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New Year’s Revelry and the Philadelphia Mummers Parade

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Program #13589RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.
Carolyn from Wichita, KS Number of programs attended: 40
Date attended: 12/29/13 - 01/02/14
A great way to spend New Years vacation. Just the right amount of time.

Gail from Boise, ID Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 12/29/13 - 01/02/14
I had always wanted to see the Mummers Parade and that's why I signed up. The parade, the performances at City Hall and the indoor presentations were a wonderful way to start the New Year. The educational component was really interesting and something I could not have done on my own. AND the rest of the program... the Gardens, museums, terrific seats at the Phil. Orchestra, delicious food,interesting participants and outstanding leaders make this one of the best of the 12 Road Scholar programs I've done.

Charlotte from Philadelphia, PA Number of programs attended: 17
Date attended: 12/29/12 - 01/02/13
Just completed the New Years program in Phila. I was a "commuter" which meant I slept at home & showed up early am for the program...and that was fine The places in the program were new to me. Loved the selections, good restaurants & a delightful of the best I ever had & have been going on these programs for years. Wish I could follow Margaret Biddle at least once a year wherever she goes I'd love to take part The group on this program was friendly, all walks of life, and I notced years ago..the participants are well informed, bright, aware of many thigns from politics to the dummies here!!! And that is refreshing & fun and I always learn something new..

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4 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances


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