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BEGINS IN: NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK

New York’s Empire Route: National Treasures, Parks And Historic Places By Train

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Program #20777RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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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Mr. James Dassatti

James Dassatti is the executive director of the Vermont Living History Association and states that he “lives to teach.” A graduate of Norwich University in Vermont, James instructs Road Scholar programs on Lake Champlain history and the American Revolution.

Mr. Travis Bowman

Travis Bowman has been a historic preservation program analyst with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation since November of 2007. Prior to his work with the SHPO, Travis served as the curator of collections at Clermont State Historic Site, where he published the book, “Bob’s Folly: Fulton, Livingston and the Steamboat.” Since 2003, he has been an adjunct professor of history at Columbia Greene Community College in Hudson, N.Y.

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7 nights of accommodations
18 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips

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4.8
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