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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.
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.
Carol from Lakewood, CO Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 07/08/15 - 07/13/15
Cameron and Kathy were great trip leaders! Cameron uses his cello to teach very effectively. The behind-the-scenes activities included listning in on a class in staging of an opera - what fun! We listened to a string quartet practice, just for us, in a small room. Wonderful sound. Great trip.

Laurie from Norwood, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/22/15 - 07/27/15
The Aspen Music Trip was perfection. It covered my favorite things...Mountains, music, good food and great company. The conversations were fun, enthusiastic and educational. The people were delightful and the leaders were knowledgeable and approachable.The trip was glorious and I hope to return!

Rick from Norwood, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/22/15 - 07/27/15
My wife and I selected this as our 40th anniversary trip and we loved it! We saw world-class musicians and heard great music every day. Cameron is a fun leader and taught us a lot. He and Kathy made the trip enjoyable and they supported people who wanted to veer off from the planned schedule. We had a great group of people and I was pleasantly surprised about how nice a tour could be (this was my first). It was fun sharing stories and learning from each other. Of course, the mountains are inspiring and the people of Aspen were friendly. Last, but certainly not least, the food was excellent! I would recommend this to anyone who loves classical music. We are already planning to go back next year!

Elaine from Boca Raton, FL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/15/15 - 07/20/15
This was my first experience traveling with Road Scholar. It was an exceptional one and convinced me that Road Scholar provides an all-around superb travel adventure. I will arrange future learning and travel programs completely with the assistance of Road Scholar. The number and diversity of programs and places is impressive!

Hyland from Coldspring, TX Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/22/15 - 07/27/15
This program featured, as expected, very good music, wonderful pro-and student performances, fine instruction,good coordination, facilities and transportation and, as usual, delightfully varied and interesting fellow attendees.

Nora from Fort Collins, CO Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/22/15 - 07/27/15
This was an excellent musical experience. Where else can you listen to wonderful quartets, orchestras, chamber symphony with world renown pianists, cellists, violinists, with the beautiful Aspen mountains in the background. The program was very well paced with the musical programs, excellent presentations by the leader and others, tours and excursions and enough free time for explorations. I highly recommend this educational program.

Jo from Hunter, OK Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 07/22/15 - 07/27/15
The setting is spectacular, the group leaders are great, and I promise you will learn a lot and probably hear something you've never heard before, even if you've been listening to and/or playing music all your life. Very well organized, informative, and enjoyable.

Janice from Broomfield, CO Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 07/15/15 - 07/20/15
This is a very special festival. It was varied in that we were exposed to several art forms, i.e. opera, piano, quartet, etc. It was such a rewarding experience.

Mary from Springfield, OH Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 07/08/15 - 07/13/15
A. Wonderful introduction to the Aspen Music Festival.

Gayle from Springfield, MO Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 07/23/14 - 07/28/14
Spectacular music and expanded my views on classical music. Excellent excursions, free time, food. Fun lectures on music by knowledgeable coordinator. Great company.

Nancy from Ann Arbor, MI Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 07/16/14 - 07/21/14
This was a wonderful trip. Glorious music, spectacular scenery, congenial fellow attendees, knowledgeable guides who were responive, efficient and fun to be with. Five stars!

Joan from Alexandria, VA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/09/14 - 07/14/14
This was a teriffic trip that I recommend for all music and mountain lovers. The combination of top-notch classical music in a beautiful setting with great company, great leaders, and food, made my day. Came back revitalized and intent on more trips.

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