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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active (Variable by Program Date)
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.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Bernard Kemker Jr Jun 26, 2015 at 08:01 PM

Does anyone know how the bus travel time compares to the Color Country National Parks - Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon North (11573)? Many thanks!!

Mary Wirick Mar 18, 2015 at 09:02 PM

Only a couple more weeks away and Im just getting around to checking into the info RS provided. The itenerary for this trip is amazing! Anyone care to coach me on prioritizing my intellectual preparation? I've only flown over!

Jamie Flaxman Mar 09, 2015 at 08:10 PM

Hi. I'll be on the Grand Canyon Odyssey April 12-19, 2015. Doesn't look like anyone has posted who will be on this trip. I'm coming from Seattle and do the trip by myself. Hope others from this trip join and we can connect.
Donna Tanner Mar 15, 2015 at 12:16 PM

My partner and I are coming on that trip Apr. 12-19, 2015. We are coming from the DC area and really looking forward to it and meeting the other participants. It is our first Road Scholar's trip.
Mary Wirick Mar 20, 2015 at 02:10 PM

Traveling solo, from WV, via BWI. has anyone found good internet sites to create a mental framework for all RS has packed into our week?

Janet Robinson Sep 13, 2014 at 09:12 AM

Hi, I'll be coming by myself from the NY metro area and then going on after the program to meet a friend in Santa Fe. Look forward to meeting you and your husband and a grand visit to the Grand Canyon! I've been a few times before but so looking forward to seeing it from below.
Mary Quartuccio Sep 13, 2014 at 10:39 AM

I am guessing we might on different programs. My husband and I are doing the Grand Canyon train trip from 9/28-10/3.
Janet Robinson Sep 13, 2014 at 09:54 PM

Yes, I'm on the Grand Canyon Odyssey River Journey trip sept 16-23. The train trio sounded like fun too! Let's hope for good weather for us all!

Penny Moreau Aug 06, 2014 at 06:50 PM

Hi, my husband and I were scheduled for this trip in 2013, but had to cancel. From the 2013 comments, it sounds as if goin this year will be better since the government was shut down part of the time then. We are going this year September 16-23, 2014. Anyone else? We live in San Diego, so we will drive to Phoenix.
Rheda Boardman Aug 27, 2014 at 10:07 PM

There are 4 of us coming from the Texas Hill Country. We are arriving in Phoenix 3 days early and spending two of those nights in Sedona area. Look forward to meeting you. Rheda
Rheda Boardman Aug 27, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Sorry but I'm going in Oct.

Denney Rives Oct 13, 2013 at 11:47 PM

Are we back to the original program?

Hi Denny, we will still be going to Page for 2 nights, then over to the S. Rim as originally scheduled. Other than staying at Marble Canyon you are back to the same itinerary. Enjoy!

We're feeling very positive about our October 14, 2013 program changes taking us to Page and Monument Valley due to the government shutdown. Please call us if you haven't yet heard our alternate plans at 800-411-3086. Your coordinator, Bruce Banker, will make it a great program. Thanks to all for your understanding and flexibility during this time.

Denney Rives Oct 08, 2013 at 10:04 PM

We heard the options and are in. Disappointed if GCNP doesn't open, but will enjoy the people we meet.

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