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Program #19602RJ
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.
Elevation Note
2,000 feet is highest elevation

Equipment Requirements
Clothes for skiing, retail shops available. Can bring own skis, boots and poles or rent. Half day ski, boot and pole rental is $13 pp. Bring comfortable clothes and sneakers for the golf sessions.

Itinerary for Dec 15 — Dec 20, 2013

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Type: Resort

Description: Classic New England Inn walking distance to downtown Bethel. Award winning fine and casual dining, Tavern, cross country skiing, country elegant accommodations, health club, outdoor pool on over 200 acres in western Maine.

Contact info:
21 Broad Street
Bethel, ME 04217 USA
phone: 207-824-2175
web: www.bethelinn.com

Room amenities: Each room includes a private bath, cable tv and telephone. Most include views of the Bethel Common or cross country ski trails.

Facility amenities: Health Club with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and 40km cross country ski and snowshoe center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $99.00
Rates are per person, per night and include a four course dinner, hearty country breakfast and full use of resort. Does not include tax and resort fees.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, December 15 - Dinner in the Main Dining Room/Welcome Orientatio...
Afternoon: Arrive and settle in.

Dinner: Full hearty dinenr with choice of entree with vegetables, homemade bread, soup or salad and homemade dessert.

Evening: Meet the group and go over schedule for the week. Representatives from Sunday River will be on-hand to discuss the ski activities and on-mountain programs for the week.

Lodging: Bethel Inn Resort

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Classic New England Inn walking distance to downtown Bethel. Award winning fine and casual dining, Tavern, cross country skiing, country elegant accommodations, health club, outdoor pool on over 200 acres in western Maine.

Contact info:
21 Broad Street
Bethel, ME 04217 USA
phone: 207-824-2175
web: www.bethelinn.com

Room amenities: Each room includes a private bath, cable tv and telephone. Most include views of the Bethel Common or cross country ski trails.

Facility amenities: Health Club with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and 40km cross country ski and snowshoe center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $99.00
Rates are per person, per night and include a four course dinner, hearty country breakfast and full use of resort. Does not include tax and resort fees.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, December 16 - Hearty Breakfast in Main Dining Room/Skiing and S...
Hearty Breakfast in Main Dining Room/Skiing and Ski Clinics at Sunday River Ski Resort/Lunch at the Inn/Snowflake Factory Tour and Resort Recreation/Dinner in the Main Dining Room/Guest Speakers and Resort Activities

Breakfast: Enjoy a grand breakfast buffet including eggs, pancakes or french toast, breakfast meat, hot and cold cereal, juice, coffee and fruit. Served in the Main Dining Room.

Morning: Enjoy a morning ski session at Sunday River Ski Resort. Learn and refine your skills in Perfect Turn clinics with expert instruction for skiers and riders of all abilities. Upgrade to all day tickets are available, Sunday River offers over 128 trails from 8 mountain peaks.

Lunch: Full lunch at the Inn after morning ski session at Sunday River.

Afternoon: Tour the 200 acres of the Inn's property with a guided snowshoe and wildlife tour. In addition, enjoy over 200 acres of resort activities at The Bethel Inn Resort from cross country skiing and snowshoeing, in-town walks or relaxing by one of the Inn's many fireplaces.

Dinner: Hearty dinner, entrees with vegetables, homemade bread, soup or salad and homemade dessert.

Evening: Also enjoy resort amenities including our outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and more.

Lodging: Bethel Inn Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Classic New England Inn walking distance to downtown Bethel. Award winning fine and casual dining, Tavern, cross country skiing, country elegant accommodations, health club, outdoor pool on over 200 acres in western Maine.

Contact info:
21 Broad Street
Bethel, ME 04217 USA
phone: 207-824-2175
web: www.bethelinn.com

Room amenities: Each room includes a private bath, cable tv and telephone. Most include views of the Bethel Common or cross country ski trails.

Facility amenities: Health Club with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and 40km cross country ski and snowshoe center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $99.00
Rates are per person, per night and include a four course dinner, hearty country breakfast and full use of resort. Does not include tax and resort fees.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, December 17 - Hearty Breakfast in Main Dining Room/Skiing and S...
Hearty Breakfast in Main Dining Room/Skiing and Ski Clinics at Sunday River Ski Resort/Lunch at the Inn/Yoga, Stretching and Resort Recreation/Dinner in the Main Dining Room/Speakers, Guests and Resort Activities

Breakfast: Enjoy a grand breakfast buffet including eggs, pancakes or french toast, breakfast meat, hot and cold cereal, juice, coffee and fruit. Served in the Main Dining Room.

Morning: Enjoy a morning ski session at Sunday River Ski Resort. Learn and refine your skills in Perfect Turn clinics with expert instruction for skiers and riders of all abilities. Upgrade to all day tickets are available, Sunday River offers over 128 trails from 8 mountain peaks.

Lunch: Full lunch at the Inn after morning ski session at Sunday River.

