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CALLAWAY GARDENS, GEORGIA

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Program #2532RJ
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 28, 2013
3:00pm Hotel Check-In Time. 5:00pm Meet in hotel lobby for Road Scholar registration.
You will be staying at the Mountain Creek Inn at Callaway that night.
Location: Pine Mountain, GA
Nearest city or town: Atlanta, GA
Nearest highway: US HWY 27
Nearest airport: Atlanta, GA (Airport code = ATL)

End of Program
Aug 2, 2013
11:30 AM. Room checkout is 12:00 noon.
You will be staying at the Mountain Creek Inn at Callaway the night before.
Location: Pine Mountain, GA
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Resort

Description: Callaway is comprised of 13,000 acres of natural and man-made beauty. 2500 acres are open to the public with 14 lakes, spring fed streams and forests to delight anyone who loves the outdoors. This is a unique public garden in that it was designed to be a place of refuge and solace for the people and not just for the Callaway family. The natural landscaping combined with the more formal areas make it a truly spectacular place. The displays at the horticultural and discovery center change frequently, so that there is a new presentation with each of the seasons. Not only can the gardens be enjoyed by automobile, but there is approximately an 8-12 mile bicycle/walking trail that accesses most of the major venues (eg: butterfly center, chapel, tennis courts, golf course, etc.) For summer programs a white sand lake beach, a putt-putt golf course, a miniature train ride around a lake, and shuffle board and ping-pong are all part of the "beach activities".

Contact info:
Highway 27
Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2000 USA
phone: 800-225-5292
web: www.callawaygardens.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee, hair dryer, cable TV, iron/board and desk. Vanity area separate from toilet/shower area. Road Scholar will request rooms close to the outdoor pool. Some rooms have small refrigerators. The room has either two double beds or a king size bed.

Facility amenities: The Mountain Creek Inn boasts a well-equipped fitness room, a very large outdoor pool, a short walk to the tennis courts and racquetball courts, and the bicycle trail just behind the Inn. There is a Jacuzzi and indoor pool nearby (short drive) which guests can use, and a guest computer is found at the Mtn. Creek Conference Center. Participants receive special discount rate for recreational activities. High-speed Internet access (pay for use) available, and a laundromat is located across from the indoor pool.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $105.00-115.00
Participant must call a special number, provided in confirmation materials, and identify themselves as being part of the Road Scholar program to receive the Road Scholar rate. Participants should call well in-advance to insure there are vacancies.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Resort

Description: Callaway is comprised of 13,000 acres of natural and man-made beauty. 2500 acres are open to the public with 14 lakes, spring fed streams and forests to delight anyone who loves the outdoors. This is a unique public garden in that it was designed to be a place of refuge and solace for the people and not just for the Callaway family. The natural landscaping combined with the more formal areas make it a truly spectacular place. The displays at the horticultural and discovery center change frequently, so that there is a new presentation with each of the seasons. Not only can the gardens be enjoyed by automobile, but there is approximately an 8-12 mile bicycle/walking trail that accesses most of the major venues (eg: butterfly center, chapel, tennis courts, golf course, etc.) For summer programs a white sand lake beach, a putt-putt golf course, a miniature train ride around a lake, and shuffle board and ping-pong are all part of the "beach activities".

Contact info:
Highway 27
Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2000 USA
phone: 800-225-5292
web: www.callawaygardens.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee, hair dryer, cable TV, iron/board and desk. Vanity area separate from toilet/shower area. Road Scholar will request rooms close to the outdoor pool. Some rooms have small refrigerators. The room has either two double beds or a king size bed.

Facility amenities: The Mountain Creek Inn boasts a well-equipped fitness room, a very large outdoor pool, a short walk to the tennis courts and racquetball courts, and the bicycle trail just behind the Inn. There is a Jacuzzi and indoor pool nearby (short drive) which guests can use, and a guest computer is found at the Mtn. Creek Conference Center. Participants receive special discount rate for recreational activities. High-speed Internet access (pay for use) available, and a laundromat is located across from the indoor pool.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $105.00-115.00
Participant must call a special number, provided in confirmation materials, and identify themselves as being part of the Road Scholar program to receive the Road Scholar rate. Participants should call well in-advance to insure there are vacancies.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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

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