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PORTLAND, OREGON

Urban Outdoor Adventures: Bicycling Portland

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Program #20894RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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. 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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Start of Program
May 2, 2014
5:30 pm
You will be staying at the The Benson that night.
Location: Portland
Nearest city or town: Portland
Nearest highway: I-5
Nearest airport: Portland

End of Program
May 6, 2014
9:00 am
You will be staying at the The Benson the night before.
Location: Portland
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: The Benson Hotel is Portland's Grand Hotel and the lasting legacy of timber baron and philanthropist, Simon Benson. Designed by W. E. Doyle, Benson spared no expense when he built the hotel in 1912. The classic European styled lobby is adorned with Circassian walnut from imperial Russia, exquisite Austrian crystal chandeliers and the finest Italian marble. Recent renovations include the Lobby, Palm Court, and Mayfair Ballroom. The Benson Hotel is conveniently located on Broadway in the heart of downtown Portland, near the Pearl, and surrounded by shopping, nightlife, theatre, museums and attractions. The Benson has provided lodging for many of the sports teams and performers that have visited Portland.

Contact info:
309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205 USA
phone: 503-228-2000
web: www.bensonhotel.com

Room amenities: Deluxe rooms feature Tempur-Pedic memory foam sleep systems, a work area with an executive desk, comfortable seating and luxurious accommodations. Every guestroom has breathable and biodegradable plush bamboo Benson bathrobes and slippers.

Facility amenities: The Benson Hotel has 24-Hour Room Service. Complimentary newspapers and morning coffee, tea served in the lobby. High speed wireless throughout hotel. 24-hour business center and fitness room. Gold key concierge on duty.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: 190.
Contact Hotel directly for pricing

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: The Benson Hotel is Portland's Grand Hotel and the lasting legacy of timber baron and philanthropist, Simon Benson. Designed by W. E. Doyle, Benson spared no expense when he built the hotel in 1912. The classic European styled lobby is adorned with Circassian walnut from imperial Russia, exquisite Austrian crystal chandeliers and the finest Italian marble. Recent renovations include the Lobby, Palm Court, and Mayfair Ballroom. The Benson Hotel is conveniently located on Broadway in the heart of downtown Portland, near the Pearl, and surrounded by shopping, nightlife, theatre, museums and attractions. The Benson has provided lodging for many of the sports teams and performers that have visited Portland.

Contact info:
309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205 USA
phone: 503-228-2000
web: www.bensonhotel.com

Room amenities: Deluxe rooms feature Tempur-Pedic memory foam sleep systems, a work area with an executive desk, comfortable seating and luxurious accommodations. Every guestroom has breathable and biodegradable plush bamboo Benson bathrobes and slippers.

Facility amenities: The Benson Hotel has 24-Hour Room Service. Complimentary newspapers and morning coffee, tea served in the lobby. High speed wireless throughout hotel. 24-hour business center and fitness room. Gold key concierge on duty.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: 190.
Contact Hotel directly for pricing

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
May 2 — May 6, 2014 waitlist only  

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
8 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips

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4.7
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