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MOBILE, ALABAMA

Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Dauphin Island and Marine Life on the Gulf Coast

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Program #17045ENZ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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.

Dauphin Island: Indian Mounds and Marine Life
Discover a scenic barrier island rich in history and marine life. Field trips take you to the Indian Mounds, Estuarium and Civil War Fort, sight of the Battle of Mobile Bay. Learn of the Spanish, British and French influences on this uniquely historical island.

Bellingrath Gardens and Home: An American Castle
Marvel at the splendor of this stately home with its world-renowned gardens. A field trip reveals the lives of the founders and history of the estate's gardens. Don’t miss the incomparable collections of 19th-century furnishings and Boehm porcelain.

Marine Life on the Gulf Coast
Look beneath the surface at the Gulf Coast's abundant fish, oysters, shrimp and more. Take a pontoon study cruise and hear from a local expert about what really happened in the Deep Water Horizon oil spill, its effects and what the future holds.



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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
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