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The Best of California: The Reagan Library to the Channel Islands

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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.
Charlotte from Conyers, GA Number of programs attended: 22
Date attended: 09/27/15 - 10/02/15
This was a great way for us to experience a different part of California. We loved the Getty Museum, thoroughly enjoyed the Reagan Library and found Santa Barbara to be quite interesting. Our visit to the largest Channel Island was disappointing, but at least we can say we're been there. The accommodations were outstanding--right on the ocean with a great view, and the food was very good.

Susan from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 07/12/15 - 07/17/15
Road Scholar is a great way to travel - single or as a couple. The participants are down to earth, intelligent and interested. We were all open to learning new things and we did! The trip and the preparation materials were very well organized. This is a quality organization. Thank you Road Scholar.

Williams from Seattle, WA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 02/22/15 - 02/27/15
This program has many things going for it. We stayed in one hotel the whole time, the Crowne Plaza in Ventura and didn't have to move and the tours were interesting and various including mission tours, museum visits, National Park hikes and city walking tours. The location is beautiful too, being right on the beach where there's a long promenade on which you can walk or bike on one of the bikes for rent at the hotel.

Krista from Duarte, CA Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 08/10/14 - 08/15/14
This Ventura program is very diverse and intensely interesting. It is greatly enhanced by the lovely oceanside hotel.

Jean from Dallas, OR Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 02/23/14 - 02/28/14
enjoy a great location, and all the best it has to offer, with art, government, history and nature.

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips


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