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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

The Philadelphia Flower Show, Barnes Foundation, Longwood and Winterthur (5 nights)

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Program #20362RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
The fabulous Philadelphia Flower Show, an internationally renowned treasure, is America’s oldest and grandest indoor horticultural display. Explore breathtaking exhibits presenting the talents of designers and landscapers who “force” perennials, shrubs, and trees into bloom to create full-scale gardens and floral displays. Plus, travel to the beautiful Brandywine Valley visiting the gardens of Longwood and Winterthur; visit the collections of the Barnes Foundation and for a finale, a performance by the Philadelphia Orchestra.


Highlights

• Led by an expert, enjoy privileged access to the Flower Show before the crowds arrive, with significant free time to explore on your own.
• Explore the unique Barnes Foundation at its magnificent new Philadelphia campus and attend a cultural event from current offerings.
• Go behind the scenes at Longwood Gardens to see what it takes to maintain its indoor and outdoor gardens, then enter another time at Winterthur, with its priceless art, antiques, and 60-acre garden.

Program Notes

Participants in this program receive VIP passes for early-morning private viewing before the Flower Show opens to the public. The 2015 Flower Show theme is Magic of the Movies. An abbreviated three-night version of this program is also available: #20363. For details, see www.roadscholar.org/20363 or call toll free at (877) 426-8056.

Activity Notes

Moderate walking up to one mile on busy city streets. Extensive walking at the Flower Show itself; wheelchairs are available at the show if needed.

Coordinated by The Philadelphia Society For The Preservation Of Landmarks.


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

Ratings

4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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