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Richmond in the Civil War: Confederate Capital and Union Target

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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.
Anthony from Rochelle Park, NJ Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/11/15 - 10/16/15
My wife and I attended this program on October 11-16 and thoroughly enjoyed it. The itinerary was planned well and was very informative as were the guides and speakers. We had a terrific time and would highly recommend this program to Civil War and U.S. History buffs as well as anyone interested in learning about the rich history of Virginia. This was my first Road Scholar program and my wife's third. We'll be planning another in the near future.

Joseph from Weare, NH Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/11/15 - 10/16/15
Participated in the Oct 2015 program and couldn't have had a better experience! Field trips were well planned and lectures by recognized experts provided the historical context supplemented with fascinating stories and anecdotes. Rooms, meals and facilities at the Crowne Plaza hotel were beyond my expectations. The hotel provided a shuttle to nearby restaurants and attractions at no cost. For the Civil War buff or for folks just wanting a stimulating educational experience, this program had it all.

Francis from Beaufort, SC Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 03/29/15 - 04/03/15
The best Road Scholar program ever! Even if you are not a history buff, the presentations and field trips will get you excited about this program. Excellent group organization and top-notch lecturers and guides throughout, with fascinating additional educational programs offered every evening. How could you not like this?

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
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