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Wide Horizons Travel

Offices in New York and Connecticut


Laurie Scott,
Small Group Specialist
(860) 510-6740

Laurie’s certifications

National Geographic Journeys
CIE (Ireland and UK)
Globus Family of Travel
Bahamas Tourism
Certified LGBTBE

Laurie credits her parents’ gift of a National Geographic subscription for her travel passion. Inside those pages were far-off lands; children and families living so many different experiences. “I wanted to see it all; I wanted to understand their lives”.

Whether you are planning a multi-generational family adventure, seeking to connect with your own genealogical roots, or experiencing a bucket list dream, Laurie’s hope is that you discover more about yourself, as well as the destination you have chosen to visit.

Laurie’s specialty is small group travel, and offers unique travel experiences for couples, families, groups, and those chasing their genealogical roots. We specialize in travel you’re not likely to find by Googling. Immersive. Around the corner surprises, be it a camel ride on the Sahara, a meal with a local family, or a morning serenade by Pub owners serving Irish coffee.

We specialize in organizing the worry out of your travel experience. You’ll leave with the confidence you have someone to call if something isn’t right. And when we can, we’ll try to surprise you with something you didn’t expect.

For some, travel is a passion like no other. It brings us closer together as global citizens. We discover that our differences are perhaps more subtle than we thought.

We’d be proud to work with you. Give Laurie a call.

Tina Cusmano,
European Vacation Specialist
Couples, Families and Groups!
(203) 927-8151

Tina Cusmano has been a world traveler nearly her entire life, so sharing her knowledge and passion comes naturally. As a young girl, her grandparents would take her on family trips exploring different cultures and cuisines. She knew at an early age that she would always love the history and culture of Europe.

Her first trip was a high school whirlwind tour through Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria and Lichtenstein. She saved for two years for that trip! It was a tumultuous time in the world and the trip was almost cancelled. The short time spent overseas sealed her fate. She had a need to return again and again to absorb as much culture and history as possible. She still feels that way. And each time she comes home, she has left a tiny piece of her heart behind.

Tina will create a trip for you that includes the sights, sounds, tastes and experiences you and your entourage envision for your dream trip. She has planned romantic travels for two, family trips for multiple generations, and large group trips for twenty and more. She especially enjoys curating trips that explore art and architecture, history, food and wine and the cultural facets of a place.

Her trips offer first time visitors to a destination an overview that leaves them anxious to plan their next visit the moment that they arrive home. And for seasoned travelers, she loves connecting them to a place where they can leave a piece of their hearts and maybe take away the feeling that they’ve found their home away from home.

Whether you’d like to celebrate Oktoberfest in Munich, experience the Palio in Siena, take in the architecture of Gaudí in Barcelona, or learn the basics of pressing and fermenting the local specialty in Porto, she will work tirelessly to create your trip of a lifetime every time.

Give Tina a call.

Call Wide Horizons for:

family reunions * weekend getaways * honeymoons * bucket list adventures * girls’ get away * sabbaticals * traveling solo * anniversary celebrations * vacation homes * safari adventures * all-inclusives * train travel * cruises * adults-only * family friendly * ancestry trips * adventure travel * island – hopping * LGBTQ travel * culinary and wine experiences * small group travel * gap year * glamping * sports events * pub tours * US national parks * Olympics * annual events * river cruising * cooking classes * family living * dude ranches * travel insurance * airport transfers * excursions * hotel reservations * flights

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Small Group Experiences

12-16 travelers

These trips are carefully curated to give you an unexpected and unforgettable experience. Unique locations, off-the-beaten-path discoveries, and “Wow!” moments. Want something different? Join us and explore the world!

February 20-28, 2025

All-Women Costa Rica Adventure

It is the policy of Wide Horizons Travel that all small group travelers must have received all COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters to protect the health and safe of all members of the group

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