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8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
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Harry Jones Jun 24, 2015 at 09:56 AM

Does this trip actually visit the Four Corners Monument, and if not, is there an opportunity to get there during free time?
Noel Gilliam Jun 24, 2015 at 10:47 AM

It does not visit the monument, mostly because the monument is not actually on "The Four Corners". It is a commercial venture in the middle of nowhere. RS trip does take you by the area but it is way too far away to visit on your free time! But don't pass up this trip because of that....this is an amazing and beautiful trip!
Linda Campeau Jun 25, 2015 at 01:03 PM

I totally agree with Noel you won't miss seeing the monument because of all the other great things you WILL see.


Noel Gilliam Mar 17, 2015 at 04:56 PM

I'm looking forward to covering all four corners on this trip! Another Bucket List item RS has helped cross off my list! Will be there April 26. Through May 3. Anyone else going on this trip? Talk to me!!!
Linda Campeau Mar 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM

I went on the trip last fall. You will LOVE it! Great people, mostly good food, lots to look at. Have fun!


Cynthia Mokma Sep 21, 2014 at 03:17 PM

I'm flying in from Minneapolis, MN and arriving around 1 PM. Anyone else on this flight?
Linda Campeau Sep 21, 2014 at 05:02 PM

Coming in around noon from Milwaukee. Look for me at the shallow end of the pool, working on my water aerobics.
Cynthia Mokma Sep 22, 2014 at 08:55 PM

Will do as soon as I check in! I'll be tired but a little time around the pool sounds great!
Carol Eagle Sep 26, 2014 at 10:03 PM

I arrived here yesterday. The hotel is nice & the staff is very friendly. I may join you at the pool on Sunday...not sure what I'll be doing then. I was in the pool for awhile this afternoon. Pool area is nice with tables on a patio...good for socializing outdoors. See you soon.
Linda Campeau Sep 26, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Happily the flight from Milwaukee will arrive on time, after the disruption at Chicago. See you all Sunday!
Cynthia Mokma Sep 27, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Praying everything goes smoothly for all of us who are flying!!!
Carol Eagle Sep 27, 2014 at 08:30 PM

Yes, I am praying that all of you arrive safely with no problems. I'm getting lonely being here by myself. Can't wait to get with the group.


Karen Simpson Sep 13, 2014 at 09:05 PM

Hi everyone. I'm traveling alone on this trip (9/28). So excited about seeing this area again. My late husband and I just saw the sights from the car so I'm anxious to get in to Mesa Verde more in depth. See you all soon. It is so nice to know I won't be alone!!
Linda Campeau Sep 14, 2014 at 09:55 AM

Looking forward to meeting you Karen.
Cynthia Mokma Sep 14, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Looking to meeting all of you! I've been to Sedena or Grand Canynon but never to this part of the US. My travel agent is from this area and she was so excited for me. She said it will be wonderful!!
Cynthia Mokma Sep 14, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Hooray! Two weeks until we begin this adventure!
Carol Eagle Sep 16, 2014 at 03:13 PM

Yes, not much longer. Not looking forward to the early AM flight out there, but once that is over it should be an awesome vacation.
Linda Campeau Sep 16, 2014 at 05:27 PM

I agree, since we have to be at the airport at 4:30 am, but we will be at the hotel by noon or so, hopefully


Cynthia Mokma Sep 10, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Hi everyone! I will also be going on the Four Corners trip Sept. 28-Oct. 5. Looking forward to it as I'm also a newbie!

Cindy Mokma
Linda Campeau Sep 11, 2014 at 03:57 PM

Looking forward to meeting Cynthia and Carol. The scenery I have looked a t for some of the stos is beautiful. fFrst time with RS and "Out West"!


Linda Campeau Sep 10, 2014 at 02:43 PM

Anybody going on the Four Corners trip Sept.28 - Oct. 5
Carol Eagle Sep 10, 2014 at 09:35 PM

Yes, I am in that program. It should be a great learning experience. I took the Sedona/Grand Canyon program sponsored by NAU a few years ago & it was very well organized.
Mary Quartuccio Sep 13, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Because my husband and I are doing the Grand Canyon/Verde Canyon train trip thru RS and will be in the Sedona area a few days early, any recommendations for must do's?
Carol Eagle Sep 13, 2014 at 04:50 PM

Since I stayed in Phoenix for a few days beforehand I wasn't on my own in Sedona at all. I went up to Sedona in a van with a couple who were in the same program. The driver left us in Prescott on our own for about an hour on Whiskey Row. We had a drink at a historic bar & looked in some shops. Looked like an interesting town to explore if we'd had longer. On the way to Sedona we passed thru Jerome, a cute little arty village. If you have a car & feel like driving thru the mountains, you might want to go there. It was 1 of my favorite RS programs...just 9 of us in the group!


Linda Campeau Aug 21, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Diane and Carol, Are you going on the trip Sept.28 - Oct. 5? This is my first RS trip too. Really looking forward to it. Linda Campeau
Diane Stevens Aug 22, 2014 at 08:18 AM

I'm in the week before you, September 21-28. But I'm glad to hear I am not the first RS newbie.
Linda Campeau Aug 22, 2014 at 03:53 PM

OOh, cool! Maybe you could let me know how you liked the program before I go.
Diane Stevens Aug 22, 2014 at 05:53 PM

If you are starting on the 28th, I'm leaving that day...we may cross paths in the airport in Albuquerque. Are you going to use hiking/trekking poles?
Linda Campeau Aug 22, 2014 at 11:24 PM

No, I was not planning on using poles, how about you? In the photos i have looked at for this trip, not too many people have poles.
Linda Campeau Aug 24, 2014 at 05:45 PM

Coming from Milwaukee at 11:10 or so, so you guys won't even be off the bus when we are calling the hotel, but maybe we will be on a future trip together. Have a great week.


Diane Stevens Aug 04, 2014 at 11:00 AM

This is my first Road Scholar trip. Anyone else a first timer? I'm travelling as a single. Any opinion about using hiking poles?
Carol Eagle Aug 08, 2014 at 02:29 PM

Hi Diane, I am a very experienced Road Scholar participant. Have been traveling solo since my husband passed away in '06 &have never felt alone in the group. Looking forward to meeting you. This should be a fun & interesting trip.
Mary Weber Sep 11, 2014 at 01:14 PM

Hi, Diane and Carol. This will be my second RS trip. Did Death Valley two summers ago and really enjoyed it I'm traveling solo also. Looking forward to meeting both of you. PS: Not packing hiking poles.
Carol Eagle Sep 11, 2014 at 09:46 PM

No, hiking poles shouldn't be needed for the type of walking we'll be doing. So looking forward to getting out there & meeting everyone.


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