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Mystic by Land and Sea

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Program #21176RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
In the historic, seafaring village of Mystic Seaport, the old ways of ship building and sailing remain a prominent part of everyday life. Experience Mystic’s maritime legacy during a three-day sail onboard the tall ship "The Mystic Whaler" and enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea. As a special feature, enjoy evening concerts and music programs conducted by a renowned chantey man from Mystic Seaport.


Highlights

• Enjoy a three-day sail along the coast during a private charter on "The Mystic Whaler," a reproduction of a late-19th-century coastal cargo schooner.
• Get an up-close look at over a dozen historic lighthouses, and enjoy a private visit with a light keeper.
• Immerse yourself in maritime history during a docent-led exploration of Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea.

Program Notes

You might also be interested in our other program aboard the Mystic Whaler in Baltimore, Md. For details, see “A Tall Ship Adventure on the Chesapeake” (Program #21627).

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile a day during land excursions; some ladders, stairs and uneven surfaces on the boat.

Itinerary Summary

Arrive Mystic, CT., 1 night; embark Mystic Whaler, 3 nights; disembark Mystic, CT, 1 night; departure.

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Sep 2 — Sep 7, 2013 waitlist only  

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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
2 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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