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WALLOPS ISLAND, VIRGINIA

Bicycling the Eastern Shore of Virginia

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Program #18032RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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. 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.
Bill from Litchfield, NH Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/15/14 - 09/18/14
Biking the Eastern Shore of VA is an excellent value. Beautiful area rich in history. The bike rides were interesting & only moderately challenging if one is accustomed to riding a couple of days a week & covering 20 to 25 miles. The area's flat terrain makes for fairly easy riding. The staff is excellent & very accommodating. The cafeteria food is quite good. Give it a try. I will wager you will enjoy this as much as I & my fellow riders enjoyed the experience.

Anita from Altamont, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/15/14 - 09/18/14
Ponies, crabs, historic places, great food, fun participants, terrific leaders. Many days of fun.

Suzanne from KEENE, NH Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 09/15/14 - 09/18/14
Lot's of fun biking on the eastern shore. Staff was excellent and informative all along the way.

Timothy from Nashua, NH Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 09/15/14 - 09/18/14
Wonderful trip around the eastern shore. Staff was wonderful and answered questions along the way, as well as being well informed of all of the stops along the way. Program description of day 3 ride is outdated and needs to be corrected. You now ride from Accomac to Wachapreaque (lunch) then to Onanock. This change took place a couple of years ago but for some reason the program hasn't been updated. As such, a few of us on this Septembers trip (2014) didn't get to see the train museum in Parksley. Lots of stopping along the way to make sure everybody was with the group, so the length of the rides weren't really an issue. I can highly recommend this trip but do recommend either a hybrid or comfort bike for the trip.

Jane from Parkesburg, PA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/16/14 - 06/19/14
Highly recommend this program for the location, accommodations, excellent leadership, and mix of activities!

Ronald from Maryville, TN Number of programs attended: 30
Date attended: 04/30/14 - 05/03/14
The program leadership is terrific. The rides were comfortable. The food - especially in the 2 restaurant meals was absolutely first class. Do this program!

Wanda from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/30/14 - 05/03/14
Our biking program on Chincoteague was wonderful -- riding along quiet country roads, through fields, along the water and through pine groves. Everything was arranged to keep up a good pace and also have good rest stops. Our seafood meals at local restaurants were terrific. And the entire staff at the Field Station was amazing -- constantly helpful, good natured and charming young people.

Claire from Springfield, VA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 04/30/14 - 05/03/14
Very satisfactory biking trip. I enjoyed myself very much!

Marjorie from Kissimmee, FL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/21/13 - 10/24/13
This was our first Road Scholar trip. Everything was clearly outlined and well organized. The rides were exactly as described. The information presented was interesting. The entertainment excellent. Even the weather didn't dampen our spirits.

Charles from Bedford, MA Number of programs attended: 27
Date attended: 10/21/13 - 10/24/13
This trip was exactly as we had hoped. It did rain one day but most of us didn't mind and kept riding and some resorted to riding the sag wagon. There was little free time as barely enough time to shower after riding before the next meal. Programs were great.

James from Maryville, TN Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 06/17/13 - 06/20/13
Expect to be surprised with the variety of rides offered; lectures and demonstrations; the new learning opportunities; and the welcoming and competent staff!


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3 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
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6 Field trips
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