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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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.
Gwen from Houston, TX Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/07/15 - 06/13/15
I thoroughly enjoyed Yellowstone with Jim Garry and Mary Carparelli. Anyone who is lucky enough to get either of these two as their instructor and leader will go away with great appreciation for Yellowstone. And I must not forget Charlie from Oklahoma who was Mary's assistant but was just as knowledgable as Jim and Mary. The program is just right in physical activity. It is a great value for anyone who wants to experience our first national park.

Jane from Seal Beach, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/14/14 - 09/20/14
This was an amazing experience with knowledgeable and interesting instructors! The entire program was well planned and organized and delivered much more than expected. I highly recommend Road Scholar without reservation to anyone who loves to travel and look for new adventures.

Judy from Lincoln, CA Number of programs attended: 35
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/13/14
Our trip leaders, Gene and Roy, were outstanding and were both walking encyclopedias of information about the park. Yellowstone is an incredibly beautiful place, the animals are wonderful to behold, and it was a very enjoyable experience. The only down side was the quality of the food, but considering the remote location, that is understandable. I heartily recommend this trip.

Rita from Dana Point, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/14/14 - 09/20/14
The Caldera program was a wonderful experience. Try it out for yourselves as I do not have the words to tell of this glorious part of the earth. You will come away inspired and educated. Many thanks to Roads Scholars for organizing such a terrific program.

Susan from Tulsa, OK Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/08/14 - 06/13/14
"The Great Caldera" program is an excellent introduction to Yellowstone Park. It's just the right pace for people: lectures to prepare for the field and field trips that are not too strenuous. Instructor was a gem.

Carol from Arcata, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/08/14 - 06/13/14
I attended the June 8, 2014 group of Yellowstone: The Great Caldera with leaders Gene Ball and Jim Garry. The leaders gave out great information on history, stories, and science every step of the way. My group was the "active" level and also in the group was one that was more active. This gave flexibility to everyone and each group could share with the other what they learned on their walk. I could not imagine a richer experience. And the time of year was perfect. Lots of young wildlife with mothers, green grass and wildflowers. I'm so glad I attended. Carol Woods, Arcata, California

Sara from Brevard, NC Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 09/08/13 - 09/13/13
We thoroughly enjoyed our five days in Yellowstone with Lee Harry, our instructor. He is such a pleasant person and his enthusiasm for the area came through in his talks about the history, geology, and, especially the animals and plants in the Park. Even though we had been to Yellowstone twice before, we learned a lot, as we enjoyed the hikes and picnics and explored with our fellow Road Scholars. Motel in Gardiner was comfortable, and the location is convenient to the town and to the Park. Good program!

Robert from Fort Wayne, IN Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 09/08/13 - 09/13/13
Highly informative about the history and development of the Yellowstone geology.

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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
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