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CAMPOBELLO ISLAND, NEW BRUNSWICK

The Roosevelts on Campobello Island: Life at the Glorious Edge

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Program #1485RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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All times are Atlantic Time

Itinerary for Jul 27 — Aug 1, 2014

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Type: Other

Description: Accessible by bridge from Lubec, Maine, this International Park offers 2,800 acres of natural charm, with beaches, hiking trails, bogs, several lighthouses. "Beloved Island" to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt where they spent their summers in their famous red cottage.

Contact info:
459 Route 774
Welshpool, NB E5E1A4 Canada
phone: 506-752-2922
web: www.fdr.net/home

Room amenities: Comfortable, clean, cozy rooms, many with stunning water views, most have ensuite baths.

Facility amenities: Four vintage cottages, built at the turn of the century with beautifully furnished living rooms, dining rooms and sitting rooms. All except Hubbard Cottage have TV. Meals served in dining room of Prince Cottage.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: One room has a claw-foot tub with no shower.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, July 27 - Registration/Welcome, orientation
Note: Check-in from 2 - 5 p.m., Atlantic time.

Afternoon: 5:00 - 6:30 pm Atlantic time, welcome and orientation

Dinner: Dinner in dining room at Prince Cottage at 7:00 p.m., Atlantic time.

Evening: Settle in and rest up from long journey.

Lodging: Roosevelt Campobello International Park

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Accessible by bridge from Lubec, Maine, this International Park offers 2,800 acres of natural charm, with beaches, hiking trails, bogs, several lighthouses. "Beloved Island" to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt where they spent their summers in their famous red cottage.

Contact info:
459 Route 774
Welshpool, NB E5E1A4 Canada
phone: 506-752-2922
web: www.fdr.net/home

Room amenities: Comfortable, clean, cozy rooms, many with stunning water views, most have ensuite baths.

Facility amenities: Four vintage cottages, built at the turn of the century with beautifully furnished living rooms, dining rooms and sitting rooms. All except Hubbard Cottage have TV. Meals served in dining room of Prince Cottage.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: One room has a claw-foot tub with no shower.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, July 28 - Visit historic Library and Museum, followed by af...
Visit historic Library and Museum, followed by afternoon excursion to points of interest on Campobello Island.

Breakfast: Breakfast in dining room at Prince Cottage

Morning: Lectures in Prince Cottage great room.

Lunch: Lunch in dining room at Prince Cottage, 12 noon.

Afternoon: Excursion to Campobello Library and Museum, for afternoon lecture, followed by group tour of Campobello Island with stops at various locations of interest.

Dinner: Dinner in dining room at Prince Cottage, 6 p.m.

Evening: Lecture/program in great room, Prince Cottage.

Lodging: Roosevelt Campobello International Park

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Accessible by bridge from Lubec, Maine, this International Park offers 2,800 acres of natural charm, with beaches, hiking trails, bogs, several lighthouses. "Beloved Island" to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt where they spent their summers in their famous red cottage.

Contact info:
459 Route 774
Welshpool, NB E5E1A4 Canada
phone: 506-752-2922
web: www.fdr.net/home

Room amenities: Comfortable, clean, cozy rooms, many with stunning water views, most have ensuite baths.

Facility amenities: Four vintage cottages, built at the turn of the century with beautifully furnished living rooms, dining rooms and sitting rooms. All except Hubbard Cottage have TV. Meals served in dining room of Prince Cottage.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: One room has a claw-foot tub with no shower.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, July 29 - Beach and/or bog walk, tour of Visitor Center and...
Beach and/or bog walk, tour of Visitor Center and Roosevelt summer home. Visit historic church where Roosevelts worshipped.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet in dining room at Prince Cottage, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Morning: Lecture, guided exploration of nearby shore or bog.

Lunch: Lunch in dining room of Prince Cottage, 12 noon.

