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Program #10403RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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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.
Meals: 12 total, 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; Gluten Free; None; None.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Blue Ridge Assembly - Blue Ridge Center: Blue Ridge Assembly, 3 nights
Type: Conference Center

Description: Lodge has all the modern facilities, plus a nice lobby with a large fireplace, glass enclosed dining area to frame the beautiful views, hotel type rooms with private baths, and an elevator. All activities are in same building as rooms.

Contact info:
84 Blue Ridge Circle
Black Mountain, NC 28711 USA
phone: 828-669-8422
web: www.blueridgeassembly.org

Room amenities: Telephones, private baths, clock radio.

Facility amenities: Tennis courts, trails, craft center, outdoor pool.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Check out time: 10:00 AM
Cherokee Quality Inn: Cherokee, North Carolina, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Each room has a private balcony overlooking the beautiful Oconaluftee River. A private river walk. In-room coffee. Guest laundry. Free Cherokee Shuttle service. Trout fishing!

Contact info:
Hwy 441 Bypass
Cherokee, NC 28719 USA
phone: 828-497-4702
web: www.qualityinncherokeenc.com

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Blue Ridge Assembly - Blue Ridge Center: Blue Ridge Assembly, 1 nights
Type: Conference Center

Description: Lodge has all the modern facilities, plus a nice lobby with a large fireplace, glass enclosed dining area to frame the beautiful views, hotel type rooms with private baths, and an elevator. All activities are in same building as rooms.

Contact info:
84 Blue Ridge Circle
Black Mountain, NC 28711 USA
phone: 828-669-8422
web: www.blueridgeassembly.org

Room amenities: Telephones, private baths, clock radio.

Facility amenities: Tennis courts, trails, craft center, outdoor pool.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Check out time: 10:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

Ratings

4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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