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9 Days | 8 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
May 3, 2014
The program starts on May 3, 2014 in the late afternoon at the hotel in New York.
You will be staying at the Eastside Marriott that night.
Location: New York, NY

End of Program
May 11, 2014
The program ends on May 11, 2014 after morning disembarkation in New York.
You will be staying at the Norwegian Breakaway the night before.
Location: At Sea
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Centrally located.

Ship Information: N/A

Contact info:
525 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 USA
phone: 212-755-4000
web: www.marriott.com

Room amenities: Air conditioning. Bottled water, for a fee, Coffee maker/tea service, Individual climate control, Internet browser/Web TV, Iron and ironing board, hairdryer, safe. Direct dial telephone.

Facility amenities: Restaurnat, lounge, bar. Fitness centre. Business centre.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
If you plan on arriving one night early, please contact Program Coordinator at Afloatops@roadscholar.org or 617-457-5560. For longer stays, please contact the hotel directly. Make sure to let them know you are with Road Scholar to keep your same room.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Norwegian Cruise Lines new state-of-the-art 4,000 passenger ship, Norwegian Breakaway, is the largest ship to home port year-round in New York and embodies a uniquely Big Apple vibe. It is the newest addition to the NCL fleet that set sail in the spring of 2013. This state-of-the-art ship features the best of what the current fleet has to offer such as the exclusive Haven, a relaxing pampering spa and a plethora of dining options. Guests enjoy all the flexibility that Freestyle Cruising has to offer while sailing to the picturesque island of Bermuda. From award winning cuisine, family fun and daily entertainment as well as a wonderful staff and crew the Norwegian Breakaway is sure to be a destination all on its own.

Ship Information: Name: Norwegian Breakaway Registry: Bahamas Builder: Meyer Werft Country Built In: Germany Capacity: 4000 Gross Tonnage: 144017 Stabilized: Yes Average Speed: 24 knots Length: 1081 feet Beam: 133 feet Number of Passenger Decks: 13 Non-Smoking Dining: Yes Non-Smoking Ship: No

Contact info:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 800-327-7030
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: •Chestnut leather headboard cushioned and tufted to make reading and sitting up in bed more comfortable •Built-in vanity area with shelving and lots of storage space •Convenient lighted recess above the bed to hold books, magazines, tablet computers or electronic reading devices •Energy efficient by utilizing key card access to control lighting in the room •26-inch flat-screen television •Full-size closet •Bathrooms feature a contemporary, clean design, with a private shower •Mini-bar

Facility amenities: The ship’s groundbreaking design includes an open-air boardwalk, The Waterfront, and 678 Ocean Place; a wide range of indoor and outdoor venues on three dynamic decks that will create a whole new complex at sea that enhances guests’ connection with the ocean. Norwegian Breakaway’s entertainment includes three Broadway shows. Also, the famed comedy troupe The Second City, Howl at the Moon dueling pianos, and New York’s own Slam Allen also perform on the vessel. Norwegian Breakaway features an exciting fireworks show on every cruise that will dazzle guests on the second to last night at sea each week, and is the grand finale of a decadent 1980s-themed deck party. Celebrity Chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian has also debuted his first restaurant at sea on Norwegian Breakaway: Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, along with two additional venues, The Raw Bar and Ocean Blue on the Waterfront. Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series “Cake Boss,” opened an extension of his popular bakery, Carlo’s Bake Shop, onbard. The ship features a total of 27 dining options on board and an Ice Bar, which is kept at 17 degrees Fahrenheit and features New York City-inspired specialty cocktails, as well as ice sculptures of the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty to pay homage to New York City. The top decks feature the first Aqua Park at sea with five full-size water slides, including twin Free Fall slides, the first ever at sea, and a three-story sports complex that includes the largest ropes course at sea, a nine-hole miniature golf course, basketball court, rock climbing wall and more.

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

Elevator: Yes

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8 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
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