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BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS

Birding the Texas Tropics: Laguna Atascosa to South Padre Island

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Program #11974RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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. 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
Feb 2, 2014
4:30 pm meeting at the hotel.
You will be staying at the Homewood Suites by Hilton that night.
Location: Brownsville, Texas
Nearest city or town: Brownsville
Nearest highway: Hwy. 77
Nearest airport: Brownsville

End of Program
Feb 7, 2014
10:00 am program ends at hotel
You will be staying at the Homewood Suites by Hilton the night before.
Location: Brownsville, Texas
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Hotel

Description: Enjoy the comforts of home when you stay at this up market all-suite hotel conveniently located just 15 minutes from Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. Exploring cultural exhibits and events is just a short drive away.

Contact info:
3759 N. Expressway
Brownsville, TX 78520 USA
phone: 956-574-6900
web: www.homewood.hilton.com/brownsville

Room amenities: For your Convenience •Bathroom Amenities •Coffee Maker •Complimentary Hot Breakfast •DVD/CD Player •Desk Level HSIA Connection •Desk Level Phone Jacks •Dishwasher •Evening Manager's Reception •Full-Size Refrigerator •Hairdryer •In-Suite Coffee/Welcome Caddy •Iron •Iron/Ironing Board •Kitchen, full •Microwave •Newspaper M-F (USA Today) •Remote-Controlled Television •Self Laundry Available •Telephone - Two Phones •Telephone - Voice Mail •Welcome Amenity

Facility amenities: For Your Business Convenience • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental • Business Center • Express Mail • Fax ($2.00) • Meeting Rooms • Modem • Photo Copying Service ($0.10) • Printer • Video Messaging • Video Phone For Your Comfort and Convenience • Baggage Storage • Beverage Area, Complimentary • Breakfast Area, Complimentary • Coin Laundry ($1.00) • Elevators • Laundry/Valet Service • Luggage Hold • Multi-Lingual Staff • On-Site Convenience Store • Safety Deposit Box For Your Fitness and Recreation Convenience • Fitness Room • Pool For Your Accessibility Needs The Following Features Are Available: •Accessible Rooms •Accessible business center •Accessible concierge desk •Accessible guest rooms with mobility features with entry or passage doors that provide 32” of clear width •Accessible hotel restaurant •Accessible parking •Accessible parking spaces for cars in the self-parking facility •Accessible public entrance •Accessible registration desk •Accessible route from the accessible public entrance to the accessible guestrooms •Accessible route from the accessible public entrance to the registration area •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible entrance to the meeting room/ballroom area •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to at least one restaurant •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to the business center •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to the exercise facilities •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to the spa •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to the swimming pool •Closed captioning on televisions or closed captioning decoders •Public Areas/Facilities accessible for physically challenged •Service support animals welcome •TTY for guest use •Van-accessible parking in the self-parking facility

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for pricing
At managers discretion

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Enjoy the comforts of home when you stay at this up market all-suite hotel conveniently located just 15 minutes from Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. Exploring cultural exhibits and events is just a short drive away.

Contact info:
3759 N. Expressway
Brownsville, TX 78520 USA
phone: 956-574-6900
web: www.homewood.hilton.com/brownsville

Room amenities: For your Convenience •Bathroom Amenities •Coffee Maker •Complimentary Hot Breakfast •DVD/CD Player •Desk Level HSIA Connection •Desk Level Phone Jacks •Dishwasher •Evening Manager's Reception •Full-Size Refrigerator •Hairdryer •In-Suite Coffee/Welcome Caddy •Iron •Iron/Ironing Board •Kitchen, full •Microwave •Newspaper M-F (USA Today) •Remote-Controlled Television •Self Laundry Available •Telephone - Two Phones •Telephone - Voice Mail •Welcome Amenity

Facility amenities: For Your Business Convenience • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental • Business Center • Express Mail • Fax ($2.00) • Meeting Rooms • Modem • Photo Copying Service ($0.10) • Printer • Video Messaging • Video Phone For Your Comfort and Convenience • Baggage Storage • Beverage Area, Complimentary • Breakfast Area, Complimentary • Coin Laundry ($1.00) • Elevators • Laundry/Valet Service • Luggage Hold • Multi-Lingual Staff • On-Site Convenience Store • Safety Deposit Box For Your Fitness and Recreation Convenience • Fitness Room • Pool For Your Accessibility Needs The Following Features Are Available: •Accessible Rooms •Accessible business center •Accessible concierge desk •Accessible guest rooms with mobility features with entry or passage doors that provide 32” of clear width •Accessible hotel restaurant •Accessible parking •Accessible parking spaces for cars in the self-parking facility •Accessible public entrance •Accessible registration desk •Accessible route from the accessible public entrance to the accessible guestrooms •Accessible route from the accessible public entrance to the registration area •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible entrance to the meeting room/ballroom area •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to at least one restaurant •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to the business center •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to the exercise facilities •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to the spa •Accessible route from the hotel’s accessible public entrance to the swimming pool •Closed captioning on televisions or closed captioning decoders •Public Areas/Facilities accessible for physically challenged •Service support animals welcome •TTY for guest use •Van-accessible parking in the self-parking facility

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call for pricing
At managers discretion

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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