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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.
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Start of Program
Jul 20, 2014
Arrive at the hotel between 3:00-4:30 pm.
You will be staying at the Holiday Inn Express that night.
Location: Middletown/Newport, RI
Nearest city or town: Newport
Nearest highway: Interstate 95
Nearest airport: TF Green, Providence, RI

End of Program
Jul 26, 2014
Ends after lunch. Drop off at the TF Green Airport in Providence at around 1:30 PM.
You will be staying at the Brandon Inn the night before.
Location: Brandon, VT
Nearest city or town: Brandon
Nearest highway: Route 7
Nearest airport: Albany, NY
Type: Hotel

Description: Close to downtown Newport and other area attractions

Contact info:
855 West Main Road
Middletown, RI 02842 USA
phone: 401-848-7128
web: www.hiexpress.com

Room amenities: Cable TV, phones, micro wave ovens, coffee makers, refrigerators, high speed internet, newspaper

Facility amenities: exercise room features cardiovascular and weight training equipment, Whirlpool, Daily Housekeeping On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer), Dry Cleaning Pickup/Laundry, indoor pool, high speed internet

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $169 - $229
Please call Hotel Reservations at 800-333-4121. Refer to the Road Scholar group for a 20% to 30% discount off of their rack rate.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Inn

Description: The historic Brandon Inn flanks the village green and is the center-piece of the charming, New England town of Brandon, Vermont.

Contact info:
Route 7
Brandon, VT 05733 USA
phone: 802-247-5766
web: www.brandoninn.com/

Room amenities: Bedrooms are large and elegant, individually decorated with period furniture and colonial wall-papers. All rooms have telephones, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning in season.

Facility amenities: A Queen Anne-style brick inn that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Inn has been here since 1786. The huge Victorian parlors on the main floor are accented with carved moldings and ornate pillars. There are two gilded floor-to-ceiling mirrors and a circular love seat, as well as comfortable seating for reading.

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

Bathroom: All rooms have private bathrooms. Some claw foot tubs, tub/showers, standard stand up showers

Elevator: Yes

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6 nights of accommodations
18 meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
2 Performances


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