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8 Days | 7 Nights
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.
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Susan Schuck Aug 23, 2015 at 11:57 AM

This was a great program. Three of us went in 2013.

Lynda Fuselier Apr 10, 2013 at 12:17 PM

Hi! I'm flying to Chicago from SF, CA. After the RS in Chicago, I will be going to Grand Rapids, / Rockford MI area on May 6 for a brief family visit . Anyone driving that way on May 6? Lynda Fuselier

Premium Email Subscriber Mar 09, 2013 at 06:59 PM

Doris Wachsler
Hi! I and my husband, Manny, are going as first time RS's on this trip. We're flying from Ft.Lauderdale. Anybody else coming from down here? Thanks, Janice, for directing me to this board.
Janice Hoistad Mar 09, 2013 at 07:14 PM

Doris & Manny, Glad you found us! Jan

Janice Hoistad Feb 14, 2013 at 12:19 AM

Who's going? I'm Jan, traveling solo from Los Angeles.
Vickie Robinson Feb 17, 2013 at 05:25 PM

I'm Vickie, traveling solo from Portland OR
Janice Hoistad Feb 17, 2013 at 05:55 PM

Hi Vickie! Made my first visit to Portland last Sept. Had a great time in a lovely city! Drop a note... janhoistad@aol.com
Ilene Feinstein Apr 06, 2013 at 07:10 PM

Hi all, STan and Ilene Feinstein are also coming from Los Angeles (Chatsworth). about our 10th RS trip. Looking forward to a great time, again!
Janice Hoistad Apr 06, 2013 at 07:55 PM

Hi Ilene and Stan, I'm in Mission Hills. This will only be my 2nd RS trip. I can't wait to pick your memories! What is your flight schedule? Drop a private note. janhoistad@aol.com

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