June 1–7, 2019
7Days
Join us to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the largest military invasion in history and the turning point of WWII. The events of June 6, 1944, continue to inspire long after the guns have fallen silent through the unflinching resolve of freedom-loving peoples. ...
May 21–28, 2018
8Days
Join SMU’s Center for Presidential History’s Jeffrey A. Engel and Essential History Expeditions’ Brian DeToy for an on-site exploration of London, Cambridge, Portsmouth, Normandy and Paris, walking the cities and beaches where Churchill schemed, Ike ...
March 10–18, 2018
10Days
Spring Break 2018! This American Experience tour is designed specifically for McKinney Boyd High School students to immerse in the best of New York City, Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington DC. ...
July 1–7, 2018
WWI France tours
7Days
It has been 100 years since the guns fell silent and World War I ended. Still, the events of that era continue to shape and affect our world today. Four major monarchies and empires collapsed in history’s greatest shift in European and world power. The United ...
August 18–27, 2017
historical expeditions
10Days
Cuba. A magical word. A magical place. For the past 55 years it has been a land of mystery to Americans. But that is changing. And Essential History Expeditions will take guests to this jewel of the Caribbean. From the revolutions of Jose Marti and Fidel ...
April 16–29, 2018
14Days
Vietnam. Few places conjure up so many images. From spectacular white sand beaches to lush verdant jungles to small villages alongside paddies of a thousand years to teeming modern cities.From ancient Buddhist temples to 19th century French ...
October 12–15, 2017
educational expeditions
4Days
The Crucible of Freedom expedition explores the Antietam and Gettysburg battles as they shaped, more than any other in the Civil War, the destiny of freedom in America.In the space of about nine months, these fields, just 43 miles apart, saw the bloodiest...
June 24–29, 2018
normandy tours
6Days
The events of June 6, 1944, continue to inspire long after the guns have fallen silent. The largest invasion in history, on the isolated Normandy coast, drastically altered the conduct of the war and demonstrated the unflinching resolve of freedom-loving peoples. ...