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Program #20204RJ
7 Days | 6 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.
Meals: 17 total, 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

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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Comfort Inn: Long Point Provincial Park (Simcoe), 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: With a central location that accommodates any itinerary, visitors are in close proximity to all of Norfolk County's beautiful areas and events. The nearby Long Point World Biosphere Reserve features unique sand pit formations. An internationally recognized designation administered by the United Nations, Long Point Provincial Park lies within it.

Contact info:
85 The Queensway East
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4M5 Canada
phone: 519-426-2611
web: www.comfortinn.com/hotel-simcoe-canada-CN295/Hotel-Services?sid=xoJi5M.WKxQrgv.8&sarea=&sname=&slon=-80.295906&slat=42.848034&schain=&scountry=&sstate=&type=&sradius=&sstate_country=&scity=

Room amenities: All guest rooms have air conditioning and cable television. In addition, some rooms have irons and ironing boards. Computer hook-ups in all rooms and free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms. Free weekday newspaper, free local calls, wake-up service.

Facility amenities: Currency Exchange Free Coffee Interior Corridors Picnic Area Rental Refrigerator * Valet Cleaning Service *

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

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Travelodge Chatham: Rondeau Provincial Park (Chatham), 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: At the Chatham Travelodge you will learn the true meaning of warm hospitality. Your care is our affair. Our attention to the smallest details, as well as unobtrusive service, blend with a modern restful decor to make the Chatham Travelodge a great place to stay while in the area. We offer 103 spacious guest-rooms with remote controlled cable television, in-room coffee maker, in-room hairdryers, iron & ironing board, and free lobby newspapers.

Contact info:
55 Bloomfield Road
Chatham, ON N7M 5J5 Canada
phone: 519-436-1200
web: www.travelodge.com/hotels/ontario/chatham/travelodge-chatham/hotel-overview

Room amenities: Travelodge Chatham offers 103 guestrooms. Televisions come with cable channels, video-game consoles, and pay movies. Dial-up Internet access is provided along with phones and free local calls. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include hair dryers. Air conditioning, climate control, and clock radios are also included. Amenities available on request include wake-up calls. Cribs (infant beds) are also available. Rooms are accessible via exterior corridors.

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

Elevator: Yes

Pelee Days Inn: Point Pelee National Park (Leamington), 3 nights
Type: Inn

Description: Nestled in the most southern region of Canada, moments from the shores of Lake Erie, The Pelee Days Inn is a resort style hotel, with a Caribbean climate all year round provided by sun domes courtyard and indoor swimming salt water pools, in a warm and enticing atmosphere. The Pelee offers fine accommodations, exquisite dining, and a dinner theatre, plus banquet and meeting facilities.

Contact info:
566 Bevel Line Road
Leamington, ON N8H 3V4 Canada
phone: 519-326-8646
web: www.peleedaysinn.com/index.htm

Room amenities: Rooms have hair dryers, coffee makers and refrigerators.

Facility amenities: The amenities abound with two indoor heated salt water pools, two water slides, whirlpool, sauna, recreational games, pool tables, arcade gallery, garden atrium and outdoor volleyball court. Enjoy the resort style badminton on our court, mini putting green, golf courses, boating, fishing and nature walks on Lake Erie add to the Hotel's superb facilities. High speed secured wireless Internet throughout the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 11:00 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.

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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
10 Field trips

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