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March 2016
$25

Short Sojourns: Rejuvenating travel in 3 days!

March 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Hope- Solebury High School, 182 West Bridge Street
New Hope, PA 18938 United States
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swimming in denotes in sian kaan biosphere

Take a music crawl through Cambridge, then tour the oyster beds at a local “farm”. Sleep on a sailboat at Fell’s Point in Maryland or ferry out to the chalky cliffs off Block Island for an old-fashioned clam dig and a sunrise kayak! Slink into a secret speakeasy in Savanah, commune with ghosts at the Lizzie Borden House, or do a full-fledged food crawl around Key West. Even in New York City, there are unique activities to enjoy, from hammams…

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$30

Travel Beyond the Ordinary: Hit the Road

March 24, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Princeton High School, 151 Moore Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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From Horatio’s first cross-country drive in 1903 (www.pbs.org/horatio/index.html), we Americans have loved the open road! Tonight’s class will take you down Big Sur (sleep in a human nest, maybe?), over the Florida Keys’ 7-mile bridge and past turquoise seascapes, and down the wild AlCan (connecting Alaska to the lower 48). We’ll also explore the jungly Hana Highway and even go international for a drive through Italy’s Chianti Country and along its prestigious Amalfi coast, then head to the UK for…

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April 2016
$25

National Parks: the Big 3 and lesser known gems

April 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Hope- Solebury High School, 182 West Bridge Street
New Hope, PA 18938 United States
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You don't have to be one of those people who enter a National Park, feeling overwhelmed by vast choices in a vast wilderness. We’ll demystify the well-known parks like Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, plus the less traveled Channel Islands, Olympic, Denali to show you some cool lodging, favorite experiences, and special opportunities that you may want to splurge on! It’s the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks system, so there’s lots of special events and discounts to discover our…

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October 2016

La Vieja Havana: visiting Cuba the Rare-Finds-Travel way!

October 4, 2016
New Hope- Solebury High School, 182 West Bridge Street
New Hope, PA 18938 United States
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Tonight, join Melanie & Rare Finds Travel for a virtual trip to La Vieja Havana. You’ll stroll Calle Obispo and listen to the soundtrack of the streets. You’ll marvel at Neoclassic architecture, walk in the footsteps of Heminway, meet the Buena Vista Social Club, and begin to understand the complicated history of this island. Melanie will teach you the 539 steps to the perfect puff of the Cuban cigar, the steps to the Son, and how to pick a Casa…

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La Vieja Havana: visiting Cuba the Rare-Finds-Travel way!

October 6, 2016
Princeton High School, 151 Moore Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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La Vieja Havana: visiting Cuba the Rare-Finds-Travel way! Tonight, join Melanie & Rare Finds Travel for a virtual trip to La Vieja Havana. You’ll stroll Calle Obispo and listen to the soundtrack of the streets. You’ll marvel at Neoclassic architecture, walk in the footsteps of Heminway, meet the Buena Vista Social Club, and begin to understand the complicated history of this island. Melanie will teach you the 539 steps to the perfect puff of the Cuban cigar, the steps to…

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January 2017

A 5* treehouse in Jamaica!

January 26 @ 1:35 pm - 1:45 pm
Around the World Radio, Santa Barbara, CA United States + Google Map
5* treehouse in Jamaica

If you're looking for a little escape this afternoon, join Melanie and the Around The World radio team to talk about the lush service AND scenery at Kanopi House.   Here's the link to listen in...

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February 2017

The Travel Adventure Show in LA!

February 18 @ 9:00 am - March 19 @ 5:00 pm
Long Beach Convention Center, 300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA United States
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An Osprey's view: Private Island in Honduras

Want your next trip to be a real WOW? Have a dream destination but need a plan? Want a one-of-a-kind trip that will open your eyes and fire up your imagination? Visit the Rare Finds Travel booth in Long Beach this weekend and GET INSPIRED!  

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Insider tips to our National Parks!

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Princeton High School, 151 Moore Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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The blue-green waterfalls of the Havasupai in the Grand Canyon

Wonder how to score one of those cabins on the rim of the Grand Canyon?  Or how the bus at Denali works? Curious about lesser known parks like Isle Royale or the backcountry of Carlsbad Caverns? Want to hike up to Angel's Landing in Zion, snorkel the underwater route in St Johns, or paddle to the Green Room in the Channel Islands? Looking for a National Park road trip? Melanie Tucker, owner of Rare Finds Travel, has been to more…

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May 2017

Who wants to go to CUBA!

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Hope- Solebury High School, 182 West Bridge Street
New Hope, PA 18938 United States
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Bambi with old car in Cuba

Join Melanie tonight as she shares her insider secrets for an amazing Cuba adventure.  You'll learn all the basics from flights to ferries, but you'll also learn about unique experiences like Casa Particulars.   She'll give you a plan for incorporating the revolution and music venues, cigar plantations and classic American cars, road trips to Trinidad and even side trips to the islands.

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National Park class in Montclair NJ!

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montclair Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Fort Jefferson at Dry Tortugas National park key west

Want secrets for lodging and adventures in the big national parks? Looking for a road trip encompassing 4 or 5 parks in the Southwest? Curious what national parks offer closer to home, here on the east coast? Hoping for some last minute openings so you can go THIS YEAR? Join Melanie, owner of Rare Finds Travel, who has visited more than 50 of our national parks and find YOUR next adventure!

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