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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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
May 11, 2014
Plan to arrive at the Holiday Inn & Suites (Ambassador Bridge) Windsor,ON before 2:30 pm.Your group leader/birder will meet you at the hotel in Windsor at 2:30 pm and the group will depart for Simcoe.
You will be staying at the Comfort Inn that night.
Location: Long Point Provincial Park (Simcoe)
Nearest city or town: Windsor
Nearest highway: Hwy 401 Trans Canada Highway
Nearest airport: Windsor/Detroit

End of Program
May 17, 2014
Shuttle leaves hotel at 8:30 am; approximate arrival in Windsor, ON at the Holiday Inn & Suites (Ambassador Bridge Windsor) is 9:30 am. Independent departures from Windsor, ON.
You will be staying at the Pelee Days Inn the night before.
Location: Point Pelee National Park (Leamington)
Nearest city or town: Leamington
Nearest airport: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)
Type: Hotel

Description: With a central location that accommodates any itinerary, visitors are in close proximity to all of Norfolk County's beautiful areas and events. The nearby Long Point World Biosphere Reserve features unique sand pit formations. An internationally recognized designation administered by the United Nations, Long Point Provincial Park lies within it.

Contact info:
85 The Queensway East
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4M5 Canada
phone: 519-426-2611
web: www.comfortinn.com/hotel-simcoe-canada-CN295/Hotel-Services?sid=xoJi5M.WKxQrgv.8&sarea=&sname=&slon=-80.295906&slat=42.848034&schain=&scountry=&sstate=&type=&sradius=&sstate_country=&scity=

Room amenities: All guest rooms have air conditioning and cable television. In addition, some rooms have irons and ironing boards. Computer hook-ups in all rooms and free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms. Free weekday newspaper, free local calls, wake-up service.

Facility amenities: Currency Exchange Free Coffee Interior Corridors Picnic Area Rental Refrigerator * Valet Cleaning Service *

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

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Inn

Description: Nestled in the most southern region of Canada, moments from the shores of Lake Erie, The Pelee Days Inn is a resort style hotel, with a Caribbean climate all year round provided by sun domes courtyard and indoor swimming salt water pools, in a warm and enticing atmosphere. The Pelee offers fine accommodations, exquisite dining, and a dinner theatre, plus banquet and meeting facilities.

Contact info:
566 Bevel Line Road
Leamington, ON N8H 3V4 Canada
phone: 519-326-8646
web: www.peleedaysinn.com/index.htm

Room amenities: Rooms have hair dryers, coffee makers and refrigerators.

Facility amenities: The amenities abound with two indoor heated salt water pools, two water slides, whirlpool, sauna, recreational games, pool tables, arcade gallery, garden atrium and outdoor volleyball court. Enjoy the resort style badminton on our court, mini putting green, golf courses, boating, fishing and nature walks on Lake Erie add to the Hotel's superb facilities. High speed secured wireless Internet throughout the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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