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BEGINS IN: FAIRBANKS, ALASKA

On the Road: Ultimate Alaska North — Arctic Landscapes, Regal Denali and Kenai Fjords National Park

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Program #17292RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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: 31 total, 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 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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Springhill Suites: Fairbanks, Alaska, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: In Fairbanks we are staying in one of the newest and fanciest hotels in town. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Fairbanks overlooking the banks of the Chena River. Shops, museums, restaurants, small museums and historical sites are all within easy walking distance. .

Contact info:
575 First Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701 USA
phone: 907-451-6552
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/faish-springhill-suites-fairbanks/

Room amenities: All rooms are suites. Queen beds or better. Sofa, armchair, desk, mini-fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, ironing board, television with cable, desk, and free high-speed internet access are available.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $156 per night, plus an 8% tax
If you want to arrive early or stay over after the program ends, the Springhill Suites is offering a special Road Scholar rate. BASED UPON AVAILABILITY, the cost for a room is $156 per night, plus an 8% city bed tax. To make reservations, you may either call Becky Brown at 907-273-3724 or make the reservation through e-mail. The address for e-mail is rebecca.brown@nmsusa.com. Be sure to mention that you are with the Fairbanks Road Scholar program when making your reservation.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Top of the World Hotel: Barrow, Alaska, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Barrow's newest and fanciest hotel, opened in April, 2014. The hotel is conveniently located near downtown Barrow, overlooking the Arctic Ocean.

Contact info:
3060 Eban Hopson Street
Barrow, AK 88723 USA
phone: 907-852-3900
web: twh@tundratoursinc.com

Room amenities: Free Wi Fi, free cable, free local calls, flat screen TV, coffee maker, iron & ironing board.

Facility amenities: Gift Shop Guest fitness room Guest launderette - coin operated Two guest kitchens (one each on the second & third floors) Three meeting and conference rooms Niggivikput Restaurant - American Cuisine (opening soon)

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

Elevator: Yes

Springhill Suites: Fairbanks, Alaska, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: In Fairbanks we are staying in one of the newest and fanciest hotels in town. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Fairbanks overlooking the banks of the Chena River. Shops, museums, restaurants, small museums and historical sites are all within easy walking distance. .

Contact info:
575 First Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701 USA
phone: 907-451-6552
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/faish-springhill-suites-fairbanks/

Room amenities: All rooms are suites. Queen beds or better. Sofa, armchair, desk, mini-fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, ironing board, television with cable, desk, and free high-speed internet access are available.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $156 per night, plus an 8% tax
If you want to arrive early or stay over after the program ends, the Springhill Suites is offering a special Road Scholar rate. BASED UPON AVAILABILITY, the cost for a room is $156 per night, plus an 8% city bed tax. To make reservations, you may either call Becky Brown at 907-273-3724 or make the reservation through e-mail. The address for e-mail is rebecca.brown@nmsusa.com. Be sure to mention that you are with the Fairbanks Road Scholar program when making your reservation.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Denali Grizzly Bear Resort: Denali Park Area, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Hotel located in a wooded area on the banks of the Nenana River right outside the southern boundary of Denali National Park

Contact info:
Mile 231.1 Parks Highway
Denali Park, AK 99755 USA
phone: 907-683-2696
web: www.denaligrizzlybear.com

Room amenities: Rooms are furnished with in-room coffee, WiFi, cable TV, hair dryers, two double beds, full bathroom, and alarm clocks. ADA approved handicap accessible room

Facility amenities: Small store on premises

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

Kantishna Roadhouse: Kantishna, Alaska, 2 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Remote luxury lodge located in in the heart of Denali National Park. Stay in small log cabins.

Contact info:
Mile 97 Denali Park Road
Kantishna, AK 99755 USA
phone: 800-230-7275
web: www.kantishnaroadhouse.com/

Room amenities: Full private bath, climate controls, alarm clock.

Facility amenities: Activity center, library, book shop, gift shop, saloon.

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

Anchorage Ramada Inn: Anchorage, Alaska, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Excellent location in downtown Anchorage

Contact info:
115 E. Third Street
Anchorage, AK 99501 USA
phone: 907-272-7561
web: www.ramada.com/Ramada/control/Booking/property_info?propertyId=14614

Room amenities: Television, wireless internet access.

Facility amenities: Fitness center, business center.

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

Elevator: Yes

Breeze Inn: Seward, Alaska, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located right in the heart of downtown Seward, overlooking the small boat harbor.

Contact info:
1306 Seward Highway
Seward, AK 99664 USA
phone: 907-224-5237
web: www.breezeinn.com/index.php

Room amenities: Private bathroom, television, telephones, desk

Facility amenities: Dining room 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
Murphy's Motel: Seward, Alaska, 2 nights
Type: Motel

Contact info:
911 Fourth Avenue
Seward, AK 99664 USA
phone: 907-244-8090
web: murphys@seward.net

Room amenities: Cable TV with remote, Refrigerator, coffeemaker, Microwave, Private bath, hair dryer, Free local phone and WiFi, Non-smoking, freezer space available for holding frozen fish

Facility amenities: Cable TV with remote, Refrigerator, coffeemaker, Microwave, Private bath, hair dryer, Free local phone and WiFi, Non-smoking, freezer space available for holding frozen fish

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

Additional nights after: 169 per night
The program ends in Seward. Additional nights must be reserved by participants

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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
31 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
2 Flights during the program

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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