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Program #13184RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Mar 3, 2013
4:30PM at the hotel.
You will be staying at the Radisson Hotel that night.
Location: Austin, Texas
Nearest city or town: Austin, Texas
Nearest highway: 183, I-35, Hwy 1/Mopac
Nearest airport: Austin Bergstrom International Airport

End of Program
Mar 8, 2013
Ends after breakfast at the hotel. Check out by 12 PM.
You will be staying at the Radisson Hotel the night before.
Location: Austin, Texas
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: The Radisson Hotel offers Texas hospitality in a unique lakeside setting located on Lady Bird Lake and the Hike and Bike Trail, a 10.1-mile trail that runs along the historic Colorado River through the heart of downtown Austin. The hotel occupies a dynamic site in the city's business district, convenient to the entertainment and music districts and historic 6th Street where you will find popular restaurants, night clubs and Live Music! It's just a short walk or bus ride to the Capitol, LBJ Library and Museum, The University of Texas, Bullock Texas State History Museum and more. The Radisson's T.G.I. Friday's Patio Deck is the best place to view the Mexican Free-Tailed Bats, which come out most nights at dusk during the spring and summer seasons.

Contact info:
111 Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX 78701 USA
phone: 512-478-9611
web: www.radissonaustin.com

Room amenities: High-speed Internet access for an additional charge, cable television, hair dryer, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Room service, laundry and dry-cleaning service, executive business center, safety-deposit boxes, exercise facility, gift shop, on-site Starbucks Coffee store, outdoor pool, ATM in lobby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Rates vary by availability.
Participants must contact the hotel directly for additional nights reservations at (512) 478-9611.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: The Radisson Hotel offers Texas hospitality in a unique lakeside setting located on Lady Bird Lake and the Hike and Bike Trail, a 10.1-mile trail that runs along the historic Colorado River through the heart of downtown Austin. The hotel occupies a dynamic site in the city's business district, convenient to the entertainment and music districts and historic 6th Street where you will find popular restaurants, night clubs and Live Music! It's just a short walk or bus ride to the Capitol, LBJ Library and Museum, The University of Texas, Bullock Texas State History Museum and more. The Radisson's T.G.I. Friday's Patio Deck is the best place to view the Mexican Free-Tailed Bats, which come out most nights at dusk during the spring and summer seasons.

Contact info:
111 Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX 78701 USA
phone: 512-478-9611
web: www.radissonaustin.com

Room amenities: High-speed Internet access for an additional charge, cable television, hair dryer, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Room service, laundry and dry-cleaning service, executive business center, safety-deposit boxes, exercise facility, gift shop, on-site Starbucks Coffee store, outdoor pool, ATM in lobby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Rates vary by availability.
Participants must contact the hotel directly for additional nights reservations at (512) 478-9611.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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