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WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT

A Roaring ’20s New Year’s Celebration

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Program #15713RJ
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 Dec 28 — Jan 2, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: Listed on the Natonal Register of Historic Places. Located in downtown White River Junction across from the New England Transportation Institute and Museum. What began in 1849 as Junction House, a railroad hotel providing overnight stays for travelers including President Calvin Coolidge and movie star Lillian Gish, the Hotel Coolidge has carried its 1920s flavor into the 21st century with dignity. It brings you yesterday's ambiance with today's amenities and a timeless sense of personalized, caring service - all in a comfortable atmosphere.

Contact info:
P.O.Box 515
White River Junction, VT 05001 USA
phone: 800-622-1124
web: www.hotelcoolidge.com

Room amenities: Rooms vary in the context of a country inn and all have their own character and decor. Cable TV, private bath, telephone

Facility amenities: A gracious lobby, dining room and classrooms, gift shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates. Ask for special Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:00 AM


Day One: Saturday, December 28 - Arrive between 4-6pm. Dinner at 6:30pm. Evening...
Afternoon: 4:00 - 6:00 pm - room check-in and Road Scholar registration

Dinner: 6:30 - Dinner in the Hotel Dining Room

Evening: Welcome and orientation in hotel dining room

Lodging: Hotel Coolidge

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Listed on the Natonal Register of Historic Places. Located in downtown White River Junction across from the New England Transportation Institute and Museum. What began in 1849 as Junction House, a railroad hotel providing overnight stays for travelers including President Calvin Coolidge and movie star Lillian Gish, the Hotel Coolidge has carried its 1920s flavor into the 21st century with dignity. It brings you yesterday's ambiance with today's amenities and a timeless sense of personalized, caring service - all in a comfortable atmosphere.

Contact info:
P.O.Box 515
White River Junction, VT 05001 USA
phone: 800-622-1124
web: www.hotelcoolidge.com

Room amenities: Rooms vary in the context of a country inn and all have their own character and decor. Cable TV, private bath, telephone

Facility amenities: A gracious lobby, dining room and classrooms, gift shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates. Ask for special Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:00 AM


Day Two: Sunday, December 29 -
Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room

Morning: Lecture at hotel on Calvin and Grace Coolidge by history professor and author.

Lunch: Lunch in hotel dining room..

Afternoon: Field trip to working 19th century farm and museum in Woodstock, VT.

Dinner: Dinner in hotel dining room.

Evening: Evening program - folk dance at the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Coolidge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Listed on the Natonal Register of Historic Places. Located in downtown White River Junction across from the New England Transportation Institute and Museum. What began in 1849 as Junction House, a railroad hotel providing overnight stays for travelers including President Calvin Coolidge and movie star Lillian Gish, the Hotel Coolidge has carried its 1920s flavor into the 21st century with dignity. It brings you yesterday's ambiance with today's amenities and a timeless sense of personalized, caring service - all in a comfortable atmosphere.

Contact info:
P.O.Box 515
White River Junction, VT 05001 USA
phone: 800-622-1124
web: www.hotelcoolidge.com

Room amenities: Rooms vary in the context of a country inn and all have their own character and decor. Cable TV, private bath, telephone

Facility amenities: A gracious lobby, dining room and classrooms, gift shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates. Ask for special Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:00 AM


Day Three: Monday, December 30 -
Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel dining room.

Morning: Lecture at hotel on the history of White River Junction.

Lunch: Lunch in hotel dining room.

Afternoon: Arts tour of White River Junction, including a cartoon school, museum of oddities, and an artist's studio.

Dinner: Dinner in hotel dining room.

Evening: Introduction to jazz and other music of the 1920's.

Lodging: Hotel Coolidge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Listed on the Natonal Register of Historic Places. Located in downtown White River Junction across from the New England Transportation Institute and Museum. What began in 1849 as Junction House, a railroad hotel providing overnight stays for travelers including President Calvin Coolidge and movie star Lillian Gish, the Hotel Coolidge has carried its 1920s flavor into the 21st century with dignity. It brings you yesterday's ambiance with today's amenities and a timeless sense of personalized, caring service - all in a comfortable atmosphere.

Contact info:
P.O.Box 515
White River Junction, VT 05001 USA
phone: 800-622-1124
web: www.hotelcoolidge.com

Room amenities: Rooms vary in the context of a country inn and all have their own character and decor. Cable TV, private bath, telephone

Facility amenities: A gracious lobby, dining room and classrooms, gift shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates. Ask for special Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:00 AM


Day Four: Tuesday, December 31 -
Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel dining room.

Morning: Lecture on fashion of the 1920's. Accessories made available for evening attire.

Lunch: Lunch in hotel dining room.

Afternoon: Attend equity theater production in White River Junction.

Dinner: Appetizers and cash bar to be followed by a New Year's Eve dinner in hotel dining room.

Evening: Appetizers and cash bar to be followed by a New Year's Eve dinner and dance party with a 1920's theme.

Lodging: Hotel Coolidge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Listed on the Natonal Register of Historic Places. Located in downtown White River Junction across from the New England Transportation Institute and Museum. What began in 1849 as Junction House, a railroad hotel providing overnight stays for travelers including President Calvin Coolidge and movie star Lillian Gish, the Hotel Coolidge has carried its 1920s flavor into the 21st century with dignity. It brings you yesterday's ambiance with today's amenities and a timeless sense of personalized, caring service - all in a comfortable atmosphere.

Contact info:
P.O.Box 515
White River Junction, VT 05001 USA
phone: 800-622-1124
web: www.hotelcoolidge.com

Room amenities: Rooms vary in the context of a country inn and all have their own character and decor. Cable TV, private bath, telephone

Facility amenities: A gracious lobby, dining room and classrooms, gift shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates. Ask for special Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:00 AM


Day Five: Wednesday, January 01 -
Breakfast: Brunch in hotel dining room.

Morning: Field trip and horse-drawn ride in the Vermont countryside.

Lunch: Lunch during field trip.

Afternoon: A few hours of free time.

Dinner: Dinner in hotel dining room..

Evening: See film of a Vermont theme and meet the film director.

Lodging: Hotel Coolidge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Thursday, January 02 - Check out of hotel by 11am.
Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel dining room.

Morning: Storytelling and folksong performance at hotel.

Lunch: Check out of hotel by 11am. Bag lunch to take with you.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


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White River Junction, Vermont
Vermont Dept. of Tourism and Marketing Vermont Dept. of Tourism and Marketing 6 Baldwin St., Drawer 33 Montpelier, VT 05633-1301 Phone: 802-828-3676 E-mail: info@VermontVacation.com If you would like to order a travel packet to help plan your next trip to Vermont, use our on-line form To order your travel packet by phone, call our toll-free number: 1-800-VERMONT (US and Canada)
For additional information, visit: www.vermontvacation.com

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
4 Performances

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