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BEGINS IN: FAIRBANKS, ALASKA

On the Road: Interior Alaska — Life at Latitude 65 North

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Program #14205RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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: 30 total, 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 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, AK, 3 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. .

Contact info:
575 First Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701 USA
phone: 907-451-6552
web: marriott.com/property/propertypage/FAISH

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 are available. Our contract does not call for daily maid service.

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

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: About $160 per room per night.
You must call the hotel yourself to arrange extra nights. This is a special rate, so use this reservation phone number: 907-273-3720. The 800 number is NOT set up to allow this rate. Be sure to tell them that you are with Road Scholar when you call.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Denali River Cabins: Denali National Park Area, 2 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Multi-level cabin complex on the banks of the Nenana River. Approximately 6 miles south of Denali National Park entrance.

Contact info:
231.1 Parks Highway
Denali Park, AK 99755 USA
phone: 907-459-2121
web: www.denalirivercabins.com

Room amenities: Television, telephone, alarm clock.

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

Springhill Suites: Fairbanks, AK, 1 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. .

Contact info:
575 First Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701 USA
phone: 907-451-6552
web: marriott.com/property/propertypage/FAISH

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 are available. Our contract does not call for daily maid service.

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

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: About $160 per room per night.
You must call the hotel yourself to arrange extra nights. This is a special rate, so use this reservation phone number: 907-273-3720. The 800 number is NOT set up to allow this rate. Be sure to tell them that you are with Road Scholar when you call.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Nome Nugget Inn: Nome, AK, 4 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of Nome and at the end point of the world famous Iditarod Trail. The Nome Nugget Inn is a rustic, traditional Alaskan hotel.

Contact info:
PO Box 1470
Nome, AK 99672 USA
phone: 907-443-4189
Room amenities: Small room. Expect to live out of your suitcase. Television with limited cable. Phone.

Facility amenities: Fax, copier, laundry, lounge, free parking, tanning facility

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

Anchorage Ramada Inn: Anchorage, Alaska, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Excellent location in downtown Anchorage

Contact info:
115 E. Third Street
Anchorage, AK 99501 USA
phone: 907-272-7561
web: www.alaskaramada.com/

Room amenities: Television, wireless internet access, fitness center.

Facility amenities: Fitness center, business center, internet.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Approximately $80
You must call the hotel yourself to arrange stay overs after the program ends.

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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Included
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12 nights of accommodations
30 meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Performances
2 Flights during the program

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