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Program #21180RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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
Aug 7, 2013
Minneapolis, Minnesota. Welcome Orientation at 5:00 PM in the Normandy Continental Room at the hotel.
You will be staying at the Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites that night.
Location: Minneapolis

End of Program
Aug 19, 2013
Toronto, Ontario. After breakfast on the last day.
You will be staying at the The Westin Harbour Castle the night before.
Location: Toronto
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The cozy and comfortable character of “Hotel Normandy” remains, while guests enjoy the most current features and amenities. The hotel is conveniently located near downtown. All major banks, government offices and commercial buildings are an easy walk from the hotel, as are the Guthrie Theater, Orpheum Theater, the State Theater, The Pantages Theater, Orchestra Hall, and all downtown entertainment venues.

Contact info:
405 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 USA
phone: 612-370-1400
web: www.bestwesternnormandy.com

Room amenities: All rooms feature large work desks with ergonomic chairs, comfortable upholstered chairs with ottomans, flat screen TV with high definition programming, luxurious “euro-style” bedding, free high-speed wireless Internet access, an alarm clock, coffee and tea making facilities, a hair dryer, free local calls, and long distance access.

Facility amenities: The hotel features a beautiful garden atrium with an in-door pool, whirlpool and sauna, a complete exercise studio, and free Internet. The Normandy Kitchen Cafe & Bar, established in 1941, is a popular Minneapolis eatery and bar serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. The Normandy Kitchen features a menu of inspired comfort foods and desserts, all prepared from scratch. Room service is available, and there is a late night menu on weekends.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
To book additional nights, please call the Road Scholar Amherst office (413) 253-9736.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Westin Harbour Castle is located on the vibrant waterfront of Lake Ontario in downtown Toronto near the Air Canada Center and CN Tower. Canada's largest city, Toronto is the cultural, financial and entertainment capital of Canada. The Westin Harbour Castle is a green hotel where they pride themselves on their eco-friendly initiatives.

Contact info:
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6 Canada
phone: 416-869-1600
web: www.westinharbourcastletoronto.com

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, telephone, air conditioning, climate control, safe, and wireless Internet access (for a fee).

Facility amenities: The hotel offers restaurants, a bar, air conditioning, pool, spa, gym and wireless Internet access (for a fee).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
To book additional nights, please call the Road Scholar Amherst office (413) 253-9736.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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12 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 12 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
1 Performances

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