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11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.
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Itinerary for Sep 22 — Oct 2, 2014

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: In the heart of historic Back Bay stands an equally legendary landmark. Built in 1927, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers is a member of Historic Hotels of America, and recipient of the Successful Meeting Pinnacle Award for delivering excellence in meetings. With an unmatched location, the hotel are adjacent to the Public Garden with its Swan Boats and the chic boutiques, art galleries and restaurants of the world-famous Newbury Street. Rich in history, the hotel offers the same luxury, hospitality expertise, service and splendor today that have attracted United States Presidents, international corporations, and celebrities in the past.

Contact info:
50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116 USA
phone: 617-426-2000
web: www.bostonparkplaza.com/

Room amenities: Electronic Key System, High Speed Internet, Voice mail, Data Ports on Phones, Cable TV, In-room Pay Movies, 24 Hour Room Service, Iron and Iron board, Wake-up calls, Hair dryer, Alarm clock, Windows can be opened

Facility amenities: Every guestroom offers full room service, voice mail, modem lines, movies and more. Guest room amenities include a courteous, full service concierge staff, travel services and fitness facilities.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies based on availability
A limited number of rooms are available at a Road Scholar group rate if booked in advance to your program start date. For all other Hotel needs please call Road Scholar at 617-521-5373 For pre and post night reservation: Online: Book online at http://bit.ly/RoadScholarBPP Phone: Call Boston Park Plaza reservation agent Esther Lo at 617-457-2423 (Mon-Fri 10:30am-6pm EST) Make sure to state your program number (this is a 4 or 5 digit number) and that you are with the Road Scholar group.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Monday, September 22 - Arrivals: Welcome and Program Overview
Afternoon: 3:00-4:30 p.m.: Hotel check-in and then please go to the 4th of hotel for program registration.

Dinner: Take a short walk around the neighborhood and continue to the Orientation and Welcome Dinner in a nearby restaurant.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: In the heart of historic Back Bay stands an equally legendary landmark. Built in 1927, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers is a member of Historic Hotels of America, and recipient of the Successful Meeting Pinnacle Award for delivering excellence in meetings. With an unmatched location, the hotel are adjacent to the Public Garden with its Swan Boats and the chic boutiques, art galleries and restaurants of the world-famous Newbury Street. Rich in history, the hotel offers the same luxury, hospitality expertise, service and splendor today that have attracted United States Presidents, international corporations, and celebrities in the past.

Contact info:
50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116 USA
phone: 617-426-2000
web: www.bostonparkplaza.com/

Room amenities: Electronic Key System, High Speed Internet, Voice mail, Data Ports on Phones, Cable TV, In-room Pay Movies, 24 Hour Room Service, Iron and Iron board, Wake-up calls, Hair dryer, Alarm clock, Windows can be opened

Facility amenities: Every guestroom offers full room service, voice mail, modem lines, movies and more. Guest room amenities include a courteous, full service concierge staff, travel services and fitness facilities.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies based on availability
A limited number of rooms are available at a Road Scholar group rate if booked in advance to your program start date. For all other Hotel needs please call Road Scholar at 617-521-5373 For pre and post night reservation: Online: Book online at http://bit.ly/RoadScholarBPP Phone: Call Boston Park Plaza reservation agent Esther Lo at 617-457-2423 (Mon-Fri 10:30am-6pm EST) Make sure to state your program number (this is a 4 or 5 digit number) and that you are with the Road Scholar group.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Tuesday, September 23 - Boston: City on a Hill
Note: The Boston field trip is by public transportation and foot. The total walking mileage today is 2 miles, which will be spread over the course of the day with frequent stops and a rest for a leisurely lunch on the waterfront the day will start and end by taking the subway "T" . Not all subway stops have elevators. .

Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Explore historic highlights of Boston, as well as city landmarks that played a role in John F. Kennedy’s political path to the Whitehouse on a guided walking field trip.

