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BEGINS IN: BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

On the Road: Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket

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Program #21005RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Examine history and culture past and present on an exploration of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Learn how fishing and whaling brought about economic development and explore the diversity of Martha's Vineyard with regard to its iconic island lifestyle and traditions. Contrast the history and island life of the Vineyard to those of the island of Nantucket and discover the arts and culture of Cape Cod, as well as the natural beauty that inspires so many.


Highlights

• Learn about the historic role played by the region’s whaling history on a day trip to Nantucket.
• Live the "Island Life" on Martha's Vineyard while learning about its history, diversity and unique Victorian architecture.
• With a naturalist, study the unique ecology of the sand dunes of Cape Cod National Seashore.

Program Notes

This learning adventure is one of our FLEX programs. It offers a more flexible schedule than our traditional programs and includes ample independent time and several meals on your own.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile per day; standing in museums. Some unavoidable stairs in historic sites. Getting on and off coach.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Boston, 1 night; coach and ferry to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, 3 nights; ferry to Hyannis, 3 nights; coach to Boston, departure.

Coordinated by Road Scholar.


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Sep 6 — Sep 13, 2014 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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