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The Beauty of Cumberland Falls and the Traditions, Legends and Music of Appalachia

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6 Days | 5 Nights
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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.
Barbara from Toms River, NJ Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 11/17/13 - 11/22/13
This is actually a two part program. You'll learn about the people of Appalachia and the natural area of Kentucky. Staying in a State Park Lodge is rustic, but the ambiance kicks it up a notch. Comfort food and plentiful. Staff was great and how many places can you see a Moonbow?

Bertha from Stone Mountain, GA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/17/13 - 11/22/13
this was a great first Road Scholar experience. Loved the variety and presenters. The lodge personnell were outstanding. The music, the birds, the lectures, and the love of the area impressed us. Bertie

Genevieve from Lapeer, MI Number of programs attended: 40
Date attended: 11/17/13 - 11/22/13
Coordinators, presenters and facility staff were outstanding; the program offered information and experiences through lectures and field trips that were educational and entertaining. Alternative hikes allowed participants to choose according to their physical ability. No down side to this program.

George from Ballwin, MO Number of programs attended: 19
Date attended: 11/17/13 - 11/22/13
If you really would like to learn more about the Appalachian region, the people, economy, mining and it's affect on the region, the geology and the Cumberland Falls then this is the program to see. The evening programs were great.

Joan from Des Peres, MO Number of programs attended: 21
Date attended: 09/08/13 - 09/13/13
this is a great program in a beautiful setting. Not only is it a neat vacation, it is also a great learning experience.

Calvin from Howell, MI Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 09/08/13 - 09/13/13
well worth the time and money

Theresa from Manitowoc, WI Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 09/08/13 - 09/13/13
This was such an enjoyable week with great and fun folks. I hope to interact with some in the group again at a Road Scholar program in the future.

Norbert from Edgewood, KY Number of programs attended: 41
Date attended: 04/28/13 - 05/03/13
This program was an excellent overview of the Appalachian history and current culture. The location of Cumberland Falls and Dupont Lodge truly enhanced our enjoyment of this week! Pauline Baumann

Ted from Baldwinsville, NY Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 11/11/12 - 11/16/12
I learned a lot of new information about regional geology.

Elaine from Baldwinsville, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/11/12 - 11/16/12
This was an absolutely outstanding program in every respect! For anyone interested in Appalachian music, history, culture and what is being done today to recover from the effects of coal mining on the terrain, I cannot recommend yhis program more highly.

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