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Grand Canyon National Park: Exploring the North and South Rims

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Program #2804RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
Meals: 17 total, 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Scottsdale Cottonwoods Resort and Suites: Scottsdale, Arizona, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Twenty five acre resort green landscaped on the Sonora Desert at the foot of Camelback Mountain in uptown Scottsdale, AZ.

Contact info:
6160 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85253 USA
phone: 480-991-1414
web: www.scottsdalecottonwoods.com

Room amenities: Plush top mattress, separate vanity area, mini refrigerator, coffee and tea station, work desk, wifi, whitewashed wood beamed ceilings, safes in every room, microwaves available in suits or upon request.

Facility amenities: Fitness center, 2 outdoor pools, 2 outdoor whirlpool spas, tennis courts, shuffleboard, jogging, fitness and nature trails, hammocks, Borgata Shopping Center steps away.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Seasonal
Rates vary widely; winter/spring is peak season with rates from $150 - $250/night.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Additional nights after: Seasonal
Rates vary widely; winter/spring is peak season with rates from $150 - $250/night.

Check out time: 12:00 PM
Grand Canyon South Rim Lodges - Maswik Cabins: South Rim, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 2...
Type: Cabin

Description: Easy access to scenic S. Rim of Grand Canyon and Hermit's Rest Shuttle Bus stop (5-7 minute walk, 1/4 mile from canyon rim);access to Maswik Lodge amenities, cabins are situated amongst iconic ponderosa pines.

Contact info:
10 Albright (Maswik Front Desk)
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023 USA
phone: 928-638-2631
web: www.grandcanyonlodges.com

Room amenities: Room Amenities include: Ceiling Fan (No A/C), coffeemaker & fridge (no hairdryer). ¾ bath, no accessible rooms. Cabins are also equipped with television and telephone services. The cabins have two queen-size or two double beds, ceiling fan and a shower. NOTE: Rooms for guests with disabilities are available.

Facility amenities: Maswik Lodge features a cafeteria that is open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. There is a Pizza Pub with wide screen TVs, a curio shop stocked with handicrafts and gifts, and a transportation/activities desk. Free park shuttle bus stops directly in front of the Maswik Lodge affording easy access to sights of interest within Grand Canyon.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: 3/4 bath.

North Rim Lodge: North Rim, Grand Canyon, 2 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: The only lodging available on the North Rim, this old lodge of rough hewn logs and rocks is chiseled into the limestone of the rim itself, offering broad views of the Grand Canyon, Bright Angel Canyon, the South Rim, and the San Francisco Peaks nearly 100 miles south. Rooms are in nearby cabins on the same grounds, within walking distance of the lodge. These historic cabins are both rustic and romantic.

Contact info:
North Rim
Grand Canyon, AZ 86052 USA
phone: 928-638-2611
web: www.nps.gov/grca/grandcanyon/north-rim/lodging.htm

Room amenities: Be prepared to step into the past in these quaint rustic historic cabins that have basic necessities including electricity, hot and cold running water, shower, hair dryer, ice bucket, heat, a telephone and screened windows that open up to let in fresh mountain air.

Facility amenities: Grand Canyon Lodge Dining Room has magnificent views of the Grand Canyon through its huge picture windows. Lodge Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, Deli in the Pines for fast service dining, espresso coffee bar with fresh baked goods, Rough Rider Saloon, gift shop, camper store, self serve guest laundry facilities. Immediate access to Rim views and hiking trails from the lodge.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Scottsdale Cottonwoods Resort and Suites: Scottsdale, Arizona, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Twenty five acre resort green landscaped on the Sonora Desert at the foot of Camelback Mountain in uptown Scottsdale, AZ.

Contact info:
6160 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85253 USA
phone: 480-991-1414
web: www.scottsdalecottonwoods.com

Room amenities: Plush top mattress, separate vanity area, mini refrigerator, coffee and tea station, work desk, wifi, whitewashed wood beamed ceilings, safes in every room, microwaves available in suits or upon request.

Facility amenities: Fitness center, 2 outdoor pools, 2 outdoor whirlpool spas, tennis courts, shuffleboard, jogging, fitness and nature trails, hammocks, Borgata Shopping Center steps away.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Seasonal
Rates vary widely; winter/spring is peak season with rates from $150 - $250/night.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Additional nights after: Seasonal
Rates vary widely; winter/spring is peak season with rates from $150 - $250/night.

Check out time: 12:00 PM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

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4.8
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