The United States
International Seminar Design, Inc. (ISDI) was one of the first educational tour operators to invest heavily in custom-designed academic travel programs in the United States, and our experience all over our beautiful country makes us a great partner for customized journeys to American destinations.
Explore ISDI’s hometown of Washington, D.C., in creative fashion, meeting our many personal contacts in the fields of art, architecture, music, science, politics, and more. Enjoy a weekend winter opera getaway in art-filled Sarasota, Florida. Discover the historic houses and traditional arts and crafts of North Carolina, with private openings of prized museums and extraordinary homes. Enjoy a reception with the governor’s wife in her glorious private home in Richmond. Luxuriate in the crown jewel of the Old South—Charleston, South Carolina—meeting prominent preservationists, gardeners, artists, and writers. Celebrate a century of architectural innovation in breezy Chicago, moving from Louis Sullivan to Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry, enjoying exclusive lectures and openings all along. Marvel at the unique mixture of history and cultures in New Orleans, where plantation owners and jazz musicians will open their homes for you. Stand in awe of wonders both natural and man-made while exploring Santa Fe and Taos. Join fellow art lovers on cultural getaways to remote meccas of American art such as Marfa, Texas, and Crystal Bridges in Arkansas.
El Santuario de Chimayo in New Mexico