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Program #21000RJ
14 Days | 13 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: 33 total, 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 8 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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Adam's Mark Hotel: Buffalo, New York, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Situated just steps from the Lake Erie waterfront and the historic Erie Canal Basin, the Adams Mark hotel is in the heart of downtown Buffalo.

Contact info:
120 Church Street
Buffalo, NY 14202 USA
phone: 716-712-5525
web: www.adamsmark.com

Room amenities: 486 rooms with air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television, AM/FM alarm radio, coffeemaker, iron and ironing board, safe deposit box.

Facility amenities: Restaurant & bar, ATM, dry cleaning/laundry, gift shop, on-site car rental, indoor swimming pool, business center, fitness center, on-site parking (fee).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Vary by date
Post nights are based on hotel availability and rates vary by date. Please call Road Scholar at 617-521-5373 for date specific information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Ramada Geneva Lakefront: Geneva, New York, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region, the Ramada Geneva Lakefront is situated on the shores of Seneca Lake.

Contact info:
41 Lake Front Drive
Geneva, NY 14456 USA
phone: 315-789-0400
web: www.ramada.com/hotels/new-york/geneva/ramada-geneva-lakefront/hotel-overview

Room amenities: 148 air-conditioned rooms with alarm clock, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, flat-screen television, complimentary WiFi Internet access, private bathroom with bathtub or shower and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, 24-hour front desk, ATM/banking, business center, concierge services, dry cleaning/laundry service, fitness facilities and indoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, smoke-free property.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Utica: Utica, New York, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hotel Utica was completed in 1912, in the gilded age of the cities along the Erie Canal. Famous guests include President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hopalong Cassidy, Mae West and Bobby Darin. These were the days that gave birth to the glory of Hotel Utica. Completely renovated and returned to its stature as a historic Landmark, the hotel reopened in 2001 after extensive renovations.

Contact info:
102 Lafayette Street
Utica, MA 13502 USA
phone: 877-906-1912
web: http://hotelutica.com/index.cfm/home

Room amenities: Air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi Internet access, cable / satellite television, direct-dial telephone, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board, room service, refrigerator upon request, private bathroom with bathtub or shower and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; Free Wi-Fi Internet access, concierge desk, business center, fitness room.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hampton Inn and Suites Albany Downtown: Albany, New York, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hampton Inn & Suites Albany Downtown Hotel is a recently-built hotel, situated in the heart of the Capital district, within walking distance of the capital plaza, museums and leisure activities.

Contact info:
25 Chapel Street
Albany, NY 12210 USA
phone: 518-432-7000
web: http://www.hamptonsuitesalbany.com

Room amenities: Double queen standard rooms have air-conditioning, complimentary high-speed Internet access, phones with data port, desk, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, cable television, complimentary local and toll-free calls, clock radio, private bathroom with bathtub or shower and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar, complimentary hot breakfast, 100% Smoke Free, wired and wireless Internet access, on-site exercise facility with sauna and steam room, fresh hot coffee and tea in the lobby 24/7.

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

Elevator: Yes

Genesee Grande Hotel: Syracuse, New York, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Genesee Grande hotel is located in the heart of Syracuse's historic University Hill neighborhood.

Contact info:
1060 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 USA
phone: 315-476-4212
web: /www.geneseegrande.com/

Room amenities: private bedroom, complimentary WIFI, digital cable television, and Aveda™ bath products.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, lounge, complimentary wireless Internet, 100% smoke-free environment, complimentary newspapers in lobby, dry cleaning service, 24-hour front desk, business services, fitness center.

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

Elevator: Yes

Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside: Rochester, New York, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside is conveniently located in the center of downtown Rochester, overlooking the Genesee River. Connected to the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, it is the primary link to an enclosed skyway system that encompasses over 100 retail stores, restaurants and office buildings.

Contact info:
120 East Main St.
Rochester, NY 14604 USA
phone: 585-546-6400
web: www.radisson.com\rochesterny_riverside

Room amenities: 465 rooms with air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board, room service, in-room safe, refrigerator upon request, private bathroom with bathtub or shower and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Full service restaurant and bar; Free Wi-Fi Internet access, concierge desk, business center, gift shop, laundry facilities, fitness center, complimentary airport and train station shuttle service, complimentary boarding pass printing. 100% smokefree facility.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
N/A

Check out time: 11:00 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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13 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 8 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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