Facebook   Twitter   Road Scholar Network   Pinterest   YouTube  
Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel,
the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.


Call (800) 454-5768

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET


Create an account                             Forgot your password?

Log in to see all you can do with your online Road Scholar account.

SHAWNEE ON DELAWARE, PENNSYLVANIA

Appalachian Mountain Adventures: Hike, Bike and Paddle the Delaware Water Gap

Select a Date

 

SIGN UP

and receive your

FREE E-NEWSLETTER

&

E-Photo Book:



Top 10 Learning Experiences Around the World

Find A Program

Search By:

Location

PA

Interest

Water Sports

Price Range

$700 - $1000

Start Date

End Date

More Options


Road Scholar
Program #17610RJ

Enroll Here
Add to Your Wishlist
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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. 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.
Come to where the Delaware River bursts through the Appalachian Mountains for a multi-sport adventure that reveals the natural treasures of the Delaware Water Gap from every angle. Gaze down onto the gap from the Appalachian Trail on hikes in rustic Pennsylvania and New Jersey. See it from the road as you cycle through the countryside in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Experience it up close as you paddle through it in a canoe or kayak on the pristine Delaware River. On each adventure, naturalists and other experts interpret your awesome surroundings.


Highlights

• Take scenic hikes along the Appalachian Trail with a naturalist who details the history of the trail and points out native plants and animals.
• Paddle a canoe or kayak down the Delaware River and through the Delaware Water Gap and enjoy an opportunity to swim in an eddy pool.
• Pedal your bike alongside a whitewater river, picnic near a rustic waterfall and spend your evenings learning about the history and nature of the area.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Ideal for beginners. No experience is needed. Rafting, kayaking and canoeing excursions of 4 miles, 6 miles and 10 miles respectively.

Coordinated by Shawnee Institute.


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:

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
7 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
11 Hands-on experiences

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

Support Lifelong Learning

Our educational adventures are made possible by donors like you

Please support lifelong learning here

Free Catalog | Refer a Friend | Gift Certificates | Press | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Careers | Contact Us

© Elderhostel, Inc. 2015
11 Avenue de Lafayette | Boston MA 02111 | Toll-Free 1-800-454-5768