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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
Aug 11, 2013
Registration is after 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time at Shaker Village
You will be staying at the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill that night.
Location: Harrodsburg, KY
Nearest city or town: Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Nearest highway: U.S. 68
Nearest airport: Lexington's Bluegrass Field (airport code LEX)

End of Program
Aug 17, 2013
Program ends after breakfast on Saturday at Berea College
You will be staying at the Boone Tavern Hotel the night before.
Location: Berea, KY
Nearest highway: I-75
Nearest airport: Lexington
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: All rooms are in historic buildings. All rooms are furnished with reproduction Shaker furniture. Rooms have air-conditioning and private baths.

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

Room amenities: All rooms are air-conditioned and furnished with Shaker reproduction furniture, Temperpedic mattresses.

Facility amenities: Serenity and tranquility in setting

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

Additional nights before: $100 - $120 + tax
Additional room nights must be reserved through the Road Scholar coordinator. Participants must also make their own meal reservations and pay for meals until the program begins/after program ends. Additional room nights are not eligible for Road Scholar discount

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Historic Boone Tavern is one of Kentucky's finest historic inns. The Boone Tavern is known for its gracious hospitality and wonderful food, including signature dishes such as spoonbread and "Chicken Flakes in a Bird's Nest." Located on the Berea College campus.

Contact info:
100 Main Street
Berea, KY 40403 USA
phone: 800-366-9358
web: www.boonetavenhotel.com

Room amenities: All rooms have coffee pots.

Facility amenities: Boone Tavern has nicely appointed rooms, comfortable common seating areas, and is in close proximity to a variety of shops featuring regional crafts.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $90 - $135 + tax
Reservations must be made directly with Boone tavern; mention that you are an Road Scholar participant so that you may stay in the same room for the duration of the program.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances


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