Lunch: Enjoy lunch on Boston's Waterfront

Afternoon: Continue your discovery of Boston as you stroll the streets of the North End en route to the Old North Church Historic Site for a behind the scenes visit.. Listen and learn about the workings of the oldest set of change-ringing bells in North America. Climb the stairs to the bell ringing chamber where the teenage Paul Revere worked as bell ringer and walk amongst the 37 tombs constructed below the floors of the Old North between 1732 and 1860. Learn about the construction of the crypt, view artifacts found in the crypt, and hear the history of those buried there including the Church’s first rector and soldiers killed during the Battle of Bunker Hill and Breed’s Hill.All on your exclusive private guided visit of the Old North Church. Outside of the church visit Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill before returning to the hotel by public transportation at your leisure.

Dinner: At local restaurant

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Anchorage by the Sea is located directly on the Marginal Way overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and can be accessed conveniently from the property. Once a dirt trail with difficult terrain, the magnificent Marginal Way is now a paved footpath. Winding along the rocky shoreline for 1 ¼ miles from Ogunquit’s downtown area to the quaint fishing village of Perkins Cove, the Marginal Way boasts some of most spectacular coastal views in New England. The Anchorage is conveniently located within walking distance to beautiful sandy beaches, Ogunquit Village, Perkins Cove, museums, art galleries, specialty shops, and fine restaurants.

Contact info:
125 Shore Road
Ogunquit, ME 03907 USA
phone: 207-646-9384
web: www.anchoragebythesea.com

Room amenities: All rooms have air-conditioning, Wi-Fi Internet access, cable / satellite television, direct-dial telephone, refrigerators, hairdryers, flat-screen television, in-room safes, alarm clock, radio, private bathroom with bathtub and shower. All rooms are non-smoking.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; Wi-Fi Internet access, concierge desk, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hot tub, Jacuzzi, sauna, spa services. The hotel is a regular stop on Ogunquit trolley route.

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


Day Three: Wednesday, September 24 - New England’s Maritime History
Note: The total mileage traveled by motorcoach today is 115 miles. Walking and standing outdoors and in historic buildings for two hours on a guided walking tour of Salem’s waterfront.

Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Depart Boston to Salem, Massachusetts From its lucrative maritime trade to the controversial witch trials learn about the remarkable historical, architectural, and cultural heritage of one of America's oldest communities with lifetime resident and historian Jim McAllister. Continue up the rocky coast, through scenic North Shore towns to Gloucester, Massachusetts, America’s oldest fishing port, founded in 1623.

Lunch: Enjoy typical New England fish and chowder (or vegetarian pasta) on the Gloucester waterfront

Afternoon: Learn the history of fishing on the Grand Banks then continue to Ogunquit Maine.

Dinner: Enjoy a specialty of New England’s Atlantic waters at a traditional lobster dinner in the hotel.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Anchorage by the Sea

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Anchorage by the Sea is located directly on the Marginal Way overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and can be accessed conveniently from the property. Once a dirt trail with difficult terrain, the magnificent Marginal Way is now a paved footpath. Winding along the rocky shoreline for 1 ¼ miles from Ogunquit’s downtown area to the quaint fishing village of Perkins Cove, the Marginal Way boasts some of most spectacular coastal views in New England. The Anchorage is conveniently located within walking distance to beautiful sandy beaches, Ogunquit Village, Perkins Cove, museums, art galleries, specialty shops, and fine restaurants.

Contact info:
125 Shore Road
Ogunquit, ME 03907 USA
phone: 207-646-9384
web: www.anchoragebythesea.com

Room amenities: All rooms have air-conditioning, Wi-Fi Internet access, cable / satellite television, direct-dial telephone, refrigerators, hairdryers, flat-screen television, in-room safes, alarm clock, radio, private bathroom with bathtub and shower. All rooms are non-smoking.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; Wi-Fi Internet access, concierge desk, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hot tub, Jacuzzi, sauna, spa services. The hotel is a regular stop on Ogunquit trolley route.

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


Day Four: Thursday, September 25 - Ogunquit Outdoors and in Art
Note: Walking and standing for 1 hour in the Ogunquit Museum of American Art. Motorcoach access to Perkins Cove is limited. The walk from Shore Road into Perkins Cove is .2 miles, about a 6 minute walk. Embarking and disembarking the lobster boat requires stepping onto the boat and 3 steps.

Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Visit the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, which houses a permanent collection of important paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, and photographs from the late 1800s to the present. Included in the collection is an extensive selection of works by artists associated with Ogunquit’s famous art colony of the early 20th century. Then, head out on a one-hour boat cruise to learn first-hand about lobster fishing as well as to appreciate the scenic coastal views from a different perspective. (Weather dependent.)

Lunch: Your choice to explore local fare.

Afternoon: Free Time. You may wish to take in the spectacular scenery on a walk along the Marginal Way. Once a dirt trail with difficult terrain, the magnificent Marginal Way is now a paved footpath. Winding along the rocky shoreline for 1.25 miles from Ogunquit’s downtown area to the quaint fishing village of Perkins Cove, the Marginal Way boasts some of most spectacular coastal views in New England.

Dinner: Your choice to explore local fare.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Anchorage by the Sea

Meals Included: Breakfast
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The North Conway Grand Hotel is a modern hotel situated in the Settlers' Green Outlet Village complex, in the heart of North Conway, surrounded by the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Contact info:
Rte. 16 at Settler's Green
North Conway, NH 03860 USA
phone: 603-356-9300
web: www.northconwaygrand.com

Room amenities: 200 rooms with air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable / satellite television, dvd player, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, private bathroom with bathtub and shower with grab bar and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, business center, laundry service, indoor swimming pool, outdoor heated swimming pool, fire pit, fitness center, Jacuzzi and sauna.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Friday, September 26 - From the Rocky Coast to the Granite Mountains
Note: The total mileage traveled by motorcoach today is 120 non-highway miles. The Taste of Portland is a combination of riding on the motorcoach and limited walking on cobblestone streets, approximately 1 mile with frequent stops and opportunities to sit, over 3 hours.

Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Depart Ogunquit and head up the coast to Portland Head Light, one of the iconic lighthouses that has served as a beacon to ships since 1791. Explore Portland on an exclusive “Taste of Maine” as you walk through the historic cobblestone streets of the Old Port, in the "foodiest small town" in America! Sample locally-produced Maine cheese, honey wine, a mini Lobster roll, a whoopie pie and more as local producers and restaurateurs explain what makes Portland, Maine so special.

Lunch: Your choice to explore local fare.

Afternoon: Depart Portland and leave the rocky coast of New England behind for the White Mountains of North Conway, New Hampshire. A lecture on the ecology of the autumn in the North Woods discusses native wildlife and the northern environment.

Dinner: In the hotel

Evening: At leisure

Lodging: North Conway Grand Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The North Conway Grand Hotel is a modern hotel situated in the Settlers' Green Outlet Village complex, in the heart of North Conway, surrounded by the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Contact info:
Rte. 16 at Settler's Green
North Conway, NH 03860 USA
phone: 603-356-9300
web: www.northconwaygrand.com

Room amenities: 200 rooms with air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable / satellite television, dvd player, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, private bathroom with bathtub and shower with grab bar and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, business center, laundry service, indoor swimming pool, outdoor heated swimming pool, fire pit, fitness center, Jacuzzi and sauna.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Saturday, September 27 - Meteorology, Nature and Wildlife of the White Mou...
Note: Please note that the Mount Washington Observatory Museum is located in the center of North Conway and is a different location than actual observatory itself. Mt. Washington is often inaccessible due to weather conditions and is therefore not scheduled in the program. The one-hour walk through estate is on maintained, unpaved trails.

Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: At the Mount Washington Observatory Museum in North Conway, “meet” with observatory meteorology staff via a private video conference for a discussion on their research and what life is like at one of the earth’s most extreme weather locations. Then, drive scenic Route 302 through Crawford Notch.

Lunch: At the Appalachian Mountatian Club Highland Center

Afternoon: Learn how maple syrup is produced and how conservation fits into maple sugaring at the Rocks Estate and North Country Conservation & Education Center for the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests. Then take a one-hour walk through the estate's forest trails, discussing wildlife habitat improvement and sustainable forestry practices while enjoying mountain vistas. Late afternoon return to the hotel.

