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Program #12392RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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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Barbara Gill Nov 05, 2014 at 03:31 PM

Any one going on the DC trip starting April 20, 2015? What is the itinerary? Especially for the last Day April 24,2014 because I am making flight reservations and the one I am looking at will leave the area 1:45pm. Will I be missing something important?
Helen Sternheim Nov 05, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Most programs have a day by day itineary posted here on the web site, They do change occasionally.
Anne Gardepe Nov 07, 2014 at 08:49 AM

The best thing to do is call RS and ask that specific question.
Barbara Gill Nov 07, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Found answer in print out of itinerary


Susan Jul 22, 2014 at 12:31 PM

I am participating in this program September 22-26, 2014. Is anyone else going on that trip?
Gloria Shiffler Sep 16, 2014 at 08:21 PM

I am going on the Sept trip.


John Magill Apr 11, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Hello did anyone book an early room for the 4/14 dc tour? John
Paula Eeds Apr 12, 2014 at 08:05 PM

Yes, Dan and Paula Eeds are arriving around 5:00 pm on 4/13.
John Magill Apr 12, 2014 at 09:13 PM

Thanks for the reply. The Hotel wasn't very helpful so we did not make a reservation. We are driving from Wisconsin and may decide to stop before we get there. Looking forward to meeting you and the rest of the group. John & Karen
Paula Eeds Apr 12, 2014 at 11:16 PM

Safe drive! See you in DC!
John Magill Apr 13, 2014 at 09:43 PM

Safely here in 622
Paula Eeds Apr 14, 2014 at 10:50 AM

Room 515. Met Karen &Roger at breakfast this morning. Didn't get their last name. Looking forward to meeting everyone tonight at dinner!


Premium Email Subscriber Mar 19, 2013 at 09:46 AM

Hi Maureen, Fred and I will look forward to meeting you and Mike. We are from Iowa, and I am also a retired teacher. I taught 40 years at a private business college in Des Moines. My husband is also retired and owned his own water treatment business for many years. We will be in DC just for the five days. Kay Smith and Fred Larrison


Maureen Linden Mar 18, 2013 at 11:11 PM

that's my email posted below Premium Email Subscriber. something always goes wrong for me here (on road scholar site). we are from Miami, Fl., attending April 15-20 (extra day to visit the WH, so now will make appt. for visiting Capitol, unless other suggestions? Maureen Linden mlinden4@bellsouth.net
ps. did anyone else do the French Experience program in St. Pete? It was like being in college again. Very well done (our 1st)
We are both retired Dade County teachers. I taught high school (French and Spanish), and Mike taught PE and CSI in eli-middle.
Paula Eeds Apr 12, 2014 at 08:10 PM

Hi Maureen -- Dan and Paula Eeds, from Pinole CA, will be on this trip. Look forward to meeting you!


Premium Email Subscriber Mar 18, 2013 at 09:53 PM

My husband and I are going on the April tour. We would love to hear from anyone else going on that tour to DC.


Anne Gardepe Mar 17, 2013 at 05:59 PM

Hi, Glenn. My husband suggests you might go through your ambassador. I found a White House hotline 202-456-7041. Let's keep our fingers crossed! Look forward to meeting you two.


Glenn Johnston Mar 17, 2013 at 11:40 AM

We are also going in May and disappointed to hear WH tours not an option.Anne,did you get a sense it might open up in that week?We are Canadian,does anyone know who we advocate with since we don't have a congreesman? Judy and Glenn Johnston judy.johnston10@hotmail.com


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