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6 Days | 5 Nights
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.
Start of Program
Mar 5, 2013
Start time: 10am at Westmark Hotel Anchorage. Check-in with program coordinators at any time between 9 - 10am.
You will be staying at the Swiss-Alaska Inn that night.
Location: Talkeetna, AK

End of Program
Mar 10, 2013
End time: Program ends at 8am (after breakfast is served.) Room checkout is 12pm.
You will be staying at the Westmark Fairbanks the night before.
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Type: Motel

Contact info:
F Street
Talkeetna, AK 99676 USA
phone: 907-733-2424
web: www.swissalaska.com

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

Type: Hotel

Description: Centrally located downtown Fairbanks; Restaurants and shopping within walking distance; Restaurant on site

Contact info:
813 Noble Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701 USA
phone: 907-456-7722
web: www.westmarkhotels.com/fairbanks.php

Room amenities: Free Newspapers, In-room coffee, Iron and Ironing Boards, Hairdryers, Data Ports, HBO/CNN/ESPN

Facility amenities: Elevators, Interior Corridors, Guest Laundry, Exercise Room, Private Balconies in every guest room, smoking allowed only on balconies.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Ask for the Road Scholar rate.
Contact the hotel directly, let them know you are with the Denali Education Center Road Scholar group. Additional room nights will be reserved for and paid for by participants independently.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips


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