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BEGINS IN: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia and New York: A Cultural Cavalcade

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Program #21356RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Apr 3, 2014
4:00 P.M.
You will be staying at the Club Quarters Hotel that night.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Nearest city or town: Wilmington DE and Trenton NJ
Nearest highway: Interstate 95 and Interstate 76
Nearest airport: Philadelphia Internation Airport - PHL

End of Program
Apr 10, 2014
1:00 P.M.
You will be staying at the New Yorker the night before.
Location: New York, NY
Nearest city or town: Newardk NJ
Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: Club Quarters is a private hotel available to members only. It is housed in an architecturally significant building constructed in the 1920s in the then-popular Georgian Revival style, for Provident National Bank. Our meals are in Davios restaurant (one of Philadelphia's finest). This stylish, upscale restaurant offers a variety of Northern Italian specialties. Philadelphia Magazine "Best of Philly" Award 2000, 2004, 2005. Wine Spectator Magazine "Award of Excellence" 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006. The hotel is ideally located in the Rittenhouse Square District and close to, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and centered around world-class dining restaurants and shopping, and all the unique historical sites that make Philadelphia a national treasure. With easy access to I-95, Philadelphia International Airport is only 20 minutes from our hotel. Located in the heart of the city's Business District at 1628 Chestnut Street and within walking distance of most cultural, historical, and family oriented attractions including Rittenhouse Square, Antique Row and the Academy of Natural Sciences. Adjacent to Liberty Place with over 70 unique boutiques and restaurants and easily accessible to the convention Center, 30th Street train station, and major universities. It’s restaurant/bar, Davio's, is a famous Northern Italian style restaurant.

Contact info:
1628 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 USA
phone: 215-282-5010
web: www.clubquarters.com

Room amenities: Free wireless Internet access, 2 line speaker phone, voicemail, HDTV cable television, hair dryer, tea/coffee/maker, iron, room service. Mini refrigerator and microwave available in some rooms. Please contact Road Scholar Customer Service if you will need a mini refrigerator.

Facility amenities: Instant check-in/fast check-out, 24-hour Member Service Desk, free purified chilled bottle water on all floors, fitness room and delivery of exercise equipment to room free of charge, automatic Gold Status on your first stay, complimentary coffee and snack station, restaurant, bar, and meeting rooms.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: 2013 $116 + 15.5%tax
Additional nights- pre and post cost for 2013 $116 + 15.5% tax; for 2014 $119 + 15.5% tax. Advance reservations required.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: "Art Deco Masterpiece" close to the theater district. The New Yorker Hotel is one of the most popular New York City hotels in Manhattan. This New York City landmark hotel offers a tradition of hospitality for 75 years. Today all our rooms start above the 18th floor giving you some of the best views of Manhattan in New York City. Great location near Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, the Jacob Javits Convention Center, Macy’s the largest department store in world, great entertainment, dining and lots more.

Contact info:
481 Eighth Avenue @ 34th Street
New York, NY 10001 USA
phone: 212-971-0101
web: www.nyhotel.com

Facility amenities: Health Club, Laundry, Business Center.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Market Rate
Please contact the hotel for rates.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances

Ratings

5
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