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Tropical Paradise: An Outdoor Adventure for Grandparents & Grandkids

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Program #3636RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
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Susan Allen Aug 02, 2013 at 06:20 PM

My nephew and I went on the trip that started July 15, 2013. IT WAS GREAT!!!


Susan Allen Aug 02, 2013 at 06:20 PM

My nephew and I went on the trip that started July 15, 2013. IT WAS GREAT!!!


June Krisch Jul 09, 2013 at 03:59 PM

Anyone on the July 29 trip from Connecticut?


Jo Ann Raine Jul 02, 2013 at 11:48 AM

Leslie Ridings at Casa Conde apthotel in San Jose tells me that the hotel van will meet the 2:15 United flight for free transportation to the first night hotel
Susan Allen Jul 13, 2013 at 09:29 PM

Great!! Thanks for checking. See you Monday in the waiting area for the flight to CR ....


Susan Allen Jun 26, 2013 at 12:22 PM

Just talked to Deb at Holbrook Travel. There are a total of 24 of us in this program: 11 Kids, a couple couples and the rest single grandparents.
Jo Ann Raine Jun 26, 2013 at 01:59 PM

it seems that we will be paying for the taxi to the San Jose Hotel. 4 of us will be $40 US. I tried to find an email for the hotel but not successful. We probably should pay it and get there on time. JoAnn


Jo Ann Raine Jun 05, 2013 at 10:57 AM

They closed the date si I presume that they filled the trip. If we can survive the "keeping up with the grandkids" part!
Susan Allen Jun 07, 2013 at 04:38 PM

Yes, that will be a challenge! Just a few weeks away!
Susan Allen Jun 26, 2013 at 12:20 PM

Jo Ann - I know you emailed me but I don't see it here. Holbrook just called - they cannot give us or you a ride to the hotel. Deb recommended that we take the City Taxi. She is going to call you about this, probably today.


Susan Allen Jun 04, 2013 at 04:26 PM

Hi, all - I've been trying to summarize the names of us for the July 15 program: JoAnn Raine & Liz (nearly 15); Annie Phillips & grandson (13); Ellen Gilbert & Ella; Linda Woodhead & grandson (14); Catherine Ledingham & Ben (13); me Susie Allen & nephew Rolly (14). So that's 12 of us. Wondering if they got the total capacity of 25. We're going to have a great time!!
Madeline Ziesel Jun 27, 2013 at 04:56 PM

Hi from Madeline Ziesel traveling with grandson Dayton (almost15). Good to know ahead re other participants.
Susan Allen Jul 13, 2013 at 09:33 PM

Hi, Madeline - Thanks for posting. We'll see you both Monday or Tuesday!!


Ellen Gilbert Jun 01, 2013 at 05:39 PM

Hi all: Ella and I arrive in San Jose CR from San Francisco at 7:20 PM. Look forward to meeting everyone. Ellen


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