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8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.
Meals: 17 total, 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 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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Best Western St. Charles Inn: St. Charles, Missouri, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Our conveniently located St. Charles hotel is situated just minutes form the area's top sights and attractions. Discover St. Charles adventures while hiking and biking the Katy Trail, shopping on historic Main Street or scouting out the latest deals at on of the St. Louis Mills outlet stores, wine tasting at a local winery or taking in a concert at one of our local venues, Family Arena or Verizon Wireless outdoor Amphitheater. The St. Charles Convention Center is only a few blocks away. Guests will appreciate easy access to bustling St. Louis, located a short 20 minute drive away.

Contact info:
1425 S. 5th Street
St. Charles, MO 63301 USA
phone: 636-946-6936
web: book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/US/MO/Saint-Charles-hotels/BEST-WESTERN-PLUS-Saint-Charles-Inn/Hotel-Overview.do?propertyCode=26171

Facility amenities: Enjoy relaxing indoor heated swimming pool, state of the art business center and fitness center. The onsite laundry facilities help make you feel right at home. Wake up to complimentary hot breakfast served fresh daily. A delicious spread of Belgian waffles, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, and pastries paired with a cup of fresh brewed coffee are sure to satisfy your appetite.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $92.00 plus tax
Participants must make reservations for additional nights on their own. Be sure to mention rooms are in conjunction with St. Charles Community College Road Scholar group.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Hotel Bothwell: Sedalia , Missouri, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Hotel Bothwell has been a destination of choice for travelers to Sedalia for nearly 80 years. Since 1927, Hotel Bothwell has served as the center of social and business activity in Sedalia and continues to provide its guests with the utmost in accommodation. By combining original American revival architectural ambiance with luxurious, memorable experiences, guests are invited to relive the glitz and glam of the 1920’s by savoring a taste of Sedalia’s best.

Contact info:
103 E. 4th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301 USA
phone: 660-826-5588
Facility amenities: Amenities include The Ivory Grill Restaurant, Ivory Keys Lounge, The Ragtime Store showcasing items relative to Sedalia's ragtime history, a 24-hour business center, fitness center, and gift shop. The Hotel Bothwell also features a uniquely restored coffee shop offering complementary continental breakfast and 24 hour complementary coffee, free high-speed wireless internet access, and free USA Today.

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

Elevator: Yes

Isle of Capri Casino Hotel: Boonville, Missouri, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Enjoy affordable prices and comfortable rooms at the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Boonville. Get a good night's sleep in one of our rooms only steps away from the casino action.

Contact info:
100 Isle of Capri Blvd.
Boonville, MO 65233 USA
phone: 180-094-1475 x3
Facility amenities: Our standard rooms offer a choice of one king bed or two queens. A good night’s sleep is certain with pillow-top mattresses. All of our rooms also feature a 32” flat screen television, complimentary wireless Internet access, in-room coffeemaker and an in-room safe for all your valuables

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Capitol Plaza Hotel: Jefferson City, Missouri, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Capitol Plaza Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Jefferson City, Missouri. It is a short two block walk from the elegant State Capitol Complex with its Thomas Hart Benton murals, the Governor's Mansion, and Missouri State Museum. Located within a short distance to the Katy Trail State Park and only 1.5 miles from the Jefferson City Memorial Airport.

Contact info:
415 W. McCarty Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101 USA
phone: 573-635-1234
Room amenities: Cable television with premium movie channels and pay-per-view programming, non-smoking, high-speed Wireless Internet access, pet friendly, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, coffee makers, comfortable bedding package.

Facility amenities: Free Parking, free Wi-Fi Internet, on-site Park Place Restaurant and Fountain Court Lounge, indoor pool and fitness center, business center, one-day dry cleaning and 24-hour gift shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Harbor Haus Inn & Suites: Hermann, Missouri, 1 nights
Type: Inn

Description: In the heart of Hermann, Missouri. Unique individual rooms decorated with many antiques.

Contact info:
2nd & Market St. (Hwy 19)
Hermann, MO 65041 USA
phone: 573-486-2222
web: harborhaus.net

Room amenities: Free cable & HBO

Facility amenities: .

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

Super 8: Washington, MO, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of Missouri Wine Country and the great Missouri River Valley Region. Has four historic districts on National Register.

Contact info:
2081 Eckelkamp Ct.
Hwy 47 & Hwy 100
Washington, MO 63090 USA
phone: 636-390-0088
web: www.super8.com/wash03005

Room amenities: Non smoking rooms available, cable TV, coffee maker, hair dryers, internet connection

Facility amenities: Fitness Center, high speed internet, evening snacks

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Country Inn & Suites: St. Charles, Missouri, 1 nights
Type: Motel

Description: Situated on Main Street in the heart of historic St. Charles, Missouri, the hotel provides convenient access to restaurants, boutiques, the Ameristar Casino, and the Missouri River. Enjoy warm country style decor, a pool, fitness center, business center, and high-speed internet.

Contact info:
1190 South Main Street
St. Charles, MO 63301 USA
phone: 636-724-5555
web: www.countryinns.com/hotels/mostchar

Room amenities: Spacious guest rooms, featuring cable TV, complimentary high-speed Internet access, a data port, hair dryer, large work space with desk, iron/ironing board, in-room coffee maker and many more convenient amenities.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Approximately $74
Call hotel for details.

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.

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7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences


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