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15 Days | 14 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 11, 2013
Day 1: 3-5 p.m. Program Registration. 5:30 p.m. Orientation and Welcome 6:30 p.m. Dinner in the hotel.
You will be staying at the Holiday Inn by the Bay that night.
Location: Portland, Maine
Nearest airport: Portland International Jetport
Transportation to site: Portland is served by major airlines including JetBlue, AirTran, Continental, Delta, United, US Air; Amtrak and Concord Trailways Bus.

End of Program
Sep 25, 2013
Day 15: 12:30 p.m. Drop off at Portland Int'l Jetport or at the program hotel.
You will be staying at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center the night before.
Location: Portland, Maine
Transportation to site: The program ends with drop-off at Portland International Jetport and/or at the program hotel.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Situated across from the Portland Museum of Art and within walking distance of the Old Port, working waterfront and Arts District, the Inn by the Bay is a family-owned hotel that strives to deliver the highest level of service and hospitality in a contemporary setting.

Contact info:
88 Spring Street
Portland, ME 04101 USA
phone: 207-775-2311
web: www.innbythebay.com

Room amenities: 239 rooms, air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television, direct-dial telephone, coffee maker, iron & ironing board, room service, in-room safe, microwave, refrigerator, private bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and lounge; gift shop, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, complimentary computers/printer with internet access, laundry service, self-service laundry, indoor swimming pool & sauna, fitness center, complimentary shuttle from/to airport, Amtrak train and bus stations. Call 207 775 2311 upon arrival to request pick-up. Long-term parking for the duration of the program: $30.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: The Atlantic Oceanside Hotel is situated on 14 acres of oceanfront property, with wonderful views and access to Frenchman Bay. The hotel is conveniently located less than 1 mile to Acadia National Park’s entrance and the center of the village of Bar Harbor.

Contact info:
119 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 USA
phone: 207-288-5801
web: www.barharbormainehotel.com

Room amenities: The newly renovated Atlantic View building has spacious, oceanview rooms with private balconies or patios, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable / satellite television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea and coffee making facility, refrigerator, microwave, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, private bathroom with bathtub, shower and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, complimentary computers with printer, gift shop, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, fitness center and Jacuzzi.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Varies.
Price varies by program date. Call Dede Daigle at 888-296-0403 for rates and reservations.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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


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