Overnight Trips

National Destinations

 

MONTAUK SPRING WEEKEND

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MONTAUK SPRING WEEKEND
Friday, June 1-Sunday, June 3
Guides: Mike Bottini, Mickey Cohen, Don Riepe
With American Littoral Society
Join us at the luxurious Montauk Manor and enjoy indoor/outdoor heated pools, Jacuzzi, and spacious suites. Registration price includes five meals, five guided field trips, two evening slide programs, an evening star watch and free pickup at the LIRR station in Montauk. For information and reservations, contact Don Riepe at 718-474-0896 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . $395 ($140 single supplement)

 

BASHAKILL, SHAWANGUNK NWR, AND DOODLETOWN, NY

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BASHAKILL, SHAWANGUNK NWR, AND DOODLETOWN, NY
Saturday, June 9, 8am-Sunday, June 10, 6pm
Guide: Joe Giunta, Happy Warblers LLC
Look for breeding Eastern Meadowlarks, American Bitterns, Cerulean Warblers, and more at these three great birding areas. An overnight stay will facilitate being in the right spot at the right time. Bring lunch for the first day, binoculars, and a spotting scope (if you have one). Transport by passenger van included. Limited to 10. $325 ($75 single supplement)

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BASHAKILL, NEVERSINK, AND STERLING FOREST, NY

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BASHAKILL, NEVERSINK, AND STERLING FOREST, NY
Saturday, June 16, 8am-Sunday, June 17, 6pm
Guide: Joe Giunta, Happy Warblers LLC
Look for breeding American Bitterns, Cerulean, Hooded, and Golden-winged Warblers, and more at these three great birding areas. An overnight stay will facilitate being in the right spot at the right time. Bring lunch for the first day, binoculars, and a spotting scope (if you have one). Transport by passenger van included. Limited to 10. $325 ($75 single supplement)

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BOREAL BIRDING IN THE ADIRONDACKS

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BOREAL BIRDING IN THE ADIRONDACKS
Friday, June 29, 8am-Monday, July 2, 8pm
Guide: Gabriel Willow
NYC Audubon returns to the Adirondacks, NY State’s wildest region. The diversity of habitat within Adirondack Park’s six million acres leads to an astounding variety of plant and bird species, including several boreal specialties of the mountain spruce and fir forests such as Gray Jays and Boreal Chickadees. Join NYC Audubon guide Gabriel Willow on a four-day tour of this wild region, featuring a day with local Adirondack resident, guide, and President of the NYS Ornithological Association Joan Collins. We’ll stay in the town of Saranac Lake, spending our days exploring the mountains and valleys in the region, and dining at restaurants in Saranac Lake and nearby Lake Placid, NY. Transport by passenger van included. Limited to 10. $720 ($220 single supplement)

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CAPE ANN WHALE WATCH

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CAPE ANN WHALE WATCH
Thursday, July 26-Sunday, July 29
Guide: Don Riepe
With American Littoral Society
Visit scenic Gloucester, Massachusetts and enjoy a whale watching boat tour, an evening cruise on the Essex River, easy canoeing on the quiet Ipswich River, a guided hike along a scenic shoreline, and a lobster dinner. For more information and reservations, contact Don Riepe at 718-474-0896 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . $425 ($150 single supplement)

 

CAPE MAY FALL MIGRATION 

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CAPE MAY FALL MIGRATION
Saturday, September 22, 9am - Sunday, September 23, 7pm
Guide: Joe Giunta

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. $350 ($50 single supplement)

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CAPE MAY FALL MIGRATION II

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CAPE MAY FALL MIGRATION
Friday, September 28, 9am - Sunday, September 30, 7pm
Guide: Gabriel Willow

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, thruses, and other songbirds, and of course the hawk watch 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. $450 ($100 single supplement) 

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CHINCOTEAGUE REFUGE and ASSATEAGUE ISLAND: BIRDS AND PONIES 
 
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CHINCOTEAGUE REFUGE AND ASSATEAGUE ISLAND: BIRDS AND PONIES
Thursday, November 8 - Sunday, November 11
Guide: Don Riepe
With American Littoral Society
A great natural-history weekend on the Virginia coast. See wild ponies, Snow Geese, Bald Eagles, migrating hawks, shorebirds, and lots more. Includes three nights' lodging at Refuge Inn, breakfasts, a safari bus tour of back dunes area, five guided hikes, two evening programs, plus an "all you can eat" oyster and seafood dinner. For info and reservations, contact Don Riepe at 718-474-0896 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . $395 ($150 single supplement, approximately $95 for van transport)

 

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