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BEGINS IN: BEREA, KENTUCKY

Berea and Shaker Village: Appalachian People, Places and Values

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7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
susan from Jeffersonville, IN Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/10/14 - 08/16/14
Susan from Jeffersonville, IN Number of programs attended: 1 Date attended: 08/10/14 - 08/16/14 As a newbie to program, I would recommend this adventure for the single traveler. Everyone was friendly, helpful and a wealth of knowledge of great trips. Great if you love walking and I always felt safe.

Mary from Bloomington, IN Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 08/10/14 - 08/16/14
This trip is a fine example of the value of Road Scholar for the single traveler. Our group had a sizable contingent of singles from various places around the country. All were enjoyable travel companions for the week. The group as a whole was agreeable and meal time conversation was rich with their various life experience.
I appreciated all the preparation by the various educational speakers and presenters. In both Shaker Village and Berea I felt enriched by the educational component.
And bring your walking shoes! Both Shaker Village and Berea are very inviting places to set out on foot and explore. Shaker Village is a relaxing and lovely place to walk and listen to the birds.

Kay from Austin, TX Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 08/10/14 - 08/16/14
Shaker Village is very relaxing and educational. Beautiful surroundings and healthy food. Clean air and plenty of opportunity to explore the outdoors. Berea is a small college town with very nice people everywhere you go. We need to take back a piece of it to our own hometowns.

Nancy from Jackson, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/17/13 - 11/23/13
A wonderful trip. My first visit to the South. Our group had lots of experience with Roads Scholar, which encourages me to take more of these trips. Our hosts and speakers were excellent, the accommodations were wonderful.

Brenda from Gainesville, FL Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 11/17/13 - 11/23/13
The program was surprisingly educational. Having been born near the area, I was delighted to find out so much new information. It is also easy to get to and is just a day's drive from the entire midwest. The charm of the Kentucky hosts and hostesses was so genuine. Everyone tried to make our stay enjoyable, and the food was very good. Lots of vegetables, great desserts.

Peter from Rescue, CA Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 11/17/13 - 11/23/13
Pete from Rescue, Calif. Number of programs attended, over 20 Date attended 11/16/13-11/23/13 Great program, what made the program so special were the presenters. Two of the best were Susan Hughes at the Shakers Village and Jason Howard at Berea College. Two different subjects, however both very interesting. Great state and wonderful people.

Jane from Dayton, OH Number of programs attended: 71
Date attended: 11/17/13 - 11/23/13
Berea and Shaker Village are very different in environment, but both high quality, and delightful to experience. The pace of the program is comfortable but informative in a very pleasant manner. The week spend in central Kentucky with his program was a highlight and I recommend it without reservation.

Jane from Dayton, OH Number of programs attended: 69
Date attended: 08/11/13 - 08/17/13
The three nights in Shaker Village and another three in Berea offers very good program, very good food, and equally good housing even though the environments are quite different. The week is restful but you learn a lot. Jane Kinghorn

Wilma from Warren, PA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/11/13 - 08/17/13
I just returned from my first Road Scholar journey to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, KY and Berea, KY. It informative, engaging and musical; an overall positive travel experience. Thank you, W. Fleming


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