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MOBILE, ALABAMA

America's First Mardi Gras: Three Centuries of Pageantry in Mobile

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Program #14269RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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
Feb 10, 2013
Registration begins at 4:00 PM, Check in to your room begins at 3:00 PM.
You will be staying at the Admiral Semmes Hotel that night.
Location: Mobile, AL
Nearest highway: Interstate 10
Nearest airport: Mobile Regional Airport (airport code MOB)

End of Program
Feb 13, 2013
Program ends by 12:00 Noon, Check out is 11:00 AM.
You will be staying at the Admiral Semmes Hotel the night before.
Location: Mobile, AL
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: The Admiral Semmes Hotel has been one of the south's finest historic landmark hotels since it's opening in 1940, when it was acclaimed Mobile's only luxury hotel. Some of the hotel's architectural features include expansive marble floors, stair cases, a unique oval balconies lobby, highlighted by a large central chandelier, and the original Art Deco elevator doors. An entire floor of conference space on the mezzanine level is located on the second floor near some of the rooms.

Contact info:
251 Government
Mobile, AL 36602 USA
phone: 251-432-8000
web: www.admiralsemmeshotel.com

Room amenities: All accommodations feature a comfortable lounge chair with ottoman, an elegant armoire with separate vanity, a mini-refrigerator, coffee pot, hair dryer, maid service, and room service until 10 PM.

Facility amenities: There is a spacious outdoor pool deck with hot tub, and a covered parking garage adjacent to the hotel. Oliver's restaurant and bar is also located inside the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Ask the hotel for best pricing
Please make reservations in advance as the hotel may fill up before or after the program, especially around Mardi Gras.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: The Admiral Semmes Hotel has been one of the south's finest historic landmark hotels since it's opening in 1940, when it was acclaimed Mobile's only luxury hotel. Some of the hotel's architectural features include expansive marble floors, stair cases, a unique oval balconies lobby, highlighted by a large central chandelier, and the original Art Deco elevator doors. An entire floor of conference space on the mezzanine level is located on the second floor near some of the rooms.

Contact info:
251 Government
Mobile, AL 36602 USA
phone: 251-432-8000
web: www.admiralsemmeshotel.com

Room amenities: All accommodations feature a comfortable lounge chair with ottoman, an elegant armoire with separate vanity, a mini-refrigerator, coffee pot, hair dryer, maid service, and room service until 10 PM.

Facility amenities: There is a spacious outdoor pool deck with hot tub, and a covered parking garage adjacent to the hotel. Oliver's restaurant and bar is also located inside the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Ask the hotel for best pricing
Please make reservations in advance as the hotel may fill up before or after the program, especially around Mardi Gras.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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3 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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