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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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Lee from Kiawah Island, SC Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 03/08/15 - 03/13/15
Great program Lovely area and nice and warm.

Donna from Syracuse, NY Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 03/08/15 - 03/13/15
An excellent program for learning about the Ft Lauderdale area. Varied and well planned. For those of us who need to get out of winter weather, the dates of the program are perfect! D. Miller, Syracuse, NY

Janet from Neenah, WI Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 02/22/15 - 02/27/15
This program is at a fantastic location in the heart of the city, with many sidewalk cafes bustling with activity and a beautiful Riverwalk nearby. The hotel was charming, tastefully updated, and extra clean. The restaurant was A+.

John from Grand Forks, ND Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 02/08/15 - 02/13/15
Interesting program, excellent hotel and location in beautiful city.

Julie from Grand Rapids, MI Number of programs attended: 56
Date attended: 02/09/14 - 02/14/14
This program provided a nice introduction to the Fort Lauderdale area. I especially enjoyed the Bonnet House tour, the best home tour I've ever done.

Joan from Englewood, FL Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 02/09/14 - 02/14/14
A nice overview of Fort Lauderdale past and present. Excellent hotel location and good selection of restaurants for some meals. Read Patrick Smith's excellent novel, A Land Remembered, for a wonderful depiction of Old Florida and the Everglades.

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips


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