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Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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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.
Jerry from Oro Valley, AZ Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 10/20/15 - 10/27/15
I thought everything was great. Great guides, wonderful food, and interesting people to meet.

Charles from Methuen, MA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/01/15 - 11/08/15
Such a great education about Lewis and Clark, as well as the Geology of the region. Beautiful vistas all along the way. Truly enjoyed the program. Incredibly knowledgeable instructors. My experience on the Sea Bird was incredible. Wonderful staff and crew, as well the food!

Barbara from Aberdeen, WA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/26/15 - 10/03/15
Absolutely first class experience. My vision limits my mobility at times. I was not sure about being able to board the "zodiacs" for the excursions away from the ship but the staff got us into the small crafts without incident. Our shore excursions were delightful and our instructors were first class. GO FOR IT.

Elaine from Washington, DC Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 10/20/15 - 10/27/15
Although I am happiest at home with my books, magazines, computer, NPR and TV, I went on this trip to accommodate my partner, who selected the trip on the basis of his interests and physical abilities. However, the experience exceeded my expectations, and I found it to be pleasurable in every way. I have nothing but praise to offer for Road Scholar and their exceptional staff.

Jeanne from Chicago, IL Number of programs attended: 26
Date attended: 10/20/15 - 10/27/15
Three exciting themes--hisotry (Lewis and Clark expedition), science (geology and biology) and art (photography) in the beautiful setting of America's northwest.

Susanne from Los Angeles, CA Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 10/20/15 - 10/27/15
Great trip with lots of new things to learn, interesting places to visit, good food, great company, and much fun.

Stella from Lake Oswego, OR Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/26/15 - 10/03/15
Provide more information(descriptions of the stairs and access facilities) in advance, and allowance for limitations available.

D. Bruce from Sudbury, MA Number of programs attended: 14
Date attended: 09/26/15 - 10/03/15
All the staff on the National Geographic ship, the Sea Bird were superb and extremely helpful to all attendees. Food and its preparation was tops and most selected from environmentally sustainable sourced.

Kathleen from Bellingham, WA Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 09/26/15 - 10/03/15
A fantastic adventure! If you've never been on a small ship, go on this trip. It will open your eyes to the wonders of the area and how great it was to float along--in a kayak, a Zodiac, a jet boat, or the small ship that was home for those 6 days. Terrific museums, a great winery, loads of interesting people to interact with and meals you won't believe!

Gail from McLean, VA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/21/14 - 10/28/14
A truly wonderful trip - each day packed with educational and fun activities in every town along the way - lots of learning about geology, botany, and even photography, along with the history. Would recommend.

Lynn from Stamford, CT Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 10/21/14 - 10/28/14
We'e never had a disappointing trip with RS. Thanks

Joyce from Theodore, AL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/27/14 - 10/04/14
This was a great program and the scenery was breathtaking! We were all well taken care of by the staff as well as the program guides from National Geographic. We had a great group of Roads Scholars and had a lot of laughs! The camaraderie was great! Hope all my fellow passengers are doing great!

Grace from Cincinnati, OH Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 09/27/14 - 10/04/14
Wonderful history, nature, and scenery. Accommodations, food and wine and services were better than we expected. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Stairs and inclines were sometimes much steeper than we expected. G. Staples 10/08/14

Anthony from Honolulu, HI Number of programs attended: 19
Date attended: 09/27/14 - 10/04/14
Lewis & Clark would be envious about this "company's" memorable , leisurely journey tracing their adventure. A great big Bravo!!

Beverly from Arcadia, CA Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 09/27/14 - 10/04/14
I felt that this trip exceeded my expectations and would be happy to recommend it to anyone interested in Lewis and Clark and this area.

Jim from San Luis Obispo, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/27/14 - 10/04/14
scenic, hands-on interesting trip with a strong Lewis and Clark orietation

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