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BEGINS IN: LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS

Essential Arkansas: From the Clinton Library to Crystal Bridges

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Program #21208RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Kathleen from Fallbrook, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 10/20/14 - 10/27/14
So glad I chose this trip. I had never been to Arkansas but prepared with a little study including two of the recommended books. The variety was great. Had I planned better I might have made different choices in the use of my free time, but there was so much included I probably needed the time to digest all that we were doing. Loved the bit of autumn color in mid October. Weather perfect! Crystal Bridges architecture spectacular.

Eleanor from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/20/14 - 10/27/14
Eleanor from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 1 Date attended: 10/29/14 - 10/27/14 This is a trip that has it all—history, city life and mountain scenery, the Clinton Presidential Library and two remarkable museums. The trip’s highlight was the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, with spectacular architecture and an important growing collection. Bentonville’s little-known Museum of Native American History was a surprise, an impressive once private cache of treasures. Lodgings were excellent throughout. The trip was well planned and organized, and is highly recommended.

Barbara from Centreville, VA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/20/14 - 10/27/14
Very interesting trip! Whet my appetite to visit Arkansas again in the future.

Elaine from Los Angeles, CA Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 10/20/14 - 10/27/14
I was impressed with the variety of experiences we had. My view of Arkansas has changed. There is much more of interest there to me than I ever imagined.

Mary from Elmhurst, IL Number of programs attended: 54
Date attended: 10/20/14 - 10/27/14
A well-run program with the Clinton Library in Little Rock and Crystal Bridges American Art Museum in Bentonville, key attractions. Hope to see the FLWright house moved from New Jersey when it opoens at the museum in 2015.

Anne from Osprey, FL Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 10/20/14 - 10/27/14
Well run program. Delivers on its description.

Beth from Altamonte Springs, FL Number of programs attended: 17
Date attended: 04/22/14 - 04/29/14
This program is a great introduction to the state of Arkansas. It provided the opportunity to explore several areas of central and northwest Arkansas. The Central High School exhibit and park ranger's talk was a very memorable experience. A stop at the Ozark Folk Life Center was delightful. Listening to the mountain music, visiting the craft demonstration shops, such fun. And Crystal Bridges museum is definitely a must see when in the area. The architecture, the art, the valley, amazing. I would definitely recommend this program to anyone who would like to explore a unique section of the United States.

Jo-Ann from Fairfield, CT Number of programs attended: 17
Date attended: 10/22/13 - 10/29/13
The presentation at Central High in Little Rock gave an in-depth view of what the black students faced. Personal stories were related by the Park Ranger that made me feel that I was there during the turmoil. Crystal Bridges Art Museum is amazing not only for the art, but for its architecture. The Ozark Folk Center showed what life was like in earlier times. The craft people showed and explained there work. The folk show at night had my toes tapping.


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7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
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