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7 Days | 6 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.
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 dinners

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

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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Country Inn of Lancaster: Lancaster, PA, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Convenient location, minutes from major attractions, and outlet shopping.

Contact info:
2133 Lincoln Highway East
Lancaster, PA 17602 USA
phone: 717-393-3413
web: www.countryinnoflancaster.com

Room amenities: Complimentary continental breakfast Coffee juice available in our lobby (24 hours) 2 queen sized beds in room Cable TV & HBO Elevators in both buildings Indoor/outdoor heated poolhot tub Hair dyers and Wireless internet in all our lobby areas

Facility amenities: Complimentary extended continental breakfast Color cable TV with HBO Coffee and juice available in our lobby (24 hours) Indoor/outdoor heated pool and hot tub Pub on site Restaurant on site Room Service Available Lounge Senior citizens discount AAA discount Kids stay FREE Hair dyers and iron/board inrooms ROLLAWAY AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST $10.00 ADDITIONAL ADDED TO RATE.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Prices Vary
Contact the hotel directly for additional nights.

Check in time: 3:15 PM

The Woodlands Inn & Resort: Wilkes-Barre, PA, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Woodlands Inn and Resort is a AAA three star hotel situated along the beautiful Laurel Run Stream on 40 wooded Pocono acres. Located close to Steamtown USA and other attractions near Wilkes-Barre. The Woodlands Inn & Resort is located west of Interstate 81 off exit 170B. This Inn is also very near local attractions for Wilkes Barre tourists, such as the Pocono Mountains, Pocono Downs Harness Track, Pocono International Raceway, Montage Ski Area and Lackawanna Coal Mine Tours.

Contact info:
1073 Highway 315
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 USA
phone: 570-824-9831 xor8007622222
web: www.thewoodlandsresort.com/managers.asp

Room amenities: Renovated in 2006: iron and board, hairdryer, coffee maker, complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, guestroom print capabilities, 80 pay per view movies, 26 flat screen televisions.

Facility amenities: Discover wellness in the woods! If you're tired of feeling like you have to be in shape to get in shape, you don't have to feel that way anymore in our fully equipped fitness center. Our health club is an intimate non-intimidating fitness studio dedicated to your well being. Let the pulsating jets and the 100 + degree water temperature soothe away any bumps or bruises in our 17,000 gallon Jacuzzi. Located alongside is our indoor pool where you can cool down after you dip in the Jacuzzi. During the warmer months our outdoor pool is open, cocktails and lunch are also served poolside. The weight training and aerobic center features a comprehensive array of weight resistance and cardiovascular conditioning equipment.

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

Elevator: Yes

Comfort Inn: Altoona, PA, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Close to Horseshoe Curve and the Portage Railroads.

Contact info:
130 Patchway Road
Ducansville, PA 16635 USA
phone: 814-693-1800
web: www.choicehotels.com

Room amenities: Cable/Satellite TV Computer Hook-up Free Local Calls Free Newspaper Mon-Fri Free Wireless High Speed Internet Access Hair Dryer In-Room Air Conditioning In-Room Coffee Maker Iron & Ironing Board Microwave RefrigeratorVoice Mail

Facility amenities: Braille Coded Exits, Braille Elevator(s), Bus Parking, Business Center Cocktail Lounge * Elevator(s) Exercise Room Free Continental Breakfast Gold Award Winner Government Travelers: FEMA Approved Guest Use Copy Machine * Guest Laundry * Indoor Pool Indoor Whirlpool/Hot Tub Interior Corridors No Pets Allowed Outdoor Parking Restaurant on premise Sun Deck

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: None

Check out time: 8:30 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
4 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips


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