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6 Days | 5 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. 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: 14 total, 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Gluten Free; Low Salt; Low Fat; 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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Mountain Lake Lodge: Pembroke, VA, 5 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Discover the ultimate outdoor retreat in the heart of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, part of the Appalachian Mountain Range and the center of a 2,600 acre nature preserve. This winter, Mountain Lake completed renovation of many of our guestrooms, cabins and restaurant! Mountain Lake Lodge is the ideal place for families, friends, couples and groups to recreate and relax amidst nature's bounty. Arrive to an unhurried pace in a place faithful to the outdoors, where friendly service prevails. Please visit www.MtnLakeLodge.com for more information!

Contact info:
115 Hotel Circle
Pembroke, VA 24136 USA
phone: 540-626-7121
web: www.MtnLakeLodge.com

Room amenities: Newly renovated rooms! Private bathroom, coffee, coffee machine. The rooms are equipped with hairdryer and basic commodities. Our buildings are not air conditioned as this is not necessary with the elevation and cooler temperatures. Rooms are equipped with ceiling fans and additional window fan units.

Facility amenities: Road Scholar participants are welcome to use the heated outdoor pool and hot tub (Memorial Day-Labor Day). The Mountain Lake Conservancy consists of over 22 miles of multi-use trails for your enjoyment. Complimentary lawn games, rentals, and additional recreational opportunities include: tennis court, badminton, tether ball, croquet, over-sized lawn chess and checkers, horseshoes, bocce, volleyball, geocaching, orienteering, Disc golf course, mountain bike rentals, outdoor fire pit and an indoor fitness and sauna area. Mary's Barn houses table tennis, billiards, foosball, air hockey, ping-pong and a dance floor. Visit Libbie's Gift Shop for local artisan wares and gifts. Stony Creek Tavern open daily. Wifi internet connection is available. Laundry facilities are available on the premises for a nominal fee.

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

Additional nights before: Begin at $99
Price varies with time of season and holidays.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Additional nights after: Begin at $99
Price varies with time of season and holidays.

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


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