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SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS

The Life and Legacy of Abraham Lincoln

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Program #8370RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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 5, 2013
5 PM at hotel in Springfield, IL.
You will be staying at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center that night.
Location: Springfield, IL
Nearest city or town: Springfield, Illinois
Nearest highway: Interstate 55 and 72
Nearest airport: Springfield's Capital Airport (SPI)
Transportation to site: Local taxi services; BART Transportation (217-789-7920) from St. Louis airport (must make arrangements 48 hours in advance).

End of Program
May 10, 2013
10:30 AM at hotel in Springfield, IL.
You will be staying at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center the night before.
Location: Springfield, IL
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: Convenient downtown location close to historic sites. Free hotel shuttle van from airport or Amtrak station (must call hotel upon on arrival). The shuttle service is free but tips are customary for the driver handling bags. Important Parking Information: Self-parking is available at a public parking garage run by the Prairie Capitol Convention Center adjacent to the hotel and is connected to the hotel on levels 1H and 2H. The parking fee is $.75 hourly or $7 per day (24 hours) upon exiting. Valet parking is offered for hotel guests at a fee of $13 daily. The parking fee is paid by the participant.

Contact info:
701 East Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62701 USA
phone: 217-544-8800
web: www.PresidentAbrahamLincolnhotel.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee maker, alarm clock, hairdryer, and ironing board. Internet browser/web TV; 32 inch flat panel television with High Definition channels. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms. Must request an in-room refrigerator with your reservation if it is required (reserved as they are available).

Facility amenities: On-site fitness facilities including an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, free weights and cardiovascular equipment; business office in lobby, Lindsay's Restaurant and the Globe Tavern; a gift shop for essentials and snacks; valet dry cleaning; complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and large lobby area with a fireplace and comfortable seating and tables. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $84.99 + tax; as available
Based on date and room availability. Contact hotel directly at 217-544-8800 and identify themselves as Road Scholar / Elderhostel participants.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Convenient downtown location close to historic sites. Free hotel shuttle van from airport or Amtrak station (must call hotel upon on arrival). The shuttle service is free but tips are customary for the driver handling bags. Important Parking Information: Self-parking is available at a public parking garage run by the Prairie Capitol Convention Center adjacent to the hotel and is connected to the hotel on levels 1H and 2H. The parking fee is $.75 hourly or $7 per day (24 hours) upon exiting. Valet parking is offered for hotel guests at a fee of $13 daily. The parking fee is paid by the participant.

Contact info:
701 East Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62701 USA
phone: 217-544-8800
web: www.PresidentAbrahamLincolnhotel.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee maker, alarm clock, hairdryer, and ironing board. Internet browser/web TV; 32 inch flat panel television with High Definition channels. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms. Must request an in-room refrigerator with your reservation if it is required (reserved as they are available).

Facility amenities: On-site fitness facilities including an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, free weights and cardiovascular equipment; business office in lobby, Lindsay's Restaurant and the Globe Tavern; a gift shop for essentials and snacks; valet dry cleaning; complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and large lobby area with a fireplace and comfortable seating and tables. Free wireless Internet service is available in guest rooms and the lobby area; not in meeting rooms.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $84.99 + tax; as available
Based on date and room availability. Contact hotel directly at 217-544-8800 and identify themselves as Road Scholar / Elderhostel participants.

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
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
3 Performances

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5
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