2024 Travel Study Programs

Oregon: The Gardens of Portland & the Farm-to-Table
Bounty of the Willamette Valley

With AHS Hosts Holly and Osamu Shimizu
August 19 to 23, 2024

Embark on an enchanting exploration of Portland and the Willamette Valley. This carefully curated AHS journey celebrates the region’s magnificent gardens, sustainable farming practices, and farm-to-table culinary excellence. In addition, the program is timed to coincide with the spectacular Swan Island Dahlia Festival, offering a breathtaking display of thousands of dahlias in peak bloom.

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Bermuda’s Gardens, Homes and Holiday Magic
With AHS Host Naomi Mermin
December 3 to 8, 2024

Embark with the AHS on a captivating journey to Bermuda, a remote island paradise steeped in rich history and natural beauty. Uncover the island’s impressive natural and cultural wonders and immerse yourself in behind-the-scenes tours, curator-led explorations of the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, and visits to St. Peter’s Church and St. George’s. This special AHS program marks the perfect start to your 2024 holiday season: a standout moment is the rare opportunity to partake in Bermuda’s signature winter holiday event, the “Christmas Walkabout” in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of St. George’s, adorned with festive decorations and historic houses open to the public. With an expert guide leading you through Bermuda’s gardens and nature reserves, this unforgettable adventure awaits you in December 2024.

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