Overnight Trips

National Destinations

 

Thursday, August 13: Cape Ann Whale Watch, with Don Riepe, and Mickey Cohen

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Thursday, August 13–Sunday, August 16
With American Littoral Society
A fun-filled, nature-focused weekend in beautiful Cape Ann, Massachusetts. We hope to see pelagic species such as sooty and greater shearwater, Wilson’s storm petrel, and common eider—not to mention minke and humpback whales, basking shark, and family pods of dolphins. Includes three nights' stay in historic Gloucester, a half-day whale watch boat trip, an evening Essex River Cruise, easy canoeing on Ipswich River, birding at Parker River Wildlife Refuge, and guided hikes, plus a lobster dinner. To register, contact Don Riepe at (718) 474-0896 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Limited to 40. $395

 

Saturday, September 26: Cape May Fall Migration Weekend, with Joe Giunta

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Cape May, NJ, is one of the best birding venues in the United States, especially during fall migration. Visit the Cape May hawk watch on two days, once late in the day and then early to get a good variety of hawks. Also visit birding hotspots such as Higbee Beach, Jake's Landing, Cape May Meadows, and Nummy Island. Transport by passenger van included. Limited to 10. $335 ($50 single supplement)

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Saturday, October 3: Cape May Fall Migration Weekend, with Gabriel Willow

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Cape May, NJ is the East's capital of birding, and is particularly bird-rich in the fall. On good fall migration days, the area's forests and marshes are swarming with warblers, vireos, thrushes, and other songbirds, and of course the hawkwatch is legendary as well. We'll visit Cape May Point, Higbee Beach, Cape May Meadows, and more in search of songbirds, raptors, wading birds, ducks, and terns. Transport by passenger van included. Limited to 10. $335 ($50 single supplement)

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Thursday, November 19: Chincoteague Refuge/Assateague Island - Birds and Ponies, with Don Riepe

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Thursday, November 19, 9am - Sunday, November 22, 6pm
With American Littoral Society
A great natural history weekend on the Virginia coast. See wild ponies, Snow Geese, Bald eagles, migrating hawks, waterfowl, shorebirds and lots more. includes 3 nights lodging at the luxurious Refuge Inn ( heated pool, jacuzzi, sauna, exercise room, observation deck), breakfast, Safari bus tour of back dunes area, 5 guided hikes, evening programs, plus an "All-you-can Eat" oyster & seafood dinner. Contact Don Riepe at (718) 474-0896 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for info regarding transportation, itinerary, and reservations. Presented in partnership with American Littoral Society. $395 ( $180 single room supplement)

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