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10 Days | 9 Nights
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
Oct 6, 2014
Program begins with independent arrivals to the Warwick Hotel, Seattle, WA between 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM. Program Reception and Orientation begin at 5 pm.
You will be staying at the The Warwick Seattle Hotel that night.
Location: Seattle
Nearest city or town: Seattle
Nearest highway: Interstate 5
Nearest airport: Sea-Tac Intl Airport

End of Program
Oct 15, 2014
Program ends with Charter Coach drops at SeaTac Airport (approx. 12:30 pm) or Warwick Hotel on 5th Avenue (approx. 1:30pm),on final program day. We recommend scheduling outbound flights after 2:30 pm
You will be staying at the Friday Harbor Suites the night before.
Location: Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Nearest city or town: Friday Harbor
Nearest highway: Highway 20
Nearest airport: Friday Harbor Airport
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Warwick Hotel Seattle is located in the heart of downtown Seattle, within walking distance to many attractions including: Pike Place Market, Seattle Aquarium, Westlake Shopping Center and the Monorail (which links to Seattle Center, Space Needle, and Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum).

Contact info:
401 Lenora Street
Seattle, WA 98121 USA
phone: 206-443-4300
web: www.warwickwa.com/

Room amenities: Coffeemaker, wet bar with mini- refrigerator, 37” flat-screen TV, robes, designer bath amenities, sliding glass doors onto private Juliet balcony, in-room safe, i-Pod docking stations, wireless internet access, movie and gaming systems, and plush Serta pillow-top beds.

Facility amenities: Fitness facility; indoor pool and hot tub; sauna; concierge, garage parking for approximately $20/night; on-site restaurant with lounge; business center. The Warwick Seattle Hotel is a smoke-free environment, and smoking is not permitted anywhere on the hotel premises, including guestroom balconies.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies by season
Contact Shawn Milligan in Sales at the Warwick Hotel at 206-219-2212, M-F, 8:00 am-5:00 pm for extended stays. He will provide the best rate and service for our Road Scholar participants.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Friday Harbor Suites is an all-suites facility featuring spacious one bedroom rooms, each with one queen bed plus a comfortable pullout sofa sleeper with 7" mattress in the living room. All suites include a gas fireplace in every room, full size kitchen with utensils and coffee maker; on-site fine dining and lounge, and a great in town location accessible to museums, galleries, restaurants and services. Note: There are a very limited number of two bedroom/two bath suites at the Friday Harbor Suites. Those participants who are rooming with an “assigned” roommate will be given priority assignment of these suites on a space available basis.

Contact info:
680 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250 USA
phone: 800-752-5752
web: www.fridayharborsuites.com

Room amenities: Each suite features a gas fireplace, kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, private bath, duvet comforter, 32" flat screen TV, free wireless internet, and a private patio or balcony.

Facility amenities: Courtesy shuttle service from the ferry and airport, business center with high speed internet, free WiFi in every room, outdoor Jacuzzi spa in courtyard, exercise facility, concierge staff, on site fine dining and lounge, and complimentary parking. Courtesy guest shuttle is available 7:30 am-9:30 pm.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Varies
Please contact hotel directly at 360-378-3031 or reserve additional nights through the reservation system at 1-800-752-5752.

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 ...
9 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 6 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
1 Performances


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