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Great Experiences & Tours™ by Historic Hotels of America offers educational and engaging tours operated by the National Trust Tours to promote enriching experiences and explore the rich cultures of the world, focusing on the art and architecture that has shaped each community. For over forty years, National Trust Tours has been offering inspiring programs that uncover the traditions and unique elements of each culture through thoughtfully-planned expeditions, stimulating lectures and guidance led by expert historians and naturalists, and engaging discourse with the local communities. Select from a variety of Great Experiences & Tours and enjoy a trip of a lifetime.

Special Offer!
Mention Historic Hotels of America when booking your tour and receive three $100 gift certificates, each good toward a $100 refund when you book through and stay for at least two-nights at a Historic Hotels of America hotel.*

To book a journey, please contact our tour VIP desk by calling +1 202 772 8000 or emailing

Featured Great Experiences & Tours

Cuba by Land & Sea
January 10 - January 19, 2017 | January 19, 2017 - January 28, 2017

National_Trust_Tours_CubaExperience.jpg See the best of Cuba—from energetic and iconic Havana, to the colonial cities of Cienfuegos & Trinidad, the coffee and tobacco culture and natural beauty of the Viñales Valley and more. Cruise in refined comfort aboard the intimate Le Ponant under billowing sails to discover the full portrait of Cuba. Learn More

Insider's Charleston
March 6-10, 2017

Insider's Charleston This March, join historian and longtime Charleston resident John Meffert on a custom–designed tour of this grand historic city. Visit exquisite private homes and gardens in Charleston’s historic quarter, tour two outstanding Ashley River plantations and enjoy true Southern hospitality at a traditional oyster bake on Bowen’s Island. Learn More

Springtime in the Hudson River Valley
May 3-8, 2017

Springtime in the Hudson River Valley On this springtime sojourn, tour the spectacular gardens, mansions and historic homes of Revolutionary War heroes, famous artists and Gilded Age financiers. Private visits and special receptions distinguish this program, which will be accompanied by architectural historian Grace Gary. Accommodations at New York’s historic Beekman Arms and Delamater Inn. Learn More

Pittsburgh: Art and Architecture in the Steel City
May 15-19, 2017

National_Trust_Tours_Pittsburg.jpg See the exceptional art and architecture of the renaissance city of Pittsburgh. As the steel capital of the world for most of the 20th century, the resulting wealth produced a great cultural heritage with impressive architecture that still survives. Experience this surprisingly young and vibrant city where highlights include cutting-edge new architecture, Andrew Carnegie’s iconic libraries and grandiose museums, the home and art collection of his business partner Henry Clay Frick and Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob. Learn More

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American Queen Steamboat
Multiple Departure Dates

American_Queen_Steamboat_Search.jpg Explore the diverse American landscape along mighty rivers with the American Queen steamboat. This elegant experience affords the opulence of the American Victorian era, reminiscent of a time of leisurely and romantic travel.
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American Empress
Multiple Departure Dates

American_Empress_Search.jpg Explore the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the American Empress where voyages between Portland, OR and Clarkston, WA will reveal soaring mountains, charming river towns, dramatic landscapes, abundant wildlife, and frontier spirit.
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*Maximum of one $100 certificate may be claimed for a refund with a minimum two night stay booked through following the return of your tour and completion of your hotel stay. The refund will be issued within 45 days of the completion of your stay upon submitting a Great Experiences & Tours $100 refund application. Refund application must be submitted with a copy of your hotel folio receipt, the original confirmation number from your booking on, and the Certificate number issued to you for booking your tour through Historic Hotels of America. Certificates issued are a promotion only valid toward future reservations made through and do not have any cash value. One certificate may be used per room per two night or longer stay at the same hotel. Eligible rates include rates publicly available at time of booking. Reduced rates, rooms included in another travel or tour package, employee rates, advance purchase rates, and certain last minute sale rates are not eligible for this promotion.


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