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16 Days | 15 Nights
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: 41 total, 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 dinners

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

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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MILLENIUM HILTON: New York City, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Millenium Hilton hotel is conveniently located right in the heart of New York City’s bustling financial district within easy reach of Wall Street and the Statue of Liberty. The hotel is located just a few steps from the National 9/11 Memorial. Surrounded by the renowned New York neighborhoods of SoHo, Tribeca and Greenwich Village, this Lower Manhattan hotel is the perfect place to stay for an unmistakable flavor of an unforgettable city. Enjoy astonishing views from the sleek and streamlined 55-story building.

Contact info:
New York, NY 10007 USA
phone: 212-693-2001
web: www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/millenium-hilton-NYCMLHH/index.html

Room amenities: 50 Thread Count Sheets Air Conditioning Alarm Radio Black-Out Curtains Clock Radio w/ MP3 Connection Complimentary HBO(R) Duvet Covers Ergonomic Desk Chair Feather Pillows Non Allergenic Flexible Work Environment Granite Counter Tops/Vanities Hilton Serenity Bed Hilton Serenity CollectionTM In-Room Movie Channel Lever Door Handles Non-Smoking TV - 42 Inch Flat Panel HD TV-Cable TV-Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN TV-Standard Network Thermostat (adjustable) Work Desk with Adjustable Lamp Workstation Alarms - Audible Automatic Door Closer Controlled Access Corridors Double Locking Doors Electronic Locks Electronic Smoke Detector Safe Secondary Locking Device Thumb Dead Bolt Wide Angle Door Viewer 24 Hour Housekeeping Bathroom Amenities Coffee Maker Convenient Electrical Outlets Cuisinart Coffeemaker Desk Level Electric Plugs Desk Level HSIA Connection Desk Level Phone Jacks Evening Room Service Available Hairdryer High Speed Internet Access Iron Iron/Ironing Board Mini Bar Newspaper M-F (USA Today) Remote-Controlled Television Rollaways Telephone - Auto Wakeup Telephone - Two Lines Telephone - Voice Mail Telephone - in Bath

Facility amenities: Audio/Visual Equipment Rental Business Center Express Mail Fax Meeting Rooms Modem Photo Copying Service Printer Automated Teller (ATM) Baggage Storage Complimentary WiFi in Lobby Concierge Desk Electric Service Elevators Foreign Currency Exchange Gift Shop Laundry/Valet Service Lounge Multi-Lingual Staff News Stand Room Service Safety Deposit Box WiFi - $12.95/day in Guestroom

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Please call Road Scholar Travel Services to inquire about rates and availability 1800-241-1404.

Queen Mary II: At Sea, 7 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Queen Mary 2 is the most magnificent ocean liner ever built. Her every detail harkens to the Golden Age of Ocean Travel, while providing one of the most modern travel experiences on earth. From bow to stern, discover 13 spacious decks on which to relax and unwind; to indulge in pleasures and pursuits you never normally have time for. Opulent public areas, extravagant dining rooms, ballrooms, theatres, lounges...even the only Planetarium at sea.

Ship Information: Length: 1.132 feet, Beam: 135 feet, Draft: 32 feet 10 inches, Height: 236.2 feet, Gross tonage: Approx. 151,400 gross tonnes, Guest capacity: 3,056 max., Crew: 1253, Cruise Speed: 28.5 knots

Contact info:
Cunard Cruise Lines
24303 Town Center Drive, Suite 200
Valencia, CA 91355 USA
phone: 800-728-6273
Room amenities: Standard staterooms are spacious (min.155sq.ft.) Amenities: 24hr rm service. Direct-Dial telephone & internet access, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer, daily shipboard newspaper, 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets, nightly turn down service.

Facility amenities: Art Gallery, Bookstore, Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, Chart Room, Commodore Club, Computer Centre, Empire Casino, Image Gallery, Swimming Pools, Golden Lion Pub, Grand Lobby, Library, Shops, Queens Room, Royal Court Theatre, Sports Decks The Zone/The Play Zone | Veuve Clicquot® Champagne Bar

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

Elevator: Yes

Best Western Royal Beach Hotel: Portsmouth, 1 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Standing proudly on the seafront at Southsea and looking over the Solent, this historic hotel evokes an authentic feeling of bygone days. The hote,l established in 1866, features magnificent chandeliers, grand staircases and seafaring memorabilia.

Contact info:
St Helen's Parade
Portsmouth, PO4 0RN UK:England
phone: +44 (0) 23 9273 1281
web: www.royalbeachhotel.co.uk

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone. Flat screen TV with Freeview. Free WiFi. Tea and coffee making facilities. Iron and ironing board. 24 hour room service.

Facility amenities: Ark Royal Restaurant and bar. 2 lifts to the 4 floors.

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

Elevator: Yes

Mercure Caen Centre Port de Plaisance: Caen, 4 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: iSituated in Caen in the heart of Normandy in the city of William the Conqueror: the Mercure Caen Centre Port de Plaisance is located in the city center.

Contact info:
1 rue de Courtonne
Caen, 14018 France
phone: +33 2 31472424
web: www.accor-hotels.com

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone, international satellite flat-screen TV, radio. Free Wi-Fi. Air-conditioning. Hairdrier. Tea and coffee making facilities. Minibar. Room service.

Facility amenities: Restaurant bar. Free Wi-FI.

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

Elevator: Yes

Villa Beaumarchais: Paris, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Villa Beaumarchais offers pet-friendly accommodation in Paris. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Private parking is available on site. Rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some rooms include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Rooms have a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. The hotel also offers bike hire and car hire. Opéra Bastille is 985 yrd from Villa Beaumarchais, while Pompidou Centre is 0.6 miles away. The nearest airport is Orly Airport, 8.7 miles from the property. 3rd arr. is a great choice for travellers interested in Walking, Art and Food.

Ship Information: .

Contact info:
5 rue des Arquebusiers
3rd arr.
Paris, 75003 France
phone: +0033 825120000
web: www.villa-beaumarchais.com

Room amenities: Tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen TV, private bathroom, free toiletries, hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Car hire Shuttle service (surcharge) Airport shuttle (surcharge) 24-hour front desk Express check-in/check-out Tour desk Ticket service Luggage storage Babysitting/child services Laundry Dry cleaning Ironing service Meeting/banquet facilities Fax/photocopying VIP room facilities Newspapers Safety deposit box Non-smoking rooms Lift Soundproof rooms Heating

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: .
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services.

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.

Our Value Promise To You

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at no additional cost on this date ...
15 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 dinners
17 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences


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