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10 Days | 9 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
Jul 8, 2013
Program begins with independent arrivals to Red Lion Hotel on 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA between 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM. Program Reception and Orientation begin at 5 pm.
You will be staying at the Red Lion Hotel on 5th Avenue that night.
Location: Seattle
Nearest city or town: Seattle
Nearest highway: Interstate 5
Nearest airport: Sea-Tac Intl Airport

End of Program
Jul 17, 2013
Program ends with Charter Coach drops at SeaTac Airport (approx. 12:30 pm) or Red Lion Hotel on 5th Avenue (approx. 1:30pm),on final program day. We recommend scheduling outbound flights after 2:30 pm
You will be staying at the Best Western Friday Harbor Suites the night before.
Location: Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Nearest city or town: Friday Harbor
Nearest highway: Highway 20
Nearest airport: Friday Harbor Airport
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, close to the Pike Place Market, the central library, the Seattle Art Museum, the Seattle Aquarium, Benaroya (symphony) Hall, sports stadiums, restaurants, shopping, theaters and the monorail to the Seattle Center and the Space Needle.

Contact info:
1415 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 USA
phone: 206-971-8000 xor8003254000
web: www.seattleredlionfifthavenue.com

Room amenities: Flat screen TV, coffeemaker, refrigerator, terry robes, Bath & Bodyworks amenities, iron/ironing board.

Facility amenities: Exercise facility, newly-redecorated guestrooms, restaurant/lounge/terrace,concierge, business center, free wireless internet, dataports,and room service. This is an entirely non-smoking property. Road Scholar guest parking at a special rate of $15/night (6'2" clearance).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel directly.
Please call Red Lion Central reservations 1-855-515-1144 and ask for the Elderhostel / Road Scholar rate, or rate code "EDR". If booking on-line at the hotel's website at: www.seattleredlionfifthavenue.com, on the first page, choose the drop-down for "preferred corporate," and enter the code EDR. Rates vary seasonally.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Friday Harbor Suites newly renovated all suites facility features spacious one bedroom suites, each with one queen bed plus a comfortable pullout sofa sleeper with 7" mattress in the living room. All suites include a gas fireplace in every room,full size kitchen with utensils and coffee maker; on site fine dining and lounge, and a great in town location accessible to museums, galleries, restaurants and services. Note: There are a very limited number of two bedroom/two bath suites at the Best Western Friday Harbor Suites. Those participants who are rooming with an “assigned” roommate will be give priority assignment of these suites on a space available basis.

Contact info:
680 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250 USA
phone: 800-752-5752
web: www.fridayharborsuites.com

Room amenities: Each suite features a gas fireplace, kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, private bath, duvet comforter, 27" TV, free wireless internet, and a private patio or balcony.

Facility amenities: Courtesy shuttle service from the ferry and airport, business center with high speed internet, free WiFi in every room, outdoor Jacuzzi spa in courtyard, exercise facility, 24-hour front desk, on site fine dining and lounge, and complimentary parking. Courtesy guest shuttle is available 7:30 am-9:00 pm.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Varies
Please contact hotel directly at 360-378-3031 or reserve additional nights through the national reservation system at 1-800-752-5752.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

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at no additional cost on this date ...
9 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
1 Performances


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