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4 Days | 3 Nights
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: 9 total, 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 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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Four Points by Sheraton: Peoria, IL, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
500 Hamilton Boulevard
Peoria, IL 61602 USA
phone: 309-674-2500
web: www.fourpointspeoria.com

Room amenities: Bathroom: Grab Bars In Bathroom Accessible Shower and/or Bathtub Signature Bath Amenities Hairdryer Room Features: 100% Non-Smoking Guestrooms Cable/satellite TV Iron/ironing board Individuall controlled air conditioning/heating Work desk with lamp

Facility amenities: Room Amenities & Services Free daily newspaper (Local) Iron/ironing board Radio/alarm clock Internet Access Wireless high speed Internet access (Free) Indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna Health/fitness center on-site

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

Starved Rock Lodge: Utica, IL (Starved Rock State Park), 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located within Starved Rock State Park, Illinois' premier state park.

Contact info:
PO Box 570
Rt. 178 and 71
Utica, IL 61373 USA
phone: 800-868-7625
web: www.starvedrocklodge.com

Room amenities: DVD player.

Facility amenities: Historic building with modern amenities include an indoor pool and on-site restaurant and lounge.

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

Elevator: Yes

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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3 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
4 Performances


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