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Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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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.
Margaret from Greeley, CO Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 07/12/15 - 07/17/15
I tell everyone about your program It is so special to have time w/ grandchild. Even better that they have other kids to interact with. Watching them in pool at night was so much fun. they really bonded then.

Barb from Appleton, WI Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/14/15 - 06/19/15
This trip was a wonderfully educational experience for us with our grandson. Well organized and accommodating to the generations. Would highly recommend it (and have). Met great kids and grandparents.

Carol from Naperville, IL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/12/15 - 07/17/15
Great program. couldn't have asked for a finer job done by the Road Scholar program.

Kathleen from Knoxville, TN Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/12/15 - 07/17/15
What an amazing and outstanding adventure I was able to share will my 11 year old grandson Sam. All three of our guides did a wonderful job. The hotel was quite adequate and the food was very good too. Truly a trip we will never forget.

James from Fort Collins, CO Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/05/15 - 07/10/15
My grandson and I thoroughly enjoyed this learning adventure. The main guide, Gary, was outstanding. He knew his history and had a great sense of humor.

Betty from Tucson, AZ Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 07/13/14 - 07/18/14
My granddaughter and I thoroughly enjoyed this learning adventure. The main guide, Gary, was outstanding. He knew his history and had a great sense of humor. We were blessed with perfect weather the last two days of exploring, so that made it even better.

Eva from Red Oak, TX Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/13/14 - 07/18/14
The Washington Intergenerational Adventure was my first Road Scholar trip and I could not be more pleased. My granddaughter and I had a wonderful time and learned so much about our country - then and now. Her parents could not believe all we did each day! Thanks to Road Scholar!!!

James from Circleville, OH Number of programs attended: 13
Date attended: 07/13/14 - 07/18/14
History can be boring. This program brought history to life and for the first time I appreciated how fortunate we are to have founding fathers who were brave, very intelligent and, especially Washington, survived their many wars and battles.

Donald from Olathe, KS Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 07/13/14 - 07/18/14
We took our granddaughter on the Washington, D.C.: A Capital Intergenerational Adventure trip. It was hightly educational as well as an enjoyable bonding opportunity for us. I don't know anything else as beneficial.

Ann from Centreville, MD Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 07/13/14 - 07/18/14
A superior introduction to American history and government with an amazingly thorough introduction to the nation's capital, its museums and monuments. The leaders provided a passionate view of our architecture, science, aviation, news media, history and special insights about the city of Washington itself.

John from Wilbraham, MA Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 07/06/14 - 07/11/14
Excellent overview of historical events, present-day sites of interest, and a brief look at the future of the Washington DC mall area. The program included a perfect variety of activities and experiencies for both the young and their grandparents.

Nancy from Peoria, AZ Number of programs attended: 18
Date attended: 06/15/14 - 06/20/14
A fast-paced program that helped grandparents and grandchildren alike understand what life was like in our nation's capitol from the time of the Revolutionary War to the present.

Lori from Stanardsville, VA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/15/14 - 06/20/14
What a fine way to learn more about your country, the people who have conceived it and some of those who have improved it through the years. The program is for adults and grandchildren 9 to 14 years old. Most youngsters in that age group will miss a lot of the facts, but they still can grasp underlying concepts. For the adults it is a pure pleasure.

Alice from Madison, WI Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/08/14 - 06/13/14
RoadScholar does a terrific job. My grandson and I learned a great deal from our excellent guides on our Washington, DC, adventure. We would do it again in a heartbeat!

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