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Program #17333RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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: 18 total, 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 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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Springhill Suites: Fairbanks, Alaska, 6 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: In Fairbanks we are staying in one of the newest and fanciest hotels in town. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Fairbanks overlooking the banks of the Chena River. Shops, museums, restaurants, small museums and historical sites are all within easy walking distance. And bonus-the Open North American Championship Sled Dog Races start right outside the back door of the hotel, on Second Avenue in Fairbanks.

Contact info:
575 First Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701 USA
phone: 907-451-6552
Room amenities: All rooms are suites. Queen beds or better. Sofa, armchair, desk, mini-fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, ironing board, television with cable, desk, and free high-speed internet access in each room.

Facility amenities: 24 hour coffee/hot water available. Small pool and whirlpool hot tub. Workout room. Snack machines. Restaurant on premises, but only open after 5 p.m.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Approximately $90
You must call the hotel yourself for early arrivals or stayovers. There is a special phone number that will be in the letter you receive after you register. You must use this number to get our special rate. The 800 number does not work for this.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Approximately $90
You must call the hotel yourself for early arrivals or stayovers. There is a special phone number that will be in the letter you receive after you register. You must use this number to get our special rate. The 800 number does not work for this.

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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Feb 20 — Feb 27, 2013 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
18 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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