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Island Hopping on Three of Washington's San Juan Islands

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7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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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.
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Start of Program
May 23, 2015
Your Road Scholar program will begin with an orientation at 5:00 pm in hotel conference room.
You will be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn Seattle/Renton that night.
Location: Seattle
Nearest city or town: Seattle
Nearest highway: Interstate 5
Nearest airport: Sea-Tac Intl Airport

End of Program
May 29, 2015
Your Road Scholar Program ends with Charter Coach drops at SeaTac Airport (approx. 12:30 pm) or Hilton Garden Inn Seattle (approx. 1:30pm),on final program day. *Schedule outbound flights after 2:30.
You will be staying at the Friday Harbor Suites the night before.
Location: Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Nearest city or town: Friday Harbor
Nearest highway: Interstate 5, 30 miles
Nearest airport: Major: SeaTac Airport, Seattle. Small: Friday Harbor Airport
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
1801 E. Valley Road
Renton, WA 98057 USA
phone: 425-430-1414 xor8777829444
web: www.seattlerenton.hgi.com

Room amenities: Rooms feature a spacious work desk with Mirra® ergonomic chair; secure in-room printing to the business center and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Enjoy a 32" LCD flat-panel TV with premium cable channels – plus a microwave, coffeemaker, refrigerator, clock radio with MP3 connection, iron, hairdryer and laundry services.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include: complimentary WiFi; indoor swimming pool and whirlpool spa; fitness center; on -site restaurant; Business Center; automated teller (ATM); baggage storage; coin laundry; elevators; laundry/valet service; local area transportation; on-site Convenience Store; • Pavilion Lounge; room service; complimentary parking and safety deposit box. Hotel check-in is 3:00pm. As hotels in the Northwest often reach capacity levels during peak visiting season, early room check-in's may not be available. If you arrive early and your room is not ready until check-in time, you may ask the front desk to store your bags until check-in time. The hotel's courtesy shuttle can take you anywhere in a five mile radius (including the Tukwilla Light Rail Station - where you may connect with LINK light rail to downtown Seattle).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: *Contact Hotel directly
When booking an extended stay, please ask for the AAA rate. This will give the best available rate for Road Scholar guests. Note: Road Scholar program information is not loaded into the hotel reservation system until 30 days prior to the program start date. To help make your stay seamless, please ask the reservation desk to note that you will be attending a Skagit Valley College Road Scholar program, and please note on your PIF (personal information form) that you are extending your stay.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Friday Harbor Suites is an all-suites facility featuring spacious one bedroom rooms, each with one queen bed plus a comfortable pullout sofa sleeper with 7" mattress in the living room. All suites include a gas fireplace in every room, full size kitchen with utensils and coffee maker; on-site dining and lounge, and a great in town location accessible to museums, galleries, restaurants and services. Note: Some suites have two queen beds (one in the bedroom and one in the living room. Those participants who are rooming with an “assigned” roommate will be given priority assignment of these suites on a space available basis. If you require two beds, please note on your personal information form, or send request to: angela.atwell@skagit.edu.

Contact info:
680 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250 USA
phone: 800-752-5752
web: www.fridayharborsuites.com

Room amenities: Each suite features a gas fireplace, kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, private bath, duvet comforter, 32" flat screen TV, free wireless internet, and a private patio or balcony.

Facility amenities: Courtesy shuttle service from the ferry and airport, business center with high speed internet, free WiFi in every room, outdoor Jacuzzi spa in courtyard, exercise facility, concierge staff, on site fine dining and lounge, and complimentary parking. Courtesy guest shuttle is available 7:30 am-9:30 pm.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Varies
Please contact hotel directly at 360-378-3031 or reserve additional nights through the reservation system at 1-800-752-5752.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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