Travel | Smithsonian Magazinehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/travel/RSS feed for TravelenWed, 05 May 2021 12:55:53 +0000The Vibrant History of Lowrider Car Culture in L.A.https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/vibrant-history-lowrider-car-culture-in-la-180977652/With bright paint jobs and bouncy hydraulics, the 'low and slow' rides are an expression of cultural identity for the city's Mexican American communityWed, 05 May 2021 12:55:53 +0000Five Agritourism Destinations to Visit This Summerhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/five-agritourism-destinations-visit-this-summer-180977639/Because we call could use a vacation right nowMon, 03 May 2021 15:24:15 +0000Celebrating America's Oldest Family-Run Stained Glass Studiohttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/celebrating-americas-oldest-family-run-stained-glass-studio-180977588/A new exhibition spotlights Judson Studios, the Los Angeles group that's been creating iconic pieces of art for nearly 125 yearsFri, 30 Apr 2021 13:32:21 +0000Ten Cultural Experiences to Put on Your Post-Pandemic Bucket Listhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/ten-cultural-experiences-to-put-on-your-post-pandemic-bucket-list-180977584/From a lantern festival in Korea to camel racing in Oman, these traditions have us dreaming of future travelMon, 26 Apr 2021 16:49:53 +0000Smithsonian Announces the Zoo and Seven Museums Open in Mayhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/may-youll-finally-be-able-see-baby-panda-person-180977579/You'll finally be able to see the baby panda in person; here's our comprehensive list of what's on view and tips for visitingFri, 23 Apr 2021 16:30:22 +0000What a Vintage Guidebook Taught Me About Oregon's Past and Presenthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/travel-guidebook-oregon-past-present-180977454/Our writer takes a quirky trip through Oregon, from a wilderness lodge to a Gilded Age saloon to a town hidden undergroundThu, 22 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000Around the World in Eight Plantshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/around-the-world-in-eight-plants-180977467/A new book takes readers on a journey across our planet, stopping to smell flowers and appreciate other species along the wayTue, 20 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0000An Exclusive Look at James Turrell's Visionary Artwork in the Arizona Deserthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/james-turrell-visionary-artwork-arizona-desert-180977452/In the American Southwest, the famed light-bending artist is putting the final touches on Roden Crater, his ambitious, mind-boggling masterpieceTue, 20 Apr 2021 11:00:00 +0000The Florida Resort That Played an Unlikely Role in the Bay of Pigs Fiascohttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/florida-resort-unlikely-role-bay-pigs-fiasco-180977518/Sixty years ago, the CIA-backed invasion of Cuba failed disastrously. It all began, here, on Useppa IslandFri, 16 Apr 2021 13:26:29 +0000This Library in Brooklyn Is Home to the World's Largest Sketchbook Collectionhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/this-library-in-brooklyn-is-home-to-the-worlds-largest-sketchbook-collection-180977341/With more than 50,000 sketchbooks, the Brooklyn Art Library in Williamsburg is still accepting submissionsThu, 15 Apr 2021 16:22:05 +0000What I Learned Biking the 10,000-Mile Migration Route of Monarch Butterflieshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/what-i-learned-biking-the-10000-mile-migration-route-of-monarch-butterflies-180977496/I set off to be the first person to cycle alongside the butterflies to raise awareness of their alarming declineWed, 14 Apr 2021 12:30:00 +0000Groundbreaking New Center Unveils World's Largest Collection of Inuit Arthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/groundbreaking-new-center-unveils-worlds-largest-collection-of-inuit-art-180977469/More than 20,000 works from artists across the Canadian Arctic are on display at Qaumajuq, a new museum-within-a-museum at the Winnipeg Art GalleryTue, 13 Apr 2021 12:30:00 +0000Follow Dante's Footsteps Through Italyhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/follow-dantes-footsteps-through-italy-180977029/For the 700th anniversary of the poet’s death, visit his birthplace, churches and tombWed, 07 Apr 2021 15:29:04 +0000Meet With an Egyptologist at Tell el-Amarna and 25 Other Smithsonian Associates Programs Streaming in Aprilhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/smithsonian-associates/2021/03/25/excavations-tell-el-amarna-and-25-other-smithsonian-associates-programs-streaming-april/Check out tapestry weaving, lunch with a curator and virtual study tours produced by the world’s largest museum-based educational programWed, 31 Mar 2021 18:04:54 +0000Honor the Tradition of Viewing Cherry Blossoms in These Signature Japanese Works of Arthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/honor-tradition-viewing-cherry-blossoms-signature-japanese-works-art-180977330/The timeless glory of the early spring bloom can be found In the collections of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art Thu, 25 Mar 2021 19:22:56 +0000Five Things to Know About Vaccine Passportshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/five-things-know-about-vaccine-passports-180977322/As travelers venture out, countries and states are experimenting with forms of documentation that show proof of Covid-19 vaccinationWed, 24 Mar 2021 15:04:37 +0000Culinary Expert Grace Young Is Documenting the Toll of the Pandemic and Anti-Asian Hate on NYC's Chinatownhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/chinese-culinary-expert-grace-young-quest-save-chinatown-180977282/The award-winning cookbook author recently donated prized family heirlooms to the SmithsonianMon, 22 Mar 2021 14:48:30 +0000You Can Still Visit These Six Former National Parks https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/you-can-still-visit-these-six-former-national-parks-180977258/Despite being delisted by the NPS, these spots are worth exploring thanks to their rich history and sheer beauty Mon, 22 Mar 2021 14:25:38 +0000How Mrs. Edge Saved the Birdshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-mrs-edge-saved-birds-180977167/Meet a forgotten hero of our natural world whose brave campaign to protect birds charted a new course for the environmental movementFri, 19 Mar 2021 14:15:57 +0000Looking Back at the Tulsa Race Massacre, 100 Years Laterhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/tulsa-race-massacre-century-later-180977145/Confronting the murderous attack on the most prosperous black community in the nationWed, 17 Mar 2021 12:01:00 +0000This Uninhabited Island Off of Massachusetts Is Littered With Bombshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/this-uninhabited-island-off-of-massachusetts-is-littered-with-bombs-180977247/Whether wildlife refuge, research destination or restored traditional homeland, the fate of Nomans Land is up for debateTue, 16 Mar 2021 16:00:27 +0000Why Automakers Flock to This Small Swedish Town Every Winterhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/why-automakers-flock-small-swedish-town-every-winter-180977148/From January to April, the population of Arjeplog more than quadruples, as almost every brand test drives its vehicles on the region's frozen lakesFri, 12 Mar 2021 13:57:28 +0000Six Wonders Built by Pioneering Women Architectshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/six-wonders-built-pioneering-women-architects-180977099/Virtually explore these groundbreaking designs around the world, from an Italian villa to an American castleTue, 09 Mar 2021 19:20:45 +0000