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BEGINS IN: ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO

Tracks Across New Mexico: Historic Railways

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Program #14715RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.

You can't find a better value than Road Scholar.

As a not-for-profit organization, we are dedicated to providing inclusive educational programs at great values. From the lectures to gratuities and from field trips to lodging and most meals - the tuition you pay up front is all that you pay.

Specifically, this program includes:

7 nights of accommodations
19 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
Led by one or more of our world-class instructors, typically in a classroom setting, lectures come in the form of presentations, discussions or workshops and offer expert insight into your area of study.

13 Field trips
The world is your classroom, as you're on location with an instructor to pursue your educational theme firsthand.


Plus these special experiences...
Learn about railroading in New Mexico from the development of large rail systems in the state to the smaller railways primarily serving mines.
Ride the rails through Albuquerque and Las Vegas, New Mexico, Antonito and more, via Amtrak, the RailRunner, and steam engine narrow gauge railroad.
Spend some time in the Las Vegas' historic buildings remaining from its railroading days; the Casteneda Harvey House and the Las Vegas Roundhouse.
Experience the Cumbres Toltec Narrow Gauge Railroad steam engine to Chama that takes you through gorgeous mountain areas, covered with wild flowers
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And included with all Road Scholar programs:

Learning led by expert instructors who are authorities in the field of study.
An experienced Group Leader attuned to the needs of Road Scholar participants.
Customary gratuities throughout the program that you would normally pay yourself.
The Road Scholar Travel Assistance Plan, which is purchased on behalf of every participant and provides 24-hour-a-day emergency assistance services coverage.
Taxes
State-of-the-art QUIETVOX listening devices, so you won't miss a word.*

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*Most Road Scholar programs offer listening devices. If you’d like to know for sure if your program has these, just call and ask an Advisor.
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