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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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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Mary Ellen Milio Sep 16, 2015 at 08:01 PM

Anyone on here for the trip beginning the 20th? Anyone have an idea how large the group is? Getting excited!

Ella Whitehead Apr 05, 2015 at 04:36 PM

Packing suggestions include pants and skirts. Average temperatures in Charleston are 80º in May, are shorts considered tacky?

Pam Sjodin Mar 18, 2015 at 11:58 AM

I will be going on the Charleston trip May 3-8. I would like a list of the other participants.

Karla Silver Sep 05, 2014 at 11:52 PM

My husband Ned and I are going on the Charleston trip Sept 28th. Who else will be on this trip?

Premium Email Subscriber Apr 06, 2014 at 05:35 PM

George & Mery Ellen ZIpay
We would like get a list of the other people on this trip for April 20 thru April 25th

Janice Klein Aug 21, 2013 at 09:25 PM

There are so few reviews for this tour...Why? It looks so good...Has anyone done it?
Paul and Susan Van Hemel Apr 10, 2015 at 01:38 PM

I think there are 20+ reviews up now. We enjoyed the trip last month.

Janice Klein Aug 21, 2013 at 09:24 PM

Debating between Charleston tour 19403mkk vs Savannah tour 11376mkk Cannot do both...What do you recommend and why?

Joan Gruen Mar 27, 2013 at 08:48 PM

I am flying into Charleston April 14th around noon for this program and will stay for Historic Charleston program afterwards. If anyone is at the airrport at that time we could go into town together.
Alan Berger Mar 06, 2015 at 05:21 PM

I will be arriving at Charleston airport from Boston (JetBlue) at 12:43 PM> Does it make sense to into town together. My name is Alan Berger.

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12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
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