Dinner: At the hotel

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: North Conway Grand Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Courtyard Burlington Harbor is located just steps away from Lake Champlain, Burlington Town Center, and the Church Street Marketplace

Contact info:
25 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05401 USA
phone: 180-286-4470 x0
web: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/btvdt-courtyard-burlington-harbor/

Room amenities: Guestrooms and bathrooms echo Vermont's serene beauty, blending form and function for maximum comfort and productivity. Art by Vermont photographer Shayne Lynn. Cherrywood furnishings. Autumnal colors. Pure Vermont air suffusion. Comfortable linens, warm comforters and premium mattresses. Coffee Maker/Tea Service 32" LCD hi definition TV Hair Dryer Lighted Makeup Mirror Alarm Clock Iron & Ironing Board Mini-Refrigerator

Facility amenities: Indoor Pool Whirlpool Excercise Room Complimentary Wireless in guest rooms, lobby and public areas Safe Deposit Boxes at Front Desk

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Sunday, September 28 - The Scenic Kancamagus Highway
Note: The total mileage traveled by motorcoach today is 144 miles, mostly non-highway.

Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Depart North Conway to travel the scenic Kancamagus Highway, stopping en route for short walks to scenic overlooks, along forest paths and to a covered bridge.

Lunch: In a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Cross into Vermont and head to the mountains of the Mad River Valley. Along the way learn about what makes Vermont such a special place. Settle into Burlington for the night and walk the welcoming, quaint streets of town.

Dinner: Enjoy a delicious dinner

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Courtyard Burlington Harbor

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Courtyard Burlington Harbor is located just steps away from Lake Champlain, Burlington Town Center, and the Church Street Marketplace

Contact info:
25 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05401 USA
phone: 180-286-4470 x0
web: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/btvdt-courtyard-burlington-harbor/

Room amenities: Guestrooms and bathrooms echo Vermont's serene beauty, blending form and function for maximum comfort and productivity. Art by Vermont photographer Shayne Lynn. Cherrywood furnishings. Autumnal colors. Pure Vermont air suffusion. Comfortable linens, warm comforters and premium mattresses. Coffee Maker/Tea Service 32" LCD hi definition TV Hair Dryer Lighted Makeup Mirror Alarm Clock Iron & Ironing Board Mini-Refrigerator

Facility amenities: Indoor Pool Whirlpool Excercise Room Complimentary Wireless in guest rooms, lobby and public areas Safe Deposit Boxes at Front Desk

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Monday, September 29 - America’s History Through Folk Art: The Shelburne...
Note: The total mileage traveled by motorcoach today is approximately 25 miles. The Shelburne Museum encompasses 45 acres and there is a shuttle bus that circles the property.

Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Investigate three centuries of life in America through the collections of the Shelburne Museum; homecrafts, folk arts, trade tools, transportation, fine arts and furnishings and architecture are displayed in the museum’s 35 historic buildings.

Lunch: Vouchers are provided for the museum cafeteria, to use at your leisure.

Afternoon: Continue visiting the museum, then return to the hotel in the late afternoon.

Dinner: Dinner on your own

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Courtyard Burlington Harbor

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Inn

Description: The Grafton Inn is one of the oldest operating inns in America, having opened its doors in 1801. Some of the most notable guest to visit they inn were, Ulysses S. Grant who came to the Inn on December 19, 1867, while campaigning for his first term as President,Daniel Webster, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson and Ralph Waldo Emerson. It is part of the Historic Hotels of America. Located in the lovely village of Grafton, Vermont, the inn is part of the nonprofit Windham Foundation which is dedicated to preserving the vitality of Vermont's rural communities. A stay at the inn will help to fund the Foundation's many philanthropic programs. The Grafton Inn is famous for its imaginative cuisine, thoughtfully prepared with fresh locally sourced food and exploding with flavor. The Grafton Inn restaurant is part of the Vermont Fresh Network and dedicated to using as many local products as possible. They are working on making the inn fully green, constantly evolving and growing to provide guests with the best service possible, while keeping true to their roots and to Vermont.

