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Program #20777RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
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: 17 total, 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: 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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Holiday Inn New York: New York City, NY, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Locted just 5 blocks from historic Penn Station. Just a short distance to the Empire State Building.

Contact info:
125 West 26th Street at 6th Ave
New York, NY 10001 USA
phone: 212-430-8500
web: www.hi-nyc.com

Room amenities: Our downtown Manhattan accommodations feature fresh rooms with bright, contemporary styling. These rooms boast either one king or two double beds, a convenient work desk with an ergonomic chair, plentiful electrical outlets, and a 32-inch flat screen TV with hundreds of cable channels, many in HD. All rooms are equipped with free high-speed, wireless Internet access. Local and toll free calls are also complimentary. Each alarm clock radio has an MP3 connection so you can listen to your own music. Individual coffeemakers with gourmet coffee will help you start your day the right way. Holiday Inn NYC/Manhattan was the first Holiday Inn in New York City with all the hallmarks of the refreshed Holiday Inn. Bathrooms feature new amenities from Bath and Body Works, hairdryer with nightlight, the Holiday Inn Shower Curtain and curved shower curtain rods. Each room has fresh, new bedding with a choice of Soft or Firm pillows. Holiday Inn NYC/Manhattan also offers rooms with an Empire State Building View for a nominal upgrade fee

Facility amenities: Holiday Inn NYC/Manhattan provides state of the art facilities to help make your stay in the heart of Manhattan the most comfortable and convenient possible. Our New York City accommodations include restaurant bar and lounge (Prime Café), 24 Hour Complimentary Business Center and 24 Hour Complimentary Fitness Center. Prime Café and Lounge is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Offering a true New York experience, Prime Cafe is owned and operated by a local family serving a menu with a focus on the Italian cuisine New York has made famous. Specials change daily at this Chelsea eatery, and the Happy Hour specials are very popular with locals. Enjoy delicious food in the comfort of your room, as Prime Café provides Room Service throughout the day to our guests. Prime Café partners with Holiday Inn NYC/Manhattan to offer the Best -4-Breakfast and Dinner packages.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $249 - $269
Please contact the provider for rates and information.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Hyatt House Sierra Hotel: Poughkeepsie, NY, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: HYATT house™ Fishkill is a stellar find among all hotels in Fishkill, and its well-appointed location provides easy access to Interstate 84 and Route 9, situated between renowned organizations from IBM to West Point. A Suite, Restful Retreat for the Long Haul Traveler. We get the balancing act required for taxing travel and that’s why we strive to inspire real life routine while treating you to unexpected touches of luxury. It’s this and our unrivaled service that set us apart in a hundred little ways to allow you to live your best life while on the road. HYATT house helps tackle the modern mix of chaos and never-ending expectations on the road via intuitive, value-add amenities, intelligent design and no-is-never-an-answer service.

Contact info:
100 Westage Business Ctr Dr,
Fishkill, NY 12524 USA
phone: 845-897-5757
web: www.fishkill.house.hyatt.com

Room amenities: Our spacious, smartly designed guestroom boasts modern lifestyle amenities while adding unexpected touches of luxury at every turn. Guests will enjoy laundry and same-day dry cleaning service in addition to room amenties including a king size bed, small refrigerator, coffee pot, and microwave. This room is 100 percent smokefree. This room is NOT a suite. Amenities Portico® bath amenities Clock radio with MP3 docking station Complimentary wired and wireless internet Iron & ironing board Desk with ergonomic chair Flat panel TV with expanded cable Lighted make-up mirror and hair dryer

Facility amenities: Enjoy complimentary use of the state-of-the-art equipment in our 24-hour Fitness Center or take a refreshing swim in our indoor pool, open 8am - 10pm. Indulge in a quiet break or socialize with other guests in several outdoor areas on our beautiful grounds. If you feel like a sampling of the local nightlife or activities, just let us know. We’ll be happy to help with tickets, tee times, tours, reservations, or recommendations. We’re here to make your visit with us as entertaining and enjoyable as possible.

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

Elevator: Yes

Inn at Saratoga: Saratoga, NY, 2 nights
Type: Inn

Description: Historic Country inn located in the heart of Saratoga Springs, NY

Contact info:
231 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 USA
phone: 800-274-3573
web: www.theinnatsaratoga.com

Room amenities: Complimentary use of the YMCA located 1/2 block from The Inn Complimentary wired and wireless high speed internet access Hair dryer Full size iron and board Use of the Victoria Swimming Pool, located in Saratoga Spa State Park.

Facility amenities: Complimentary use of the Victoria Swimming Pool, located in Saratoga Spa Park. (Memorial Day - Labor Day) Complimentary use of our classic Roadmaster bicycles for up to two hours per day. Complimentary use of our lobby computer for internet and email access.

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

Elevator: Yes

High Peaks Resort Lakeview Inn: Lake Placid, NY, 2 nights
Type: Inn

Description: The High Peaks Resort is the heart of Lake Placid, New York – offering spectacular & sweeping vistas overlooking Mirror Lake on one side – anchoring Lake Placid's historic Main Street on the other. From our resort's central location all of Lake Placid's shopping, entertainment, dining and recreation fan out in every direction – you are never more than steps away from exploring history, finding a great antique bargain, experiencing a one of a kind adventure or tasting an Adirondack dining treat.

Contact info:
2384 Saranac Avenue
Lake Placid, NY 12946-1105 USA
phone: 518-523-4411
web: www.highpeaksresort.com

Room amenities: Free wireless Internet access in guest rooms and public areas, •Multi-function Alarm clock/radio/MP3 player, •Flat screen televisions with Cable TV and Lodgenet for movies and video games, •Coffee Maker with Allegro Brand Organic Coffee, hair dryers.

Facility amenities: Full service spa, two indoor swimming pools, fitness center, day spa, free kayaks, row boats and paddle boats.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $149 to $159
Call provider for additional night information. If staying an extra night you will be responsible for making transportation arrangemnets for your trip home.

Check out time: 8:00 AM

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7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
15 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
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