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Program #19681RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.
Start of Program
Jun 18, 2013
Hotel check in begins at 3:00 PM. Program registration begins at 4:00 PM. Orientation is at 4:30 PM.
You will be staying at the Best Western Plus Normandy Inn & Suites that night.
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Nearest city or town: Minneapolis
Nearest highway: I-94, I-394, I-35
Nearest airport: Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP)

End of Program
Jun 23, 2013
10:00 AM after program wrap up. Hotel check out is by 12:00 PM.
You will be staying at the Best Western Plus Normandy Inn & Suites the night before.
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites is centrally located in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis. The hotel is five blocks from the Metrodome Stadium and the Minneapolis Convention Center. Orchestra Hall, the Orpheum and State Theatres, the Target center and other downtown entertainment venues are an easy walk from the hotel. The Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites is easily accessible from major freeways including I-94, I-35W and I-394. The light rail line to the airport and Mall of America is only a few blocks from the hotel and the city's renowned skyway system is accessible across the street.

Contact info:
405 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404-1026 USA
phone: 612-370-1400
web: www.bestwesternminnesota.com/hotels/best-western-the-normandy-inn-and-suites/

Room amenities: Spacious guestrooms include satellite TV with HBO, free wireless Internet, free local calls under 30 minutes, radio alarm clock, a coffee/tea maker, a hairdryer, iron/ironing board, and complimentary water.

Facility amenities: This 100% non smoking hotel includes a business center, self laundry (washer and dryer $1.50 each), dry cleaning Monday through Friday, a sauna, a whirlpool, a heated indoor pool, a 24-hour exercise studio, a cocktail lounge, a restaurant, safe deposit boxes, and a 24-hour front desk. Hotel is wheelchair accessible. There are complimentary newspapers in the lobby and milk and freshly baked chocolate chip cookies are served every evening at 10 PM.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel for rates
To make reservations before and after the program, contact the Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites by phone at 612-370-1400. Be sure to mention you are with the Road Scholar group. We encourage you to book additional nights at your earliest convenience as it is possible for the hotel to sell out.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites is centrally located in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis. The hotel is five blocks from the Metrodome Stadium and the Minneapolis Convention Center. Orchestra Hall, the Orpheum and State Theatres, the Target center and other downtown entertainment venues are an easy walk from the hotel. The Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites is easily accessible from major freeways including I-94, I-35W and I-394. The light rail line to the airport and Mall of America is only a few blocks from the hotel and the city's renowned skyway system is accessible across the street.

Contact info:
405 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404-1026 USA
phone: 612-370-1400
web: www.bestwesternminnesota.com/hotels/best-western-the-normandy-inn-and-suites/

Room amenities: Spacious guestrooms include satellite TV with HBO, free wireless Internet, free local calls under 30 minutes, radio alarm clock, a coffee/tea maker, a hairdryer, iron/ironing board, and complimentary water.

Facility amenities: This 100% non smoking hotel includes a business center, self laundry (washer and dryer $1.50 each), dry cleaning Monday through Friday, a sauna, a whirlpool, a heated indoor pool, a 24-hour exercise studio, a cocktail lounge, a restaurant, safe deposit boxes, and a 24-hour front desk. Hotel is wheelchair accessible. There are complimentary newspapers in the lobby and milk and freshly baked chocolate chip cookies are served every evening at 10 PM.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call hotel for rates
To make reservations before and after the program, contact the Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites by phone at 612-370-1400. Be sure to mention you are with the Road Scholar group. We encourage you to book additional nights at your earliest convenience as it is possible for the hotel to sell out.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
2 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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