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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.
Sandra from Lehighton, PA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/19/15 - 07/24/15
Sandra From lehighton, PA Number of programs attended: 2 Date attended: 07/19/15 -07/24/15 This was a wonderful, funfilled, educational experience with my grandson,9. Each day was filled with a new adventure. Our group guide, Donna, was outstanding and certainly added to the activities and outdoor experiences.

Mary from Malvern, PA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/12/15 - 07/17/15
This program (Mount Rushmore, etc)exceeded my expectations! It was the perfect blend of education, sightseeing and fun. Our granddaughter had a wonderful time, seeing new things, having first time experiences, and making new friends. For all of us it was a trip of a lifetime.

Sandra from Waterloo, IA Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 07/19/15 - 07/24/15
If you like lots of activities and outdoor adventures, this is the program for you! We had such a good time with our granddaughter, 11, horseback riding, alpine sliding, swimming, visiting Mt. Rushmore, the Badlands and the Crazy Horse Memorial. A very fun trip!

Susheela from Downingtown, PA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/27/14 - 08/01/14
The trip with my Grandson was worth it as it was well organized with excellent leader and was welcomed by other travellers.

Helen from Washington, DC Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/22/14 - 06/27/14
This was a great program...my 11 year old grandson loved it. After this program was completed, we rented a car and made our way through Wyoming to Yellow Stone. Perfect!

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5 nights of accommodations
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