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6 Days | 5 Nights
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. 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
Aug 18, 2014
Check in at hotel front desk starting at 3 p.m. Orientation in hotel meeting room at 5 p.m.
You will be staying at the The Driftwood Shores Resort that night.
Location: Florence, OR
Nearest city or town: Eugene, Oregon
Nearest highway: Hwy 101
Nearest airport: Eugene, Oregon

End of Program
Aug 23, 2014
Program ends at arrival in Florence, approximately around 11 or 11:30am.
You will be staying at the Gold Beach Resort the night before.
Location: Florence, OR
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Resort

Description: In the heart of the Oregon Coast, spectacular views, 10 miles of un-interrupted beach, golfing, fishing and the Oregon Dunes and lakes nearby.

Contact info:
88416 First Ave
Florence, OR 97439 USA
phone: 800-422-5091
web: www.driftwoodshores.com

Room amenities: Ocean view, patio or deck, hairdryers, ironing board/iron, coffee makers, TV.Refrigerators & Microwaves in every room

Facility amenities: Indoor heated pool and jacuzzi, restaurant and lounge

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: must ask hotel sales manager
Contact hotel directly for Road Scholar pre/post program rates. Ask for Beth Campbell

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located right on the beach in scenic Gold Beach, The Gold Beach Resort is a comfortable home from which to explore the southern Oregon Coast.

Contact info:
29232 S. Ellensburg Ave.
Gold Beach, OR 97444 USA
phone: 800-541-0947
web: www.gbresort.com

Room amenities: Rooms are comfortable, modern rooms with televisions, telephones, refrigerators, and WiFi.

Facility amenities: Complimentary newspaper, WiFi, fitness room, coin-op laundry, indoor pool & spa, and coffee.

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 information.
Please contract the resort directly for reservations.

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 ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips


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