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8 Days | 7 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.
Karen from Lawrence, KS Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/30/15 - 09/06/15
My husband and I had not taken a Road Scholar trip before. We now understand why others speak so highly of the program. The group was a wonderful group of interestng individuals. We had been to Victoria before but enjoyed seeing more gardens and learning the history of the area. The entire experience was more than expected. We are definitely going to book another trip.

John from Mankato, MN Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 08/30/15 - 09/06/15
A delightful program that exposes participants to the splendors of Vancouver and Victoria. It is all about the gardens and so much more. Diversity on all levels. And as we have found on all our Road Scholar trips, much of the joy comes from sharing the experiences with an interesting group of curious and charming fellow travelers.

Janet from Northfield, IL Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 08/30/15 - 09/06/15
as someone else said, this tour is not just for gardeners! Anyone who appreciates beauty, enjoys museums as well, and wants to experience Northwest Canada should go on this trip. Sarah is an amazing leader and even with some rainy weather the experience was fantastic. This is my fourth Road Scholar program and I cannot wait to go on another one. The people I met were wonderful and the accomodations and food were fine. My favorite city was Victoria and the program allows you enough time to explore on your home. Thank you Road Scholar!

Marilee from Hope Mills, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/19/15 - 07/26/15
I not only learned new and interesting facts about gardens for myself, but several little pieces of information that I will share with my elementary school aged children when I take them on Nature Discovery Hikes at my home town botanical garden.

Jeneane from Colusa, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 05/31/15 - 06/07/15
What a wonderful trip! Our leader, Sara Mitchell, was there for everyone, all the time. The gardens were beautiful and interesting and the special programs on background and history were really special! This one is a winner!

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7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips


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