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4 Days | 3 Nights
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.
Vivian from Gainesville, FL Number of programs attended: 32
Date attended: 10/07/14 - 10/10/14
I would recommend this program to anyone, especially if you like seafood!! Great accommodations on a beautiful beach!! Very interesting speakers and caring leaders.

Patsy from Lebanon, TN Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/07/14 - 10/10/14
If you haven't tried Road Scholar programs, please do so. This was my first one but I intend to do many others. I just had a wonderful time and the other people in my group from Tennessee did also.

Sharon from Gainesville, FL Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 10/07/14 - 10/10/14
Terrific food and wonderful beach location.........plus a terrific group leader.......this is just plain fun!

Mark from Naples, FL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/08/13 - 10/11/13
Food and lodging were great.Lectures were ok but should have been on a site reflective of the topic rather than in a hotel room.Shrimp processing plant was closed down and should have been visited in the a.m. when it was operational.Not a baby boomer crowd but more a pre-boomer crowd.Too much free time.

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