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11 Days | 10 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
Oct 5, 2013
3 p.m. Check in to the hotel on Day 1. 4:30 p.m. Orientation and briefing.
You will be staying at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers that night.
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Nearest airport: Boston Logan International Airport

End of Program
Oct 15, 2013
11:30 a.m. Drop off at Boston Logan Airport. Please do not schedule flights before 1:30 p.m.
You will be staying at the The Putney Inn the night before.
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
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: Motel

Description: Deeded in 1752 by England’s King George as the area’s first land grant, the Putney Inn was the homestead of English Captain John Kathan. The farmhouse’s original two-sided central hearth has continued to greet guests, unchanged through the centuries. Hand hewn beams, lush plants and antiques create the warmth of this New England landmark property’s dining rooms and public areas. All lodging is located in an adjacent, 2-storey, modern structure.

Contact info:
57 Putney Landing Road
Putney, VT 05346 USA
phone: 802-387-5517
web: www.putneyinn.com

Room amenities: 25 rooms with air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, radio, tea and coffee maker, iron and ironing board, room service, private bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer. Please note on your Health and Safety Questionnaire if you prefer a ground-floor room.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and Tavern; Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access.

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

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

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at no additional cost on this date ...
10 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences


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