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Program #19585RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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: 34 total, 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 7 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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Holiday Inn by the Bay: Portland, Maine, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Situated across from the Portland Museum of Art and within walking distance of the Old Port, working waterfront and Arts District, the Inn by the Bay is a family-owned hotel that strives to deliver the highest level of service and hospitality in a contemporary setting.

Contact info:
88 Spring Street
Portland, ME 04101 USA
phone: 207-775-2311
web: www.innbythebay.com

Room amenities: 239 rooms, air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television, direct-dial telephone, coffee maker, iron & ironing board, room service, in-room safe, microwave, refrigerator, private bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and lounge; gift shop, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, complimentary computers/printer with internet access, laundry service, self-service laundry, indoor swimming pool & sauna, fitness center, complimentary shuttle from/to airport, Amtrak train and bus stations. Call 207 775 2311 upon arrival to request pick-up. Long-term parking for the duration of the program: $30.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:


Check in time: 3:00 PM

Fort Knox Park Inn: Bucksport, Maine, 1 nights
Type: Motel

Description: Situated at the mouth of the Penobscot River, the Fort Knox Park Inn offers superb views of Fort Knox State Park and the Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Fort Knox from every room. A paved riverfront walkway extends along the riverfront, marked with bronze plaques that describe Bucksport’s paper-making and ship-building history. The hotel’s location provides easy access to our visit of Castine, Maine.

Contact info:
64 Main Street
Bucksport, ME 04116 USA
phone: 207-469-3113
web: www.fortknoxparkinn.com

Room amenities: 40 rooms with river view; heat and air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable satellite television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, tea and coffee making facility, private bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Wi-Fi Internet access.

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

Elevator: Yes

St. Andrews Motor Inn: St. Andrews, New Brunswick, 1 nights
Type: Motel

Description: The St. Andrews Motor Inn is a small property located on the main street of this lovely town. While the facility itself is very basic, the motel boasts an enviable waterfront location, and every room has a very large private balcony overlooking the Bay of Fundy. Road Scholar group meals will be served at its sister property, the Kennedy Inn, located 350 yards down Water Street. Please note on your health and safety questionnaire if you prefer a ground floor room.

Contact info:
111 Water Street
Saint Andrews-by-the Sea, New Brunswick, E5B 1A3 Canada
phone: 506-529-4571
web: www.standrewsmotorinn.com

Room amenities: 25 rooms with waterfront balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable / satellite television, alarm clock, iron and ironing board, mini-fridge and microwave, private bathroom with bathtub, shower and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, indoor swimming pool, smoke-free building.

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

Hopewell Rocks Motel & Country Inn: Hopewell Cape, Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, 1...
Type: Motel

Description: The Hopewell Rocks Motel is a clean and simple, family-run property that overlooks the Bay of Fundy. Its close proximity to the Hopewell Rocks site provides the possibility of exploring the area both upon arrival in the late afternoon and again in the morning, ensuring a complete experience of the extreme differences in tide levels on the Bay of Fundy.

Contact info:
4135 Route 114
Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick, E4H 3J4 Canada
phone: 506-734-2975
web: www.hopewellrocksmotel.com

Room amenities: 39 rooms with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television, alarm clock, radio, tea & coffee making facility, private bathroom with bathtub and shower.

Facility amenities: Restaurant (dinner only), breakfast room, Wi-Fi Internet access, iron and ironing board, gift shop and swimming pool.

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

The Hotel on Pownal: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 2 nights
Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: The Hotel on Pownal is a modern boutique hotel, centrally located in the heart of downtown Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, on historic Pownal Street, within walking distance of shopping, theater, dining and the beautiful Charlottetown waterfront and boardwalk.

Contact info:
146 Pownal St
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 3W6 Canada
phone: 902-892-1217
web: www.thehotelonpownal.com

Room amenities: 45 rooms with air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable, flat screen television, i-pod docking station alarm clock, iron and ironing board, private bathroom with bathtub, shower and hairdryer. Please note on your health and safety questionnaire if you prefer a ground floor room.

Facility amenities: Wi-Fi Internet access, concierge desk, business center services, guest computer, self-service laundromat, daily newspapers, complimentary self-serve tea and coffee.

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

Gisele's Inn: Baddeck, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, 2 nights
Type: Inn

Description: Gisele’s Inn is a family-owned and operated inn situated on the shores of Bras d’Or Lakes, known for it’s charm, warmth and hospitality.

Contact info:
387 Shore Road
Baddeck, Nova Scotia, B0E 1B0 Canada
phone: 902-295-2849
web: www.giseles.com

Room amenities: 78 rooms all with garden view and air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board, private bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer. All rooms are non-smoking.

Facility amenities: Dining room with wine cellar, coin-operated laundry, whirlpool, sauna.

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

Elevator: Yes

Delta Barrington or Delta Halifax: Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Delta Barrington and the Delta Halifax are situated across the street from each other on Barrington Street, in the heart of downtown Halifax. Both hotels are connected to a multitude of restaurants and services via an indoor pedestrian walkway, as well as being only a short outside walk of one block to the exuberant Halifax waterfront. Specific program date hotel assignment is not known in advance.

Contact info:
Barrington St
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
phone: 902-429-7410
web: www.deltahotels.com/en

Room amenities: All rooms have air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable / satellite television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board, room service, in-room safe, daily newspaper, bathrobe, private bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; Wi-Fi Internet access, foreign currency exchange, concierge desk, business center, swimming pool, fitness center, sauna, spa services.

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

Elevator: Yes

Delta Brunswick: St. John, New Brunswick, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Delta Brunswick is a modern hotel, located in the heart of downtown St. John’s, within walking distance to many services and restaurants, including an adjacent shopping center.

Contact info:
39 King Street
Saint John, New Brunswick, E2L 4W3 Canada
phone: 506-648-1981
web: www.deltahotels.com/en

Room amenities: Delta rooms have air-conditioning, Free Wi-Fi, Cable television, Movie system, telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board, mini-fridge, microwave, daily newspaper, private bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar and 24 Hour Room Service; Free Wi-Fi Internet access, Concierge, Business center, Dry cleaning service, Laundry service, Indoor swimming pool, Hot tub, Fitness center.

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

Elevator: Yes

Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center: Bar Harbor, Maine, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Atlantic Oceanside Hotel is situated on 14 acres of oceanfront property, with wonderful views and access to Frenchman Bay. The hotel is conveniently located less than 1 mile to Acadia National Park’s entrance and the center of the village of Bar Harbor.

Contact info:
119 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 USA
phone: 207-288-5801
web: www.barharbormainehotel.com

Room amenities: The newly renovated Atlantic View building has spacious, oceanview rooms with private balconies or patios, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable / satellite television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea and coffee making facility, refrigerator, microwave, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, private bathroom with bathtub, shower and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, complimentary computers with printer, gift shop, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, fitness center and Jacuzzi.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Varies.
Price varies by program date. Call Dede Daigle at 888-296-0403 for rates and reservations.

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 ...
14 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
1 Performances

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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