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PORTLAND, OREGON

Signature City Portland: History, Heritage and Beguiling Beauty

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Program #18533RJ
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.
Lauded as one of America’s best big cities, Portland’s small town charm welcomes you with open arms, enveloping you in its beautiful setting between the sparkling waters of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. Explore this “City of Roses,” with experts unveiling its Oregon Trail history, its political savvy and its boundless beauty. Walk its historic streets to examine architecture and public art and stop to savor locally inspired food and drink.


Highlights

• Enjoy awe-inspiring speakers including, a producer of the acclaimed Oregon Field Guide, a former Oregon governor and an Oregon Trail descendant.
• Explore bridges, blooms and brews from the vantage points of the cliff-top Pittock Mansion, an aerial tram and a river cruise.
• Discover city treasures: the historic Portland Art Museum, International Rose Test Garden, and the astounding Lan Su Chinese Gardens.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles on uneven surfaces, climbing a few flights of stairs. Some public transportation.

Coordinated by Road Scholar.


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Aug 4 — Aug 9, 2013 waitlist only  

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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.9
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