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HOT SPRINGS, SOUTH DAKOTA

Hands-On Paleontology: Excavating and Preserving Mammoths in the Black Hills

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Program #8925RJ
6 Days | 5 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: 14 total, 5 breakfasts, 4 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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USA Stay Hotel & Suites: Hot Springs, SD, 5 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: New property opened in 2004. Outdoor area with benches for relaxing and viewing the scenery and is within walking distance of Mammoth Site.

Contact info:
1401 Highway 18 Bypass
Hot Springs, SD 57747 USA
phone: 605-745-4411
web: www.stayusahotel.com

Room amenities: Coffee-maker, hair dryer, iron, Internet access, & TV.

Facility amenities: Expanded breakfast menu, hot tub, business center with Internet access, fitness room and elevator.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Ranges from $89 - $139.
You must call the hotel directly for reservations @ 605-745-4411. Tell them you will be with South Dakota/Regional Traveling Studies group and ask if the Road Scholar rates are available for your dates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Ranges from $89 - $139.
You must call the hotel directly for reservations @ 605-745-4411. Tell them you will be with South Dakota/Regional Traveling Studies group and ask if the Road Scholar rates are available for your dates.

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
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Hands-on experiences

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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