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Museum Gems of New England: Art in Boston and the Berkshires

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8 Days | 7 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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
Sep 8, 2013
3-5 pm: Check in at the Road Scholar Welcome Desk at the hotel lobby
You will be staying at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers that night.
Location: Boston, MA

End of Program
Sep 15, 2013
12 noon: The bus will be returning to Boston with drop-offs at Logan Airport and South Station
You will be staying at the Holiday Inn Berkshires the night before.
Location: Boston, MA
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: In the heart of historic Back Bay stands an equally legendary landmark. Built in 1927, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers is a member of Historic Hotels of America, and recipient of the Successful Meeting Pinnacle Award for delivering excellence in meetings. With an unmatched location, the hotel are adjacent to the Public Garden with its Swan Boats and the chic boutiques, art galleries and restaurants of the world-famous Newbury Street. Rich in history, the hotel offers the same luxury, hospitality expertise, service and splendor today that have attracted United States Presidents, international corporations, and celebrities in the past.

Contact info:
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116 USA
phone: 617-426-2000
web: www.bostonparkplaza.com/

Room amenities: Electronic Key System, High Speed Internet, Voice mail, Data Ports on Phones, Cable TV, In-room Pay Movies, 24 Hour Room Service, Iron and Iron board, Wake-up calls, Hair dryer, Alarm clock, Windows can be opened

Facility amenities: Every guestroom offers full room service, voice mail, modem lines, movies and more. Guest room amenities include a courteous, full service concierge staff, travel services and fitness facilities.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies based on availability
For pre and post night reservation call Boston Park Plaza reservation agent Esther Lo at 617-457-2423 (Monday-Friday 10:30am-6pm EST) to book pre and/or post nights. Make sure to state your program number (this is a 4 or 5 digit number) and that you are with the Road Scholar group. A limited number of rooms are available at a Road Scholar group rate if booked 30 days prior to your program start date. For all other Hotel needs please call Road Scholar at 617-521-5373

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: The Holiday Inn Hotel Berkshires in Western Massachusetts has beautifully appointed guest rooms. We are nestled in the heart of the Berkshires, the ideal choice to explore all the Berkshire museums, theatres, historic sites and outdoor activities.

Contact info:
40 Main Sr.
North Adams, MA 01247 USA
phone: 413-663-6500
web: www.holidayinn.com/hotels/us/en/north-adams/nadma/hoteldetail

Room amenities: All rooms have spectacular mountain views. All king bedded rooms have a desk and easy chair and two queen size bedded rooms have an activity table. Individually controlled HVAC and free WiFi. All of the rooms have coffee maker, microwaves and mini-fridge.

Facility amenities: Business Center Copying E-mail & Internet Facsimile PC available Service Provider: Unstaffed Business Center High-speed Internet Access Service Provider: Wireless Data Connection Service Provider: Gemini Telecommunications Systems Health and Fitness Center (On-site): Cardio equipment: 2 treadmills, Elyptical, 2 bikes. Year Last Renovation Of Equipment: 2011 Indoor pool, & sauna. Cardio room with universla weight station On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer)

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
Since this is an On the Road program, pre and post nights are not available.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips


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