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13 Days | 12 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
Sep 10, 2014
Check- in after 3:00 p.m. at the hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. Dinner in the hotel at 6:00 p.m.
You will be staying at the Boston Park Plaza that night.
Location: Boston, MA
Nearest airport: Logan Airport (BOS)

End of Program
Sep 22, 2014
Breakfast at the hotel in Montreal is between 7:00 to 9:00 am; independent departures after breakfast. Check-out of the hotel is 12:00 pm.
You will be staying at the Marriott Springhill Suites Old Montreal the night before.
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Nearest highway: Highway 20 Trans Canada
Nearest airport: Pierre Elliott Trudeau Montreal International Airport (Dorval)
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of historic Back Bay, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers is one of Boston's most recognized and renowned landmarks. The Boston Park Plaza, a Starwood managed property and a member of Historic Hotels of America, opened March 10, 1927 as part of the E.M. Statler Empire. With an unsurpassed Boston address, the hotel is located only 3 miles from Logan International Airport and only 200 yards from the nation's first public parks, Boston Common & the Public Garden. The hotel is easily accessible to shopping along world renowned Newbury Street, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, the Theatre & Financial Districts and most historic landmarks. Rich in history, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers has distinguished itself with classic elegance and personal service that continues to attract travelers from all over the world who visit Boston for business, leisure or special events

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116-3912 USA
phone: 617-426-2000
web: www.bostonparkplaza.com/

Room amenities: Wake-up Call, In-room high speed Internet availability, Interactive Video-on-Demand, State of the art climate control system, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, In-room safes - can accommodate most laptop computers.

Facility amenities: Airport Shuttles: Run daily from 6:30am - 5:30pm ~ Runs every half hour, Fee applies; Barber Shop & Beauty Salon, Bell Desk & Luggage Service, Business Center, Concierge, Express Check-out, Fax & FedEx Services, Fitness Center: Complimentary, open 24-hours with guestroom key access, Gift Shop, Landau Jewelry, Laundry Services, 9 restaurants and lounges located on-property, Room Service, Self Parking, Taxis: Available 24-hours outside the hotel's Main Entrance

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact Boston Park Plaza
Please call Boston Park Plaza reservation agent Esther Lo at 617-457-2423 (Mon-Fri 10:30am-6pm EST) to book additional nights. Make sure to state your program number (this is a 4 or 5 digit number) and that you are with the Road Scholar group. Please note that the discounted group rate is not guaranteed if booking less than 30 days prior to the start date.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: This all-suites hotel is situated in the heart of historic Old Montréal. It is within walking distance of Notre Dame Basilica, museums, art galleries and some of the finest restaurants in the city. The rejuvenated Old Port of Montréal is just a few steps away. The Métro is close by, as is the lively area of Chinatown. Facility is completely smoke free.

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Contact info:
445 rue St. Jean Baptiste
Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z7 Canada
phone: 514-875-4333
web: www.springhillmontreal.com/home.php

Room amenities: Twenty-five percent larger than a regular hotel room, our suites offer the space you need to make you feel at home. Suites are equipped with a kitchenette with mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, sink; also an iron and ironing board, hairdryer and a fine selection of Paul Mitchell bath and body products. The work space has an ergonomic chair; free Wi-Fi, in room, and throughout the hotel.

Facility amenities: The hotel has self-service laundry facilities, an indoor pool and hot tub, fitness room and Spa Avie. Business centre open 24 hours, free Wi-Fi, in room, and throughout the hotel. The on-site restaurant, Auberge St-Gabriel, is the first inn in North America, built in 1754. Renowned in Montreal for providing discriminating diners with exceptional cuisine, the Auberge proposes a menu infused with French flair in a historic yet funky atmosphere! A sophisticated ambiance, original cocktails, and delicious food await you! The Auberge is easily accessible through the hotel lobby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact hotel for rates.
Contact the hotel directly. Toll free number is 1-866-875-4333

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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12 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips


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