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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: 32 total, 13 breakfasts, 12 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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Adam's Mark Hotel: Buffalo, New York, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Adam’s Mark is located at the Waterfront in the heart of the Buffalo downtown business district within walking distance of the Niagara Convention Center, theatre, and major sports complexes.

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

Room amenities: Room service, same-day dry cleaning/laundry, irons and boards in every room, express check-out, safe deposit boxes, cable TV with remote, AM/FM alarm radios, and in-room movies.

Facility amenities: Complimentary Wireless Internet Pool Fitness Center Room service Same-day dry cleaning/laundry Gift shop

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
Pre and Post nights are based on hotel avaliabilty 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, enjoy a scenic stay at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront hotel near Cayuga Lake, Seneca Lake and Keuka Lake Wine Trails.

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

Room amenities: 27" (standard) remote control television with 50-channel cable, AM/FM clock radios, Voice Mail, Data ports, Wireless High Speed Internet Service, In-room safe, amenity tray, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, full-length dress mirror and desk

Facility amenities: High-Speed Internet Service •24 hour front desk •Three diamond hotel •Pier House restaurant with Lake Front dining. Open for breakfast. lunch and dinner. •Grapevine lounge •Complimentary Business Center •Located Minutes away from wine trails •Inside corridors, 2 elevators, 6 stories •Shopping and site seeing within walking distance •Ice/vending machines •ATM machine •City Dock access •Jogging / Walking trail •Patio dining •Safe deposit box •Business services •Handicap accessible rooms •Wake-up calls

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: Take a brief moment to look back on a proud past. The date is March 11, 1912, only five weeks prior to the fateful maiden voyage of the Titanic. On this day in history, the magnificence of Hotel Utica was complete, and its doors were opened to commercial travelers and sophisticates alike. In 2002, Hotel Utica proudly joined the prestigious National Trust Historic Hotels of America as an affiliate hotel. The Renaissance Revival-style hotel is now one of 180 hotels and resorts throughout the nation recognized for its historic integrity, architecture and ambiance.

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

Room amenities: free wireless high speed internet access, oversized television, in room movies and cable TV, air conditioning, two phones with dual lines, modems, plus a recharging station for your laptop, voice mail, complete designer toiletries, full sized iron and ironing board, hair dryer, and coffee maker. Laundry/valet service is available.

Facility amenities: •Free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms •Exercise room •Copy and fax services available •Guest computer with Internet access in the lobby

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: Shining new and warmly welcoming, the Hampton Inn & Suites Albany Downtown Hotel is the brightest star on the Albany skyline. The newest hotel in Albany, the Hampton Inn & Suites Albany Downtown keeps you close to the action in the city. The upscale services and amenities ensure your stay is both pleasant and productive.

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

Room amenities: Curved Shower Rod Duvet Covers Easy to Set Alarm Clock Radio Ergonomic Desk Chair TV - 32 Inch LCD HD Coffee Maker Hairdryer High Speed Internet-No Charge Iron Iron/Ironing Board Lap Desk Newspaper M-F (USA Today) Purity BasicsTM Bath Amenities

Facility amenities: The new hotel boasts wired and wireless Internet access, on-site exercise facility with sauna and steam room, fresh hot coffee and tea in the lobby 24/7 and accessible rooms are available. All rooms and suites are smoke free and feature the Clean and Fresh Hampton Bed™.

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: Full Service Hotel

Contact info:
1060 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 USA
phone: 800-365-4663
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

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

Facility amenities: State of the Art, 24 hour Interactive Business Center Complimentary in room coffee makers, irons, ironing boards and blow dryers Two executive telephones equipped with voice mail and data ports High-Speed Wireless Internet Access throughout the hotel 37” HD flat panel television featuring on-command video with premium cable channels and movies In-room safes for your convenience ATM conveniently located in our Hotel’s Grand Lobby Heated outdoor swimming pool (seasonal) Exercise facility with Stairmasters, Treadmills, Bikes and a Dry sauna Gift Shop and Tailor Shop on property 12 wheelchair accessible sleeping rooms – some equipped with roll-in showers

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
32 meals: 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 7 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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