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6 Days | 5 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
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Beverly from Townsend, MA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 03/22/15 - 03/27/15
There were a wide variety of activities (including nature, history, and entertainment) so there was something for everyone. The cherry trees were beautiful, the Hay House and its entertainment and dinner wonderful, the visit to Juliette was fun, and the history at Ocmulgee was fascinating. Beth, Faron, and Cassie were fun leaders and went above and beyond is seeing to all our needs. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip.

James from Townsend, MA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 03/22/15 - 03/27/15
Enjoyed the tour and would recommend it to others.

Connie from Westerville, OH Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 03/22/15 - 03/27/15
We had a wonderful experience - exceeding our expectations. The cherry blossoms were very beautiful this year at the right time! The programs and anti-belum homes were interesting and the Southern Hospitality was greatly enjoyed.

Rebecca from Tulsa, OK Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 03/16/14 - 03/21/14
For our 10th Road Scholar program, we have mixed reviews. The hotel (Marriott) and meals were fabulous. Some of the attractions we visited could have been better organized. Our guides hadn't been to a number of them. However, we did see many wonderful historic places; especially beautiful was St. Joseph's Catholic Church. We booked this particular trip to attend the Cherry Blossom Festival and were dismayed that our program was over before it began.

Christina from Sturbridge, MA Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 03/16/14 - 03/21/14
This was a mother/daughter trip, our 5th but the first with Road Scholar. It was chock full of wonderful happenings from the speakers to the Opening Ceremony of the Festival Friday which was a gorgeous day. I thought the city to be beautiful with every building to be an architectural wonder. The leaders were awesome,the program exciting, the blossoms beautiful(there were many open). I was in search of Spring and found her. I too think the program could be renamed because the festival opened on Friday AM although some of the events we attended were prefestival doings.

Judy from Slippery Rock, PA Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 03/16/14 - 03/21/14
This program was an excellent opportunity to learn about Macon GA. It is falsely advertized to be centered around the cherry blossom festival. The program actually ends before the opening ceremony and the parade is a full day after the close of the program. If you want to just tour Macon this is a wonderful trip with great people but don't do it for the festival which it does not include.

Nancy from Melbourne, FL Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 03/16/14 - 03/21/14
this program is wonderful for discovering Macon, GA...the tour directors - beth thompson & cassie are super excellent in making you feel welcome so you are able to enjoy the program...there is plenty to keep you busy & the on-site/off-site speakers are so very knowledgeable & entertaining & go out of their way to make sure you are well informed..this is a wonderful experience....you will definitely enjoy yourself..

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