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6 Days | 5 Nights
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: 15 total, 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; Low Salt; Low Fat; Gluten Free.

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 Adirondack Loj: Lake Placid, New York, 5 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: The current Adirondak Loj, built in 1927, has space for forty guests in a combination of private rooms, family bunk rooms, and a co-ed loft. Delicious home-cooked meals, with homemade breads and soups, are served in our rustic dining room. The comfortable living room with its stone fireplace is perfect for recounting the day's adventures or just relaxing with a book from our Adirondack library.

Contact info:
P.O. Box 867
Adirondak Loj Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946 USA
phone: 518-523-3441
web: www.adk.org/ad_loj/

Room amenities: Dresser, mirrors, lamp, and chair. We provide all linens including a blanket, pillow, and towel.

Facility amenities: - Telephones and televisions are not provided in the Loj. However, for the convenience of our guests there is a pay phone located at the front entrance of the Loj. - Hot drinks are complimentary for Loj guests, and are available in the living room. - Linens and towels are provided for all of our rooms. - Bathrooms and showers are shared for all of our rooms. - Vegetarian Meals and some special meals can be served. To prepare them, we do need to know at least 24 hours in advance. We also need to know what can be eaten as well as what is to be avoided. e.g. yes dairy and eggs, no poultry or fish. - Soda may be purchased anytime. Beer/Wine is served from a half hour before dinner to 8:00 p.m. only. Selections and prices are listed on each dining room table. You are allowed to bring your own alcohol to the Loj. However due to state law you cannot bring your own alcohol into our dining room. - Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. - A Loj Sitter (ADK staff member) is on property each night from 8:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., and is available in case of an emergency or serious problem. A property map with directions is posted nightly at the front desk. - The High Peaks Information Center (HPIC), operated by the ADK, is located at the head of the parking lot. The building is open year-round from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. There are two showers and restrooms, information panels on the walls and maps. There is a small store which has ski and snowshoe rentals, snacks, books, maps and assorted hiking gear. The ADK staff person operating the store is also there to advise you about hiking and skiing, and help you with most of your questions. Please ask a staff person for the store hours.

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

Bathroom: The bathrooms are shared in the Loj. There is a men's room with showers and a ladies room with showers.

Check out time: 10:30 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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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
8 Hands-on experiences


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