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Program #1381RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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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.
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Start of Program
Oct 12, 2014
Hotel Check-in - 4 p.m. in lobby of the Lodge. Road Scholar check-in 5:30 p.m. in conference room.
You will be staying at the The Ridges Resort & Marina that night.
Location: Hiawassee, GA
Nearest city or town: Hiawassee
Nearest highway: I-75 & I-85
Nearest airport: Atlanta, GA; Nashville, TN; Chattanooga, TN; and Greenville, SC are all 2 hours from site.

End of Program
Oct 17, 2014
Morning Lecture at 9:00 am. Program ends by 10:30 am.
You will be staying at the The Ridges Resort & Marina the night before.
Location: Hiawassee, GA
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Resort

Description: The Ridges Resort & Marina encompasses a tranquil lakeside escape in Hiawassee, GA. The Ridges is a world apart from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, featuring beautiful accommodations, a relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and memorable cuisine. Just two hours from Atlanta, this lakeside oasis is filled with recreational activities from boating to championship golf.

Contact info:
3495 Highway 76 West
Hiawassee, GA 30456 USA
phone: 888-834-4409
web: www.theridgesresort.com

Room amenities: Coffee Service, Mini Refrigerators, Wireless Internet Access, 55 Channels Including HBO, Full Sized Desks

Facility amenities: Decadent Dining, Swimming Pools, Fitness Center, Tennis, Lake Access, Marina & Water Sports

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for seasonal rate.
Participants are responsible for making own reservations for any additional nights.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Resort

Description: The Ridges Resort & Marina encompasses a tranquil lakeside escape in Hiawassee, GA. The Ridges is a world apart from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, featuring beautiful accommodations, a relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and memorable cuisine. Just two hours from Atlanta, this lakeside oasis is filled with recreational activities from boating to championship golf.

Contact info:
3495 Highway 76 West
Hiawassee, GA 30456 USA
phone: 888-834-4409
web: www.theridgesresort.com

Room amenities: Coffee Service, Mini Refrigerators, Wireless Internet Access, 55 Channels Including HBO, Full Sized Desks

Facility amenities: Decadent Dining, Swimming Pools, Fitness Center, Tennis, Lake Access, Marina & Water Sports

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call for seasonal rate.
Participants are responsible for making own reservations for any additional nights.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

Ratings

4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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