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WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT

Exploring Nature in Vermont With Your Grandchild: Wildlife, Birds of Prey, Rivers and More

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Program #2576RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Jul 7, 2013
4pm-6:30 pm, check-in at Hotel lobby. Dinner at 6:30pm at hotel.
You will be staying at the Hotel Coolidge that night.
Location: White River Junction, Vermont
Nearest city or town: White River Junction, Vermont
Nearest highway: I 90 and I 89
Nearest airport: Manchester, NH
Transportation to site: By Amtrak:

The Amtrak Vermonter Line departs from Windsor Locks, CT (3 miles from Bradley International Airport) every afternoon for the 4 hour scenic journey up to White River Junction. Fares are approximately $40 each way. Up to date information, including schedules and fares, can be found at www.amtrak.com/
The hotel is just across the train depot on South Main street.

By Taxi:

From the Lebanon, NH, airport (daily flights from New York's LaGuardia Airport) taxis are available to Hotel Coolidge, just a few miles away. Call Big Yellow Taxi at 603-643-8294.

By Bus:

From Manchester Airport, a Vermont transit bus departs for Burlington, VT, via White River Junction, 4 times a day. For schedule and fare information go to: www.vermonttransit.com/ or call 1-800-552-8737. As you approach White River Junction, call ahead for a taxi to the hotel. Big Yellow Taxi's Vermont phone number is 802-296-2733.

Car Rental:

Manchester Airport has numerous car rental agencies, including Budget, Avis, Enterprise, Hertz, and Alamo. Go to the airport website for further options and contact information:
www.flymanchester.com/transportation/rental.php

Burlington Airport also has several top car rental options, including Budget, Avis, Enterprise, Hertz, and Alamo. Go to their website for contact information: www.burlingtonintlairport.com/travel_info/auto/

End of Program
Jul 12, 2013
11am
You will be staying at the Hotel Coolidge the night before.
Location: White River Junction, Vermont
Transportation to site: Big Yellow Taxi's Vermont phone number is 802-296-2733. Call ahead for transport to Lebanon's Airport or the nearby bus stop. Call the Hotel Coolidge 1-800-622-1124 for complete information.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: Listed on the Natonal Register of Historic Places. Located in downtown White River Junction across from the New England Transportation Institute and Museum. What began in 1849 as Junction House, a railroad hotel providing overnight stays for travelers including President Calvin Coolidge and movie star Lillian Gish, the Hotel Coolidge has carried its 1920s flavor into the 21st century with dignity. It brings you yesterday's ambiance with today's amenities and a timeless sense of personalized, caring service - all in a comfortable atmosphere.

Contact info:
P.O.Box 515
White River Junction, VT 05001 USA
phone: 800-622-1124
web: www.hotelcoolidge.com

Room amenities: Rooms vary in the context of a country inn and all have their own character and decor. Cable TV, private bath, telephone.

Facility amenities: A gracious lobby, dining room and classrooms, gift shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Road Scholar Rate
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Listed on the Natonal Register of Historic Places. Located in downtown White River Junction across from the New England Transportation Institute and Museum. What began in 1849 as Junction House, a railroad hotel providing overnight stays for travelers including President Calvin Coolidge and movie star Lillian Gish, the Hotel Coolidge has carried its 1920s flavor into the 21st century with dignity. It brings you yesterday's ambiance with today's amenities and a timeless sense of personalized, caring service - all in a comfortable atmosphere.

Contact info:
P.O.Box 515
White River Junction, VT 05001 USA
phone: 800-622-1124
web: www.hotelcoolidge.com

Room amenities: Rooms vary in the context of a country inn and all have their own character and decor. Cable TV, private bath, telephone.

Facility amenities: A gracious lobby, dining room and classrooms, gift shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Road Scholar Rate
Please contact hotel directly for availability and rates.

Check out time: 10:00 AM

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
11 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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4.8
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