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8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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Start of Program
Oct 5, 2013
Check into hotel at your leisure on Saturday. Meet in hotel lobby at 5:45 pm to take shuttle to nearby Grappa Grill for dinner.
You will be staying at the Best Western St. Charles Inn that night.
Location: St. Charles, Missouri
Nearest city or town: St Charles, Missouri
Nearest highway: Highway 70
Nearest airport: St. Louis Lambert International Airport

End of Program
Oct 12, 2013
Ends immediately after breakfast. Check out is 11 am.
You will be staying at the Country Inn & Suites the night before.
Location: St. Charles, Missouri
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Our conveniently located St. Charles hotel is situated just minutes from the area's top sights and attractions. Discover St. Charles adventures while hiking and biking the Katy Trail, shopping on historic Main Street or scouting out the latest deals at one of the St. Louis Mills Outlet stores, wine tasting at a local winery or taking in a concert at one of our local venues, Family Arena or Verizon Wireless outdoor Amphitheater. The St. Charles Convention Center is only a few blocks away. Guests will appreciate easy access to bustling St. Louis, located a short 20 minute drive away.

Contact info:
1425 South Fifth Street
St. Charles, MO 63301 USA
phone: 636-946-6936
web: book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/US/MO/Saint-Charles-hotels/BEST-WESTERN-PLUS-Saint-Charles-Inn/Hotel-Overview.do?propertyCode=26171

Room amenities: With 133 spacious guest rooms and 8 two-room suites, experience the perfect night's sleep at our friendly St. Charles hotel. Each room is outfitted with plush beds and bedding, coffee and tea makers, and complimentary high-speed wireless internet access.

Facility amenities: Enjoy relaxing indoor heated swimming pool, state of the art business center and fitness center. The onsite laundry facilities help make you feel right at home. Wake up to complimentary hot breakfast served fresh daily. A delicious spread of Belgian waffles, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, and pastries paired with a cup of fresh brewed coffee are sure to satisfy your appetite.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $92, plus tax
Participants must make reservations for additional nights on their own. Be sure to mention rooms are in conjunction with St. Charles Community College Road Scholar group.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Motel

Description: Situated on Main Street in the heart of historic St. Charles, Missouri, the hotel provides convenient access to restaurants, boutiques, the Ameristar Casino, and the Missouri River. Enjoy warm country style décor, a pool, fitness center, business center, and high-speed Internet.

Contact info:
1190 South Main Street
St. Charles, MO 63301 USA
phone: 636-724-5555
web: www.countryinns.com/hotels/mostchar

Room amenities: Spacious guest rooms, featuring cable TV, complimentary high-speed Internet access, a data port, hair dryer, large work space with desk, iron/ironing board, in-room coffee maker and many more convenient amenities.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Approximately $74
Call hotel for details.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences


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