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A Spring Walk on Theodore Roosevelt Island (In-Person Tour) — Smithsonian Associates)

Theodore Roosevelt Island

She shares an overview of the landscape’s fascinating mix of trees, wildflowers, birds, and other wildlife and highlights the island’s history and the legacy of the naturalist and conservationist president it memorializes. The morning also includes pauses for moments of guided forest bathing to quietly soak up the beauty of this wild island set against the capital city.

$55 – $75

A Spring Walk on Theodore Roosevelt Island (In-Person Tour) — Smithsonian Associates)

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Enjoy a spring morning walk on a natural oasis in the Potomac with Melanie Choukas-Bradley, the author of the book Finding Solace at Theodore Roosevelt Island. The nearly 2-mile path follows the island’s shore and moves deep into the swamp and tidal inlet along the boardwalk where willows, bald cypresses, and cattails frame views of Washington, D.C.

$55 – $75

A Spring Walk on Theodore Roosevelt Island (In-Person Tour) — Smithsonian Associates)

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Enjoy a spring morning walk on a natural oasis in the Potomac with Melanie Choukas-Bradley, the author of the book Finding Solace at Theodore Roosevelt Island. The nearly 2-mile path follows the island’s shore and moves deep into the swamp and tidal inlet along the boardwalk where willows, bald cypresses, and cattails frame views of Washington, D.C.

$55 – $75

The U.S. Capitol Grounds and Arboretum In-person Tour (Smithsonian Associates, Politics & Prose)

U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory 100 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC

Join naturalist and author of City of Trees Melanie Choukas-Bradley for a spring walking tour of the historic and botanically diverse trees of the U.S. Capitol Grounds and Arboretum (the new official name of the site). The visit offers the chance to admire trees in verdant June foliage including several species of magnolia, maple, centuries-old oaks and more.

$55 – $75

The U.S. Capitol Grounds and Arboretum In-person Tour (Smithsonian Associates, Politics & Prose)

U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory 100 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC

Join naturalist and author of City of Trees Melanie Choukas-Bradley for a spring walking tour of the historic and botanically diverse trees of the U.S. Capitol Grounds and Arboretum (the new official name of the site). The visit offers the chance to admire trees in verdant June foliage including several species of magnolia, maple, centuries-old oaks and more.

$55 – $75

The U.S. Capitol Grounds and Arboretum In-person Tour (Smithsonian Associates, Politics & Prose)

Join naturalist and author of City of Trees Melanie Choukas-Bradley for a spring walking tour of the historic and botanically diverse trees of the U.S. Capitol Grounds and Arboretum (the new official name of the site). The visit offers the chance to admire trees in verdant June foliage including several species of magnolia, maple, centuries-old oaks and more.

$55 – $75

Theodore Roosevelt’s North Dakota: Badlands and More (Smithsonian Associates)

Various Locations in North Dakota Bismarck, ND

In 1883, Theodore Roosevelt looked to the Badlands of western North Dakota as a place where he could transform himself from an asthmatic 24-year-old New Yorker into a big-game hunter, rancher, and authentic cowboy. A year later, it took on new meaning as place of refuge and solace after the deaths of his wife and mother. On this 5-day study tour, , experience dramatic vistas, vivid canyons, and herds of wild bison, on an of North Dakota as Theodore Roosevelt saw it.

Various Prices