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The Rideau Heritage Route: Ottawa to the Rideau Canal & the Thousand Islands

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8 Days | 7 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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.
Sandra from Valatie, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/22/15 - 06/29/15
Really enjoyable trip includes interesting educational and historical theme, knowledgable and skilled guide very familiar with the area and history, good food and accomodations, well thought out itinerary.

Velma from Crystal Lake, IL Number of programs attended: 26
Date attended: 06/22/15 - 06/29/15
Become more familiar with our close neighbors...Canadians while enjoying a very varied schedule in just a week of time. The program is organized and guided well in a lovely duo of locations

Nan from Deerfidle, IL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/22/15 - 06/29/15
Really enjoyed seeing Ottawa and learning about Canada's history and the Rideau Canal - keeping us pesky Americans away from their shipping. Our tour leader was super - always informative and interesting. We enjoyed this as our first trip with Road Scholar.

Claire from Bloomfield, MI Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/22/15 - 06/29/15
Great trip...fun group. Group leader, Doug, knowledgeable and fun to be with. Claire Michelini

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7 nights of accommodations
18 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips


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