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Berea and Shaker Village: Appalachian People, Places and Values

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7 Days | 6 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.
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Start of Program
Nov 17, 2013
Check in at Boone Tavern in Berea at 4 p.m.
You will be staying at the Boone Tavern Hotel that night.
Location: Berea, KY
Nearest city or town: Berea, Kentucky
Nearest highway: I-75.
Nearest airport: Bluegrass Field (LEX), Lexington, KY.

End of Program
Nov 23, 2013
Program ends after breakfast at Shaker Village at approximately 9 a.m.
You will be staying at the The Inn at Shaker Village the night before.
Location: Harrodsburg, KY
Nearest city or town: Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Nearest highway: U.S. 68.
Nearest airport: Bluegrass Field (LEX), Lexington KY.
Type: Inn

Description: Historic Boone Tavern Hotel, celebrating its 100th anniversary as a member of the Historic Hotels of America, has just undergone a major renovation in all 63 guest rooms as well as all public spaces and dining rooms. Solid wood furniture pieces made by students are evident throughout.

Contact info:
100 Main Street
Berea, KY 40404 USA
phone: 800-366-9358
web: www.boonetavernhotel.com

Room amenities: All of our 58 guest rooms are elegant and charming and feature hand-crafted cherry, oak, and pine furniture made by Berea College Student Crafts over the past 100 years. Rooms also feature modern conveniences such as color television, private baths, coffee makers, hair dryers, and irons with ironing boards as well as elevator access.

Facility amenities: Whether you prefer traditional or creative southern cuisine, you will find palate pleasing fare in Boone Tavern’s Dining Room. Boone Tavern works in tandem with Berea College utilizing the Student Labor Program to staff the hotel. As you dine, most likely your waiter or waitress will be a Berea College student. Enjoy the quiet and ambiance of the lobby while taking in the daily newspaper or enjoying the free internet service provided. Boone Tavern is located on College Square which consists of many local shops and a coffee shop within walking distance and just a few doors down.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $117 - $135 per night
Must be reserved prior to program; additional nights are not eligible for discounted Road Scholar rates.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Inn

Description: Nestled in the rolling hills of Kentucky’s famed Bluegrass Region, the Inn at Shaker Village is the perfect getaway, complete with views of the gently rolling countryside. The Inn encompasses 73 guest rooms spread throughout fifteen restored 19th century Shaker buildings where Shakers once lived and worked. Simple but elegant, rooms are furnished with reproductions of Shaker furniture but have all the modern conveniences. Beds feature Temper-Pedic mattresses, contemporary bathrooms, and Bee-Kind toiletry products. Every room opens to a view of beautiful Bluegrass countryside. Select rooms have satellite television and complimentary wireless internet access. Comfortable common areas provide board games, books and seating conducive to relaxation and conversation.

Contact info:
3501 Lexington Road
Harrodsburg, KY 40330 USA
phone: 859-734-5411
web: www.shakervillageky.org

Room amenities: Each distinctive room at The Inn at Shaker Village provides a welcoming retreat from the everyday. Accommodations feature hand-made Shaker reproduction furniture, Tempur-Pedic mattresses, hardwood flooring, air conditioning and contemporary private baths.

Facility amenities: During your stay, dine by candlelight on hearty Kentucky foods and Shaker specialties at the renowned Trustees’ Office Dining Room, where true southern hospitality abounds. Explore Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, where you can tour America’s largest restored Shaker community, browse craft shops and explore 40 miles of trails. Complimentary wireless internet access is available in select rooms and in a public sitting room. Hair dryers are available in all rooms.

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

Additional nights after: $95 - $110 per night plus tax
Additional room nights must be reserved through the Shaker Village Road Scholar coordinator at (859) 734-1550. Participants must also make their own meal reservations and pay for meals after program ends. $95 - $110 per night plus tax

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
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2 Field trips
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