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12 Days | 11 Nights
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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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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The Lexinton at Jackson Hole: Jackson Hole, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Lexington at Jackson Hole welcomes you with a warm, comfortable two-story lobby with fireplace. Situated a step away from downtown, The Lexington offers a relaxing environment with premium beds and amenities to make your stay comfortable and convenient. This will be our base for the beginning of the program. If you decide to arrive a day early you are located just 1.5 blocks from the historic Jackson Town Square and within easy walking distance of many shops, restaurants, galleries, museums, and nightclubs. At the base of the Grand Teton National Park Jackson Hole offers numerous outdoor activities.

Contact info:
285 N. Cache Street
Jackson Hole, WY 83001-1712 USA
phone: 307-733-2648
Room amenities: The rooms offer premium beds, complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, microwave, mini-fridge, coffeemaker, cable TV with HBO and ESPN, desk with lamp, hairdryer, iron, and ironing board.

Facility amenities: The hotel features a deluxe continental breakfast served in the mezzanine, an indoor heated pool, indoor Jacuzzi, meeting/conference facility, business center, complimentary airport shuttle service, and plenty of complimentary parking. Other on-site amenities include a coin operated laundry facility and a 24-hour Front Desk/Lobby. The hotel is smoke free and air-conditioned.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for rates.
Call the hotel for reservations if you wish to arrive prior to program start.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Canyon Village Lodge: Canyon Village, 2 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Dunraven Lodge and Cascade Lodge, part of the Canyon Village, sit side by side. Rooms in both of these attractive log and rock-trimmed structures are furnished with rustic lodgepole pieces.

Contact info:
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 USA
phone: 307-344-5282
Room amenities: Rooms include hair dryers and coffee makers. There is no phone service, air-conditioning, television, or Internet service in the rooms.

Facility amenities: Wake-up calls are performed by the bellman knocking on your door. There is no cell service. Coin operated laundry facilities are available in the nearby Camper Services Building in Canyon Village.

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

Red Lion Colonial Hotel: Helena, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: From the moment you enter the hotel, the grand lobby and spiral staircase will take you back to the grandeur of Montana’s gold mining “glory days” on Last Chance Gulch.

Contact info:
2301 Colonial Drive
Helena, MT 59601 USA
phone: 406-443-2100
Room amenities: Guest rooms are all oversized and newly updated with amenities like free wi-fi and our "Stay Comfortable Beds" featuring Sealy Pillowtop mattresses.

Facility amenities: The full-service offered here also includes the warm and inviting Colonial Restaurant and Martini’s Lounge and Casino, an indoor swimming and exercise facility and free wireless Internet. Coin operated laundry facilities are available on site. Laundry Detergent is available at the Front Desk for purchase.

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

Many Glacier Hotel: Many Glacier, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Many Glacier Hotel is one of Glacier's most popular lodges due to its stunning setting, positioned on the shore of Swiftcurrent Lake. The 1915 lodge centers around its massive four-storied lobby with a large fireplace.

Contact info:
Hwy 8, Swift Current Lake
Many Glacier, MT 59912 USA
phone: 406-732-4411
Room amenities: Rooms have telephones. There is no television, air-conditioning or Internet service. Bathrooms are quaint with skinny shower stalls.

Facility amenities: There is no elevator access, cell phone service or laundry services available.

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

Mount Royal Hotel: Banff City, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: In the heart of the Canadian Rockies a very special place exists…the Mount Royal Hotel. Set amongst the majestic mountains in a protected landscape of Banff National Park lies the world-class resort town of Banff. In the centre of this breathtaking experience, the Mount Royal Hotel's heritage and charming accommodations will create a long lasting memory for you.

Contact info:
138 Banff Avenue
Banff, AB T1L1A7 Canada
phone: 403-762-3331
Room amenities: All rooms are equipped with cable televisions, digital clock radios, telephone with voice mail, coffee maker, iron & ironing board, hairdryer, electronic in-room safe, climate control (heat & air conditioning), and bathroom amenities. Internet connections are available in all rooms.

Facility amenities: Within the property you'll have access to free Internet and the internationally acclaimed Tony Roma’s Restaurant and Lounge, the Paddock Bar & Grille, sauna and indoor whirlpool. Just outside our doors are numerous attractions, outdoor activities, and shopping. Laundry facilities are available on site and operated only with the Canadian Quarter or Canadian Loonie. Laundry detergent is available at the Front Desk for purchase. *The front desk will only give change for/in/with Canadian Funds. There is a currency exchange office one half block from Mount Royal Hotel in Banff, AB.

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

Elevator: Yes

Sheraton Cavalier Hotel: Calgary, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Sheraton Cavalier Hotel is located in Calgary, just 10 minutes away from the Calgary International Airport and 10 minutes away from Calgary's city center. This four-star hotel offers sweeping views of the city's ever-expanding skyline.

Contact info:
2620 32nd Ave NE
Calgary, AB T1Y6B8 Canada
phone: 403-291-0107
Room amenities: Each of the newly renovated guest rooms include; complimentary daily newspaper, 32" flat panel televisions, iHome docking station for your iPod, mini fridge stocked with items for purchase via on file credit card, Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Beds and coffee maker with Starbucks coffee.

Facility amenities: The Sheraton Cavalier is proud to provide for your convenience; a state of the art business center, affordable Internet access, ATM, fitness centre, waterpark, in-room spa service and complimentary airport shuttle. There are no on-site laundry services available.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: unknown
Call the Sheraton Cavalier direct for additional night rates and availability.

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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11 nights of accommodations
31 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips


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