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REHOBOTH BEACH, DELAWARE

Seafood and Shipwrecks: Bounty Beneath the Sea

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Program #16140RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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 May 13 — May 16, 2014

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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: Tuesday, May 13 - Welcome!/Orientation and Walk/Talk around Rehobot...
Note: Generally flat terrain with sidewalks.

Afternoon: : Introductions & Orientation followed by a presentation on Historic Rehoboth – its evolution from Methodist campground to one of the nation’s liveliest coastal playgrounds – capped off by a walking tour (weather permitting).

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant

Evening: Free time to enjoy and explore this lovely coastal town.

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: Wednesday, May 14 - The Delicious Eastern Shore/Big Fish Seafood Mark...
The Delicious Eastern Shore/Big Fish Seafood Market/Winery Tour/Entertainment

Note: Step climbing required to reach the second floor of the Indian River Life Saving Station.

Breakfast: Hotel restaurant

Morning: Begin the day with an instructor-led presentation on indigenous foods, featuring crabs, terrapin and more. Hear about the lore, legend and influence of the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay on fisheries, watermen, and culinary traditions. Then travel to a local seafood market. Learn about a variety of locally caught shellfish and seafood. Experience an interactive seafood demonstration.

Lunch: Lunch at restaurant associated with the seafood market.

Afternoon: Tour the Indian River Lifesaving Museum at Delaware Seashore State Park. Then take a tour of a local vineyard – complete with wine tasting.

Dinner: Dinner at Hotel

Evening: Entertainment by a local band, "The Back Bay Strummers."

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: Thursday, May 15 - Seafood and Shipwreck Museum Tour/Wine and Food P...
Note: Stair climbing is required to reach the exhibits at the Zwaanendael and Shipwreck Museums and complete the tour of the Fenwick Lighthouse.

Breakfast: Hotel Restaurant

Morning: This morning we will tour the University of Delaware’s College of Marine Studies in Lewes, DE. Then, we’ll head to the Zwaanendael Museum, a showcase for Lewes-area maritime, military, and social history. This museum commemorates the founding of Delaware's first European settlement by the Dutch in 1631, and is housed in a beautifully-maintained building reminiscent of the town hall in Hoorn, the Netherlands.

Lunch: “Seafood through Italian Eyes” Cooking Demonstration and Lunch at Local Restaurantt

Afternoon: This afternoon will involve a tour of the Fenwick Lighthouse and Shipwreck Museum followed by a lecture and tasting on food and wine pairing.

Dinner: Independent dinner and free evening. Group Leader will offer suggestions for those looking for places to go and explore.

Evening: Free Evening

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day Four: Friday, May 16 - Seafood Savvy Demo and Farewell
Breakfast: Hotel Restaurant

Morning: This morning will feature a lecture by a regional expert titled Eyeing and Buying Seafood.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Rehoboth Beach, DE
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3 nights of accommodations
7 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
12 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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