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BEGINS IN: PORTLAND, OREGON

On the Road: Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria and the San Juan Islands

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Road Scholar
Program #19583RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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: 30 total, 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 11 dinner

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 by Marriott Portland- Downtown / Convention Center: Portland, OR, 2...
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Courtyard Marriott is a beautiful and comfortable facility. The hotel is 9 miles from the airport, across the river from downtown, near the Willamette River, Waterfront Park, the Eastbank Esplanade and just three blocks from the nearest MAX lightrail station.

Contact info:
435 NE Wasco
Portland, OR 97232 USA
phone: 503-234-3200
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pdxcl

Room amenities: All guestrooms feature Marriott bedding with pillow top mattresses, triple sheeting and five plush pillows, wireless high-speed Internet access, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, coffee maker, large work desk and cable television.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include: 202 rooms & suites, complimentary coffee in lobby, cocktail lounge, restaurant, full service business center, fitness center, indoor pool, room service, complimentary wifi throughout the hotel and a complimentary shuttle within a three mile radius (based upon availability). The complimentary business center includes: fax, copy machine and computer (with Internet access). Classrooms and hotel restaurant are on the ground floor. Guestrooms begin on the second floor. All rooms are accessible by elevator. This is a non smoking hotel. Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Seasonal rates
The Courtyard Marriott may offer a special rate for Road Scholar participants, based upon availability. Please make reservations for additional nights directly with the hotel. Be sure and tell whoever you speak with that you are with the Road Scholar group. Additional nights do not include breakfast or parking charges.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Warwick Hotel: Seattle, WA, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Warwick Seattle Hotel is conveniently located in Downtown Seattle, bordering the lively Belltown neighborhood and just two blocks from the monorail station. Warwick Seattle Hotel offers a welcoming atmosphere and a host of stylish, sophisticated touches. From the hotel's Reception Desk, to our Concierge and fashionable Margaux restaurant, guests of Warwick Seattle Hotel can enjoy personal attention, professional service and a range of fine amenities. As a guest of our Seattle hotel, you'll be able to enjoy our 11,000 gallon indoor swimming pool, over 41,000 liters, whirlpool, fitness centre, business centre, Wi-Fi and elegant meeting facilities.

Contact info:
401 Lenora St
Seattle, WA 98121 USA
phone: 206-443-4300
web: www.warwickwa.com

Room amenities: Floor-to-Ceiling Glass Sliding Door Italian Marble Bathroom Hairdryer In-Room Safe Lavazza Coffee Maker Private Juliet Balcony Mini-Bar or Refrigerator Iron and Ironing Board Complimentary In-Room Coffee and Tea Wireless Internet Access (daily access fee) Extensive Cable TV Channels with HBO

Facility amenities: Indoor heated swimming pool and whirlpool Sauna 24-hour exercise facility 24-hour business centre Secretarial services: copies, faxes, shipping boxes 24-hour in-room dining service Same day valet dry cleaning service (Mon-Fri) Concierge service Margaux restaurant and Margaux Lounge

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call hotel for pricing
Call hotel for pricing

Check out time: 12:00 PM
Best Western Plus Sands Hotel: Vancouver, BC, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Best Western Plus Sands Hotel is conveniently located one half block from the beach at beautiful English Bay and three blocks from Stanley Park's 1,000 acres of trails and gardens. Three bus routes stop at the front door for easy access to other parts of town.

Contact info:
1755 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5 Canada
phone: 604-682-1831
web: www.bestwesternsandhotelvancouver.com

Room amenities: In-room coffeemaker, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, and complimentary wireless High Speed Internet.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include a new restaurant, bar, a dry sauna, exercise room, business center, and a coin operated laundry. Complimentary local newspapers in each floor's foyer and in the restaurant. Same-day dry-cleaning is available, and there is a laundromat six blocks from the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

Royal Scot Hotel and Suites: Victoria, BC, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Just step outside the hotel doors and into the celebrated sites of downtown Victoria. Take a horse and carriage tour of Victoria with family and friends, create memories at Beacon Hill Park, the Royal BC Museum is just around the block. Take in views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. Enjoy yourself in the Royal Scot Hotel & Suite’s beautiful indoor pool, whirl pool, sauna and exercise room. Have some fun in our billiards room or gather with friends for a hand of bridge or a movie in the games room. We offer free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. For your convenience our courtesy shuttle is available to take you anywhere within Victoria's downtown core. After a full day, rest easy in the cozy comfort of the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites and feel at home in downtown Victoria.

Contact info:
425 Quebec Street
Victoria, BC V8V1W7 Canada
phone: 800-663-7515
web: www.royalscot.com/index.html

Room amenities: Guestrooms include comfortable lounge chairs, desk, coffee maker with complimentary coffee, tea and cookies, mini fridge, complimentary highspeed wireless internet, free local calls, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Amenities include: Business Services Coin-Operated Guest Laundry Courtesy Shuttle between the Hotel and Downtown Victoria daily Indoor Simming Pool Hydrotherapy Pool Exercise Room with a variety of Fitness Equipment Billiards and Games Room Hotel Parking (for a fee) Highspeed Wireless Internet in all Guest Rooms and Hotel Common Areas Hotel Gift Shop

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

Elevator: Yes

Friday Harbor Suites: Friday Harbor, WA, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Friday Harbor Suites is within walking distance of Friday Harbor's art galleries and shops.

Contact info:
680 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250 USA
phone: 360-378-3031
web: www.fridayharborsuites.com

Room amenities: The spacious and stylish one bedroom suites are beautifully furnished with your comfort in mind. All rooms are large comfortable one bedroom suites and feature an identical bedding configuration as follows: a separate bedroom with one Queen size bed; and a Queen-size sleeper sofa (with 7” mattress) in the living room. Other room amenities include a large living room with fireplace; kitchen (equipped with full size refrigerator, china and silverware, and microwave); private balcony/deck; and private bath with hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Fitness room, Jacuzzi and business center with computers.

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

Elevator: Yes

Warwick Hotel: Seattle, WA, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Warwick Seattle Hotel is conveniently located in Downtown Seattle, bordering the lively Belltown neighborhood and just two blocks from the monorail station. Warwick Seattle Hotel offers a welcoming atmosphere and a host of stylish, sophisticated touches. From the hotel's Reception Desk, to our Concierge and fashionable Margaux restaurant, guests of Warwick Seattle Hotel can enjoy personal attention, professional service and a range of fine amenities. As a guest of our Seattle hotel, you'll be able to enjoy our 11,000 gallon indoor swimming pool, over 41,000 liters, whirlpool, fitness centre, business centre, Wi-Fi and elegant meeting facilities.

Contact info:
401 Lenora St
Seattle, WA 98121 USA
phone: 206-443-4300
web: www.warwickwa.com

Room amenities: Floor-to-Ceiling Glass Sliding Door Italian Marble Bathroom Hairdryer In-Room Safe Lavazza Coffee Maker Private Juliet Balcony Mini-Bar or Refrigerator Iron and Ironing Board Complimentary In-Room Coffee and Tea Wireless Internet Access (daily access fee) Extensive Cable TV Channels with HBO

Facility amenities: Indoor heated swimming pool and whirlpool Sauna 24-hour exercise facility 24-hour business centre Secretarial services: copies, faxes, shipping boxes 24-hour in-room dining service Same day valet dry cleaning service (Mon-Fri) Concierge service Margaux restaurant and Margaux Lounge

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call hotel for pricing
Call hotel for pricing

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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
30 meals: 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 11 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
23 Field trips

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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