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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
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ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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JOSEPH CHIARELL Mar 23, 2015 at 09:19 AM

My name is Joe, and I am from New Jersey. I'm going to this program on April 12th. I'm arriving at the Jacksonville airport at 1 pm. Is anybody interested in sharing a shuttle to go to the Marriott Residence? It costs $55 up to 6 people, plus gratuity.

Natalie Maynor Feb 04, 2015 at 09:16 AM

Some pictures I took on the Jan. 25-30 trip are here:

Peter Jones Jan 25, 2015 at 09:58 AM

My wife and I are taking the March 1-6 program. Anyone else?

steven noble Jan 13, 2015 at 11:48 AM

i am on amelia island Feb 1st trip and would like to connect steve noble

steven noble Jan 13, 2015 at 11:44 AM

Anyone coming from Boston area? i get into Jacksonville airport about 1230 and would like share a ride Steve Noble

Beverly Taber Smith Oct 19, 2014 at 06:55 PM

Looking forward to the tour on Oct. 26. Who else is going?

Judy Gordon-Omelka Mar 10, 2014 at 02:57 PM

Hi, everyone, my husband Leon and I are looking forward to this RS trip and are anxious to meet everyone. We will participate in the trip that begins on April 6 and will be driving from the Atlanta, GA, where we live. See you then. Judy
Martin Skala Mar 27, 2014 at 04:48 PM

Hi Judy,
Martin Skala Mar 27, 2014 at 04:48 PM

Hi Judy,
Martin Skala Mar 27, 2014 at 04:49 PM

My wife Mary and I will be driving up from Lake Wales on April 6 to join what looks to be a physically active and intellectually stimulating program.
Martin Skala Mar 27, 2014 at 04:50 PM

Martin Skala Mar 27, 2014 at 04:50 PM

Judy Gordon-Omelka Mar 28, 2014 at 06:18 AM

Hi, Martin, Leon and I look forward to meeting you and Mary. Yes, indeed, this program will be physically active and intellectually stimulating and certainly sounds like we all will have a fun time. See you on April 6th! Judy

Robert Miller Mar 05, 2014 at 10:34 AM

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
1 Performances


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