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7 Days | 6 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
Jul 4, 2014
Arrivals in the afternoon. Check-in after 3:00 p.m.at the hotel. Welcome dinner at the hotel at 5 p.m.
You will be staying at the Atlantica Hotel Halifax that night.
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Nearest city or town: Halifax
Nearest airport: Halifax International Airport

End of Program
Jul 10, 2014
Coach transfer to Halifax International Airport; approximate arrival 12:00 noon.
You will be staying at the The Sunshine Inn the night before.
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A landmark hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the corner of Quinpool Road and Robie Street, the Atlantica provides a modern, urban hotel experience in the heart of Halifax while still offering the warmth of East Coast hospitality. 100% non-smoking.

Contact info:
1980 Robie Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3G5 Canada
phone: 902-423-1161
web: www.atlanticahotelhalifax.com

Room amenities: Complimentary high speed Internet, 2 telephones, key card system for security, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, cable TV, hair dryer, vanity mirror, individual climate control, private bath with full size tub, shower and sink.

Facility amenities: Leisure facilities (indoor pool, wading pool, sauna, whirlpool), outside deck, air conditioned fitness room, gift shop, ATM machine, on-site restaurant (Seasons), wine bar, seasonal concierge services, information on local tourist attractions, business centre services, credit card accessible computer and printer, heated underground garage, dry cleaning pickup, on-site guest self-laundry facilities, free local phone calls, safety deposit box available at Front desk, room service

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $124 + Tax per room
Contact the Atlantica Hotel directly for availability. Road Scholar group rate applies to 2 days prior to scheduled program start and 2 days after scheduled departure. Participants can either call 1-888-810-7288 or email reservations@atlanticahalifax.com to make pre and post reservations.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Motel

Description: The Tourism Ambassador Winning Motel is situated on Hwy. 2 adjacent to a 40 acre lake in scenic countryside which affords an opportunity to fish or hike over 68 acres of open fields and woodland.

Contact info:
4487 Highway 2
Parrsboro, NS B0M 1S0 Canada
phone: 902-254-3135
web: www.thesunshineinn.net/

Room amenities: Private bath, television, radio/alarm clock, small refrigerator

Facility amenities: Restaurant on site, 11 rooms/1 floor. currency exchange, gift shop,beach, fishing

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

Additional nights after: Contact hotel for rates.
Please contact hotel to make arrangements in advance if you wish to stay on in Parrsboro after the program ends.

Check out time: 11:00 PM

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6 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips


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