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6 Days | 5 Nights
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.
Emily from North Babylon, NY Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 09/16/14 - 09/21/14
I've attended a fair number of Road Scholar/Exploratas/Elderhostel programs over the years, and would rank this one among the very most enjoyable. I felt it was extremely well planned and executed, and I returned home with a load of pleasant memories, as well as new knowledge gained. I highly recommend this experience to anyone interested in exploring a truly beautiful and exciting city.

Georgianna from Saint Louis, MO Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 08/12/14 - 08/17/14
If you've never been to Minneapolis, I urge you to visit on a Road Scholar trip. It's a vibrant city, and the tour I was on there last week was an excellent overview of the architecture, art and music available.

Linda from Cumming, GA Number of programs attended: 17
Date attended: 07/15/14 - 07/20/14
Wonderful program, well-organized, interesting, and exciting. One of the best Road Scholar programs I've attended, if not the best!

James from Portland, OR Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/17/14 - 06/22/14
I had a delightful first experience with Road Scholars in Minneapolis. Well organized, diverse in content, excellent in presentation, and a delightful group of fellow participants.

Anne from Santa Fe, NM Number of programs attended: 43
Date attended: 06/17/14 - 06/22/14
I think nearly everyone in the group had never been to Minneapolis and found many surprising things and a lovely city.

Mary from Saint Peters, MO Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 06/17/14 - 06/22/14
A very interesting well planned program. The Group Leader was excellent, educational opportunities were very good. Accommodations and meals were very good. Don't pass this one up.

Rosalyn from Tifton, GA Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 06/17/14 - 06/22/14
The study of Minneapolis was most i formative and stimulating. Our program director was of the same excellent caliber of all of the others I have had with RS. Barbara Meyer did everything to make this an especially memorable experience for us all.

David from Rossford, OH Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 06/03/14 - 06/08/14
The program in Minneapolis is truly worthwhile. If one is at all interested in art, architecture, and the performing arts, this trip should not be missed. The food is pretty good too.

Charles from Covington, KY Number of programs attended: 14
Date attended: 09/17/13 - 09/22/13
Had a great time in Minneapolis - tour guide was great, the people on the tour were excellent. Esp. enjoyed Uncle Vanya at the Guthrie.

Judith from Alexandria, VA Number of programs attended: 25
Date attended: 08/13/13 - 08/18/13
Minneapolis is a very progressive city, and this program provided a comprehensive view of the art sector there. I thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the tour and would highly recommend it!

Roxann from Augusta, GA Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 08/13/13 - 08/18/13
This was an outstanding program! We were fortunate to have an excellent group leader. Minneapolis is a wonderful city and we got a great introduction to it. My friends and I spent a couple of days exploring St. Paul after the program. If you sign up for the Minneapolis program, you might want to consider adding on the St. Paul one also.

Millie from Madison, WI Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 07/16/13 - 07/21/13
If the city of Minneapolis has appeal, this is the city for you! You will be amazed and delighted as I was to visit and partake of this 'jewel in the crown' of our Midwest!!! From theater to museums to wonderful music -- Minneapolis has it all!!

Gloria from Bayside, NY Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/04/13 - 06/09/13
Well, Barb could not have been a better leader -- even through the rain. What a splendid trip: the Guthrie was a highlight as was the visit to St Paul which was sumptuous. Nice people and very fine trip. Gloria

Sharon from ADA, MN Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 06/04/13 - 06/09/13
The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul have many cultural opportunities which this program explored. Nationally the Cities are ranked very high and this was a chance to see them at their best.

Louise from Chapel Hill, NC Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 05/21/13 - 05/26/13
This was the first "Signature City" program I attended and it definitely sparked my interest in attending others. I had never visited the Twin Cities and didn't realize what gems they are! I highly recommend this program. LK

Carol from Laguna Beach, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/21/13 - 05/26/13
Minneapolis: Art, Architecture, Theatre and Music is a wonderful Road Scholar Program for anyone who enjoys the arts and a beautiful city. The lecturers, leaders and presenters all shared their love of Minneapolis and made the trip interesting, informative, exciting and charming too. Everyone in our group had a great time! Thanks, Carol

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