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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
Mar 16, 2014
5 PM in Naples Hotel Breakfast Area.
You will be staying at the SpringHill Suites Naples by Marriott that night.
Location: Naples FL
Nearest highway: I-75
Nearest airport: Ft Myers, FL (airport code RSW)

End of Program
Mar 22, 2014
After lunch (approx 11:30-12:30), then free shuttle to Ft. Myers airport.
You will be staying at the The Plantation Golf Resort the night before.
Location: Crystal River,FL
Nearest city or town: Homosassa and Brooksville
Nearest highway: I-75
Nearest airport: Tampa International Airport
Type: Hotel

Description: All spacious studio suites with separate areas for living, eating/working and sleeping. Free high speed Internet access, local phone calls and faxes, fitness center featuring Cybex cardio equipment. Suites featuring a pantry area with a small refrigerator, sink, microwave and coffee maker. Large well-lit desk, voice mail and free high-speed Internet access Flat panel 32 inch high definition televisions.

Contact info:
3798 White Lake Blvd
Naples, FL 34117 USA
phone: 239-352-2234
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/rswns-springhill-suites-naples/

Room amenities: Suites featuring a pantry area with a small refrigerator, sink, microwave and coffee maker. Separate areas for eating/working, relaxing and sleeping. Spacious studio style suites.

Facility amenities: Complimentary on-site parking . Outdoor Pool. Bar-B-Q and/or picnic area Beauty shop, nearby (referral at front desk) Car Rental nearby: Enterprise, 1-239-455-1413 Vending machines

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $129 - $189
Contact the hotel directly.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Resort

Description: Located in Crystal River, Florida amid the unspoiled splendor and beauty of Florida’s Nature Coast – Plantation Golf Resort & Spa is the perfect setting for a unique and relaxing Florida getaway that is unlike any other vacation you’ve had before. This first-class Crystal River, FL hotel accommodations truly embody the meaning of “Southern Hospitality”. At Plantation Golf Resort & Spa, they don’t use this term lightly because we insist on applying it as our absolute standard. When it comes down to it, the fact of the matter is our service, charm, and style are 100% pure southern in every sense. It’s no coincidence that year after year we consistently show up in Lodging Hospitality’s “Top 100 Performing Hotels”. At the tranquil setting along Central Florida’s Nature Coast, we invite you to escape your typical routine and make yourself at home here at the Plantation Golf Resort & Spa, surrounded by 232 acres of picturesque countryside with rolling greens, well-manicured lawns, and grand live oaks, palms, and pines. Upon arriving at the Plantation manor, kick back in any one of our 202 warmly-appointed resort accommodations or suites.

Contact info:
9301 W Fort Island TRL
Crystal River, FL 34429 USA
phone: 352-795-4211
web: www.plantationoncrystalriver.com

Room amenities: Complimentary Coffee & Coffee Maker Iron/Ironing Board Hair Dryer Data Ports Full Cable TV with Premium Channels and In-House Pay Per View Movies & Games Individual Climate Control Air Conditioning Down Comforters High Speed Wireless is Available for a Nominal Fee

Facility amenities: Bar/lounge Restaurant(s) in hotel Parking (free) Business center Banquet facilities Multiple conference/meeting rooms Safe-deposit box - front desk 24-hour front desk Elevator/lift Swimming pool - outdoor Number of floors: 2 Year Built 1962 Room service (limited hours) Internet access in public areas - complimentary Internet access - wireless Breakfast available (surcharge) full Wireless (high-speed) Internet access - complimentary Number of restaurants 4 Golf course on site Tennis on site

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call the hotel
Call the hotel directly for availability and pricing. Mention that you are part of the World Events/Road Scholar group.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
18 meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences


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