Afternoon: Spend the afternoon with our Massage Therapists and learn basic yoga techniques related to skiing and fitness. In addition, enjoy over 200 acres of resort activities at The Bethel Inn Resort from cross country skiing and snowshoeing, in-town walks or relaxing by one of the Inn's many fireplaces.

Dinner: Full hearty dinner, entree with vegetables, homemade bread, soup or salad and homemade dessert.

Evening: A local chef/nutritionist will be on-hand to discuss health eating and cooking practices. Learn to prepare healthier dishes and discuss the truths and myths about diets. Following, enjoy resort amenities including our outdoor heated pool, whirlpool and saunas, fitness center.

Lodging: Bethel Inn Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Classic New England Inn walking distance to downtown Bethel. Award winning fine and casual dining, Tavern, cross country skiing, country elegant accommodations, health club, outdoor pool on over 200 acres in western Maine.

Contact info:
21 Broad Street
Bethel, ME 04217 USA
phone: 207-824-2175
web: www.bethelinn.com

Room amenities: Each room includes a private bath, cable tv and telephone. Most include views of the Bethel Common or cross country ski trails.

Facility amenities: Health Club with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and 40km cross country ski and snowshoe center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $99.00
Rates are per person, per night and include a four course dinner, hearty country breakfast and full use of resort. Does not include tax and resort fees.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, December 18 - Hearty Breakfast in Main Dining Room/Skiing and S...
Hearty Breakfast in Main Dining Room/Skiing and Ski Clinics at Sunday River Ski Resort/Lunch at the Inn/Guided Snowshoe Tour and Resort Recreation/Dinner in the Main Dining Room/Resort Activities

Breakfast: Enjoy a grand breakfast buffet including eggs, pancakes or french toast, breakfast meat, hot and cold cereal, juice, coffee and fruit. Served in the Main Dining Room.

Morning: Enjoy a morning ski session at Sunday River Ski Resort. Learn and refine your skills in Perfect Turn clinics with expert instruction for skiers and riders of all abilities. Upgrade to all day tickets are available, Sunday River offers over 128 trails from 8 mountain peaks.

Lunch: Full lunch at the Inn after morning ski session at Sunday River.

Afternoon: Enjoy an open house at The Bethel Historical Society, learn about the history of Bethel & Sunday River, exhbits & more. In addition, enjoy over 200 acres of resort activities at The Bethel Inn Resort from cross country skiing and snowshoeing, in-town walks or relaxing by one of the Inn's many fireplaces.

Dinner: Hearty dinner with choice of entrees with vegetables, homemade bread, soup or salad and homemade dessert.

Evening: After dinner, celebrate the holidays with a horse drawn sleigh rides through the woods of Maine. Following, enjoy resort amenities including our outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and more.

Lodging: Bethel Inn Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Classic New England Inn walking distance to downtown Bethel. Award winning fine and casual dining, Tavern, cross country skiing, country elegant accommodations, health club, outdoor pool on over 200 acres in western Maine.

Contact info:
21 Broad Street
Bethel, ME 04217 USA
phone: 207-824-2175
web: www.bethelinn.com

Room amenities: Each room includes a private bath, cable tv and telephone. Most include views of the Bethel Common or cross country ski trails.

Facility amenities: Health Club with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and 40km cross country ski and snowshoe center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $99.00
Rates are per person, per night and include a four course dinner, hearty country breakfast and full use of resort. Does not include tax and resort fees.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, December 19 - Hearty Breakfast in Main Dining Room/Skiing and S...
Hearty Breakfast in Main Dining Room/Skiing and Ski Clinics at Sunday River Ski Resort/Lunch at the Inn/Horse drawn sleigh ride and Resort Recreation/Dinner in the Main Dining Room

Breakfast: Enjoy a grand breakfast buffet including eggs, pancakes or french toast, breakfast meat, hot and cold cereal, juice, coffee and fruit. Served in the Main Dining Room.

Morning: Enjoy a morning ski session at Sunday River Ski Resort. Learn and refine your skills in Perfect Turn clinics with expert instruction for skiers and riders of all abilities. Upgrade to all day tickets are available, Sunday River offers over 128 trails from 8 mountain peaks.

Lunch: Full lunch at the Inn after morning ski session at Sunday River.

Afternoon: Extend your ski day and enjoy a full day of skiing at Sunday River. (Upgraded tickets available) In addition, enjoy over 200 acres of resort activities at The Bethel Inn Resort from cross country skiing and snowshoeing, in-town walks or relaxing by one of the Inn's many fireplaces.

Dinner: A holiday feast in our Main Dining Room with a complete four course dinner, entrees with vegetables, homemade bread, soup, salad and homemade dessert.

Lodging: Bethel Inn Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Free Time Opportunities


Bethel Inn Resort
BethelShop downtown Bethel with it's many artists and antique shops. Go swimming at the Bethel Inn or enjoy xc skiing or snowshoeing right on campus.

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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