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8 Days | 7 Nights
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Join many of Road Scholar’s best-loved instructors for a week of companionship, scholarship and good old-fashioned fun in the world-class city of Chicago. Set off on expert-led field trips to prestigious museums, famous landmarks and architectural masterpieces from your hotel in the heart of the Windy City. Then discover the Chicago that speaks to you with your choice of fascinating field trips to Wrigley Field, the Shedd Aquarium and other pillars of the city’s culture, cuisine and character.


• Talk with experts about the historical and political character of Chicago, and explore if you wish the life and works famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright and his ties to the city.
• Explore the famed Art Institute of Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History and other important institutions that make Chicago a cultural capital.
• Choose from an array of field trips to places like Frank Lloyd Wright's first home and studio, Soldier Field, Adler Planetarium, the Botanic Gardens and the city’s famed ethnic food scene.

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Program has been limited to 150 participants, but the group will be divided into smaller groups for most activities.

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Walking up to two miles a day on city streets.

Coordinated by Jewish Community Center Chicago.

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7 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
2 Performances


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