Maine 2024: Acadia Birding Festival + Boreal Species Hotspots

May 28 - June 4, 2024

Roger Tory Peterson called Mount Desert Island, the location of Acadia National Park and the Acadia Birding Festival, “The Warbler Capital of the World.” While eastern warblers will be very high on our agenda, there is so much more to see “Downeast!” We start with a tour atop Mt Washington, New Hampshire in search of […]

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Colorado Summer Birding Hotspots w/ Flammulated Owls

July 15-17, 2024

Colorado’s varied topography makes it special and a haven for birders of all levels. The Great Plains cover the eastern part of the state. The Rocky Mountains bisect the state from north to south and the Colorado Plateau covers much of the western side. This diversity of habitats, from expansive plains to majestic peaks, provides […]

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North Park Wildlife Weekend With Front Range Birding Company

August 2-4, 2024

An American Serengeti Series Trip Collaboration with Front Range Birding Company Summer in Colorado’s High Country brings baby birds, doting parents, and ID challenges in the myriad of available habitats in Clear Creek, Grand, Jackson and Larimer counties. Join Front Range Birding Company and Reefs to Rockies in this 3-day trip to North Park in […]

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Magical Mexico – When Wine Meets Art with Denver Botanic Gardens

August 10-16, 2024

In the Mexican cities of Querétaro and San Miguel de Allende, wine and art converge in August – the time when the annual harvest in one of Mexico’s most exciting wine regions coincides with San Miguel de Allende’s Arts Festival. Join Denver Botanic Gardens and Host Yvonne Garcia Bardwell for a sensory experience that combines […]

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Southeast Arizona’s Birding Hotspots Express – Summer Edition

August 23-27, 2024

Southeast Arizona offers some of the best birding in the world. The region’s diversity of landscapes, elevational range, and plant communities provide habitat for more than 400 species throughout the year. Montane vegetation extending from the Rockies meets southern flora from the Sierra Madre Occidental. On the east, the Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts meet. Cool […]

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Botanical Wonders of Argentine Patagonia with Denver Botanic Gardens

December 3-16, 2024

Argentina’s varied climate and terrain create the ideal environment for a variety of species. In fact, it’s home to more than 10% of the world’s flora. Argentine Patagonia is famous for its rugged beauty, massive glaciers, towering mountains, and windswept plains. Patagonian flora showcase remarkable adaptability and resilience, reflecting the diverse microclimates and ecological niches […]

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New Mexico Birding Hotspots

December 6-9, 2024

An American Serengeti Safari New Mexico is home to one of North America’s true can’t-miss birding hotspots. Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge located near Socorro, New Mexico hosts one of the continent’s most spectacular wildlife spectacles in fall and early winter. In October, Sandhill Cranes start arriving. The cranes are followed by an array […]

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Wildlife Wonders of Mexico – Birds, Butterflies & More

January 19-26, 2025

Every winter, montane cloud forests in central Mexico host millions of over-wintering monarch butterflies. This aggregation of monarchs in Mexico’s central highlands ranks as one of the most impressive wildlife spectacles on the planet. It’s a must see for nature lovers! The monarch sanctuaries aren’t the only highlights during our wildlife expedition to Mexico. In […]

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Mexico’s Monarch Butterflies and Magical Cities w/ Butterfly Pavilion

January 20-25, 2025

Nestled within the picturesque montane fir forests of central Mexico lies the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve where millions of majestic monarch butterflies spend the winter. Every year, these forests become the stage for one of nature’s most spectacular wildlife spectacles. When masses of monarchs take flight, their wing beats sound like light rain falling. The […]

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Magical Mexico with Denver Botanic Gardens

January 25-31, 2025

Magical Mexico: Mexico City, Monarch Butterflies, and Valle de Bravo Every winter, montane cloud forests in central Mexico host millions of over-wintering monarch butterflies. This aggregation of monarchs in Mexico’s central highlands ranks as one of the most impressive wildlife spectacles on the planet. When masses of butterflies are in flight, it sounds like rain […]

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