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8 Days | 7 Nights
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. 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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Meals: 16 total, 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners

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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Nantasket Beach Hotel: Hull, Massachusetts, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the historic and picturesque seaside town of Hull, the Nantasket Beach Resort is situated on a long, narrow peninsula that extends into Boston harbor.

Contact info:
45 Hull Shore Drive
Hull, MA 02045 USA
phone: 781-925-4500
web: www.nantasketbeachhotel.com

Room amenities: 105 rooms with air-conditioning, gas fireplace, cable television, direct-dial telephone with high-speed data line, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board, mini-fridge, private bathroom with bathtub or shower and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; concierge desk, business services, guest laundry, indoor/outdoor swimming pool, fitness center.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Wesley Hotel: Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Wesley occupies an enviable location across from the Oak Bluffs harbor. It is one of the first buildings seen by travelers coming by land or by sea. Built in the late 1800s, the era of the “grand hotels”, the Wesley personifies the Victorian atmosphere seen throughout the town. Road Scholars are accommodated in the Wesley Arms building, a newer addition which has an elevator and ground floor rooms.

Contact info:
70 Lake Avenue
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 USA
phone: 180-063-8902 x7
web: www.wesleyhotel.com/index.php

Room amenities: Air-conditioning and heat, television, iron and ironing board, private bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Free Wi-Fi Internet access in the lobby area, front porch with rocking chairs, self-service laundry, complimentary coffee and tea. Please note that the Wesley is a seasonal property and as such, does not have an interior telephone system.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hyannis Harbor Hotel: Hyannis, MA, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hyannis Harbor Hotel is situated in the heart of the Hyannis waterfront, overlooking the Hy-Line Ferry Service to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Recently renovated, the hotel has a New England nautical theme.

Contact info:
213 Ocean Street
Hyannis, MA 02601 USA
phone: 508-775-4420
web: www.hyannisharborhotel.com/index.cfm

Room amenities: 136 rooms with air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television with DVD player, CD/MP3 player with iPod connection, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, private bathroom and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; lobby fireplace, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, complimentary business center, self-service laundry, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hot tub, fire pit overlooking Hyannis Harbor. The hotel does not have an elevator. Please note any needs for a ground floor room on your Personal Information form.

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

Additional nights after: Varies by date
Rates vary by program date. Call Boston Road Scholar for more information. Participants extending their stay in Hyannis forfeit the return transfer to Boston Logan International Airport.

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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7 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips


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