Enjoy rich learning experiences, trouble-free travel, behind-the-scenes access, and more

Explore the world on educational excursions planned exclusively for members and friends of American Ancestors. Our tours combine stimulating travel with lifelong learning leaving you enriched, enlightened, and refreshed. You will be guided by experts and accompanied by American Ancestors members and friends. Our itineraries allow for both independent exploration and guided study, with participation of locals and area experts helping to establish relationships and impressions that last a lifetime.

Upcoming Events

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Pilgrims in England: The Southeast Contingent

Follow expert Robert Charles Anderson as he traces the footsteps of Mayflower passengers in England.

October 18 - 24, 2022

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Walking Tour: Rare Books & Beautiful Art in Providence

Join Curt DiCamillo and other prominent local scholars for an autumnal walk through Providence highlighting the city's art and manuscript collections.

October 29, 2022
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An English Country Christmas

Spend a classic English Christmas at one of England's grandest country houses.

November 29 - December 4, 2022

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The Art & Architecture of Bermuda

Discover the art, architecture, and history of Bermuda on this behind-the-scenes tour of the island's finest private homes, museums, and cultural institutions, led by Curt DiCamillo and noted Bermuda experts.

March 26 - 31, 2023

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Great Houses & Gardens of the Scottish Borders

Experience the history, beauty, glory, art, and hospitality of Scotland on an expert-led tour of some of the country's most glorious houses and gardens.

May 18 - 24, 2023

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Vienna & Salzburg: Palaces, Villas, and Gardens

Join us for a visit to the sumptuous palaces, splendid villas, and romantic landscapes of Austria, and experience the elegance, culture, and history of the cities of Vienna and Salzburg.

September 6 - 13, 2023

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Heritage Tour
In Person
Paid

Christmas in Berlin

Join Curt DiCamillo and other experts on a cultural journey to Germany during the most wonderful time of the year!

December 4 - 10, 2023

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The wealth of knowledge of the exceptional tour leaders was continually enhanced by the spectacular array of houses, gardens, and breathtaking interiors. Filled with priceless furnishings, decorative arts, and paintings, these magnificent houses were exceeded only by the meals we shared with their owners. It was a treat I shall never forget.
Bennett, Pennsylvania

Further Reading

Robert Charles Anderson's Tour Talks

Curt DiCamillo's Favorite Things

English Country House Database

Country House Pronunciation Guide

Expert Tour Leaders