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Program #13480RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
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
Nov 6, 2014
Road Scholar registration in hotel meeting room from 4:30 - 5:15 p.m. This program begins in Tucson and ends in Las Vegas. Most airlines will book flights that arrive Tucson and depart from Las Vegas.
You will be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn Tucson that night.
Location: Tucson. AZ
Nearest city or town: Tucson, AZ
Nearest highway: Interstate 10
Nearest airport: Tucson, AZ

End of Program
Nov 15, 2014
Drop off at Las Vegas, McCarran Airport by 11:15 a.m.
You will be staying at the Furnace Creek Ranch the night before.
Location: Departures
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hilton Garden Inn Tucson Airport hotel is one mile from Tucson International Airport (TUS) and minutes from downtown.

Contact info:
6575 South Country Club Road
Tucson, AZ 85756 USA
phone: 520-741-0505
Room amenities: The Garden Sleep SystemT, Feather Pillows Non Allergenic, Complimentary WiFi access, LCD Flat Panel TV, Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN, Safe, Coffee Maker, Hairdryer, Iron/Ironing Board, Microwave, Mini Refrigerator.

Facility amenities: Complimentary 24-hour Tucson International Airport shuttle including destinations within a 5 mile radius of the hotel. 24-hour Business Center and complimentary WiFi access, Photo Copying Service and Printer. Fitness center and outdoor pool, 24 hr Pavilion Pantry Market, Baggage Storage, Lounge, Coin Laundry, Elevators.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact Hotel for Rate
Contact Hotel for Rate.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Resort

Description: Furnace Creek Ranch is a complete resort fashioned on the grounds of the original working ranch and later the housing for the 20 mule team operation. Located in Death Valley National Park, the Ranch offers hiking in adjacent canyons, swimming, golf, tennis and horseback riding.

Contact info:
Hwy 190
Death Valley, CA 92328 USA
phone: 760-786-2345
web: www.furnacecreekresort.com

Room amenities: A/C, TV, phone, in-room coffee maker, hair dryer, phone.

Facility amenities: Three restaurants, a cocktail lounge, an outdoor, spring-fed, geothermal swimming pool - always at 82 degrees, lighted tennis courts, an 18 hole golf course (lowest elevation course in the world), a gift shop and a general store.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: Seasonal.
Call Furnace Creek for rates applicable to your stay.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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9 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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