In years when the conference is held outside of the US, conference attendees and their guests are invited to enjoy local sights and culture on a guided, all-inclusive post-conference tour with luxury accommodations. Each year's tour is unique. Previous tours have included:
Ancient Towns and Waterways of China (2012) - Li river cruise, bike tours through rural Guilin, shows and attractions in Suzhou (dubbed the "Venice of the East) and surrounding historic towns
Journey along the Silk Road (2010) - Camel riding in the deserts of Dunhuang, Buddhist grottoes of Gansu Province, martial arts at the Shaolin Palace
Bedrocks of Chinese Civilization (2008) - Historic sites of Xi'an (China's oldest historic capital), Tours of Beijing, Huashan Mountain hike, Chongqing
This year's tour is the first one to take place in Europe. The trip's itinerary include trips through Barcelona, Toledo, and Madrid.