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Road Scholar

Road Scholar is the name for the programs developed and offered by Elderhostel, Inc., the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975. Our mission is to empower adults to explore the world's places, people, cultures and ideas, and in doing so learn more about themselves. A fellowship of learning and the joy of discovery are the hallmarks of the Road Scholar experience.

Road Scholar offers 5,500 educational tours in all 50 states and 150 countries. Alongside local and renowned experts, experience in-depth and behind-the-scenes learning opportunities, from cultural tours and study cruises to walking, biking and more.

For information about Road Scholar programs offered by the Intentional Growth Center, email Amy Ney, Road Scholar Program Coordinator, at, or call 828-452-2881, ext 384. You can also find dates and programs listed online by following the link below. 

To contact the National Road Scholar Office, call 1-877-426-8056 or go online to