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Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.
Activity note: This program may be taken only as an extension of Program 20810: “Lewis & Clark: The Colombia and Snake Rivers by Small Ship.” Please be aware that indicated times are approximate and that program activities and schedules could change due to local circumstances such as weather, traffic conditions, etc. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding. Hotel check-in from 4:00 p.m.
Afternoon: After arriving at the hotel and checking in, we’ll meet with our Group Leader and fellow Road Scholars to cover some logistics and general extension program information.
Dinner: After meeting up with our Group Leader, we will walk together to a local restaurant to enjoy a plated meal.
Evening: The remainder of the evening will be at leisure. Continue getting to know your fellow Road Scholars, settle in, and get a good night’s rest for the day ahead.
Activity note: Walking about 1.5 miles during group activities; about 2.5 hours; city sidewalks.
Breakfast: At the hotel, we’ll have a breakfast buffet including items such as farm-fresh eggs, breads and potatoes, a variety of hot and cold cereals, and fresh fruit, plus juice, milk, coffee, tea and water.
Morning: This morning, we will set out on foot for an expert-led walking tour to learn about the history, art and architecture of this exceptional Northwest city. See and hear the stories behind many unusual details that even many locals miss. Take note of the fascinating outdoor public artworks that our local expert will identify along the walking route. These artworks were commissioned through Oregon's Percent for Art legislation, which was passed in 1975.
Lunch: At a local restaurant, we will have a plated meal with soft drinks, coffee, tea, water included.
Afternoon: Next, we will walk a short way to visit the Portland Art Museum where we will enjoy a docent-led field trip. The oldest museum in the Pacific Northwest, this facility features a large collection of Native American art. After the group activity, there will be time for independent exploration before returning to the hotel on your own. We will join the main program for dinner at the hotel. This concludes the extension.