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Program #19626RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.

Itinerary for Jul 7 — Jul 12, 2013

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This hotel is located on world-famous international drive across from Universal Orlando Resort. The Four Points is also located very close to the Wet -n- Wild water park and discount tickets may be purchased through the hotel. All the guest rooms come complete with views of the parks nearby. Four Points by Sheraton Orlando Studio City offers 301 contemporary guest rooms of uncomplicated comfort. Get a great night's sleep in the Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Bed, refresh with free bottled water daily and keep in touch with free high speed Internet access. Relax at the Tropical Breezes patio located next to our lush outdoor heated pool, and breathe easy - our Orlando hotel is 100% smoke-free.

Contact info:
5905 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 USA
phone: 407-351-2100
web: www.fourpointsorlandostudiocity.com

Room amenities: Individual climate control, In-room safe, radio/alarm clock, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, television, and many other options. All rooms are 100% smoke free. Microwave and refrigerator are available by request only.

Facility amenities: Wireless high speed internet access is available in all guest rooms. Car rental service, shuttle service to some of the surrounding areas, concierge desk, guest laundry mat, outdoor heated pool, children's pool, complimentary 24 hour fitness facility, and game room

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Ask for Road Scholar discount.
Price will differ depending on time of year and activities in the area.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, July 07 - Registration, Get Acquainted Session, Dinner, and...
Note: Participants will go through a traditional "sorting hat" activity. Are you Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, or Ravenclaw? The hat will tell you.

Afternoon: Welcome to our Harry Potter and Universal Studios program. We are getting ready for a great week of fun and adventure. We are going to start off at 4:00 with registration. See you then!

Dinner: Welcome banquet with kid friendly food.

Evening: Orientation. Go over the week's schedule. Get sorted into your "house". Are you Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, or Ravenclaw? The Hat will let you know. After the sorting of houses the rest of your evening is yours to relax, settle in, and get ready for a fun week.

Lodging: Four Points By Sheraton Orlando Studio City

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This hotel is located on world-famous international drive across from Universal Orlando Resort. The Four Points is also located very close to the Wet -n- Wild water park and discount tickets may be purchased through the hotel. All the guest rooms come complete with views of the parks nearby. Four Points by Sheraton Orlando Studio City offers 301 contemporary guest rooms of uncomplicated comfort. Get a great night's sleep in the Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Bed, refresh with free bottled water daily and keep in touch with free high speed Internet access. Relax at the Tropical Breezes patio located next to our lush outdoor heated pool, and breathe easy - our Orlando hotel is 100% smoke-free.

Contact info:
5905 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 USA
phone: 407-351-2100
web: www.fourpointsorlandostudiocity.com

Room amenities: Individual climate control, In-room safe, radio/alarm clock, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, television, and many other options. All rooms are 100% smoke free. Microwave and refrigerator are available by request only.

Facility amenities: Wireless high speed internet access is available in all guest rooms. Car rental service, shuttle service to some of the surrounding areas, concierge desk, guest laundry mat, outdoor heated pool, children's pool, complimentary 24 hour fitness facility, and game room

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Ask for Road Scholar discount.
Price will differ depending on time of year and activities in the area.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, July 08 - Behind the Scenes guided tour. Wizarding World o...
Behind the Scenes guided tour. Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Lunch at Three Broomsticks.

Breakfast: Breakfast will be in the hotel

Morning: Trip to Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure for a behind the Scenes guided tour. We will then have lunch at Three Broomsticks.

Lunch: Lunch will be at Three Broomsticks. Are you going to try the Butter beer?

Afternoon: Enjoy Wizarding World of Harry Potter. You will have the choice to go back to the hotel and rest for a while and then go back to the park in the evening or you can stay all day. Your choice. You will have a ticket to go in between either park.

Dinner: Dinner at the park with a gift card. You can eat inside the park or out in CityWalk.

Evening: Enjoy your time in the park.

Lodging: Four Points By Sheraton Orlando Studio City

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This hotel is located on world-famous international drive across from Universal Orlando Resort. The Four Points is also located very close to the Wet -n- Wild water park and discount tickets may be purchased through the hotel. All the guest rooms come complete with views of the parks nearby. Four Points by Sheraton Orlando Studio City offers 301 contemporary guest rooms of uncomplicated comfort. Get a great night's sleep in the Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Bed, refresh with free bottled water daily and keep in touch with free high speed Internet access. Relax at the Tropical Breezes patio located next to our lush outdoor heated pool, and breathe easy - our Orlando hotel is 100% smoke-free.

Contact info:
5905 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 USA
phone: 407-351-2100
web: www.fourpointsorlandostudiocity.com

Room amenities: Individual climate control, In-room safe, radio/alarm clock, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, television, and many other options. All rooms are 100% smoke free. Microwave and refrigerator are available by request only.

Facility amenities: Wireless high speed internet access is available in all guest rooms. Car rental service, shuttle service to some of the surrounding areas, concierge desk, guest laundry mat, outdoor heated pool, children's pool, complimentary 24 hour fitness facility, and game room

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Ask for Road Scholar discount.
Price will differ depending on time of year and activities in the area.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, July 09 - Learn to make Butter Beer. Who can make the best...
Learn to make Butter Beer. Who can make the best? Which House will win?

Breakfast: Breakfast will be in the hotel

Morning: Harry Potter and the Magic of Adaptation class. (This is subject to change without notice)

Lunch: Lunch will be at the hotel

Afternoon: Wizard's Owls - with the Avian Reconditioning Center. Making Butter beer. Taste and judge different recipes. What "House" will win the butter beer taste challenge?

Dinner: Dinner will be at the hotel.

