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8 Days | 7 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.
Start of Program
Oct 10, 2013
3-5 pm: Check in at the Road Scholar Welcome Desk at the hotel lobby
You will be staying at the Hilton Hartford that night.
Location: Hartford, CT

End of Program
Oct 17, 2013
12 noon: The bus will be returning to Hartford
You will be staying at the Newport Beach Hotel and Suites the night before.
Location: Hartford, CT
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hilton Hartford hotel is ideally located in the business and dining district of the historic city of Hartford, Connecticut; an upscale property that completely satisfies all levels of Hilton guests. Conveniently located at the intersections of I-91 and I-84, the Hartford, CT hotel guests can reach over 30 fine restaurants and performing arts leaders within easy walking distance of our entrance on Trumbull Street

Contact info:
315 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103 USA
phone: 186-072-8515 x1
web: www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/HFDHHHF-Hilton-Hartford-Connecticut/index.do

Room amenities: All guest rooms offer the blissful support of Hilton's Serenity mattress set with fine Italian woven bed linens. Bathrooms offer the exclusive herbal and peppermint scent of our Crabtree and Evelyn® bath and skin products. Desks have ergonomic desk chair, stereo MP3 players or FM radio, high speed internet access and comfortable sitting areas.

Facility amenities: Automated Teller (ATM) Beverage Area, Complimentary Coin Laundry Gift Shop Laundry/Valet Service Local Area Transportation Lounge News Stand Room Service Safety Deposit Box Fitness Room Pool Wi-Fi in common areas

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
As this is an on the road program, pre and post nights are not avaliable

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The hotel is located within easy walking distance of the world famous Cliff Walk and just one mile from downtown Newport.

Contact info:
One Wave Avenue
Middletown, RI 02842 USA
phone: 401-846-0310
web: newportbeachhotelandsuites.com/index.cfm

Room amenities: The original Historic Building recently reopened following a multi-million dollar restoration which incorporates carefully restored interiors with luxurious furnishings and amenities. Completely redesigned guest rooms in these elegant Newport accommodations feature luxurious bedding, and a variety of room configurations. The new décor features beige and blue tones popular within contemporary New England beachside interiors. The same craftsmen who have designed furniture for Ritz Carlton, Mandarin Oriental, Wynn Hotel, and other luxury hotels designed custom furniture for our rooms with wood inlays and granite tops. Custom furniture with wood inlays and granite tops. 37-inch LCD TV with HD cable, DVD player and complimentary use of our in-house DVD library. MP3 player with iPod docking station. Luxurious bedding with imported linens, duvets and featherbeds, with your choice of plush down or fiberfill pillows. Bathrooms finished in imported Carrera marble, granite vanities with custom cabinetry, and luxury bath amenities. Refrigerator, microwave, iron & board, hair dryer, and electronic safe. In-room gourmet coffee and teas. Complimentary wireless Internet. Proud member of Historic Hotels of America, an exclusive collection of uniquely restored hotels and resorts.

Facility amenities: An indoor pool and hot tub elevated over Newport Pond provide soothing water views from walls of windows and Juliet balconies. A cascading water wall, nautical artwork, and inlayed glass block mosaic tiles contribute to the relaxing ambiance of the indoor pool environment. The rooftop deck with hot tub, fire pit, outdoor shower, and seating areas overlooks Newport Pond arguably the best views of any of the hotels in Newport, Rhode Island. Additionaly the hotel offers: Free wireless Internet access available in all guest rooms and public areas. Complimentary business center with Internet terminals and printers. Guest laundry in the historic section of the hotel. Complimentary gourmet coffee and teas throughout the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Depending on Availibilty
Please contact the hotel directly for additional nights before or following the program no earlier than 2 months before the program begins. Depending on availibilty a special rate maybe available for Road Scholar Participants.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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7 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips


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