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DEERFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS

Birding in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts

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Program #19891RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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. 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
May 13, 2013
3:00 pm
You will be staying at the Clarion Hotel that night.
Location: Northampton, MA
Nearest city or town: Springfield, MA
Nearest highway: Interstate 91 and MA Route 2
Nearest airport: Bradley International Aiport Hartford/Springfield

End of Program
May 16, 2013
1:00 pm
You will be staying at the Clarion Hotel the night before.
Location: Northampton, MA
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, a Northampton hotel near Smith College. Ideally located off Interstate 91, the Clarion Hotel® & Conference Center welcomes you to the culturally rich city of Northampton, the beautiful Connecticut River Valley and the famous Five Colleges area, home to the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), Hampshire College, Smith College, Amherst College and Mount Holyoke College. Northampton is a perfect vacation spot for everyone! There are several unique attractions for families near this Northampton, MA hotel, including Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Dr. Seuss Museum and one of the largest dinosaur footprint collections in the world at the Amherst College Museum of Natural History. For sports fans, the hotel is a short drive from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, MassMutual Center (home to the Springfield Falcons hockey team), and the Mullins Center (home to UMass Amherst basketball & hockey teams), offering a variety of entertainment options including concerts, theatrical performances and family shows. For those who love to shop, the area offers Thornes Marketplace, the nearby Holyoke Mall at Ingleside (one of western New England's largest shopping destinations) and several antique shops along the way to Historic Deerfield. Many other attractions are found in the area including golfing, the fairgrounds, parks, museums and other concert venues.

Ship Information: 1 Atwood Dr., Northampton, MA 01060

Contact info:
1 Atwood Dr
Northampton, MA 01060 USA
phone: 413-586-1211
web: www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-northampton-massachusetts-MA117?sid=xp7XyM.rYes9gaZJ.15&&sarea=&sname=&slon=-72.622192&slat=42.303322&schain=&scountry=&sstate=&type=&sradius=&sstate_country=&scity=

Room amenities: Cable/Satellite TV Free Hi Speed Internet Free Local Calls Free Newspaper Mon-Fri Free Wireless High Speed Internet Access Hair Dryer In-Room Air Conditioning In-Room Coffee Maker In-Room Desk Individual A/C & Heat Iron & Ironing Board Non-Smoking Rooms Available Room Service * Voice Mail Wake-Up Service

Facility amenities: Hotel Services and Amenities: Bus Parking Business Center Lounge/Bar * Free Handicap Parking on Premises Game Room * Government Travelers: FEMA Approved Guest Use Copy Machine * Guest Use Fax Machine * Hi-Speed Web Access Horseshoes Indoor Heated Pool Lit Outdoor Tennis Courts Meeting Room * Outdoor Parking Pet-friendly Hotel Rental Refrigerator * Restaurant * Seasonal Outdoor Pool Secretarial Service * Sun Deck Truck Parking Valet Cleaning Service * Volleyball Services/Amenities in All Rooms:

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: starting at $205/night + tax
will finalize with hotel and enter this later = by Thursday March 1

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, a Northampton hotel near Smith College. Ideally located off Interstate 91, the Clarion Hotel® & Conference Center welcomes you to the culturally rich city of Northampton, the beautiful Connecticut River Valley and the famous Five Colleges area, home to the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), Hampshire College, Smith College, Amherst College and Mount Holyoke College. Northampton is a perfect vacation spot for everyone! There are several unique attractions for families near this Northampton, MA hotel, including Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Dr. Seuss Museum and one of the largest dinosaur footprint collections in the world at the Amherst College Museum of Natural History. For sports fans, the hotel is a short drive from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, MassMutual Center (home to the Springfield Falcons hockey team), and the Mullins Center (home to UMass Amherst basketball & hockey teams), offering a variety of entertainment options including concerts, theatrical performances and family shows. For those who love to shop, the area offers Thornes Marketplace, the nearby Holyoke Mall at Ingleside (one of western New England's largest shopping destinations) and several antique shops along the way to Historic Deerfield. Many other attractions are found in the area including golfing, the fairgrounds, parks, museums and other concert venues.

Ship Information: 1 Atwood Dr., Northampton, MA 01060

Contact info:
1 Atwood Dr
Northampton, MA 01060 USA
phone: 413-586-1211
web: www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-northampton-massachusetts-MA117?sid=xp7XyM.rYes9gaZJ.15&&sarea=&sname=&slon=-72.622192&slat=42.303322&schain=&scountry=&sstate=&type=&sradius=&sstate_country=&scity=

Room amenities: Cable/Satellite TV Free Hi Speed Internet Free Local Calls Free Newspaper Mon-Fri Free Wireless High Speed Internet Access Hair Dryer In-Room Air Conditioning In-Room Coffee Maker In-Room Desk Individual A/C & Heat Iron & Ironing Board Non-Smoking Rooms Available Room Service * Voice Mail Wake-Up Service

Facility amenities: Hotel Services and Amenities: Bus Parking Business Center Lounge/Bar * Free Handicap Parking on Premises Game Room * Government Travelers: FEMA Approved Guest Use Copy Machine * Guest Use Fax Machine * Hi-Speed Web Access Horseshoes Indoor Heated Pool Lit Outdoor Tennis Courts Meeting Room * Outdoor Parking Pet-friendly Hotel Rental Refrigerator * Restaurant * Seasonal Outdoor Pool Secretarial Service * Sun Deck Truck Parking Valet Cleaning Service * Volleyball Services/Amenities in All Rooms:

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: starting at $205/night + tax
will finalize with hotel and enter this later = by Thursday March 1

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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3 nights of accommodations
8 meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
1 Performances

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