Evening: Harry Potter trivia game. Who will win and get more "house" points added to their totals.

Lodging: Four Points By Sheraton Orlando Studio City

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This hotel is located on world-famous international drive across from Universal Orlando Resort. The Four Points is also located very close to the Wet -n- Wild water park and discount tickets may be purchased through the hotel. All the guest rooms come complete with views of the parks nearby. Four Points by Sheraton Orlando Studio City offers 301 contemporary guest rooms of uncomplicated comfort. Get a great night's sleep in the Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Bed, refresh with free bottled water daily and keep in touch with free high speed Internet access. Relax at the Tropical Breezes patio located next to our lush outdoor heated pool, and breathe easy - our Orlando hotel is 100% smoke-free.

Contact info:
5905 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 USA
phone: 407-351-2100
web: www.fourpointsorlandostudiocity.com

Room amenities: Individual climate control, In-room safe, radio/alarm clock, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, television, and many other options. All rooms are 100% smoke free. Microwave and refrigerator are available by request only.

Facility amenities: Wireless high speed internet access is available in all guest rooms. Car rental service, shuttle service to some of the surrounding areas, concierge desk, guest laundry mat, outdoor heated pool, children's pool, complimentary 24 hour fitness facility, and game room

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Ask for Road Scholar discount.
Price will differ depending on time of year and activities in the area.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, July 10 - Behind the Scenes Special Effects Tour at Univers...
Behind the Scenes Special Effects Tour at Universal Studios. You will have a ticket that will get you into either Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure.

Breakfast: Breakfast will be in the hotel

Morning: Behind the Scenes Special Effects guided tour at Universal Studios.

Lunch: Lunch in the park. The location is up to you with your Universal gift card.

Afternoon: Enjoy Wizarding World of Harry Potter. You will have the choice to go back to the hotel and rest for a while and then go back to the park in the evening or you can stay all day. Your choice. You will have a ticket to go in between either park.

Dinner: Dinner is on your own.

Lodging: Four Points By Sheraton Orlando Studio City

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This hotel is located on world-famous international drive across from Universal Orlando Resort. The Four Points is also located very close to the Wet -n- Wild water park and discount tickets may be purchased through the hotel. All the guest rooms come complete with views of the parks nearby. Four Points by Sheraton Orlando Studio City offers 301 contemporary guest rooms of uncomplicated comfort. Get a great night's sleep in the Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Bed, refresh with free bottled water daily and keep in touch with free high speed Internet access. Relax at the Tropical Breezes patio located next to our lush outdoor heated pool, and breathe easy - our Orlando hotel is 100% smoke-free.

Contact info:
5905 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 USA
phone: 407-351-2100
web: www.fourpointsorlandostudiocity.com

Room amenities: Individual climate control, In-room safe, radio/alarm clock, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, television, and many other options. All rooms are 100% smoke free. Microwave and refrigerator are available by request only.

Facility amenities: Wireless high speed internet access is available in all guest rooms. Car rental service, shuttle service to some of the surrounding areas, concierge desk, guest laundry mat, outdoor heated pool, children's pool, complimentary 24 hour fitness facility, and game room

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Ask for Road Scholar discount.
Price will differ depending on time of year and activities in the area.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, July 11 - How Universal Studios brought a fictional world t...
How Universal Studios brought a fictional world to life using some technological magic. Quidditch: The sport of witches and wizards around the world. Finish the evening with Blue Man Group and dinner out.

Breakfast: Breakfast will be in the hotel.

Morning: Bus to Universal Studios for a special program by one of the team members of Universal. After the special program we will come back to the hotel and get ready to make our wands.

Lunch: Lunch will be in the hotel.

Afternoon: QUIDDITCH!!! Grandparents and grandchildren alike will be encouraged to try their hand at the sport of Quidditch.

Dinner: Dinner will be at the Hard Rock Café at City Walk. Depending on the tickets we get for Blue Man... we may eat dinner before the show or after.

Evening: BLUE MAN GROUP performance.

Lodging: Four Points By Sheraton Orlando Studio City

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This hotel is located on world-famous international drive across from Universal Orlando Resort. The Four Points is also located very close to the Wet -n- Wild water park and discount tickets may be purchased through the hotel. All the guest rooms come complete with views of the parks nearby. Four Points by Sheraton Orlando Studio City offers 301 contemporary guest rooms of uncomplicated comfort. Get a great night's sleep in the Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Bed, refresh with free bottled water daily and keep in touch with free high speed Internet access. Relax at the Tropical Breezes patio located next to our lush outdoor heated pool, and breathe easy - our Orlando hotel is 100% smoke-free.

Contact info:
5905 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 USA
phone: 407-351-2100
web: www.fourpointsorlandostudiocity.com

Room amenities: Individual climate control, In-room safe, radio/alarm clock, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, television, and many other options. All rooms are 100% smoke free. Microwave and refrigerator are available by request only.

Facility amenities: Wireless high speed internet access is available in all guest rooms. Car rental service, shuttle service to some of the surrounding areas, concierge desk, guest laundry mat, outdoor heated pool, children's pool, complimentary 24 hour fitness facility, and game room

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Ask for Road Scholar discount.
Price will differ depending on time of year and activities in the area.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, July 12 - Program wrap up, winner of House points, prizes, ...
Breakfast: Breakfast will be in the hotel.

Morning: Which House won? What prizes will be given? This might be done on Thursday night depending on people's schedules. Time to pack up and go home. We hope you have enjoyed your week with us. Come back and see us anytime!

Lodging: Four Points By Sheraton Orlando Studio City

Meals Included: Breakfast

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6 Expert-led lectures
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