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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.
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. 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: 11 total, 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program; None; None; None.

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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Hilton Hotel: Springfield, IL, 4 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Highlights •HHonors Reward Category: 4 •Striking 30-story tower, located in the historic downtown area of Springfield •Excellent central location, minutes from many popular Springfield attractions •Heated indoor swimming pool and Precor© by Hilton fitness center •Retire to the Pinnacle Club and watch the city lights glimmer from 30 stories high in our Springfield, IL hotel. •Three restaurants and two bars and the only Starbucks in downtown Springfield

Contact info:
700 East Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62701-1601 USA
phone: 217-789-1530
web: www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/illinois/hilton-springfield-SPFSHHF/accommodations/index.html

Room amenities: Accommodations start with a view of downtown from our king and queen/queen rooms with premium bedding and name brand bath amenities. Work easier with two dual-line phones, an oversized desk and ergonomic leather chair. Stay entertained with the MP3 clock radio, 32-inch flat screen HDTV with expanded cable channels and video games. Other amenities include a safe, digital thermostat, coffeemaker and high-speed Internet access. You must request a refrigerator in the room if it is required as they are limited. You must request an accessible room in advance if it is required and we will check with the hotel on availability as those rooms are limited in number.

Facility amenities: For Your Comfort and Convenience •Automated Teller (ATM) •Baggage Storage •Barber Shop •Beauty Salon •Clothing Store •Concierge Desk •Elevators •Florist •Gift Shop •Laundry/Valet Service •Lounge •Luggage Hold •Multi-Lingual Staff •Room Service •Safety Deposit Box For Your Fitness and Recreation Convenience •Fitness Room •Pool For Your Business Convenience •Business Center •Fax •Notary Public •Photo Copying Service •Printer

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $119.00 plus tax
Additional nights as available by contacting the hotel directly and mention that you are with the Road Scholar group.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Additional nights after: $119.00 plus tax
Additional nights as available by contacting the hotel directly and mention that you are with the Road Scholar group.

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


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