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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Lynne from Whispering Pines, NC Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 09/20/15 - 09/25/15
Great Trip, activity level high and appropriate. We Hiked up the MTN and did some boulder scrambling and were rewarded with outstanding views and a perfect lunch spot. The biking was excellent too, the carriage roads were in great shape and fine for our Recumbent bikes with 1.5 inch tires. The hills fairly long and moderate were no problem for our bikes. The Kayaking was on glass smooth water where we saw seals and porpoises. Meals were excellent and the group was a very friendly, we met as strangers and left as friends. Overall 5 stars!,

Andrea from Norton Shores, MI Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 09/13/15 - 09/18/15
This trip was a remarkable experience and I highly recommend it. We biked the Carriage Roads, hiked Cadillac Mountain, kayaked Blue Hill Bay, biked around Somes Sound, and took great photos all along the way. The scenery is breathtaking, the activities appropriately challenging, and the town a delight. The guide team was incredibly welcoming, knowledgeable, organized, and caring. It helps that we also had wonderful weather and a great group of Road Scholars to share the week!

Georganne from Pelham, MA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/13/15 - 09/18/15
This was a fantastic experience....great leaders, great variety of activities, great program. The greats may get boring---yet let me also say a great group of participants and the breathtaking beauty of Mt. Desert Island!

Harriet from Ormond Beach, FL Number of programs attended: 13
Date attended: 07/12/15 - 07/17/15
This is a great program. Bill is an excellent guide, and Glenn's lectures are informative and very well presented. Be prepared for some tough cycling; if you live in Daytona Beach like me, find a hill someplace and practice -- a lot!!! The sea kayaking is magical.

Jill from Saint Petersburg, FL Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 07/12/15 - 07/17/15
What a blast! Each of our experiences were unique and wonderful. The beauty of Acadia National Park is breathtaking. And, we saw it the best possible way by biking, hiking, and kayaking. Our guide, Bill, made this experience a '10' for me! Jill St. Pete, Fl.

Cindy from Maryville, TN Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/21/15 - 06/26/15
A great Road Scholar adventure for those who enjoy hiking, biking, and kayaking. Fun and educational, this is a wonderful way to begin enjoying Road Scholar programs!

Anita from Houston, MN Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/21/15 - 06/26/15
A wonderful week of sea, sky and trails. Good balance of activity and information. The Acadia National Park area is delightful and the guides are well suited to help provide a memorable experience.

Michael from LaVale, MD Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/21/15 - 06/26/15
Beautiful outdoor adventures and learning, presented by fun, friendly staff who know their stuff. Nice variety of activities.

Alan from Longmont, CO Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/14/14 - 09/19/14
I was thrilled, refreshed, and rewarded for participating in this Maine adventure! The kayaking was special, biking and hiking fun, wonderful leaders and participants, fabulous weather and scenery, good food, and great accommodations. One of my best trips ever!

CHUCK from Woodward, IA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/14/14 - 09/19/14
always wanted to check out Maine, this program offered the chance. It was organized and I thought for the amount of things they scheduled and the people we met it was a fantastic week

Doug from Edgewood, WA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/12/14
Acadia National Park- A beautiful place, with a grand history. We were fortunate enough to spend 5 days in Bar Harbor, ME and the Park. We Kayaked on the harbor, saw eagles and porpoises, lunched on an island and discovered sea glass. Biked and hiked in Acadia, strenuous but fulfilling and rewarding, a certain esprit de corps developed upon accomplishments completed. Paired with the history of the area and the unusual way Acadia became a National Park, it was a most rewarding, physical and intellectual exercise.

Madeline from East Meadow, NY Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/12/14
I absolutely loved the multi sport program. There was something totally different to look forward to from one day to the next! I look forward to another multi sport program!

Sharon from El Prado, NM Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 06/22/14 - 06/27/14
This was a fantastic trip. The program delivered exactly what the description promised. Our program leaders, Bill and Glen, were funny, knowledgeable, and all around enjoyable to spend the week with. The variety of activities and the weather, even the rainy bus day, made this trip one of the best we have taken with Road Scholar.

Sandy from Loveland, CO Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/22/14 - 06/27/14
This multi-sport program was great! We enjoyed all the activities, even our rainy day bus ride around the island. Leaders were personable and speakers were knowledgeable. We appreciated the flexibility of the group when things deviated from the schedule.

Lucy from Sunrise Beach, MO Number of programs attended: 22
Date attended: 06/22/14 - 06/27/14
This was an interesting trip with beautiful scenery and a variety of activities. The leadership was excellent with lots of fun. Multi-sport programing was changed to meet weather conditions. It was moderately challenging, but anyone in good physical condition could enjoy things a little out of their comfort zone.

Charles from Greenwell Springs, LA Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 06/22/14 - 06/27/14
The program requires activities, kayaking, mountain hiking on granite ladders, and hill biking that would be most enjoyable if the participant had experience in these activities before attending.

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