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WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT

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Program #2001RJ
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 Sep 15 — Sep 20, 2013

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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: Road Scholar Rate
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, September 15 - Afternoon Arrival 4-6pm Dinner at 6:30pm followed...
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: Road Scholar Rate
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, September 16 -
Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room

Morning: Lecture at hotel on Vermont history.

Lunch: Lunch in hotel dining room.

Afternoon: Field trip by bus to President Calvin Coolidge Homestead.

Dinner: Dinner in hotel dining room.

Evening: Evening activity at 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: Road Scholar Rate
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, September 17 -
Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel dining room.

Morning: Visit Woodstock Historical Society in Woodstock, Vermont.

Lunch: Picnic lunch at Billings Farm and Museum .

Afternoon: Explore Billings Farm and Museum in Woodstock, VT.

Dinner: Dinner in hotel dining room.

Evening: Evening presentation at 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: Road Scholar Rate
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, September 18 -
Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel dining room.

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

Lunch: Lunch in hotel dining room.

Afternoon: This afternoon is free for you to explore on your own (Information, brochures and maps available at the hotel.) or to relax.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Evening: Evening presentation at 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: Road Scholar Rate
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, September 19 -
Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel dining room.

Morning: Lecture on Women in Vermont History and Grace Coolidge, at the hotel.

Lunch: Lunch in hotel dining room..

Afternoon: Bus trip to Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford, VT.

Dinner: Dinner in hotel dining room.

Evening: Evening presentation at hotel

Lodging: Hotel Coolidge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, September 20 - Breakfast and departure
Breakfast: Breakfast in hotel dining room.

Morning: Performance at hotel.

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

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
4 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
5 Performances

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