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BEGINS IN: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia and New York: A Cultural Cavalcade

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Program #21356RJ
8 Days | 7 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.
Experience the cultural riches of two of America’s premier cities, discovering the internationally renowned fine arts and performing arts scenes of Philadelphia and New York City. Field trips and presentations led by docents, historians and other experts from Philadelphia and New York provide uncommon access and unique perspectives on art, architecture and performances.


Highlights

• Visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Barnes Foundation at its new Philadelphia campus, look out from atop the Empire State Building and skip the admission line at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
• Attend performances at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and at New York City's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
• Dine in favorite restaurants each city is known for, as well as culinary hideaways known only to the locals.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles on busy city sidewalks. Extensive use of public transit.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Philadelphia, 3 nights; train to New York, 4 nights; departure.

Date Notes
3/5/2015
Metropolitan Opera performance of "Manon"

Coordinated by The Philadelphia Society For The Preservation Of Landmarks.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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