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Program #8162RJ
7 Days | 6 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: 17 total, 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

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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Best Western Ocean Villa: Port Aransas, Texas, 2 nights
Type: Motel

Description: Located approximately 2-1/2 blocks from the Gulf beach and close to shops and restaurants. Trolley stop in front.

Contact info:
400 E Avenue G
Port Aransas, TX 78373 USA
phone: 361-749-3010
web: bestwesterntexas.com/hotels/best-western-ocean-villa/

Room amenities: Standard, well-appointed rooms with 1 king bed, or two queen sized beds, cable TV, microwave, refigerator, hair dryer

Facility amenities: Internet access in lobby, outdoor swimming pool with tropical landscaping, game room with pool table.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: call hotel directly for price.
Reservations for additional nights must be made directly with the hotel. We cannot make those reservations for you.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: call hotel directly for price.
Reservations for additional nights must be made directly with the hotel. We cannot make those reservations for you.

Check out time: 11:00 AM
Hampton Inn: Kingsville, Texas, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
2489 S US Highway 77
Kingsville, TX 78363 USA
phone: 361-592-9800
web: hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/hampton-inn-kingsville-CRPKVHX/index.html

Room amenities: This spacious non-smoking room features a king-size bed or two queens, soft seating, 25" color television, easy to operate alarm clock/radio and large work surface. The high-speed internet access will help you stay connected while on the road. If you prefer not to work at the desk, you can use the convenient lap desk instead. You'll also enjoy the convenience of having a microwave, refrigerator, hair dryer, coffee maker and iron/ironing board in your room. In the bathroom you'll enjoy fluffy towels, a WaterPik shower head and curved shower rod that allows more light and space in the shower.

Facility amenities: • 24-hour business center • 24-hour fitness facilities • 24-hour front desk • Air-conditioned public areas • Business services• Coffee shop or café • Express check-out• Free Wi-Fi• Free breakfast • Free outdoor parking• Free wired high-speed Internet • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 480 • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 43 • Number of buildings/towers - 1 • Number of floors - 3 • One meeting/conference room • Room service (limited hours) • Smoke-free property • Spa tub • Swimming pool - heated outdoor • Total number of rooms - 51

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

Elevator: Yes

Best Western Ocean Villa: Port Aransas, Texas, 1 nights
Type: Motel

Description: Located approximately 2-1/2 blocks from the Gulf beach and close to shops and restaurants. Trolley stop in front.

Contact info:
400 E Avenue G
Port Aransas, TX 78373 USA
phone: 361-749-3010
web: bestwesterntexas.com/hotels/best-western-ocean-villa/

Room amenities: Standard, well-appointed rooms with 1 king bed, or two queen sized beds, cable TV, microwave, refigerator, hair dryer

Facility amenities: Internet access in lobby, outdoor swimming pool with tropical landscaping, game room with pool table.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: call hotel directly for price.
Reservations for additional nights must be made directly with the hotel. We cannot make those reservations for you.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: call hotel directly for price.
Reservations for additional nights must be made directly with the hotel. We cannot make those reservations for you.

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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Mar 30 — Apr 5, 2014 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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