Afternoon: Group walk to Visitor Center, short film screening, followed by docent-led tour of Red Cottage (the Roosevelt's summer home) and gardens. Late afternoon "Tea with Eleanor" in Historic Hubbard Cottage. Learn a bit more about Eleanor Roosevelt from Park Staffwhile enjoying refreshments.

Dinner: Tour of historic Anglican Church where the Roosevelts worshipped while on the island, followed by dinner in parish hall hosted by members of the oldest quilting circle in North America.

Evening: Lecture/program.

Lodging: Roosevelt Campobello International Park

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Accessible by bridge from Lubec, Maine, this International Park offers 2,800 acres of natural charm, with beaches, hiking trails, bogs, several lighthouses. "Beloved Island" to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt where they spent their summers in their famous red cottage.

Contact info:
459 Route 774
Welshpool, NB E5E1A4 Canada
phone: 506-752-2922
web: www.fdr.net/home

Room amenities: Comfortable, clean, cozy rooms, many with stunning water views, most have ensuite baths.

Facility amenities: Four vintage cottages, built at the turn of the century with beautifully furnished living rooms, dining rooms and sitting rooms. All except Hubbard Cottage have TV. Meals served in dining room of Prince Cottage.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: One room has a claw-foot tub with no shower.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, July 30 - Design your own "Great Day." Explore Campobello, ...
Design your own "Great Day." Explore Campobello, or nearby Eastport or Lubec in Maine. Lunch and dinner on your own. Optional evening film.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast in dining room at Prince Cottage, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Morning: Free afternoon to enjoy and explore area on your own. Information and suggestions provided.

Afternoon: Free afternoon to enjoy and explore area on your own. Information and suggestions provided

Evening: Free evening to enjoy and explore area on your own. Information and suggestions provided. Evening film screening - "Sunrise at Campobello", 7 p.m., Prince Cottage great room. Attendance optional. Attend a free concert of classical music in nearby Lubec, 8:30 p.m.

Lodging: Roosevelt Campobello International Park

Meals Included: Breakfast
Type: Other

Description: Accessible by bridge from Lubec, Maine, this International Park offers 2,800 acres of natural charm, with beaches, hiking trails, bogs, several lighthouses. "Beloved Island" to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt where they spent their summers in their famous red cottage.

Contact info:
459 Route 774
Welshpool, NB E5E1A4 Canada
phone: 506-752-2922
web: www.fdr.net/home

Room amenities: Comfortable, clean, cozy rooms, many with stunning water views, most have ensuite baths.

Facility amenities: Four vintage cottages, built at the turn of the century with beautifully furnished living rooms, dining rooms and sitting rooms. All except Hubbard Cottage have TV. Meals served in dining room of Prince Cottage.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: One room has a claw-foot tub with no shower.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, July 31 - Bay of Fundy Whale Watch. Traditional Maine Lobst...
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet in dining room at Prince Cottage, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Morning: Lectures in great room, Prince Cottage.

Lunch: "Eleanor Roosevelt" picnic-style lunch, noon, dining room in Prince Cottage.

Afternoon: Whale watch in Passamaquoddy Bay and Bay of Fundy.

Dinner: Traditional Maine Lobster Feast, Prince Cottage dining room, 6 p.m.

Evening: 7:15 p.m. short gathering, Prince Cottage

Lodging: Roosevelt Campobello International Park

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, August 01 -
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet in dining room at Prince Cottage, 7:30 - 8:30.

Morning: 8:45 - final program, Prince Cottage. 10:00 - Program end. Goodbyes!

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Campobello Island
Discover New EnglandAn excellent web site for everything about New England
Maine Office of TourismMaine Office of Tourism #59 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0059 You may request a free full-color guidebook with 260 pages of Maine vacation opportunities, on the web site. For Maine travel information, please call 1-888-624-6345.
For additional information, visit: www.visitmaine.com
Roosevelt Campobello International ParkRoosevelt Campobello International Park P.O. Box 129 Lubec, Maine 04652 (506)-752-2922 info@fdr.net
For additional information, visit: www.fdr.net/englishii

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12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
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