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5 Days | 4 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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: 10 total, 4 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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Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook: Chicago Botanic Garden, 4 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook features newly renovated guest rooms and facilities as well as 5-mile complimentary shuttle (excluding Ravinia Festival). This hotel is also located within walking distance (1 mile) to the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Contact info:
1505 Lake Cook Road
Highland Park, IL 60035 USA
phone: 847-831-3338
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/travel/chihp-courtyard-chicago-highland-park-northbrook/

Room amenities: Shower/Tub configuration, Bathtub, Hair dryer, Chair, Clock Radio, Desk, writing / work, with ergonomic chair, and electrical outlet, iron and ironing board, Bottled water, for a fee, coffee maker / tea service, Instant hot water, Mini-refrigerator, TV

Facility amenities: Indoor pool. Free high-speed Internet access in every guest room and business center. Luxurious new bedding, coffee maker, climate control, hair dryer, iron and ironing board in room. Large work desks, conveniently placed lighting, convenient outlets and ergonomic chair. Complimentary coffee in lobby, coffee/tea in-room & toll-free phone calls. Cash machine/ATM, housekeeping service daily, coin-operated laundry on-site, local restaurant dinner delivery, newspaper in lobby, safe deposit boxes, valet dry-cleaning.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $129
Ask for the Chicago Botanic Garden/Road Scholar rate. Or, notify Program Coordinator of your additional lodging needs and arrangements will be made on your behalf.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: $129
Ask for the Chicago Botanic Garden/Road Scholar rate. Or, notify Program Coordinator of your additional lodging needs and arrangements will be made on your behalf.

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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4 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
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