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LEWES, DELAWARE

The Big Band Era, Delaware During WWII, and Shipwrecks and Treasure

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Program #11822RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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 Oct 20 — Oct 25, 2013

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Type: Hotel

Description: All suites hotel

Contact info:
34 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 USA
phone: 800-227-5788
web: www.brightonsuites.com

Room amenities: Separate living room with full size sleep sofa; wet bar with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker; two televisions with premium cable; data port phones; indoor pool; exercise ad changing rooms. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.

Facility amenities: Heated indoor pool; exercise room, Free Wireless Internet Access Throughout Hotel

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact hotel for rates/availability.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, October 20 - Warm Welcome!/Delaware During WW-II
Afternoon: Introductions, Orientation and Social Hour

Dinner: Hotel Dining

Evening: Preview of Coastal Secrets during WWII in the Tiny State of Delaware

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: All suites hotel

Contact info:
34 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 USA
phone: 800-227-5788
web: www.brightonsuites.com

Room amenities: Separate living room with full size sleep sofa; wet bar with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker; two televisions with premium cable; data port phones; indoor pool; exercise ad changing rooms. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.

Facility amenities: Heated indoor pool; exercise room, Free Wireless Internet Access Throughout Hotel

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact hotel for rates/availability.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, October 21 - Historic Fort Miles/Big Band - Sounds of the 30's...
Historic Fort Miles/Big Band - Sounds of the 30's and 40's/Coastal Shipwrecks and Treasure!

Breakfast: Cafe Attached to Hotel

Morning: Lecture, discussion of strategy on the Cape!

Lunch: Local Restaurant

Afternoon: History and Great Music - presentation/discussion. The early big bands.

Dinner: Hotel Dining Room

Evening: Shipwrecks, Treasures, and More! Lecture led by Local Historian and Shipwreck Diver Dale Clifton.

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: All suites hotel

Contact info:
34 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 USA
phone: 800-227-5788
web: www.brightonsuites.com

Room amenities: Separate living room with full size sleep sofa; wet bar with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker; two televisions with premium cable; data port phones; indoor pool; exercise ad changing rooms. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.

Facility amenities: Heated indoor pool; exercise room, Free Wireless Internet Access Throughout Hotel

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact hotel for rates/availability.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, October 22 - Musical Lecture/Musical Entertainment DE World W...
Breakfast: Cafe attached to Hotel

Morning: Highlighting Vocalists during the Big Band Era.

Lunch: Local Restaurant

Afternoon: Documentary film on WWII Veterans in Delaware. Discussion with Representative from Delaware Tourism office. Free Time to enjoy Rehoboth and an Independent Dinner

Evening: Sounds of the Big Band! Enjoy your favorites with a concert led by the Instructor.

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Hotel

Description: All suites hotel

Contact info:
34 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 USA
phone: 800-227-5788
web: www.brightonsuites.com

Room amenities: Separate living room with full size sleep sofa; wet bar with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker; two televisions with premium cable; data port phones; indoor pool; exercise ad changing rooms. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.

Facility amenities: Heated indoor pool; exercise room, Free Wireless Internet Access Throughout Hotel

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact hotel for rates/availability.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, October 23 - History Comes Alive!/Zwaanendael Museum - Delawar...
History Comes Alive!/Zwaanendael Museum - Delaware The First State!/Discover The Findings - Coin Beach and more!

Breakfast: Cafe attached to Hotel.

Morning: Tour of Fort Miles and WW-II Bunker in Cape Henlopen State Park. Fort Miles was the key piece in the nation's coastal defense during WW-II

Lunch: Lunch in local restaurant and tour "Historic Lewes"

Afternoon: Guided tour and history at Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes, DE. The museum is a showcase for Lewes (loo-is) are maritime, military and social history. The Museum is modeled after the town hall in Hoorn, the Netherlands and it commemorates the founding of Delaware's first European settlement by the Dutch in 1631.

Dinner: Hotel Dining Room

Evening: Presentation and exhibit of treasures found!

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: All suites hotel

Contact info:
34 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 USA
phone: 800-227-5788
web: www.brightonsuites.com

Room amenities: Separate living room with full size sleep sofa; wet bar with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker; two televisions with premium cable; data port phones; indoor pool; exercise ad changing rooms. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.

Facility amenities: Heated indoor pool; exercise room, Free Wireless Internet Access Throughout Hotel

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact hotel for rates/availability.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, October 24 - Lifesaving Museum/ Discover Sea Museum/Music & So...
Lifesaving Museum/ Discover Sea Museum/Music & Sounds of Big Band's Best!

Breakfast: Cafe attached to Hotel.

Morning: Guided tour of Indian River Lifesaving Station Museum. Originally built in 1876 for use by the US Lifesaving Service, to respond to the alarming number of shipwrecks along the coastline.

Lunch: Local Restaurant

Afternoon: Depart for Discover Sea Museum. View all the shipwreck material the museum has to offer.

Dinner: Local Restaurant

Evening: Musical Cabaret!

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, October 25 - Classic Recordings/Departure after checkout at 11...
Breakfast: Cafe attached to Hotel.

Morning: Lecture,surprises and interactive discussion! Program ends 11:00 a.m.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Rehoboth Beach
General OverviewDelaware Coast Vacationland - Information and Calendar of Events for Rehoboth Beach, DE and local area
For additional information, visit: www.beach-fun.com

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
3 Performances

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