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Celebrate 100 Years Of National Parks On Road Scholar Learning Adventures

From Denali to the Everglades and at countless other beautiful places in between, Road Scholar offers more than 300 programs featuring North America's National Parks. Learning adventures at National Parks are among the organization’s most popular offerings, including long-standing favorites and brand-new experiences in 2016.

“The 100th anniversary of our country’s National Parks is a milestone all Americans can celebrate, and Road Scholar is delighted to make it possible. National Parks learning adventures are among the most exciting we offer in North America,” says James Moses, president and CEO of Road Scholar. “Road Scholar's expert instructors, rangers, naturalists and historians bring these national treasures to life and provide deep context from which to experience their natural beauty.”

National Parks have a unique appeal to baby boomers and beyond. Led by park rangers, naturalists and other local experts, Road Scholar programs are opportunities to discover National Parks’ varied wildlife, awe-inspiring views and breathtaking vistas while learning about the local history and culture and the stories each setting has to tell.

Experiences include birding, hiking and Intergenerational Adventures for grandparents and their grandchildren. Programs typically include all activities, lectures, accommodations, meals, taxes, gratuities and a travel assistance plan. For a firsthand look at Road Scholar programs in National Parks, visit:

About Road Scholar

Road Scholar is the nation’s largest educational travel organization for adults – a true university of the world. This not-for-profit educational organization offers 5,500 extraordinary learning adventures in 150 countries and 50 states. Road Scholars are immersed in a variety of educational activities, enlisting renowned faculty and experts who offer insider access not available to most individuals. Dedicated to making educational travel available to everyone, Road Scholar offers financial aid for those who otherwise could not participate in its programs.

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