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Program #20420RJ
9 Days | 8 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
Dec 18, 2013
The US Grant Hotel, San Diego. The program will begin at 3:00 pm in a private room of the hotel for welcome and orientation.
You will be staying at the The US Grant Hotel that night.
Location: San Diego, Calif.
Nearest airport: San Diego Airport (SAN).

End of Program
Dec 26, 2013
The US Grant Hotel. The program will end after the independent breakfast (included).
You will be staying at the The US Grant Hotel the night before.
Location: San Diego, Calif.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel has 47 suites and 270 spacious empire-style all amenities guest rooms, Grant Grill restaurant and lounge, complimentary Internet access in the main lobby and meeting/event spaces. A San Diego Icon since 1910, the palatial US GRANT hotel is situated in the city's lively and historic downtown Gaslamp Quarter, just steps away from top shopping, dining, and entertainment The hotel's Grand Lobby is adorned with sparkling crystal chandeliers, hand-loomed silk carpets, and artwork. The modern and elegant guest rooms provide comfort with indigenous accents and refined luxury.

Contact info:
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101 USA
phone: 619-232-3121
web: www.usgrant.net

Room amenities: Our classic Superior Rooms offer the US GRANT's trademark regal ambiance. Presenting guests with a glimpse of the hotel's storied past via historical touches, they also provide comprehensive contemporary comforts. At 300 to 450-square-feet, Superior Rooms represent the core of the hotel. Nine-foot ceilings featuring crown molding greet guests, leading them to the commissioned French and Native American Indian art displayed throughout the room. Ample windows offer city or garden views. Empire-style furnishings, including a standing mirror, complement the contemporary art and are joined by thick imported carpets and pillow top Luxury Collection brand beds (either on King or two Doubles) wrapped in 300-thread-count Italian linens and framed by an original Yves Clement drip-painting headboard. Across the room, an executive desk with writing pad and telephone invites the guests to take advantage of Wi-Fi, while a 32-inch plasma televisions and CD player clock radio provide alternative in-room entertainment options. The soothing marble bathroom with basin sinks and enclosed glass showers is the ideal ending to an active day. Relax with exclusive Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities before settling in for a peaceful night's sleep.

Facility amenities: - 24 Hour business center, complimentary Internet access - ATM/ banking - 24 Hour fitness facilities - Art gallery - Gift shop - Bar/Lounge Complimentary Internet Access

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Approximately $210.00
PLEASE NOTE: Pre/Post extensions will be open for reservations 8 weeks prior the program departure date.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel has 47 suites and 270 spacious empire-style all amenities guest rooms, Grant Grill restaurant and lounge, complimentary Internet access in the main lobby and meeting/event spaces. A San Diego Icon since 1910, the palatial US GRANT hotel is situated in the city's lively and historic downtown Gaslamp Quarter, just steps away from top shopping, dining, and entertainment The hotel's Grand Lobby is adorned with sparkling crystal chandeliers, hand-loomed silk carpets, and artwork. The modern and elegant guest rooms provide comfort with indigenous accents and refined luxury.

Contact info:
326 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101 USA
phone: 619-232-3121
web: www.usgrant.net

Room amenities: Our classic Superior Rooms offer the US GRANT's trademark regal ambiance. Presenting guests with a glimpse of the hotel's storied past via historical touches, they also provide comprehensive contemporary comforts. At 300 to 450-square-feet, Superior Rooms represent the core of the hotel. Nine-foot ceilings featuring crown molding greet guests, leading them to the commissioned French and Native American Indian art displayed throughout the room. Ample windows offer city or garden views. Empire-style furnishings, including a standing mirror, complement the contemporary art and are joined by thick imported carpets and pillow top Luxury Collection brand beds (either on King or two Doubles) wrapped in 300-thread-count Italian linens and framed by an original Yves Clement drip-painting headboard. Across the room, an executive desk with writing pad and telephone invites the guests to take advantage of Wi-Fi, while a 32-inch plasma televisions and CD player clock radio provide alternative in-room entertainment options. The soothing marble bathroom with basin sinks and enclosed glass showers is the ideal ending to an active day. Relax with exclusive Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities before settling in for a peaceful night's sleep.

Facility amenities: - 24 Hour business center, complimentary Internet access - ATM/ banking - 24 Hour fitness facilities - Art gallery - Gift shop - Bar/Lounge Complimentary Internet Access

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Approximately $210.00
PLEASE NOTE: Pre/Post extensions will be open for reservations 8 weeks prior the program departure date.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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8 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 5 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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