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MCALLEN, TEXAS

World Class Birding in the Rio Grande Valley: Santa Ana Refuge to the World Birding Center

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Program #11975RJ
6 Days | 5 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
Jan 27, 2013
4:30 meeting at the hotel.
You will be staying at the Renaissance Casa De Palmas Hotel that night.
Location: McAllen, Texas
Nearest city or town: McAllen
Nearest highway: Hwy 83
Nearest airport: McAllen

End of Program
Feb 1, 2013
Program ends 10:00am. Check out hotel 12 noon.
You will be staying at the Renaissance Casa De Palmas Hotel the night before.
Location: McAllen, Texas
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The historic Casa De Palmas Hotel was built in 1918 as a social and business center. The "House of Palms" is named justly for the 92 palm trees on its grounds. The Casa has enjoyed prosperity for many years. In 1979 it was declared a Texas Historic Landmark. Now restored to its original splendor, the Casa de Palmas-Renaissance Hotel, provides its guests with a relaxed, elegant ambiance of a bygone era. The Spanish Room restaurant offers unique Nuevo Latino cuisine created by a talented culinary team. You may also enjoy Patio dining or light snacks and beverages poolside in the Courtyard. Room service is always an option. Guestrooms are spacious and comfortable, with upgraded amenities and special features such as two-line phones, mini-bars, data-port modems and complimentary shoe shine service.

Contact info:
101 North Main Street
McAllen, TX 78503 USA
phone: 956-631-1101
web: www.renaissancemcallen.com/

Room amenities: Pillowtop mattresses and feathered pillows Full size hair dryer Iron and ironing board Free cable, pay per view movies Complimentary coffee and tea service Well-lit work desk High speed wireless

Facility amenities: Covered Parking Gift shop Complimentary safe deposit box Exercise facility Tropical courtyard pool Complimentary airport shuttle Complimentary newspaper delivered to your room, weekdays Concierge Services available Hors d'oeuvres(Sunday-Thursday evenings) Lomax Cantina The Spanish Room

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact Hotel
You must contact the hotel for additional nights.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The historic Casa De Palmas Hotel was built in 1918 as a social and business center. The "House of Palms" is named justly for the 92 palm trees on its grounds. The Casa has enjoyed prosperity for many years. In 1979 it was declared a Texas Historic Landmark. Now restored to its original splendor, the Casa de Palmas-Renaissance Hotel, provides its guests with a relaxed, elegant ambiance of a bygone era. The Spanish Room restaurant offers unique Nuevo Latino cuisine created by a talented culinary team. You may also enjoy Patio dining or light snacks and beverages poolside in the Courtyard. Room service is always an option. Guestrooms are spacious and comfortable, with upgraded amenities and special features such as two-line phones, mini-bars, data-port modems and complimentary shoe shine service.

Contact info:
101 North Main Street
McAllen, TX 78503 USA
phone: 956-631-1101
web: www.renaissancemcallen.com/

Room amenities: Pillowtop mattresses and feathered pillows Full size hair dryer Iron and ironing board Free cable, pay per view movies Complimentary coffee and tea service Well-lit work desk High speed wireless

Facility amenities: Covered Parking Gift shop Complimentary safe deposit box Exercise facility Tropical courtyard pool Complimentary airport shuttle Complimentary newspaper delivered to your room, weekdays Concierge Services available Hors d'oeuvres(Sunday-Thursday evenings) Lomax Cantina The Spanish Room

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact Hotel
You must contact the hotel for additional nights.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips

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