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On the Road: Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket

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Program #21005RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Start of Program
Sep 27, 2014
Program Registration 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
You will be staying at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers that night.
Location: Boston, MA

End of Program
Oct 4, 2014
After Breakfast on Day 8. 8:30 a.m.Group Transfer departs Hyannis Harbor Hotel. 11 a.m. Drop Off Boston Logan International Airport. Please do not schedule flights before 2:30 p.m.
You will be staying at the Hyannis Harbor Hotel the night before.
Location: Hyannis, MA
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: In the heart of historic Back Bay stands an equally legendary landmark. Built in 1927, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers is a member of Historic Hotels of America, and recipient of the Successful Meeting Pinnacle Award for delivering excellence in meetings. With an unmatched location, the hotel are adjacent to the Public Garden with its Swan Boats and the chic boutiques, art galleries and restaurants of the world-famous Newbury Street. Rich in history, the hotel offers the same luxury, hospitality expertise, service and splendor today that have attracted United States Presidents, international corporations, and celebrities in the past.

Contact info:
50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116 USA
phone: 617-426-2000
web: www.bostonparkplaza.com/

Room amenities: Electronic Key System, High Speed Internet, Voice mail, Data Ports on Phones, Cable TV, In-room Pay Movies, 24 Hour Room Service, Iron and Iron board, Wake-up calls, Hair dryer, Alarm clock, Windows can be opened

Facility amenities: Every guestroom offers full room service, voice mail, modem lines, movies and more. Guest room amenities include a courteous, full service concierge staff, travel services and fitness facilities.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies based on availability
A limited number of rooms are available at a Road Scholar group rate if booked in advance to your program start date. For all other Hotel needs please call Road Scholar at 617-521-5373 For pre and post night reservation: Online: Book online at http://bit.ly/RoadScholarBPP Phone: Call Boston Park Plaza reservation agent Esther Lo at 617-457-2423 (Mon-Fri 10:30am-6pm EST) Make sure to state your program number (this is a 4 or 5 digit number) and that you are with the Road Scholar group.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: The Hyannis Harbor Hotel is situated in the heart of the Hyannis waterfront, overlooking the Hy-Line Ferry Service to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Recently renovated, the hotel has a New England nautical theme.

Contact info:
213 Ocean Street
Hyannis, MA 02601 USA
phone: 508-775-4420
web: www.hyannisharborhotel.com/index.cfm

Room amenities: 136 rooms with air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable television with DVD player, CD/MP3 player with iPod connection, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, tea and coffee making facility, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, private bathroom and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar; lobby fireplace, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, complimentary business center, self-service laundry, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hot tub, fire pit overlooking Hyannis Harbor. The hotel does not have an elevator. Please note any needs for a ground floor room on your Personal Information form.

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

Additional nights after: Varies by date
Rates vary by program date. Call Boston Road Scholar for more information. Participants extending their stay in Hyannis forfeit the return transfer to Boston Logan International Airport.


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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