Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel,
the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.


Call (800) 454-5768

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET


Create an account                             Forgot your password?

or Log In via Facebook

Log in to see all you can do with your online Road Scholar account.

BEGINS IN: PHOENIX, ARIZONA

Grand Canyon National Park: Exploring the North and South Rims

Select a Date

 

SIGN UP

and receive your

FREE E-NEWSLETTER

&

E-Photo Book:



Top 10 Learning Experiences Around the World

Find A Program

Search By:

Location

AZ

Interest

National Parks

Price Range

$1000 - $1500

Start Date

End Date

More Options


Road Scholar
Program #2804RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
See all of our Most Popular programs.
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.
Discussion Board

Before we can post your comment, you must be logged in to your Road Scholar Account
or


Log In via Facebook

Patricia Tasso Apr 23, 2014 at 10:03 AM

I'll be going to the Grand Canyon on May 31st-June 6th #2805. Just wanted to say "Hi" to my fellow travelers. I'm very excited about my first sight of the Canyon & meeting y'all. See you soon!



nan myrick Feb 26, 2014 at 08:33 AM

I am going solo and would love to hear from others traveling to Grand Canyon May 18th-May 25th. #2804. Thanks much.


nan myrick Feb 26, 2014 at 08:32 AM

I am going solo and would love to hear from others traveling to Grand Canyon May 18th-May 25th. #2804. Thanks much.


nan myrick Feb 01, 2014 at 10:12 AM

My first travel experience.Going solo to 2804.Any one traveling from Virginia or DC area for the may 18th dated trip.


Ann Nachtigal Aug 28, 2013 at 05:28 PM

Going solo to 2804, my first Road Scholar trip, though not first travel experience. Interested in other comments about temperature and walking sticks. What are the best "reads" from the many suggested to be ready to appreciate GC?
Lynn Arnold Sep 03, 2013 at 01:03 PM

Our trip leader provided walking sticks for us to borrow (belonged to NAU)--you might check to see if yours will, too. Very useful for shooing away the annoying rock squirrels who will do anything to get your food...
Herbert Stein Sep 03, 2013 at 05:05 PM

I was on the same trip as Lynn. The temperature was very reasonable at the rims, '80's on the South Rim during the day and '70's on the North rim for the most part. Phoenix and Scottsdale were extremely hot, but we were only there the first and last night. It can get cool at night, particularly on the north rim, down to about 50 and that was in August (week of August 19th). Can't say about the readings, but if you haven't seen the canyon, be prepared for an other worldy experience.


Gerry Chrisman Jul 30, 2013 at 09:17 PM

Carol and I just signed up for the Oct trip. It will be our 16th Road Scholar trip, all in North America except the latest (Best of Ireland this June). Did Yosemite last fall and Utah national parks in 2008. Others have featured whale watching, Yosemite (great!), Utah national parks (also great!), New England maritime tradition, Lewis and Clark, the Everglades, golf, art and music. See you in Scottsdale!
Shirl Schultz Aug 21, 2013 at 12:48 PM

Looking forward to meeting you two! I will be excited to hear about your other 15 trips! Wow; what a great example you set as well as encouragement for me to schedule more Road Scholar trips!


Shirl Schultz Jul 16, 2013 at 07:25 AM

I am also a solo traveler and this is my first Road Scholar trip. I am signing up for the Oct 1 trip to the Grand Canyon #2804. It would be great to get acquainted with other travelers before the trip.
Emiy Bohn Jul 17, 2013 at 08:54 PM

Shirl, my email address is ebohnwaco@gmail.com. I would like to hear from you.


Roberta Jupin Jul 07, 2013 at 07:55 PM

I'm a solo traveler and first time Road Scholar signed up for the Oct. 1st trip. Any others like me scheduled for this date who would like to get acquainted?
Emiy Bohn Jul 13, 2013 at 12:32 PM

I am also a solo traveler signed up for 2804. My 2 previous trips were very nice. Looking forward to meeting you.
Roberta Jupin Jul 13, 2013 at 05:50 PM

Nice to hear from you! I'd be interested to hear about your previous experiences. Would you be willing to exchange email addresses?
Emiy Bohn Jul 15, 2013 at 06:32 PM

Yes. Will you give me your email and I will email you? My 2 trips were to The Biltmore in North Carolina and to Wimbledon .


Before we can post your comment, you must activate your profile on the Road Scholar Social Network. What's this?

By checking this box, you agree to the terms and conditions and your Road Scholar Social Network profile will be activated. You can continue posting your comment and fill out your profile later.
By checking this box, you will not be able to post your comment.



Before we can post your comment, you must be logged in to your Road Scholar Account
or


Log In via Facebook


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

Also on these dates ...

Choose a nearby learning adventure to add before or after this program:

Support Lifelong Learning

Our educational adventures are made possible by donors like you

Please support lifelong learning here

Free Catalog | Refer a Friend | Gift Certificates | Press | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Careers | Contact Us

© Elderhostel, Inc. 2014
11 Avenue de Lafayette | Boston MA 02111 | Toll-Free 1-800-454-5768