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13 Days | 12 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: 33 total, 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; None; None.

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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Sheraton Boston: Boston, MA, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Ideally located for business or leisure, Sheraton Boston Hotel is in the heart of one of America’s most historic cities. Four miles from Logan Airport and blocks from the financial district, Charles River, trendy Newbury Street and Fenway Park.

Contact info:
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02199 USA
phone: 617-236-2000
web: www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=430

Room amenities: 27" Cable Television Sealy Posturpedic "Plush Top" Mattress Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed Embroidered Crest Pillow Hairdryer Expanded Work Area High Speed Internet Access Voicemail Microwave Ovens Available Refrigerators Available Coffee Maker Room Service River View Writing Desk Individual Climate Control Disabled Accessible Rooms City View Safe Lock Card Key System Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Dog Bed Iron and Ironing Board Wake-up Service Smoke Detectors

Facility amenities: Safety deposit boxes, lobby ATM, multi-lingual concierge services and a Starwood Vacations Desk are all available on the first floor lobby. An on-site business center and in-house audio-visual services provide convention groups and guests with added convenience. The hotel's gift and sundry shop with newsstand offers a range of charming gifts from Boston shirts to fine chocolates. For those guests on the go, a shoeshine service is located on the second floor. Express checkout from guest rooms allows quick and efficient departure. The Starwood Preferred Guest® program is also available to guests to earn maximum Starpoints® and the rewards they deserve. The Atlantis Sports Club is located on the fifth floor of the Sheraton Boston Hotel, and features New England's largest indoor/outdoor hotel pool. An overhead retractable glass ceiling dome allows guests to soak up the sun outdoors during warm weather. For those who wish to grab a quick bite while relaxing poolside, a casual menu is served on the sundeck. Surrounding the 18-meter pool is a full range of state-of-the-art fitness center, including free weights and cardiovascular machines, Jacuzzi and redwood sauna. Personal trainers are available upon request.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please call for prices
If you plan on arriving one night early, please contact Program Coordinator at Afloatops@roadscholar.org or 617-457-5403. For longer stays, please contact the hotel directly. Make sure to let them know you are with Road Scholar to keep your same room.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

ms Maasdam: Boston, MA, 7 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: At 720-feet, the ms Maasdam is designed to carry fewer guests while providing them with more space for maximum comfort. Accommodating 1,258 guests, many staterooms feature commanding ocean views, and each of the 149 suites has a private verandah. Gross Tonnage: 55,451 grt.(One registered ton equals 100 cubic feet) Length: 720 feet Beam: 101 feet Maximum speed: 22 knots (maximum) Ship’s Registry: The Netherlands Passenger capacity: 1,258 Crew: 557 Dedicated: December, 1993 by actress June Allyson

Contact info:
phone: NA0-0 0-0-0/ x0-
web: www.hollandamerica.com/cruise-vacation-onboard/Maasdam#

Room amenities: Your accommodations will be onboard the ms Maasdam for the majority of the program. Accommodating 1,258 guests, many staterooms feature commanding ocean views, and each of the 149 suites has a private verandah. All staterooms ar equipped with standard 110 AC and 220 AC outlets, hair dryers and ship-to-shore telephones. Category 1 Deluxe Verandah Suite on Navigation Deck, two lower beds convert to one king, whirlpool bath and shower, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, sofa bed, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows, 556 sq. ft.; Holland America's Cat. S. Category 2 Verandah Suite on Promenade Deck, two lower beds convert to one queen, whirlpool bath and shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows, 292 sq. ft.; Holland America's Cat. B. Category 3 Large Ocean view Staterooms, Main Deck, two lower beds convertible to queen, bathtub & shower, 197 sq. ft., Holland America’s Category DA cabin. Category 4 Large Ocean view Staterooms, Main and A Deck, two lower beds convertible to queen, bathtub & shower, 197 sq. ft., Holland America’s Category E cabin. Category 5 Large or Standard Inside Staterooms, Lower Promenade or Main Deck, two lower beds convertible to queen-size, shower, 182 sq. ft.; Holland America’s Category K cabin.

Facility amenities: Internet is accessible from the comfort of workstations on board or from a personal laptop that can accesss hot spots which are found in most of the common areas. A variety of pricing options are available. A one-time activation fee of approximately $3.95 willl be applied on your first log in only. Full laundry and dry cleaning services are available aboard the ship. Casino: 5 blackjack tables; 1 roulette table; 1 dice table; 1 stud poker; 1 three card poker; 1 Let It Ride; 1 Texas Hold’em and 119 slot machines Spa Facilities: Fitness center; dual saunas; 2 aroma steam rooms; massage/treatment rooms; beauty salon/barber shop; volleyball/tennis court; basketball court

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

Elevator: Yes

Delta Centre Ville Hotel Montreal: Montréal, Québec, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Delta Centre-Ville is a luxurious four-star hotel situated between historic Old Montreal and vibrant New Montreal. Centrally located, guests are mere moments from some of the area's most notable sites including the Old Port, Mount-Royal Park and the Convention Centre. Guests of the Delta Centre-Ville have fast, easy access to public transport and the hotel is set mere moments from Montreal's subway system. The hotel features the city's only revolving rooftop restaurant, which serves delicious, mouthwatering dishes whilst boasting unique, awe-inspiring views. The Centre-Ville also offers a fully equipped fitness centre and relaxing indoor swimming pool. The Centre-Ville is the perfect choice whether you are staying for either business or pleasure.

Ship Information: N/A

Contact info:
777 University Street
Montreal, QC H3C3Z7 Canada
phone: 888-890-3222
web: www.deltahotels.com/

Room amenities: Guest rooms feature floor to ceiling panoramic windows, cable TV’s with in-house videos, voicemail, data ports, dial-up Internet access, AM/FM alarm clock radios, irons and ironing boards, mini-bars, coffee makers, and hairdryers.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include multilingual staff, 24-hour front desk, room service, dry cleaning, parking, wake-up calls, safe deposit box, Express Check-in/out, supervised children's club, indoor heated pool, sauna, seasonal sun deck, concierge, gift shop, business center, and a fully equipped fitness center with lockers and showers. Dining is available at two onsite venues, The Bistro Bar Chez Antoine, and The Tour de Ville, Montreal's only revolving rooftop restaurant.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call for availability & rates
For additional nights/post program reservations please call toll free 888-890-3222 and provide the rate code RUL for the special rate for Road Scholar participants of $135 per night + tax (single & double) - based on availability. Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

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.

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