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10 Days | 9 Nights
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.
John from Houston, TX Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 07/20/15 - 07/29/15
The big advantages of Road Scholar programs is they supply everything - like transportation, lodging, and meals. And they furnish expert guides who travel with you during the entire program.

Patricia from Huntsville, AL Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 07/09/15 - 07/18/15
Excellent intergenerational adventure for teens and grandparents. We had a great time and loved the diversity of Costa Rica. Super instructors, Edwin and Tomas, made learning new things most enjoyable!

James from Pittsboro, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/09/15 - 07/18/15
Our experience with the inter-generational program in Costa Rico was outstanding. Our guides, Edwin and Tomas, were wonderful. I consider this a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Jim Wilson

Jean from Midreshet Ben Gurion, Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/09/15 - 07/18/15
The Road Scholar Costa Rica trip provided a great way to bond with my thirteen year old grandson in a fun and fascinating learning adventure. I know we'll always remember this special time we spent together floating and rowing and zipping through tropical forests, with amazing plants and creatures all around us.

Judy from Palo Alto, CA Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 07/14/14 - 07/23/14
This provides a marvelous opportunity to enjoy a new culture and the great outdoors with your grandchild. This trip was one of the best I've done with the intergenerational road scholar trips - well organized, well paced, and filled with unique birds and animals that most of us don't see at home. Terrific leaders as well!

Elmore from New Orleans, LA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/24/14 - 08/02/14
This is a wonderful program for many reasons. The country is beautiful, the guides were well informed and child oriented and the adventures captivating and educational. The grandparents enjoyed their grandchildren and each other. For my grandson and me, it was a magical week. Elmore Rigamer, New Orleans

Fran from Mendocino, CA Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 07/07/14 - 07/16/14
An outstanding trip for grandparents and grandchildren, combining high adventure and a real learning experience. We will treasure the memory of traveling with our 10 year old granddaughter, and sharing the thrill of zip lining at the end of the trip.

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9 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
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