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Adventures Afloat: Extension: San Francisco, City by the Bay

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Program #21172RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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 Aug 15 — Aug 18, 2013

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Day One: Thursday, August 15 - Arrival/ Welcome dinner and orientation
Afternoon: Independent arrivals to San Francisco and transfers to the hotel. Check-in begins at 4:00 pm. If you arrive early you may leave your luggage in a secure location at the hotel.

Dinner: Group dinner at a nearby restaurant and orientation with your Group Leader.

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Located on Fisherman's Wharf with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay is the Radisson Fisherman's Wharf Hotel. Experience the essential Fisherman's Wharf attractions just steps from your door, including Pier 39, Alcatraz Island, Ghiradelli Square and the world famous San Francisco Cable Cars.

Contact info:
250 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94133 USA
phone: 415-392-6700
web: www.radisson.com/sanfranciscoca_wharf

Room amenities: Comfortable beds, a full bathroom, TV, telephone and WiFi.

Facility amenities: Clean, comfortable San Francisco hotel rooms offer many choices in view and include complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet. The Radisson Fisherman's Wharf amenities include a year round heated outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour Fitness Center, Business Center, and a concierge staff.

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

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Friday, August 16 - Muir Woods/Sausalito
Breakfast: Breakfast at the-hotel restaurant.

Morning: Travel via private bus with a local guide to Muir Woods National Monument, part of the National Parks Service, where you can walk the trails through the redwoods.

Lunch: Lunch in a local Sausalito restuarant.

Afternoon: After some time to walk around Sausalito and admire the view of the Golden Gate Bridge, we will return to Fisherman's Wharf. You have the afternoon to explore on your own.

Dinner: Experience the renowned San Francisco dining scene at a restaurant of your choosing. Head to nearby North Beach for some Italian, find a great spot for Cioppino or venture farther afield.

Lodging: Radisson Hotel Fisherman's Wharf

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Hotel

Description: Located on Fisherman's Wharf with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay is the Radisson Fisherman's Wharf Hotel. Experience the essential Fisherman's Wharf attractions just steps from your door, including Pier 39, Alcatraz Island, Ghiradelli Square and the world famous San Francisco Cable Cars.

Contact info:
250 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94133 USA
phone: 415-392-6700
web: www.radisson.com/sanfranciscoca_wharf

Room amenities: Comfortable beds, a full bathroom, TV, telephone and WiFi.

Facility amenities: Clean, comfortable San Francisco hotel rooms offer many choices in view and include complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet. The Radisson Fisherman's Wharf amenities include a year round heated outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour Fitness Center, Business Center, and a concierge staff.

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

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Saturday, August 17 - Alcatraz
Breakfast: Breakfast at the-hotel restaurant.

Morning: From nearby Pier 33, board the a ferry to Alcatraz Island the storied penitentiary to learn its history. Listen to stories from officers and prisoners who lived and worked there.

Lunch: Delve into the colors and smells of one of the top farmers markets in the country at Ferry Plaza. Not only local produce and meats are on display but also regional artisinal products and meals from some of the areas restaurants.

Afternoon: Free time to explore on your own. Perhaps take a street car over to Golden Gate Park to visit the museums or Botanical Garden or explore the energy of America's oldest Chinatown.

Dinner: With the group at a local restaurant.

Lodging: Radisson Hotel Fisherman's Wharf

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Four: Sunday, August 18 - Aquarium/Embark Grand Princess
Breakfast: Breakfast at the-hotel restaurant.

Morning: Spend some time among the marine life as we enjoy a behind the scenes tour at the Aquarium of the Bay.

Lunch: Prior to embarking the Grand Princess, we will enjoy lunch near the Aquarium.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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2 nights of accommodations
7 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips

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