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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging (Variable by Program Date)
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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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: 14 total, 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

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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Big Bend Casitas at Far Flung Outdoor Center: Big Bend Country, 5 nights
Type: Cabin

Description: Far Flung Outdoor Center in Study Butte/Terlingua, pronounced Stew-dee Beaut and Tur-ling-wa, is conveniently located just three miles outside the western entrance to Big Bend National Park and minutes away from the Historic Terlingua Ghost Town as well as Big Bend Ranch State Park.

Contact info:
1 Adventure Lane, FM 170
P.O. Box 337
Terlingua, TX 79852 USA
phone: 432-371-2633
web: www.bigbendfarflung.com

Room amenities: Wireless Internet Quality bed linens 32" Flat-Screen LCD TV Dish Network TV Alarm clock Coffeemaker, coffee, filters, creamer and sugar Microwave Small refrigerator Dinnerware / flatware Drinking glasses / wine glasses Kitchen sink / bar towels Toaster Bathroom with shower Blow dryer Towels Soap/shampoo/conditioner Central Heat/AC Porch with two rockers

Facility amenities: Each casita ("little house" in Spanish) is designed with a roomy open 400-sq ft. floor plan complete with full bath, two queen beds, kitchenette, flat screen satellite TV, housekeeping service and free WiFi as well as a 200-sq ft porch with rocking chairs facing into a landscaped courtyard. Courtyard has many native plants and trees as well as a small pavilion with 2 gas grills, 2 picnic tables and ice machine.

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

Additional nights before: $129 per night, plus tax
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Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: $129 per night, plus tax
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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.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
1 Performances


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