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BEGINS IN: LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Railroads: Intergenerational Rails & Tales

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Program #20526RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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.

Program intended for grandchildren from 9 - 12 years of age.

Do you love trains? On this adventure for grandparents and grandkids, learn about and railroads in a beautiful part of the country. Ride aboard five different trains from steam to diesel and narrow-gauge over rolling hills and rugged mountains, meet locals to find out how they live, and take back great memories of the time you’ve spent together.


Highlights

• Get inside a narrow-gauge steam locomotive and ride open mine cars into the Pioneer Coal Mine tunnel.
• Feel the heat from the firebox, hear the bells and whistles, and smell the hot steam on a field trip to the Steamtown National Historic Site.
• Explore the fascinating collection of trains at the Pennslyvania State Railroad Museum.

Activity Notes

Minimal walking and standing on this program.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Lancaster, 3 nights; bus to Wilkes-Barre, 2 nights; transfer to and depart from Lancaster.

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

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4.8
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