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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.
Marylee from Brooklyn, NY Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/26/15 - 07/31/15
Delightful sojourn in White River Junction, with Vermonters who love both their state and railroads. The Hotel Coolidge was a grand place to stay and the meals were outstanding.

S. Teresa from Trumbull, CT Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/26/15 - 07/31/15
If ever you wanted to get an in-depth study and understanding of the trains, their history, the influence they had on America and the people who creatively developed every facet of life surrounding the 1800's and the 1900's down to the 21st. century, this is the program for you... Teresa Connecticut

Thaddeus from Monroe, CT Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/26/15 - 07/31/15
The program, "The Glory Days of the Railroad", was fantastic! Interesting presentations and commentaries enabled me to expand my vision of Railroad transportation in the US. Riding the Cog up to Mt. Washington was an experience of a lifetime!

June from Voorheesville, NY Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 10/05/14 - 10/10/14
It was more interesting than I expected it to be.

Margaret from Kennett Square, PA Number of programs attended: 58
Date attended: 09/14/14 - 09/19/14
If you are a "railroad buff" this program is for you. If you are interested in history of Vermont's rail zenith, this program is for you. If you enjoy the hospitality of a turn of the century inn, this program is for you.

Donald from Glencoe, IL Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 07/27/14 - 08/01/14
Great program. Always interesting with delightful scenery.

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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