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On the Road: The Romance and Beauty of California’s Pacific Coast Highway

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11 Days | 10 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.
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.
Donna from Magnolia, TX Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 04/11/15 - 04/21/15
This was a good group of people, almost like they were hand picked. john Callahan and the drivers were on top of everything all the time. Great food, great scenery, Lots of learning.

Rosalie from Chicago, IL Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 04/11/15 - 04/21/15
This was a dream trip. Our leader, John Callahan was like a mother hen, taking care of us in all ways. And the places we visited, the things we learned, the food we ate, the places we slept in, and especially my fellow travelers were wonderful.

M.J. from Charlottesville, VA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/18/14 - 10/28/14
I had never before visited California. I'd love to return to see the same places and more.

Harold from New Ulm, MN Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 04/05/14 - 04/15/14
This Pacific Coast Road Scholar program provides a fine opportunity to view our Creator's handiwork as one travels over varying terrains. The Getty Center and the Hearst Castle are impressive stops. I recommend an afternoon at the Reagan Presidential Library.

Richard from West Chester, OH Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 04/05/14 - 04/15/14
This is a well paced tour along the Pacific Coast Highway that stops at the major attractions along the way as well as other lesser known attractions that enhance the overall learning experience. The step on guides are masters of their subject.

Carolyn from Portland, OR Number of programs attended: 18
Date attended: 10/26/13 - 11/05/13
Get on board & leave the driving to an expect while you sit back & enjoy the great views all the way up the California coast line. Private sightseeing tour on our group bus with a step on guide was an added bonus in San Francisco.

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at no additional cost on this date ...
10 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences


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