New York
A Taste of the Hudson Valley
Enjoy culture and cuisine in the Hudson Valley as you dine at the Culinary Institute of America, visit a traditional country inn and learn the secrets of craft beer at a local brewery.
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Program No. 12545RJ
6 days
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Explore the famed and elegant Culinary Institute of America located in a picturesque former Jesuit seminary overlooking the river. While there, enjoy a sumptuous meal prepared under the tutelage of world class chefs. Enjoy a dinner emphasizing local produce prepared by a CIA graduate and cruise the resplendent Hudson to enjoy the beautiful scenery that has inspired generations of artists.
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On Your Feet
Program gets you on your feet and includes activities such as walking up to a mile in a day and standing during field trips.

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  • Take a field trip to the famed Culinary Institute of America in its elegant setting overlooking the Hudson River for a sumptuous meal prepared under the tutelage of world-class chefs.
  • Enjoy afternoon refreshments at a beautiful local inn and learn how running an inn and its dining operation have changed over time.
  • Learn about maple sugaring and visit a local brewery for a sampling.
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George Burke
George Burke has been hosting Mount Saint Mary College's Road Scholar program for 17 years, and has served as an adjunct instructor of history and communication at the college since 1990. A favorite of Road Scholar participants, George has been repeatedly complimented for his knowledge of the area and his humor.
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