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SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, VIRGINIA

Shenandoah National Park: Nature, Hikes & History in the Blue Ridge

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Program #17170RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.
Immerse yourself in the history of Shenandoah National Park and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Learn about the personal sacrifices residents made in order to make Congress' 1926 "novel experiment" possible, giving birth to the first National Park in the east and its famous Skyline Drive. Take hikes while basking in the splendor of the Park's natural beauty.


Highlights

• Explore mountains, forests, and meadows in Shenandoah National Park and traverse Skyline Drive with its gentle curves and many vistas.
• Enjoy daily hikes and special evening performances and talks.
• Stay overnight at the Big Meadows Lodge complex inside the Park.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking and hiking up to five miles per day.

Coordinated by Virginia Commonwealth University.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

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

Ratings

4.3
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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