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Program #14948RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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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
Oct 5, 2014
Hotel check in is 3:00 p.m. Program begins 4:45 p.m. in our hotel's meeting room with important announcements and orientation; followed by welcome dinner.
You will be staying at the Homewood Suites by Hilton - Mall of America that night.
Location: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
Nearest airport: MSP International

End of Program
Oct 11, 2014
Program ends Saturday morning on your own schedule. Hotel check out is 11:00 a.m. No program activities are scheduled on this departure travel day.
You will be staying at the Homewood Suites by Hilton - Mall of America the night before.
Location: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: All rooms are suites, with separate living and sleeping rooms. Conveniently located across the street from the Mall of America, the largest enclosed mall in the United States and the Light Rail Train to Downtown Minneapolis. Only 8 minutes (5 miles) from the airport with complimentary shuttle.

Contact info:
2261 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN 55424 USA
phone: 952-854-0900
web: www.homewoodsuitesmallofamerica.com/

Room amenities: All rooms feature suites with separate living and sleeping areas. Each has a fully-equipped kitchen with full-size refrigerator, microwave, stove and dishwasher. Plus all the comforts of home - two TVs, complimentary high-speed internet and two phones with voice mail.

Facility amenities: Complimentary Hot Breakfast; Elevators; Business Center; Fitness Room; Indoor Swimming Pool; Coin Laundry; Complimentary Van Shuttles Within 5 Mile Radius Including Airport, Mall of America and Light Rail Station to Downtown Minneapolis; Complimentary Parking during our entire program, Luggage Hold; Baggage Storage; On-Site Convenience Store; Safety Deposit Box; Room Service; Onsite Dining - Chevy's Mexican Restaurant. Many other restaurants nearby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $119 + tax
Detailed instructions on how to book additional nights is included in the Information Packet you receive prior to the program. Early booking is highly recommended, as availability is limited and this popular hotel frequently sells out.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: All rooms are suites, with separate living and sleeping rooms. Conveniently located across the street from the Mall of America, the largest enclosed mall in the United States and the Light Rail Train to Downtown Minneapolis. Only 8 minutes (5 miles) from the airport with complimentary shuttle.

Contact info:
2261 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN 55424 USA
phone: 952-854-0900
web: www.homewoodsuitesmallofamerica.com/

Room amenities: All rooms feature suites with separate living and sleeping areas. Each has a fully-equipped kitchen with full-size refrigerator, microwave, stove and dishwasher. Plus all the comforts of home - two TVs, complimentary high-speed internet and two phones with voice mail.

Facility amenities: Complimentary Hot Breakfast; Elevators; Business Center; Fitness Room; Indoor Swimming Pool; Coin Laundry; Complimentary Van Shuttles Within 5 Mile Radius Including Airport, Mall of America and Light Rail Station to Downtown Minneapolis; Complimentary Parking during our entire program, Luggage Hold; Baggage Storage; On-Site Convenience Store; Safety Deposit Box; Room Service; Onsite Dining - Chevy's Mexican Restaurant. Many other restaurants nearby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $119 + tax
Detailed instructions on how to book additional nights is included in the Information Packet you receive prior to the program. Early booking is highly recommended, as availability is limited and this popular hotel frequently sells out.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
12 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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