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While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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 22, 2013
5:45 PM
You will be staying at the Plaza Hotel that night.
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Nearest highway: Crossroads of I-80 and I-15
Nearest airport: Salt Lake International

End of Program
Sep 28, 2013
2:00 PM
You will be staying at the Best Western Capitol Reef Resort the night before.
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Experience this beautiful full-service hotel in the heart of downtown next door to Historic Temple Square, world's largest Family History Library, Salt Palace Convention Center, Energy Solutions Arena, the Utah State Capitol Building, Gateway Mall, Abravanel Symphony Hall. This prime location enables you to walk to many attractions and experience downtown Salt Lake City life at ease. The trax light rail system, which is located right outside the front door, will whisk you away anywhere from the Gateway mall up to the University of Utah, as well as points south. Trax light rail system is free within downtown Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake Plaza hotel is surrounded by restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and an endless amount of fun activities. The Salt Lake Plaza Hotel’s family style, full service restaurant offers one of downtown’s most popular dining experiences. Enjoy your dining experience in the traditional family atmosphere offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and anything in between. The Plaza Hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of over 85 restaurants and 13 night clubs. Local favorites include Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano, Red Rock Café, The Roof, Spencer’s Steak House, Market Street Bar & Grill.

Ship Information: You can use Fed Ex Ground to ship your luggage, skis or any items you would rather not lug through the airports to: Salt Lake Plaza Hotel 122 West South Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84101 800-366-3684

Contact info:
122 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA
phone: 800-366-3684
web: www.plaza-hotel.com/

Room amenities: Experience a large, comfortable room with a new king or queen size Simmons Beauty Rest pillow top mattresses. Additionally, your room will feature: -Full room Service -Microwave and refrigerator -Free wireless hi-speed Internet -Full size irons and ironing boards -In-room safes -Cable television with CNN & ESPN -Same-day valet dry cleaning service -Complimentary in-room coffee -Voice mail -Hairdryer -Desk/work area -Roll away beds available for a nominal fee

Facility amenities: The Salt Lake Plaza Hotel has 150 luxurious guest rooms and suites that are all 100% non-smoking. The large comfortable rooms are ideally suited for business travelers and vacationers on the move. Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, you will feel right at home during your stay. -Guest laundry facilities -Valet laundry -Complimentary in-room coffee -Voice mail -Hairdryer -Desk/work area -Roll away beds available for a nominal fee -Fitness room -Complimentary airport shuttle service for Individuals ($30.00 Value for free!) -Complimentary business center -Complimentary wireless Internet -Guest Library -Full service restaurant offering room service -Outdoor seasonal pool -Indoor Jacuzzi ® -Exercise room -Covered parking.(Daily Fee) -Unique western theme gift shop -Concierge service

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $72 plus tax
To add nights before or after the program, ask for Rich Williams or his assistant to make your reservations and take credit card information. Regular front desk employees will not be able to give you this special Road Scholar rate. (800) 366-3684, ext. 3007

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: The BEST WESTERN Capitol Reef Resort, is located just off Highway 12 in Torrey Utah and is close to the Capitol Reef National Park, the Grand Staircase National Park, Fishlake National Forest, as well as Hickman’s Bridge, the Prehistoric Petro glyph, Anasazi State Park and Goblin Valley State Park. The BEST WESTERN Capitol Reef Resort offers spaciously-appointed guest rooms and suites, each equipped with cable satellite television with HBO® and free high-speed Internet access. Guests will enjoy beautiful red rock views while dining at the hotel's onsite restaurant. This Utah hotel's additional amenities include an outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, tennis courts, limited business services and conference facilities. Pets are welcome for a small fee included in rate. This hotel is the largest in Torrey and is situated a short distance from the Burr Trail, Lake Powell, Bryce Canyon National Park, Aches National Park, Canyonlands National Park and Zion’s National Park. Guests staying at this Grand Circle hotel will also be close to outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, fishing and horseback riding.

Contact info:
2600 East Hwy 24
PO Box 750160
Torrey, UT 84775 USA
phone: 435-425-3761
web: book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/US/UT/Torrey-hotels/BEST-WESTERN-Capitol-Reef-Resort/Hotel-Overview.do?propertyCode=45068

Room amenities: Guest Room Amenities: Choice of one king bed or two queen beds Cable satellite television with HBO®, CNN, A&E AM/FM alarm clock Direct dial telephones Free local calls under 30 minutes Free long distance access Data ports Wake-up calls Coffee/tea maker Hairdryer Iron, ironing board Air-conditioning Garden Suite available, one king bed, sitting room with queen sofa sleeper, patio, jetted tub, two televisions, two telephones, microwave, refrigerator and wet bar Mini-suite available, one king bed, queen sofa sleeper, microwave, refrigerator, wet bar Non-smoking Rooms: 95 Suites: 10 Public Space ADA Accessible Features: Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van) Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel An accessible lobby entrance door Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor Accessible table in eating area The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range Public restrooms accessible Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features: Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage) Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting) Accessible clear floor space Guest Room Communication Assist Features: Closed-caption televisions

Facility amenities: Hotel Amenities: Outdoor pool heated seasonally open Hot tub Tennis courts Basketball Guest laundry Gift shop or newsstand Ice/vending machines Free parking outdoors Fax services Photocopy service exterior corridor Conference facilities Fine art photography gallery Outfitters shop Free high-speed Internet access

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

Additional nights after:
Not available for this program.

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
18 meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
12 Hands-on experiences


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