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Program #3844RJ
15 Days | 14 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.
Bill from Los Ranchos, NM Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 10/12/14 - 10/24/14
I have always wanted to take this tour as I really like trains. I hesitated as my wife is not the train fan I am. We took the tour and BOTH enjoyed it immensely. If you like trains or are not sure, this tour is for you!

Ettia from Tulare, CA Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 10/12/14 - 10/24/14
I wanted a new way to see parts of Canada that I have not seen before and what better way than by train. If you've never experienced a sleeper car train ride, here's your chance for a fun and comfortable tour. We had quality time in several major cities with good food and friendly people in our group of 22. The lectures and field trips were really enjoyable.

Susan from Kaneohe, HI Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 10/12/14 - 10/24/14
As a first-timer, I had my doubts, but the train trip across Canada was wonderful. The views were spectacular, the guides knowledgeable and our trip directors there when you needed them. The train ride was comfortable, fun and even nicer than I expected.

Peter from Larkspur, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 10/12/14 - 10/24/14
The cross-Canada train trip is a visual delight,with insight into Canada's past & present.

Marsha from Sunnyvale, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/19/14
Road Scholar delivered on their promise of a great program but the train company must not have got the memo...be prepared for long delays at the station, sidelined waits on the track as the freight trains speed by, and luggage logistics typical of a large tour group.

Evelyn from Cherry Hill, NJ Number of programs attended: 22
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/19/14
This is our 23rd Elderhostel/Road Scholar jaunt and one of the best! Marvelous learning experience along with exciting architecture and more in the cities, excellent lectures, interesting people, beautiful scenery and much fun. Train travel is relaxing with time to read and enjoy conversation (or not) The Canadian Rockies a must for those that want to see another kind of beauty. Thanks again RoadScholar as you continue doing what you do so well!

Mary Lois from Birmingham, AL Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/19/14
Mary Lois from Birmigham, Al Number of programs attended: 5 I would give this trip a 4. I loved the train ride --food on train was excellent. Enjoyed everyone in our group. Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/19/14

Charlotte from Rohnert Park, CA Number of programs attended: 33
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/19/14
This program is outstanding except for the train ride. Waiting hours for the train to arrive or just to move was very unpleasant. Also my partner and I could not use the upper bunk because of narrow steps on ladder which made us sleep on only the lower bunk.

Haydee from Statesville, NC Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/01/14 - 06/13/14
I agree with Melvyn and Sharon but the highlights of these trips are the people we met and the time over the 2 weeks to know many with more than a handshake and a cordial "hello". Meals and the time in the observation cars or strolling streets come back to mind still some 7 weeks later. All 3 of our RS trips were different (a course in photography on the Carolina coast, a week in Florence over New Years, and this train adventure across a continent) but all include the same mixture of nice, interesting and enthusiastic folks. Thanks for the memory. Walter Patterson

Melvyn from Fair Oaks, CA Number of programs attended: 17
Date attended: 06/01/14 - 06/13/14
This trip offers the delights and travails of luxury train travel while enjoying the spectacular sights of Canada and touring three of Canada's grand cities.

Sharon from E Harwich, MA Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 10/04/13 - 10/18/13
The train trip across Canada with RS is a life time opportunity to experience the variety that exists there from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and the train ride itself is lots of fun with fantastic food, don't know how the train chef does it. The time in Jasper National Park was spectacular!

Rebecca from Bristol, NH Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/20/13 - 10/04/13
"The Canadian" train trip across Canada,Quebec City to Vancouver, was all we had hoped for. Participants were engaged in the learning experience and the natural beauty of the trip. We found people in every stop were friendly and helpful. Easy to travel in Canada. Great blend of city touring and train travel.

Robert from Kirkwood, MO Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/06/13 - 09/20/13
Our first Roads Scholar trip was the best trip we have taken in a long time. Everything was handled very well and we were very impressed with all accommodations and programs provided. We will be returning to Roads Scholar for future trips.

John from Brunswick, ME Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 09/06/13 - 09/20/13
This was a most informative, fun trip. The train ride across the breadth of Canada really opened my eyes to the almost-foreign country to our north. I can really recommend this one!

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