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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
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Start of Program
Sep 5, 2014
Hotel check in begins at 4:00 PM with registration beginning at 5:00 PM. Dinner begins at 6:00 PM.
You will be staying at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront that night.
Location: Portland, OR
Nearest highway: I-84 and I-5
Nearest airport: Portland International Airport (PDX)

End of Program
Sep 13, 2014
Disembark at 9:00 AM at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park seawall. Transfer to airport or Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront.
You will be staying at the SS Legacy the night before.
Location: Portland, OR
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel is ideally located on the Willamette riverfront, conveniently near Portland State University and many other top downtown attractions. Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront accommodations offer gorgeous views of the Willamette riverfront and cityscape. Each guestroom features granite counter tops, baths and local art work. The hotel is ENERGY STAR compliant and Green Seal Silver Certified, making them one of the only hotels in Portland to have both ratings.

Contact info:
1401 SW Natio Parkway
Portland, OR 97201 USA
phone: 503-226-7600
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pdxor-portland-marriott-downtown-waterfront/

Room amenities: The guest rooms offer luxurious Ritz Carlton bedding, wireless Internet access (for a fee), LCD TVs, hairdryer, alarm clock, coffeemaker / tea service and iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Hotel has indoor saltwater pool; whirlpool; fitness center including weights, treadmills and stairmasters; restaurant; full service business center; coin operated laundry and vending machines.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Subject to Availability
Valet parking at the hotel is $32 per night (self park not available). Other parking structures available nearby.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: Length: 192' Beam: 37' Draft: 7.5' Guests: 88 Cruise speed: 13 knots Crew: 35

Contact info:
3826 18th Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 877-901-1009
web: www.un-cruise.com

Room amenities: Staterooms have hair dryers, bathrobes, alarm clock and TV/DVD players.

Facility amenities: Sauna and one complimentary massage plus on-deck hot tub, onboard fitness equipment, a DVD and reading library plus an excluisive wine library.

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

Elevator: Yes

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at no additional cost on this date ...
8 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips


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