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Program #20564RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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: 40 total, 15 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 12 dinners

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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Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel: Philadelphia, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel Philadelphia is rich in tradition, and has played host to elite Philadelphians and other distinguished guests for many years. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Plaza Warwick Hotel was originally constructed in 1926, and has since become a local landmark. With 301 spacious, comfortable rooms, this historic yet modern downtown Philadelphia hotel is located just off the world-renowned Rittenhouse Square, the city's most prestigious residential, commercial and business district.

Contact info:
220 South 17th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103 USA
phone: 215-735-6000
web: www.radisson.com/philadelphia-hotel-pa-19103-6179/paphily

Room amenities: 32" LCD HD television with movie and game channels; Bathroom amenities; Complimentary Bottled water; Coffee maker; Complimentary Wi-Fi; Connecting rooms available; Easy-to-set alarm clock/radio; Electronic lock and smoke detector; Granite bath; Hair dryer and makeup mirrors; Handicap accessible rooms available; Individual climate control; In-room printing available from your laptop; In-room safe; Iron/ironing board; Large work desk with mobile mini-desk; Local phone calls (complimentary); Morning newspaper daily (complimentary); Non-smoking facilities throughout hotel; Short stature accessibility kit; Two multi-line phones with voice messaging; Windows open to the outside

Facility amenities: 3-hour express laundry service available; ATM; Assistance devices for people with disabilities; Bell service; Boarding pass printing (complimentary); Business Center (complimentary, open 24 hours); Coin operated laundry facilities; Concierge staff; Coffee shop; Dry cleaning and laundry services; Express check-out; Fitness Center; Forgotten items service; Free bottle of water; Free local phone calls; Hair salon; High-speed, wireless Internet access in all public areas; Local area transportation and tours; Lounge; Luggage hold; Morning newspaper available daily (complimentary); Multi-lingual staff; Overnight package services and package delivery; Parking (valet or self) at a standard fee; Piano bar; Room service (6:30 a.m.-midnight) and al fresco dining (weather permitting); Secretarial support services; Soda and ice machines on each floor; Transportation services (fee applies); Wake-up service

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBA
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for preferred rates and reservation.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Queen Mary II: At Sea, 7 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Queen Mary 2 is the most magnificent ocean liner ever built. Her every detail harkens to the Golden Age of Ocean Travel, while providing one of the most modern travel experiences on earth. From bow to stern, discover 13 spacious decks on which to relax and unwind; to indulge in pleasures and pursuits you never normally have time for. Opulent public areas, extravagant dining rooms, ballrooms, theatres, lounges...even the only Planetarium at sea.

Ship Information: Length: 1.132 feet, Beam: 135 feet, Draft: 32 feet 10 inches, Height: 236.2 feet, Gross tonage: Approx. 151,400 gross tonnes, Guest capacity: 3,056 max., Crew: 1253, Cruise Speed: 28.5 knots

Contact info:
Cunard Cruise Lines
24303 Town Center Drive, Suite 200
Valencia, CA 91355 USA
phone: 800-728-6273
Room amenities: Standard staterooms are spacious (min.155sq.ft.) Amenities: 24hr rm service. Direct-Dial telephone & internet access, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer, daily shipboard newspaper, 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets, nightly turn down service.

Facility amenities: Art Gallery, Bookstore, Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, Chart Room, Commodore Club, Computer Centre, Empire Casino, Image Gallery, Swimming Pools, Golden Lion Pub, Grand Lobby, Library, Shops, Queens Room, Royal Court Theatre, Sports Decks The Zone/The Play Zone | Veuve Clicquot® Champagne Bar

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

Elevator: Yes

Tower Hotel: London, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located on the River Thams in the heart of London, the Tower Hotel enjoys panoramic views of the Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, the River Thames and St Katherine Docks. Vibrant, contemporary and spacious, this non-smoking hotel feels relaxed and enjoys an abundance of natural daylight.

Contact info:
St Katharine's Way
London, E1W 1LD UK:England
phone: +44 845 305 8335
web: www.guoman.com/en/hotels/united_kingdom/london/the_tower/index.html

Room amenities: Air conditioning, coffee and tea making facilities, flat screen LDC TV, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, mini bar, room safe, trouser press

Facility amenities: Air conditioning, gym, meeting rooms, restaurant with outdoor terrace, bar, wifi internet (for an additional charge)

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

Elevator: Yes

Villa Pantheon: Paris, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The hotel is located in the Latin Quarter in the heart of Paris, close to Saint-Germain des Près, Notre-Dame, Panthéon, La Sorbonne, Ile Saint-Louis, Thermes de Cluny, Arènes de Lutèce, and the Institut du Monde Arabe, making it an ideal base for exploring the city.

Contact info:
41, Rue des Ecoles
Paris, 75005 France
phone: +33 (0)1 53 10 95 95
web: www.villa-pantheon.com

Room amenities: Private en-suite bathroom with hair dryer, individually controlled air conditioning, TV with international channels and Pay TV, in-room safe, direct dialing telephone, small refrigerator with bar, in-room modem plug for Internet access. Please note that hotel rooms in France are often considerably smaller than hotel rooms in the US.

Facility amenities: The Villa Pantheon offers a traditional English feel with leather easy chairs and relaxed atmosphere.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for availability and rates.

Check out time: 12:00 PM


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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15 nights of accommodations
40 meals: 15 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 12 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
2 Performances

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