Program Registration: After you have your room assignment, come over to the Road Scholar desk in the lobby to pick up your arrival packet containing your name tag, the up-to-date schedule, and to confirm the time of the orientation session. Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.Dinner: Enjoy a 3-course dinner at the hotel with salad, entrée, and dessert.Evening: Orientation: The Group Leader will greet you with a warm welcome and introduce everyone. We will review the up-to-date daily schedule and any changes, discuss responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have.
Take the rest of the evening to settle in, relax, and prepare for the full day ahead.Lodging: Hilton Garden Inn Palm Beach GardensMeals Included: Dinner
Then it's off to the Boca Museum of Art. Enjoy a self-guided exploration of the permanent collection that contains works by Picasso, Degas, Matisse, Klee, Modigliani, and Warhol, as well as notable African and pre-Colombian art.Lunch: At a local restaurant, choose from a select menu of sandwiches and dessert.Afternoon: Boca Raton Resort & Club. Addison Mizner -- at one time the most famous architect in America -- dreamed of a Mediterranean-themed resort town "as perfect as study and ideals can make it." His efforts launched Boca Raton on its path to the prosperous and stylishly inspired city it became. A docent leads us through the historic hotel built by Mizner. Learn about his architectural inspiration, and the hotel's evolution since the 1920s.Dinner: At Grimaldi’s renowned coal brick-oven pizzeria, enjoy a selection of pizza and salads.Evening: At leisure. You are free to explore more of the area on your own or return to the hotel.Lodging: Hilton Garden Inn Palm Beach GardensMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
At the conclusion of the field trip, we will hop aboard the motorcoach and drive a few miles to Atlantic Avenue for lunch.Lunch: At a local restaurant, choose from a select sandwich menu.Afternoon: Delray Beach. Leaving the restaurant, we begin a walk along bustling Atlantic Avenue, the re-awakened “main street" of All-American city Delray Beach. The renaissance of this classic Florida beach town has generated a lively vernacular art scene, best appreciated on foot under the canopy of subtropical vegetation and in the shadow of historic buildings.Dinner: At the hotel.Evening: At leisure.Lodging: Hilton Garden Inn Palm Beach GardensMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Please remember that check-out is by 11:00am.
We hope you have enjoyed “Passport to Palm Beach” and will return for other rewarding Road Scholar programs in the future. Please stay in touch and share your memories, pictures, and comments via the Road Scholar Social Network. Best wishes for all your journeys!Meals Included: Breakfast