gold in Alaska to the 49th state inspired the characters in the writer-illustrator's latest children’s book "Cozy in Love"Tue, 14 Feb 2023 20:37:42 +0000Decorated With 4,000 Skeletons, This Roman Church Will Have You Pondering Your Own Mortality bones of long-deceased Capuchin friars are painstakingly displayed in a crypt beneath the Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate ConceptionWed, 08 Feb 2023 12:30:00 +0000Follow Pablo Picasso's Footsteps Through Spain full slate of events honors the painter's life in timing with the 50th anniversary of his deathWed, 01 Feb 2023 14:59:55 +0000A Ring of Fire, Millions of Monarchs and Other Rare Natural Phenomena Worth Traveling For in the right place at the right time to witness these sublime sightsFri, 20 Jan 2023 12:30:00 +0000The Most Anticipated Museum Openings of 2023 to launch this year are new institutions dedicated to punk rock, Amelia Earhart and robotsWed, 18 Jan 2023 12:30:00 +0000Where to Find Ruins of the Roman Empire’s Last Years visit to Ravenna and Rome can take you back to the fifth century, when everything seemed to be in chaosMon, 09 Jan 2023 14:00:00 +0000