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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.
Joan from Montpelier, VT Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 03/30/14 - 04/04/14
San Antonio is a beautiful city and the Riverwalk is a gem! So much history packed into a few days. We truly will, "Remember the Alamo" and everything else we learned.

David from Bremerton, WA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 03/02/14 - 03/07/14
Until actually participating in this program, I had little idea about the diversity of cultures responsible for the history of the area. Great learning experience.

Patricia from Urbana, IL Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 01/26/14 - 01/31/14
Whether you are a history buff, a museum lover, a foodie, or just like to visit interesting places in the good old USA this is the program for you. The excellent accommodations, presenters, and variety of experiences will provide a week of memorable events.

Joyce from Lancaster, PA Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 01/26/14 - 01/31/14
You can see a place quite differently when shared with folks who know the history and those who come to learn more. Road Scholar participants will enhance your life by sharing their zest for learning more about everything.

Natalie from Jackson, MS Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 01/26/14 - 01/31/14
This was an excellent way to experience San Antonio. The balance between lectures and excursions and between indoor time and outdoor time was good; there was enough free time to do some independent exploring; our leader (Millie) and her assistants were well-organized, knowledgeable, and personable; and the other participants were super (something that Road Scholar can't control, of course, but maybe it's significant that really great people chose this particular program).

Barbara from Santa Rosa, CA Number of programs attended: 35
Date attended: 11/17/13 - 11/22/13
Some walking, okay for me, but way too much unnecessary standing.

Cindy from Grants Pass, OR Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/17/13 - 11/22/13
It was an immersion program that surrounded you with cultural and historical information daily. San Antonio is a very walkable and friendly city.

May from Loudon, TN Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/20/13 - 10/25/13
My husband and I were extremely satisfied with this program and would highly recommend it to someone planning a trip to San Antonio. We certainly got our money's worth!!

Bill from Grand Rapids, MI Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 10/27/13 - 11/01/13
The San Antonio Program was a great event for us. Accommodations, presenters, visits, meals all top notch. If you have never visited the River Walk or learned about the Alamo or Texans this programs covers all and more.

Stephanie from Winter Garden, FL Number of programs attended: 21
Date attended: 10/27/13 - 11/01/13
This program was a surprising delight! The accommodation was lovely as were the meals. But the best were the wonderful lecturers and local guides we had. I have never experienced a walking tour that was so much fun!

Louise from Lexington, KY Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 10/20/13 - 10/25/13
So much more history in SanAntonio than I knew. It is much larger than I thought. If you tried to eat at a differnt place each day,I have no idea how long it would take. Quite a variety of places to eat.

Anne from Somers, NY Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 10/13/13 - 10/18/13
San Antonio is fascinating and gives you a clear understanding of Texas and its history ....and Texans! Aside from the beautiful setting by the River Walk, it was so much fun.

Martha from Jamesville, NY Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 10/13/13 - 10/18/13
Everything about Signature San Antonio is so special because the group size was divided for personal attention on field trips, the leaders and classes were very different to give us a complete experience in the city. We enjoyed everyone who attended. Our director, Margie Strayer, chose restaurants and activities to give us choices, we were filled in every way. Thank you all.

Barbara from Hebron, CT Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/22/13 - 09/27/13
What a great opportunity it was for us to experience the exceptional presentations, field trips and even a fabulous cooking demonstration. I always like to learn about the history and culture of different parts of our country. This trip was wonderful!!

Laura from Bronxville, NY Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 09/22/13 - 09/27/13
This was a worthwhihle trip, some place that we always wanted to go.

Dee from New Bern, NC Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 05/05/13 - 05/10/13
Very good program.. well planned and very informative..about one of the most historical and charming cities in our country.

Pam from Weston, VT Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/14/13 - 04/19/13
Our first trip with Road Scholar. Had a great time in a lively city.

Mary from Durango, CO Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/14/13 - 04/19/13
Our San Antonio Road Scholar adventure was delightful in every way! We'd highly recommend it.

Gretchen from Happy Valley, OR Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 04/14/13 - 04/19/13
The organization and variety of this program was superior. History, stories (tall or not), walking tours, museums, missions, restaurants, historic lodging on the River Walk. It's more than the Alamo!

Patricia from New City, NY Number of programs attended: 22
Date attended: 04/14/13 - 04/19/13
This program was outstanding. The coordinator was highly organized and everything ran smoothly. The speakers all had wonderful outgoing personalities and presented material in a stimulating manner. The hotel was terrific. I left feeling enriched. In all, I would highly recommend this program. Pat from NY


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