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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: 38 total, 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners

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Westmark Fairbanks: Fairbanks, AK, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Westmark Fairbanks is conveniently located in downtown Fairbanks.

Contact info:
813 Noble St
Fairbanks, AK 99701 USA
phone: 907-456-7722
web: www.westmarkhotels.com/fairbanks

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for rate
Contact the hotel directly to make arrangements for additional nights. The toll free number is 800-544-0970. Mention you are part of the Holland America booking. The hotel will not be able to guarantee you'll have the same room for the length of your stay. Better rates may be available online.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

McKinley Chalet Resort: Denali National Park, AK, 2 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: The McKinley Chalet Resort is one of the Denali National Park lodges. Spanning over 42 acres, the resort offers endless walking trails next to the Nenana River. Courtesy shuttles will conveniently transport you throughout the resort, to the Park Mart, the Wilderness Access Center and the Denali Visitors Center.

Contact info:
Mile 238.5 George Parks Highway
Denali National Park, AK 99755 USA
phone: 907-683-8200
web: www.denaliparkresorts.com/accommodations/mckinley-chalet-resort

Room amenities: Room amenities include: television, alarm clock, in-room phone, hair dryer and coffee maker.

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

Westmark Anchorage Hotel: Anchorage, AK, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of downtown Anchorage with easy access to the Anchorage Museum and adjacent to the Egan Convention Center and Performing Arts Center.

Contact info:
720 West 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501 USA
phone: 907-276-7676
web: www.westmarkhotels.com/anchorage

Facility amenities: All rooms have private balconies, and high speed wireless Internet access and the facility includes a full service bar and restaurant.

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

Elevator: Yes

Windsong Lodge: Seward, AK, 1 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: The Windsong Lodge is located in the spectacular Resurrection River valley, a short distance from Seward. The gift shop features Alaska Native art.

Contact info:
Mile 0.5 Herman Leirer / Exit Glacier Road
Seward, AK 99664 USA
phone: 907-224-7116
web: www.sewardwindsong.com

Room amenities: All rooms feature a flat screen television, wireless Internet access, a DVD player, a hair dryer, a coffee maker, and a telephone.

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

M/S Zaandam: M/S Zaandam, 7 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: The M/S Zaandam is a 781' cruise ship with a passenger capacity of 1432. There are 10 decks accessible to passengers, 3 restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms, a health spa, movie theater and an Internet center.

Contact info:
300 Elliott Ave. W.
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 877-724-5415
web: www.hollandamerica.com

Room amenities: Rooms include a TV and a hair dryer.

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

Bathroom: Bath entrances have thresholds in the doorway.

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 9:00 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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13 nights of accommodations
38 meals: 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners
13 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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