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Celebrate St. Augustine at the Historic Casa Monica

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Program #21668RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
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.
St. Augustine is the country’s oldest city and has played a role in shaping America for 450 years. That’s a heritage worth celebrating, so join us to mark Road Scholar’s 40th Anniversary or to celebrate the holidays at the historic Casa Monica Hotel. Whichever occasion you choose, you’ll examine the city's rich culture through lectures by local experts and historians, live music, professional costumed re-enactments and expert-led field trips. All this and more takes place amid city architecture from the Spanish, British and Venetian Renaissance periods, as well as the Spanish and Moorish-inspired grandeur of Casa Monica.


• Examine the site where the Spanish landed, the Historic District, Castillo de San Marcos and the National Historic Landmark Ponce de Leon Hall on the campus of Flagler College.
• Meet Henry Flagler in a costumed presentation and listen as this railroad magnate discusses his grand hotels, the railroads and the impact of Spanish Renaissance Revival architecture on St. Augustine.
• Join us in November for a special celebration of Road Scholar’s 40th Anniversary or in December to welcome the holidays amid the glow of St. Augustine’s world-famous light displays.

Activity Notes

Moderate walking and standing on field trips to historic sites and museums during field trips. Some stairs, narrow streets and trolley design may be challenging for those with limited mobility.

Date Notes
This program includes a special celebration of Road Scholar’s 40th Anniversary.11/8/2015
This program includes a special celebration of Road Scholar’s 40th Anniversary.11/15/2015
This program includes a special celebration of Road Scholar’s 40th Anniversary.11/29/2015
This program includes a special celebration of Road Scholar’s 40th Anniversary.12/6/2015
Holiday-themed program.12/13/2015
Holiday-themed program.12/22/2015
Holiday-themed program.

Coordinated by Eckerd College.

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


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