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Program #12085RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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: 13 total, 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners

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

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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Hyatt Regency Sacramento: Sacramento, CA, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Newly-renovated Hyatt Regency Sacramento is a AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel located in the heart of the city’s vibrant downtown, across from the State Capitol and adjacent to the Sacramento Convention Center. Fresh from a top-to-bottom renovation, the stylish guest rooms include oversize showers and plush Grand BedsTM and 42" HDTV's. Stay connected with complimentary WIFI access in the renovated lobby. Soak up the California sunshine at Sacramento's only resort-style pool.

Contact info:
1209 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95814 USA
phone: 916-321-3550
web: www.sacramento.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels-sacramento/index.jsp

Room amenities: • 42-inch LCD flat-screen HD TV with cable movie channels, and pay-per view movies • Wireless high-speed Internet access (Fee) • Voice mail, dual-line telephone with data port • Iron, ironing board & individual climate control • In-room safe • Hyatt Grand Bed,™ turndown service available upon request • Full bath amenities and hair dryer • Bathrobes for Regency Club® • iHome® alarm clock radio • Workstation with ergonomic chair

Facility amenities: 1-800-CHEC K-IN® • Multilingual staff & Concierge services • Business center & currency exchange • Assisted listening devices • Safe-deposit boxes at front desk • Dry Cleaning and laundry services • Valet parking, covered parking Hyatt StayFit™ gym—featuring state-of-the-art Life Fitness® cardio equipment and weights, lockers, and showers • Pool—Large outdoor free-form swimming pool and whirlpool, heated year-round and surrounded by lush landscaping • Nearby attractions—championship golf, river rafting, biking, fishing, and hiking • On site spa services •Vines Café—Breakfast, lunch and seasonal outdoor dining • Dawson’s—Serving premium grade steak, seafood and locally sourced ingredients • Amourath 1819—Stylish lounge and outdoor patio

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for pricing - see below
Contact Brenda Kirian, Director of Sales, at 916.321.3550 to make arrangements for pre/post night stays. Let her know you are with the Road Scholar group so you can remain in the same room.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Call for pricing - see below
Contact Brenda Kirian, Director of Sales, at 916.321.3550 to make arrangements for pre/post night stays. Let her know you are with the Road Scholar group so you can remain in the same room.

Check out time: 12:00 PM
Harrah's Reno: Reno, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Harrah's Reno is a full-service resort located in downtown Reno within walking distance of the Amtrak Train Station. They offer valet, self-parking and complimentary shuttle service to and from the Reno/Tahoe International Airport. They have a full spa, gym and pool as well as a full salon.

Contact info:
219 North Center Street
Reno, NV 89504 USA
phone: 800-423-1121
web: www.harrahs.com

Room amenities: Cable TV, pay-per-view movies, dry cleaning and laundry services available, complimentary valet/garage parking, coffee makers, blow dryers, Nintendo Entertainment system, dataports, 24-hour room service.

Facility amenities: Casino, full spa, gym, pool and a full salon. Multiple restaurants and showroom entertainment.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hyatt Regency Sacramento: Sacramento, CA, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Newly-renovated Hyatt Regency Sacramento is a AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel located in the heart of the city’s vibrant downtown, across from the State Capitol and adjacent to the Sacramento Convention Center. Fresh from a top-to-bottom renovation, the stylish guest rooms include oversize showers and plush Grand BedsTM and 42" HDTV's. Stay connected with complimentary WIFI access in the renovated lobby. Soak up the California sunshine at Sacramento's only resort-style pool.

Contact info:
1209 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95814 USA
phone: 916-321-3550
web: www.sacramento.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels-sacramento/index.jsp

Room amenities: • 42-inch LCD flat-screen HD TV with cable movie channels, and pay-per view movies • Wireless high-speed Internet access (Fee) • Voice mail, dual-line telephone with data port • Iron, ironing board & individual climate control • In-room safe • Hyatt Grand Bed,™ turndown service available upon request • Full bath amenities and hair dryer • Bathrobes for Regency Club® • iHome® alarm clock radio • Workstation with ergonomic chair

Facility amenities: 1-800-CHEC K-IN® • Multilingual staff & Concierge services • Business center & currency exchange • Assisted listening devices • Safe-deposit boxes at front desk • Dry Cleaning and laundry services • Valet parking, covered parking Hyatt StayFit™ gym—featuring state-of-the-art Life Fitness® cardio equipment and weights, lockers, and showers • Pool—Large outdoor free-form swimming pool and whirlpool, heated year-round and surrounded by lush landscaping • Nearby attractions—championship golf, river rafting, biking, fishing, and hiking • On site spa services •Vines Café—Breakfast, lunch and seasonal outdoor dining • Dawson’s—Serving premium grade steak, seafood and locally sourced ingredients • Amourath 1819—Stylish lounge and outdoor patio

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for pricing - see below
Contact Brenda Kirian, Director of Sales, at 916.321.3550 to make arrangements for pre/post night stays. Let her know you are with the Road Scholar group so you can remain in the same room.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Call for pricing - see below
Contact Brenda Kirian, Director of Sales, at 916.321.3550 to make arrangements for pre/post night stays. Let her know you are with the Road Scholar group so you can remain in the same room.

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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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