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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.
Michael from Portage, MI Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 03/15/15 - 03/20/15
Jean & Mike from Kalamazoo, MI number of programs attended: 1 Date attended: 3/15/15 - 3/20/15 As 1st timers we chose a drivable destination (Kalamazoo to Chattanooga). If we didn’t like the program we could hop in our car and take off. At the end of 5 days we left kicking and screaming, wanting more. Carol and crew planned the perfect adventure, a great variety of events, delicious foods and new friends. Do it now!

Joanne from Rochester, NY Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 10/12/14 - 10/17/14
The Chattanooga Program was unexpectedly great, just like being on a constant field trip! Many things to learn about a delightful city with an upbeat "vibe".

Ina from Blythe, GA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 10/26/14 - 10/31/14
This program presents the area in a very comprehensive, educational manner. The instructors were excellent and the Group Leader, Carol Burton was superb. Hotel accommodations were very good and the location could not be better.

Nadine from Atwater, OH Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 10/26/14 - 10/31/14
A great program in a beautiful setting. Really enjoyed this experience

Anne from Columbus, OH Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 10/12/14 - 10/17/14
I have enjoyed all the Road Scholar programs I have attended but this is one of the very best. The diversity and the quality of the events and the presenters was outstanding. It is not easy but even at age 87 I managed to handle it. Anne Skidmore

Marvin from Muskegon, MI Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 10/05/14 - 10/10/14
a well worth program

Nancy from Pasadena, MD Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 10/05/14 - 10/10/14
I would highly recommend this program.

Elissa from Raleigh, NC Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 05/11/14 - 05/16/14
Visit an interesting and tourist friendly city - Chattanooga, Tennessee. It's historical, geological, and cultural sites are varied and educational. Your Road Scholar adventure will have you on train, boat, bus, carousel and on foot to transport you through time and memory!

Leon from Warner Robins, GA Number of programs attended: 13
Date attended: 10/13/13 - 10/18/13
There is more to Chattanooga than meets to eye. It is a great little city and so easy to explore, very vibrant; lots of very visionary people planning for the future. I would like to live there.

Douglas from Cocoa Beach, FL Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 10/20/13 - 10/25/13
I rate the Chattanooga program right up among the best. The program is both fun and informative. Food and accommodations are very acceptable. I give this program a very strong recommendation.

Ruth from Charlotte, NC Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 10/13/13 - 10/18/13
This is an excellent program with very good presenters, about a lovely Tennessee city. However the housing is substandard by any measure.

Jacqueline from Las Cruces, NM Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/11/13
This was an outstanding experience. Great lectures by experts on this interesting and beautiful area, field trips were interesting and educational, good leadership and friendly participants. I recommend this program if you are interested in history.

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