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Astronauts, Alligators and Other Marvels of Florida’s Space Coast

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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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.
Cynthia from Sheffield Lake, OH Number of programs attended: 17
Date attended: 01/24/16 - 01/29/16
Excellent program; the Kennedy Space Center was fascinating and definitely exceeded my expectations. Lunch with an Astronaut (we had Wendy Lawrence - a four timer on the Space Shuttle)was a major highlight. Also, some pleasant surprises including the visits to the Valiant Air Command "War Birds" Museum and the Planetarium. Nice mix of activities, good food and a group leader (Robin). Hotel was very close to the beach and next door to the famous Cocoa Beach Ron-Jon Surf Shop. Highly recommend this program on the Space Coast.

Diana from Rochester, NY Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 01/24/16 - 01/29/16
Variety of fun; alligators, beach, Space Center, aviation history, good food! Hotel quick walk to beach!

Beverly from Goshen, IN Number of programs attended: 45
Date attended: 03/15/15 - 03/20/15
If you have ever wanted to visit the Kennedy Space Center and also enjoy the coastal waterways and all that they offer, please look at this program. It was a wonderful experience....one of the best programs that I have attended.

Judith from Queensbury, NY Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 03/15/15 - 03/20/15
A delightful combination of learning about our country's space program as well as learning about and enjoying the natural world of the Space Coast's wetlands, rivers and lagoons.

Vicky from Redwood City, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 03/15/15 - 03/20/15
I was bowled over by the in-depth knowledge of the presenters. There was not a single Q they couldn't answer! Re: the Space Center: be aware that you will have to stand in several long lines and that the attractions are very spread out on the grounds. There are almost no places to sit down and rest, and almost no drinking fountains. Bring your water bottle---bottled water at the park is quite expensive.

Richard from New Philadelphia, OH Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 01/25/15 - 01/30/15
Wonderful program with a variety of activities from the high tech Kennedy Space Center to the "old-time" Jungle Adventure. Indoor venue plus outdoor hiking and water events.

Kathy from Champaign, IL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 03/23/14 - 03/28/14
Road Scholar adventures provide an opportunity to make new friends who share common life experiences and interests! The small group travel opportunities are wonderful!

Monica from Farmington, MI Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 02/23/14 - 02/28/14
Website was easy to read and understand was helpful since this was my first road scholar trip

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
7 Hands-on experiences
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