Contact info:
92 Main Street
Grafton, VT 05146 USA
phone: 802-843-2245
web: www.graftoninnvermont.com

Room amenities: The Grafton Inn offers the quintessential New England experience with its homage to traditional country accommodations and comfortable layout. Participants will utilize the main house and guest houses set close together in the village center. Most of the Inn’s historic rooms house their guests in a charming room with one bed. Rooms with two beds are reserved for our matched roommates. Though all rooms are accessible by a flight of stairs, based on availability, a limited number of first floor or elevator-accessible rooms may be requested for those with mobility issues. All special requests must notify Road Scholar in advance.

Facility amenities: Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center, seasonal recreation center, offering a variety of activities for all Use of mountain bikes / helmets offered to guests Fitness Center Seasonal swim pond, located behind the Homestead Cottage Outdoor tennis courts Raised, heated paddle tennis court Game room with pool table & ping pong (adjacent to Barrett House) TV located in common areas Complimentary WiFi

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

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Nine: Tuesday, September 30 - Back Roads and Villages of Vermont
Note: The total mileage traveled today is approximately 110 non-highway miles.

Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Travel south through the center of Vermont, taking in the rural landscapes and tiny villages along Route 100.

Lunch: In a quaint Vermont village. Stroll historic streets with iconic white houses

Afternoon: Continue to Grafton, Vermont.

Dinner: In the inn

Evening: A discussion with a town local who provides insight on life in this quintessential New England town

Lodging: Grafton Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: The Grafton Inn is one of the oldest operating inns in America, having opened its doors in 1801. Some of the most notable guest to visit they inn were, Ulysses S. Grant who came to the Inn on December 19, 1867, while campaigning for his first term as President,Daniel Webster, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson and Ralph Waldo Emerson. It is part of the Historic Hotels of America. Located in the lovely village of Grafton, Vermont, the inn is part of the nonprofit Windham Foundation which is dedicated to preserving the vitality of Vermont's rural communities. A stay at the inn will help to fund the Foundation's many philanthropic programs. The Grafton Inn is famous for its imaginative cuisine, thoughtfully prepared with fresh locally sourced food and exploding with flavor. The Grafton Inn restaurant is part of the Vermont Fresh Network and dedicated to using as many local products as possible. They are working on making the inn fully green, constantly evolving and growing to provide guests with the best service possible, while keeping true to their roots and to Vermont.

Contact info:
92 Main Street
Grafton, VT 05146 USA
phone: 802-843-2245
web: www.graftoninnvermont.com

Room amenities: The Grafton Inn offers the quintessential New England experience with its homage to traditional country accommodations and comfortable layout. Participants will utilize the main house and guest houses set close together in the village center. Most of the Inn’s historic rooms house their guests in a charming room with one bed. Rooms with two beds are reserved for our matched roommates. Though all rooms are accessible by a flight of stairs, based on availability, a limited number of first floor or elevator-accessible rooms may be requested for those with mobility issues. All special requests must notify Road Scholar in advance.

Facility amenities: Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center, seasonal recreation center, offering a variety of activities for all Use of mountain bikes / helmets offered to guests Fitness Center Seasonal swim pond, located behind the Homestead Cottage Outdoor tennis courts Raised, heated paddle tennis court Game room with pool table & ping pong (adjacent to Barrett House) TV located in common areas Complimentary WiFi

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

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Ten: Wednesday, October 01 - This is Vermont
Note: Walking on a farm with uneven ground. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes that can handle the terrain.

Breakfast: In the inn.

Morning: Learn how cheese, one of Vermont's prize artisanal products is made, then learn - as you taste - about heirloom apple varieties at an organic farm.

Lunch: Soup and sandwiches at the farm, with apple pie for dessert!

Afternoon: New England roads are lined with stone walls. Learn about the art and craft of dry stone walling during a demonstration by the Stone Trust.

Dinner: A special Farewell Dinner to celebrate your journey through New England.

Lodging: Grafton Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Eleven: Thursday, October 02 - Departures
Note: The drive from Grafton, Vermont to Boston's Logan International Airport is 3 hours non-stop.

Breakfast: In the inn.

Morning: End of program. Transfer provided to Boston's Logan Airport with drop off at approximately 11:30 a.m. Please do not schedule flight departures earlier than 1:30 p.m. The coach will make drop-offs at South Station and the Park Plaza if needed after the airport, at approximately 12:30 p.m.

Meals Included: Breakfast

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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10 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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