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Program #10403RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
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Start of Program
Oct 27, 2013
Hotel Check-in begins at 3:00pm, Road Scholar Program registration and material pick-up begins in Conference Center lobby at 4:30pm.
You will be staying at the Blue Ridge Assembly - Blue Ridge Center that night.
Location: Blue Ridge Assembly
Nearest city or town: Black Mountain/Asheville, NC
Nearest highway: I-40
Nearest airport: Asheville Regional Airport (828-684-2226) Paging Airport Lobby (828-687-7243)The Asheville Regional Airport offers a total of 20-25 flights a day served by four airlines, U.S. Airways, Delta, Continental and Northwest Airlines. The airport is located at 708 Airport Road off I-26 Exit 40 (Old Exit 9)

End of Program
Nov 1, 2013
Program ends after breakfast at 10:30 AM.
You will be staying at the Blue Ridge Assembly - Blue Ridge Center the night before.
Location: Blue Ridge Assembly
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Conference Center

Description: Lodge has all the modern facilities, plus a nice lobby with a large fireplace, glass enclosed dining area to frame the beautiful views, hotel type rooms with private baths, and an elevator. All activities are in same building as rooms. A television room is on the first floor, and for all the "early risers" there is plenty of coffee available in the lobby. Wi-Fi is available for guests as well. Two laptop computers are set up in the meeting room for individuals to surf the internet and check e-mail during free times.

Contact info:
84 Blue Ridge Circle
Black Mountain, NC 28711 USA
phone: 828-669-8422
web: www.blueridgeassembly.org

Room amenities: Telephones, private baths, clock radio.

Facility amenities: Tennis courts, trails, craft center, outdoor pool.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Conference Center

Description: Lodge has all the modern facilities, plus a nice lobby with a large fireplace, glass enclosed dining area to frame the beautiful views, hotel type rooms with private baths, and an elevator. All activities are in same building as rooms. A television room is on the first floor, and for all the "early risers" there is plenty of coffee available in the lobby. Wi-Fi is available for guests as well. Two laptop computers are set up in the meeting room for individuals to surf the internet and check e-mail during free times.

Contact info:
84 Blue Ridge Circle
Black Mountain, NC 28711 USA
phone: 828-669-8422
web: www.blueridgeassembly.org

Room amenities: Telephones, private baths, clock radio.

Facility amenities: Tennis courts, trails, craft center, outdoor pool.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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