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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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 29, 2013
Independent arrivals to Ottawa. Check-in after 3:00 p.m.
You will be staying at the Novotel Hotel that night.
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Nearest city or town: Ottawa, Ontario
Nearest highway: Highway 417 - Nicholas Street Exit
Nearest airport: Ottawa - Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW)

End of Program
Oct 5, 2013
Transfer to Ottawa for departures. Drop-off at Ottawa airport and downtown. Estimated arrival in Ottawa is 12:00 noon.
You will be staying at the Gananoque Inn the night before.
Location: Gananoque, ON
Nearest city or town: Kingston, ON
Nearest highway: Highway 401
Nearest airport: Kingston: Norman Rogers Airport (YGK); Ottawa: Macdonald-Cartier International (YOW)
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Novotel Hotel is located in the heart of the nation’s capital – close to Parliament, the National Arts Centre, and the National Gallery and minutes away from restaurants and the Byward Market.

Contact info:
33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7 Canada
phone: 613-230-3033
web: www.novotelottawa.ca

Room amenities: The hotel offers a number of amenities, including in-room coffee and tea, hair dryers, iron, and ironing board, high speed internet access.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a fitness center and an indoor pool. A laundromat is located two to three blocks away from the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Check for availability.
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Inn

Description: The historic Gananoque Inn and Spa is nestled on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in the small, picturesque town of Gananoque, Ontario deep in the heart of the world famous Thousand Islands. Discerning travelers have found an idyllic setting and warm hospitality at the Gananoque Inn since 1896. Surrounded by flowers all summer, the main building of the Inn dates back to the 1860s when it housed the Gananoque Carriage Works.

Contact info:
550 Stone Street South
Gananoque, ON K7G 2A8 Canada
phone: 888-565-3101
web: www.gananoqueinn.com/index.cfm?

Room amenities: Down-like, allergy-free pillows, hair dryer, DVD player, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, CD clock radio. Wireless Internet access and data ports on in-room phone; complimentary Internet access in lobby.

Facility amenities: The Inn features two waterfront restaurants; view the busy town dock from the riverfront patios or linger on the deck to watch the last rays of sunset over the picturesque islands. The on-site spa offers a variety of treatments with our certified aestheticians.

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

Additional nights after: Contact Inn.
Contact the inn directly for rates and availability.

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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips


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