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Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and the Badlands: Young Explorers

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6 Days | 5 Nights
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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.
Virginia from Graham, TX Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 07/28/13 - 08/02/13
Fantastic program!! Our grandson loved every activity and we (the grandparents) did, too. Donna was one of the best leaders in our 14 programs. She made it so much fun for the kids! They learned everything about Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse.

Lynne from Philadelphia, PA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/21/13 - 07/26/13
The Mt Rushmore intergenerational trip was our first Road Scholar trip. Road Scholar did an amazing job in scheduling diverse activities that were enjoyed by adults and children alike. What a great way to spend time with your grandchild and learn more about them. What a great way for your grandchild to spend time with and learn more about you. This is a trip that made memories that will last a lifetime for us and our two grandchildren.

Susan from West Chester, OH Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 07/21/13 - 07/26/13
This was an outstanding trip for us (grandparents experienced with Road Scholar) and our 9 year old grandson. It included a mix of education, exposure to the wonder and heritage of our national parks and youth oriented activity. Highly recommended by our family.

Mimi from Montclair, NJ Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/14/13 - 07/19/13
This was our second RS program and it was wonderful. The accommodations were great and the food also wonderful. The combination of learning activities and seeing another area of the country has certainly stimulated his curiosity.This was
a perfect trip for my 9 year old grandson and he's now looking forward to taking a trip every year with me. An ideal trip! Just do it!

Nancy from Raleigh, NC Number of programs attended: 18
Date attended: 07/07/13 - 07/12/13
We took our granddaughter on the Mount Rushmore trip and, when asked what she liked best, she said, "I liked everything." There were many motivating interactive activities.

Marilyn from Topeka, KS Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 06/23/13 - 06/28/13
This program is fun and interesting for both the children and their grandparents. Our 8-year old grandson had the time of his life.

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